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Is .NET on Linux Finally Ready?

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internetnews.com: Microsoft's .NET framework on Linux is getting a big boost today with the official release of Novell's Mono 2.0. With the latest version, the gap between the two is getting smaller.

Linux, Seti@Home, And The Search For Extraterrestrial Intelligence

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hightechsister.com: “The destiny of Earthseed is to take root among the stars…beyond Mars. Other star systems. Living worlds.” I was never too good at using a telescope, but that’s done nothing to hinder my endless fascination with the stars. I can’t help but to wonder what’s really out there.

Just Released: Amarok 2.0 Beta 2

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softpedia.com: The Amarok team has proudly announced a few hours ago the second beta release of the upcoming Amarok 2.0 music player. The much-anticipated release brings lots of improvements, new features and numerous bug fixes.

Sneak Peak at Ubuntu Tweak 0.4.0 (beta)

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helpforlinux.blogspot: Recently I got an opportunity to try out the latest beta of Ubuntu Tweak 0.4.0. After taking it for a test drive, here are my thoughts.

Nathive image editor .810 alpha released

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nathive.org: Finally packages and portable versions of Nathive 0.810 alpha are ready to download. I hope you enjoy testing and coments me your impressions.

logstalgia: pong-like apache log viewer

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debaday.debian.net: Logstalgia (inspired by glTail) is a website traffic visualization tool that replays or streams Apache access logs as a pong-like battle between the web server and an unrelenting army of requesting hosts. It is rendered using OpenGL, so you’ll need a 3D accelerated video card to run logstalgia.

Fix your music library: song names, album art, automatically

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blogs.howtogeek: With every new version of media players, we get new beautiful album art views, recommendations and all kinds of sorting by genre, year, composer. These are all based on correct information stored in the songs 'tags'.

Free, Professional Music Production: A Linux Introduction

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hehe2.net: When I’m not designing websites with Kompozer or writing articles like this on OpenOffice.org’s word processor, I love playing and listening to music. While the numerous Linux distros tailored to multimedia have their own arrangements and unique quirks, they’ve got a few common threads in the software they use.

Opera 9.6 RC 2

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opera.com: Were you already giving up on the hope of a new toy for the weekend? Don't despair: we have a new RC for the upcoming 9.6 release. Happy testing!

Census Reveals the Top 20 Open Source Packages

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ostatic.com: The other day we reported findings from the Open Source Census. The census has also made available a list of the top 20 open source packages found in its scans of thousands of computers. Here are the packages that made the top 20 list.

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