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The Next Round: The new features of Linux 2.6.31

http://www.h-online.com

The latest version of Linux offers a whole host of new features – for example a USB 3.0 infrastructure, drivers for the Sound Blaster X-Fi, KMS support for Radeon chips and improved versions of Btrfs and Ext4. As is traditional with new Linux versions in the main development branch, however, this is only the tip of the iceberg.

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Amarok 2.1 Review - New Features, But Still Lagging Behind 1.4

http://tuxarena.blogspot.com

One of the new additions which are noteworthy to mention for Amarok 2.1 is the introduction of the classic playlist (the one from 1.4) and also the playlist editor.

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What's new in Fedora 11

http://www.h-online.com

It's not just the new design and updated software that brings a sparkle to the eleventh version of Fedora (Leonidas), there are also a whole raft of technical enhancements.

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Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger: New Features in Postgres 8.4

http://www.linux-mag.com

Looking for a mature, open source database that’s not owned by Oracle? Whether you’re already a fan or are looking for alternatives, now might be a good time to take a look PostgreSQL.

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SliTaz 2.0: Screenshot Tour

http://www.linuxinfusion.com

If you are looking for something small to run on an older computer, SliTaz is definitely a worthy contender to look into. Do not let the small size of the ISO fool you. It contains more than enough software to get you going.

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First Look: GNOME 2.26

http://news.softpedia.com

Ladies and gentlemen, dear geeks... the time has come to announce the release of GNOME 2.26, a light desktop environment used in many popular Linux distributions, such as Ubuntu, Mandriva, PCLinuxOS, etc.

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Repository Adding Via Apt-URL - An Overlooked Feature of Ubuntu 9.04

http://www.linuxloop.com

One of the most overlooked features of the upcoming Ubuntu 9.04 amidst the attention is the ability to add repositories via Apt-URL. Apt-URL is a tool that lets anyone put a link on their website that essentially runs the command apt-get install . For example, click here to install tux paint.

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Mozilla demos impressive Firefox 3.1 features at SCALE

http://arstechnica.com

During a presentation on Saturday at the Southern California Linux Expo (SCALE), Mozilla evangelist Chris Blizzard discussed some of new features that will be included in the next version of the Firefox Web browser.

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New FSDaily feature: SAVED STORIES!

http://www.fsdaily.com

We've just implemented a new feature that allows you to save stories for future reference. This makes it easier to find those stories you really wanted to bookmark for later while still allowing you to vote up stories you want to support or draw attention to. More details in the full story...

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New FSDaily feature: SAVED STORIES!

We've just implemented a new feature that allows you to save stories for future reference. This makes it easier to find those stories you really wanted to bookmark for later while still allowing you to vote up stories you want to support or draw attention to.

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10 + 2 things you’ll get with Ubuntu 8.10 “Intrepid Ibex”

http://fabrizioballiano.net

A quick resume of what the most important (IMHO) things users will get with the next Ubuntu release: Intrepid Ibex.

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Field Guide to Firefox 3

http://www.dria.org

We’re done. Firefox 3 is going to be launched very soon. In anticipation of this long-awaited event, the folks in the Mozilla community have been writing extensively about the new and improved features you’ll see in the browser.

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How everyone wins with open source software

http://www.linux.com

Recently, I wrote a review of the note-taking application Tomboy. Though I find Tomboy exceptionally useful, I had a minor issue with the inability to create new notebooks from within a note. Within hours of the review appearing on Linux.com, Boyd Timothy, one of the app's developers mentioned in the article's comments that my idea had merit and said he would add the feature to an upcoming build.

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New Features OpenOffice.org 2.4.0 (available now)

http://www.oooninja.com

The multiplatform, multilingual office suite OpenOffice.org announces the official release of version 2.4 with 9 new chart features, 5 PDF export enhancements, text to columns in Calc, rectangular selection in Writer, bug fixes, performance improvements, improvements supporting the growing library of extensions such as 3D OpenGL transitions in Impress, and much more.

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FSDaily hidden feature: Live Discussions

http://www.fsdaily.com

No doubt many of our regular readers have already discovered this feature of FSDaily, but for those who haven't...

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