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Microsoft reminds us that Windows is f*cking expensive

http://www.tech-no-media.com

Microsoft has finally released the pricing structure for Windows 7. The good news is that the new version of Windows will be a bit cheaper than the equivalent version of Windows Vista. The bad news is that since I am now used to receiving Ubuntu for free this made me realize that a Windows 7 license is in fact f*cking expensive!

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Created by Erlik 5 years 10 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 10 weeks ago
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Stellarium: planetarium for your desktop

http://www.idreamoflinux.com

Stellarium is a great piece of software that works on several different computer platforms. If you are interested in astronomy or would like to teach your children about it than give it a try.

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Created by Tomi30 5 years 11 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 11 weeks ago
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90% of computers controlled by one company?

http://www.idreamoflinux.com

Microsoft Windows is running on 90% of computers around the globe. This should alarm people and the government. Such a monopoly stifles innovation and competition. We need to start using alternatives that are available.

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What's wrong with free?

http://327west.org

These days there's lots of talk of the economy and cost cutting. It always surprises me that in one area of life there's an excellent free option and so few people are trying it?

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Created by robertdodd 5 years 12 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 12 weeks ago
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Jokosher: Free audio editor

http://tuxxie.blogspot.com

Very nice multi-track audio editor. Designed from the ground up to be easy to use and flexible.

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Created by Tomi30 5 years 13 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 13 weeks ago
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Miro: Internet TV application

http://tuxxie.blogspot.com

The future of TV is going to be on the Internet. Check out Miro to watch High Definition (HD) channels.

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Created by Tomi30 5 years 14 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 14 weeks ago
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Pyjama for Linux: Listen to Free Music

http://webupd8.blogspot.com

"Python Jamendo Audio" or Pyjama is a python / GTK audio streaming application, which is thought to bring the free Jamendo - music on your PC. You can browse through artists and albums, mark your favorite songs and create playlists.

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Created by nilarimogard 5 years 15 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 15 weeks ago
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Save Time/Money With Open ERP Web Client

Most of you, if following the latest development on Launchpad project area, might be aware of the big changes with Open ERP Web Client. We migrated the web client to CherryPy3 droping the TurboGears completely and migrated Kid templates by faster Mako templates as a major step to make the Web Client much more faster and easier to deploy.

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Submitted by openerp on Wed, 05/13/2009 - 11:31
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Open source apps are no small free beer

http://www.guardian.co.uk

Richard Stallman once wrote that the point about free software is it is "free as in freedom, not free as in beer", meaning that people should be at liberty to do as they pleased with software, rather than subscribe to its restrictive licences.

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Created by the_borg10001101 5 years 25 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 25 weeks ago
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starUML and argoUML - compared

http://veerasundar.com

A comparison of two open source UML modeling applications starUML and argoUML.

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Created by veerasundark 5 years 39 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 39 weeks ago
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Restore broken Ubuntu desktop

http://www.cahilig.org

I screwed up my Ubuntu desktop. I accidentally deleted the panels and the icons on my Ubuntu desktop. The whole desktop is messed up, I can't figure out how to restore it?

After googling around, I found a solution how to fix this mess. To restore the Desktop settings, just run these command in the console:

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Created by chr05210084 5 years 51 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 51 weeks ago
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Why use Ubuntu Linux?

http://www.cahilig.org

Ubuntu is a popular and widely used Linux distribution today. Ubuntu is simple, easy to use, and user-friendly. Its my personal favorite GNU/Linux distribution. Ubuntu is the best alternative to Windows operating system. If you consider switching from Windows to GNU/Linux, I would personally recommend Ubuntu.

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Created by chr05210084 5 years 51 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 51 weeks ago
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How big is the free economy?

http://www.longtail.com

Here's a question I get all the time: how big is the free economy? That's harder to answer than you might think, for both definition and measurement reasons. But here's a first pass at doing it anyway.

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Created by MBP2000 6 years 5 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 5 weeks ago
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RIAA to help enforcing the GPL

http://blog.milkingthegnu.org

Free/Iliad is a French Internet provider with a whooping €1B in revenues. Its founder Xavier Niel boasts being a very profitable business with all salaries representing only a few percents of Free’s revenues: a performance that might be better explained by the amount of open source leveraged by their massive infrastructure.

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Created by dave 6 years 22 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 22 weeks ago
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Liberation Fonts Installation Script

http://linuxhack3r.com

An easy to use script to install the Liberation Fonts!

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Created by TechyStuff 6 years 38 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 38 weeks ago
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