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The APT2 project

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juliank.wordpress: I just started working on a replacement for APT written in Vala and called APT2 (I know, the name could be better). The main idea behind the project is to create a library for working with Debian repositories and packages, and on top of this library a few applications.

Introducing Guitarix

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linuxjournal.com: Guitarix is a monaural amplifier designed for creating the distorted sounds typical of thrash, heavy metal, blues, and other rock guitar styles. In fact, Guitarix is capable of much more than distortion sounds. In this article I'll remove the software speaker grill and pull out the virtual chassis to take a closer look at the sonic possibilities of this "simple mono amplifier".

Rethinking Empathy in Ubuntu 9.10

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workswithu.com: The Gnome application Empathy was set to become the default instant-messaging client in Ubuntu 9.10 upon its release October, replacing Pidgin. But Ubuntu developers have been reconsidering that decision in the last few days.

8 Minimal GTK Themes

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d0od.blogspot: Below are 8 minimal GTK2 themes for your Ubuntu desktop. To install them either follow the instructions given or use the ‘Appearances’ dialog from the ‘System’ menu.

fcheck: easy-to-use file integrity checker

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debaday.debian.net: fcheck is a program that emails an alert when important files or directories change. This is useful for change control or detecting unauthorized modifications that may indicate an intrusion.

12 add-ons every Firefox user must have

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Moz/FF

techradar.com: Having so much choice can be confusing, and it's often hard to tell which add-ons are worth installing and which are best left alone. So look no further - here's our 12 essential Firefox extensions.

Top 3 Linux Vector Graphics Editors

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osrevolution.com: Who said that Linux has nothing to do with graphics editing didn't try one of these pretty nice and, if I may say so, production ready vector graphics editors.

Which Web Browser And Why?

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informationweek.com: Over the past year, every major browser has undergone an equally major revision. Sometimes the revisions are reflected to the left of the decimal point, sometimes to the right, but always with big changes in functionality, performance, and under-the-hood optimizations.

Simon - speech activated user interface for KDE

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kdenews.org: Every once in a while, the KDE community stumbles across a third party application that is well integrated into KDE, but has somehow managed to fly completely beneath the radar. One such application is called simon.

5 Best Free/Open-Source Feed Readers (Desktop Clients) for Linux

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junauza.com: Even though there are plenty of good web-based RSS/News readers or aggregators that are available today, a lot of us still prefer to use desktop feed readers.

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