osrevolution.com: If you’re looking for an alternative to Windows Office, OpenOffice or other software suites, you might want to give IBM Lotus Symphony 1.3 a look.
shanefagan.wordpress: I have been busy the past month so I haven’t had a chance to try out the most recent builds of Gnome-Shell I looked today and I have to say its looking really slick.
smspillaz.wordpress: We are pretty close to a 0.9 Beta now in terms of functionality. Most of the plugins have been ported in some form to compiz++ although some (mostly the one’s I’ve done) are broken in some way which makes them unusable.
dedoimedo.com: KOffice is an excellent choice for the average Linux user, who wants to have a fully featured, robust and beautiful free office suite. It has everything the computer user may need and then some.
community.zdnet: I have been experimenting with making my own custom netbook desktop using the Xfce Desktop Environment. Xfce is supposed to be small and fast, which fits the bill nicely for a netbook; if I can work out a layout that looks good.
linuxcritic.wordpress: Firefox needs critics. It doesn’t meet my needs as an end user, which is why I’m still using a closed-source browser as my primary web surfing tool. So why does an open source advocate like myself use Opera instead of Firefox?
ghacks.net: Like any good window manager, Enlightenment is themeable. But Enlightenment E17 takes themeing a step further than most window managers. Instead of having to manually edit flat text files, piece together a theme by changing various elements, or find the directory where themes must be saved, E17 themes a pre-packaged, all-in-one files that are imported with the push of a single button.
junauza.com: If I would pick the best free and open-source internet television desktop client, it has to be Miro. This awesome application (previously called Democracy Player and DTV) is loaded with great features making the TV experience on your computer a lot more fun and exciting.
intranetjournal.com: One of the first things I hear from people attempting trying to make the switch to Linux distributions such as Ubuntu is that they are finding the sudden shift in how they use their computers to be relatively overwhelming.
ghacks.net: Most of us go away from our computers. When we do we don’t much care to come back to see our screen just the way we left it. We have been trained that a screensaver should take the place of our work or our play on our monitors. I have been asked numerous times “How do I have screensaver X on my Linux desktop?”