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10 KDE tools you need to try

http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com

KDE software compilation 4.5 offers some impressive tools for all types of Linux users. This list will point you toward the best ones to check out.

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5 Intriguing KDE Apps

http://maketecheasier.com

A quick look at KDE-Apps.org reveals that new apps are added daily. I periodically browse through the latest KDE apps to see if anything stands out, and I found these five, some of which are in early development.

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Linux Applications With Peculiar Names

http://tuxarena.blogspot.com

I'm sure most of us were put before in the situation of discovering a new great application, but had to stop and try to figure out how to actually read and spell its name letter by letter.

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The 10 Most Downloaded Open Source Apps Of All Time

http://geektrio.net

Everyone loves open source software. After all… its free! Many times I’ve heard the question, “what are the most popular open source applications of all time?” I decided to find out.

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Forget Perfection, Release Your App to the World

http://www.webmonkey.com

Most developers are probably familiar with Linux founder Linus Torvalds’ motto: “release early, release often.” The reason is quite simple: Shipping something useful is better than withholding that usefulness until it’s reached perfection.

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How Necessary Is Windows Part 5 Crossover

http://www.wine-reviews.net

After 16 years of dogged work, Wine actually works pretty well. Part of its success is due to a remarkable cooperation between the Wine project and a commercial software house in St. Paul named Codeweavers. Codeweavers sells a $40 deployment, management utility for Wine called Crossover, which basically makes Wine noob friendly.

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Is Ubuntu Too Big for Its Own Good?

http://blog.ibeentoubuntu.com

The universe and multiverse repositories contain too much software for Ubuntu to QA properly. The number of bug reports during alpha and beta is so large that many of them aren't triaged until long after release.

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What Applications Should be in the Standard Installation?

http://blog.ibeentoubuntu.com

You may have heard that GIMP and F-Spot aren't safe for inclusion in 10.04. 700MB isn't much space to work with Why not question all the applications in Ubuntu, then? What should be in the default installation?

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Replacing KDE applications

http://linuxcritic.wordpress.com

Those of you who have been following my Linux Critic blog know that I’ve been on an app-hunt to replace some of the applications to which I’ve grown used to in KDE, mostly so that I can break my ties with that desktop and move forward completely without it.

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Bordeaux 1.8.2 for FreeBSD Released

http://www.wine-reviews.net

The Bordeaux Technology Group released Bordeaux 1.8.2 for FreeBSD today. Bordeaux 1.8.2 adds support for Apple's QuickTime 6.5.2 Player, IrfanView 4.25 the extreamly popular image viewer and editor. This release aslo bundles in Cabextract, Wget and Unzip to remove external dependencies.

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Running Windows Apps on Solaris with Bordeaux 1.8.2 and Wine

http://www.wine-reviews.net

By itself Wine is very usable but you need a fair amount of expertise or lots of time to get your favourite Windows application running correctly. This is why we have companies like Bordeaux Group and CodeWeavers who sell commercially supported Wine version or management tools that make our lives a little easier.

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The different ways to execute a Linux application

http://www.ghacks.net

...Linux has grown up quite a bit so it’s not that difficult to start an application. In fact, I would argue that starting an application in Linux is easier than it is in Windows. How can I say that? Well, why don’t we examine the various ways you can start an application within Linux and you can make the judgment yourself.

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Build Websites Visually with Amaya

http://thedailyubuntu.blogspot.com

Amaya is a tool to update and create web files both remotely and locally. Development at the W3C began in 1996, and the purpose was to include and demonstrate as many W3C technologies as possible. Therefore, Amaya not only supports HTML and CSS, but can build XML, XHTML, MathML, and SVG. You can work on multiple documents in multiple formats all at the same time.

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Will my program work on all Linux distributions?

http://it.toolbox.com

This was a question asked by a programmer friend of mine who has a passion for wooden spoons. It is however, a very important question and has been asked several times.

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Linux basics: Finding the right applications

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Now that you’ve decided to try Linux, you might be wondering what applications are available to perform all the tasks that you used to do on a Windows or Mac system. We’ve compiled quite a few of them at TechRepublic, so I rounded up some of the best lists to share with beginners...

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