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Software SmackDown: SoftMaker Comes Out on Top?

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Software How could anyone expect a less well funded commercial competitor, much less an open source project, to equal Office for features, performance and interoperability with other office suites?

Debian developer clarifies Mono position

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  • Debian developer clarifies Mono position

  • The LibDave method of patent immunity
  • Open letter to Miguel de Icaza
  • Yet another opinion in Mono case
  • The Mono Firefight

KOffice 2.0

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Software The long-awaited upgrade to KOffice has arrived. It looks good and provides a great base for its future evolution.

A Look At Opera 10.00 Beta

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Software Opera is one of those browsers that has a very dedicated community, but pales in usage compared to Firefox and Internet Explorer.

Linux console RSS reader Snownews

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Software I read a lot of news. One of the many ways I read news is via RSS feeds. Most RSS readers are graphical applications. But did you know there is a console-based RSS reader? There is and it’s called Snownews.

Gnome-Colors: Elegant, consistent and colourful GNOME desktop themes

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Software I have never been a big fan of the default Brown/Orange GNOME themes that ship as standard with each new Ubuntu distribution. It turns out that there is a brilliant project called Gnome-Colours that has set itself the task of dealing with this problem.

Python experiences, or: Why I like C++ more ;-)

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majewsky.wordpress: So I’ve been coding some Python lately, because this is the language of choice for the “Computational Physics” course I’m attending. As the name says, it is more about physical and numerical problems than about programming, and the instructors chose Python as it’s easy to get into.

Gran Canaria Desktop Summit Opens

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  • Nokia & GNOME Mobile
  • Life in the Gran Canaria Penhouse
  • GUADEC tidbits #2

VirtualBox 3 brings 3D graphics support

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Software Sun released VirtualBox 3 this week, the latest version of its open source x86 virtualization software. The new version introduces support for 3D graphics and SMP.

17 Web Browsers for Linux

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Software There are many web browsers for Linux, but everyone has different needs, some prefer customizable browsers with all the wizz and bang of plugins and themes, while others prefer lighter browsers that don’t have so many features and add-ons.

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