End User

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End User - free software for the end user - distros for the non-guru (Ubuntu, PCLinuxOS, etc.), desktops, browsers, games, multimedia software, desktop utilities, media players, basic-intermediate howtos, basic/standard hardware and devices, etc.
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Converting Audio Files with GStreamer

http://tuxtweaks.com

GStreamer is an open source multimedia framework that's used by many GNOME applications and a few KDE apps as well. It's really meant to be used by programmers to create rich applications by accessing GStreamer's API. Thankfully there's also a command line interface available for us non-programmers. It's really meant for only testing, but that's OK. If it works, it works.

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Created by Linerd 3 years 29 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 29 weeks ago
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Debian 6.0 "Squeeze" to be released with complete free Linux Kernel

http://www.debian.org

The Debian project has been working in removing non-free firmware from the Linux kernel shipped with Debian for the past two release cycles. At the time of the releases of Debian 4.0 "Etch" and 5.0 "Lenny", however, it was not yet possible to ship Linux kernels stripped of all non-free firmware bits.

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Clementine 0.6 Gets Lots of New Features - Review and Installation in Ubuntu

http://www.tuxarena.com

Clementine gains more and more popularity with its port to KDE4 based upon the Amarok 1.4 player, and the latest version bundles a fair amount of new features. In case you didn’t try it yet, Clementine is a free, cross-platform music player available for Linux, Windows and Mac.

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The Humble Indie Bundle #2 Has Arrived

http://www.phoronix.com

The games in this second Humble Indie Bundle include Braid, Cortex Command, Mechanarium, Osmos, and Revenge of the Titans. The game titles aren't too amazing, but they're all natively available for Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X.

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Created by mclaud2000 3 years 29 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 29 weeks ago
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A review of digiKam - a free photos manager

http://manavg.blogspot.com

Reviewer's verdict: I think digiKam is the best open source photo management tool out there. It's robust, powerful and best of all, it has API interface (which I have yet to try!). There also exists a more user-friendly interface, Showfoto - which most users will find very attractive.

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Installing Nginx With PHP5 (And PHP-FPM) And MySQL Support On Fedora 14

http://www.howtoforge.com

Nginx (pronounced "engine x") is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server. Nginx is known for its stability, rich feature set, simple configuration, and low resource consumption. This tutorial shows how you can install Nginx on a Fedora 14 server with PHP5 support (through PHP-FPM) and MySQL support.

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Created by falko 3 years 29 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 29 weeks ago
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Review: Amarok 2.4 Beta 1 Looks Very Promising

http://www.tuxarena.com

The first Amarok 2.4 beta, codenamed “Closer”, was released just a few days ago, on December 7, and it looks very promising.

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Too Many Shoot 'Em Up Games

http://www.tildehash.com

"So we have a few great Free Software gaming engines now, like DarkPlaces used in Nexuiz, Cube 2 used in Sauerbraten, Qfusion used in Warsow, soon id Tech 4 which is used in id Software's Quake 4, Doom 3, Enemy Territory: Quake Wars along with many others, and the HPL1 engine used in Frictional Games' "Penumbra: Overture".

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Created by JakeDTH 3 years 30 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 30 weeks ago
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Label & Card printing resources with TeX and LaTeX

http://blog.worldlabel.com

Although TeX is most often used to create structured documents like research papers, it can be used to generate any document type — including specialty items. For the unfamiliar, here are some resources for using TeX to print envelopes, labels, badges, and cards.

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Miro 3.5.1 rc2 is released ! Download, Play videos and Internet TV in HD

http://www.unixmen.com

Miro 3.5.1 RC2 is released ! This is a bug-fix release and has improvements to conversions, torrent downloading, and resolves some playback issues.miro-logo

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Created by linuxadmiral 3 years 30 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 30 weeks ago
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Installing Cherokee With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 10.10

http://www.howtoforge.com

Cherokee is a very fast, flexible and easy to configure Web Server. It supports the widespread technologies nowadays: FastCGI, SCGI, PHP, CGI, TLS and SSL encrypted connections, virtual hosts, authentication, on the fly encoding, load balancing, Apache compatible log files, and much more.

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KDE Announces the Calligra Suite

http://dot.kde.org

The KDE community today announces the start of the Calligra Suite project, a continuation of the KOffice project. The new name reflects the wider value of the KOffice technology platform beyond just desktop office applications.

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Created by JRepin 3 years 31 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 31 weeks ago
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6 Best Linux Terminal Applications

http://tuxarena.blogspot.com

Guake - Quake-style terminal for GNOME
A Quake-style terminal is a drop-down terminal which can be shown/hidden just like the console in Quake (and most of the first-person shooter games out there), using the press of a key (~ in Quake). Guake is a terminal application written in GTK which uses the F12 keyboard shortcut by default to show or hide it.

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Sale of Linux powered Open-PC starts with three models and partners

http://blog.karlitschek.de

The first PC which is build by the free software community and not by a big company. Everybody can contribute. The Open-PC is using only free software and drivers. The good news is that they are not starting with one or two but with three manufacturing partners and models. They are working together with ARLT and greeniX in Germany and ThinkPenguin in the US

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Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 10.10

http://www.howtoforge.com

Lighttpd is a secure, fast, standards-compliant web server designed for speed-critical environments. This tutorial shows how you can install Lighttpd on an Ubuntu 10.10 server with PHP5 support (through FastCGI) and MySQL support.

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Created by falko 3 years 31 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 31 weeks ago
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