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LZMA compression becoming the better choice

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opsamericas.com: If you have not heard about it, certainly start reading up on it and DO use it. If your using bzip2 currently then your going to like this even more.

Opera UI feedback

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opera.com/blog: I'm currently working on a strategy on how to take the Opera User Interface forward, and I'm eager to get your opinions on a particular subject: Native look and feel.

The sad state of emerald for compiz & its possible demise

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benkevan.com: Emerald is no longer maintained which means, unless someone really steps up it’ll just be a memory.

First Programming Language - Python/Ruby?

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terminally-incoherent.com: A little while ago we had an interesting discussion on what programming language should be taught to CS majors. I think that overwhelming number of people agreed that C++ is a solid choice because provides students with a very solid, low level background.

The Future of C++

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theunixgeek.blogspot: Bjarne Stroustrup began C with Classes in 1979, as a better C that supports object-oriented programming, generic programming, and data abstraction. In 1983, it became C++. Nearing the end of the century, 1998, a C++ ANSI-ISO standard was created. Sometime in the near future, C++0x is coming along.

dBpoweramp's CD Ripper Works Like a Dream Under Linux

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techgage.com: Ever since I posted about dBpoweramp this past March, about how great it was to convert large music collections, I shortly after became equally impressed with their CD ripper. But the problem of course, that it was designed for Windows, nothing else. That tends to be a problem when you have hundreds of CDs to rip and you don't run Windows.

Hands on: Songbird 1.0 music app soars

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arstechnica.com: In a desktop media realm dominated by iTunes and Windows Media Player, Songbird is an open source player that dances to its own beat. Built on Mozilla technology, Songbird offers a very customizable interface and integrates a pleasant variety of web services.

Lotus Symphony for Linux: Not Ready for Prime Time

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informit.com: A. Lizard explains why Linux users should avoid Lotus Symphony mainly because of its text font display. See why it's probably best to wait until this package gets to version 2.

Review of two best audio player of Linux System

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bestaudioplayers.blogspot: I always try to keep audio and video player separate from each other. Most people don't care until their system gets jammed about memory stuff. But some are too concerned and try to execute whatever takes less memory on their system and still get their job done.

First Experience with CrossOver Linux

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techgage.com: Last week, Codeweavers, a company that aims to see Windows-based software running on both Mac OS X and Linux, decided to give away all their software since gas prices plummeted (or something), and not one to sit on the sidelines, I decided to put my name in for a code and finally give their solutions a try.

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