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Ubuntu vs. Kubuntu - A Linux Lover’s Challenge

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Software Both Ubuntu and Kubuntu are based on the same cannonical distribution and core. The only (and important) difference between them is the desktop environment offered with either option.

Qt vs GTK: Conclusion

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celettu.wordpress: After writing four posts about this, it’s time to wrap it up. Over the last few weeks I installed and tested enough software to last a lifetime and I feel confident to draw a couple of conclusions.

Five Essential Apps for the Ubuntu User

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Software There's a lot of software for Ubuntu. A lot of it's good, some of it's OK, and there are a few duds. But the five applications that this TechTip covers are great additions to anyone's installation of Ubuntu.

Testing Out ATI Kernel Mode-Setting On Ubuntu

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Software Kernel mode-setting for Intel graphics hardware can already be found in the mainline Linux kernel and will be included by default in the release of Ubuntu 9.10 later this year.

Introducing Gloss

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Software Taking a short break from his coding academy, Hudzilla has spent the last few weeks touring Italy and - believe it or not - fiddling around with Python. The first fruits of his effort are now available for world + dog to try, so if you're looking for something new to hack on, continue reading to hear from the man himself...

6 best orthodox file managers for Linux

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Software Depending on when you got started with computers, you've probably used an orthodox file manager. Go back to basics with these old-school file managers.

Test-driving Chrome for Ubuntu

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Software With an alpha version of Google’s Chrome web browser recently released, I’ve been using it on Ubuntu for a few days. Below are some thoughts on the new browser and its ability to improve the Ubuntu experience.

AbiWord 2.7.3 Released

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Software We just released AbiWord 2.7.3. The most visible addition to this release is the return of our Maemo support.

On the menu - Console Apps

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kmandla.wordpress: I have mentioned a couple times that I have been running without X for quite a while, on my main system. Here’s what’s running on it.

Get your Google Chrome on in Linux

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Software Now I have to admit I assumed I would get it installed only to have it seg fault left and right (or worse, not even start up). I, however, was very pleasantly surprised.

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