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Transmission BitTorrent Client - Lightweight Alternative to Deluge

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Transmission is a lightweight BitTorrent client built in GTK, with a clean and simple interface. Although most people prefer more popular clients like Vuze, Deluge or KTorrent, Transmission incorporates all the major features one needs for downloading torrents and can prove a very good alternative to those, especially if you don't need all those whistles and bells.

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5 Useful Add-Ons for Firefox 3.5

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A while ago I put up this article, reviewing 5 so-called 'essential' add-ons for Firefox. To continue in the same manner in this second part, here are 5 add-ons updated for Firefox 3.5 which can prove useful. Maybe not the most popular, but they definitely deserve a try.

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Krusader 2.0 Review - First Stable KDE4 Release

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Krusader is a twin-panel file manager for KDE which has been around for around seven years and was always a good alternative to Konqueror since KDE3 days. Its interface resembles the one of the popular file manager Midnight Commander for the console.

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Yakuake - Great Quake-Like Terminal Application for KDE4

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Yakuake is a Quake-like terminal, which means it behaves just like any console in Quake or usual first-person shooter games. It supports global keybindings and can be invoked with F12 and hided with the same keyboard shortcut when you finished your job with it. This way it will run in background but it won't eat your taskbar or system tray space.

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Firefox 3.5 - A Really Impressive Release

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Firefox 3.5 was released just a couple of hours ago and it comes with great new features and a new version of Gecko, the rendering engine. Firefox is currently the most popular browser on the Linux platform and the top choice on Windows after Internet Explorer (although there are statistics showing it beats IE in terms of popularity in some countries).

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Choosing A Top Distro

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This 13 page course features reviews and comparisons of 11 top Linux distributions examining history, category, desktop, help resources, my opinions and more for each distro. Written from a windows user perspective, this course brings Linux newbies a comparison of top Linux distributions and likely choices through numerous basic desktop videos, reviews, and a final knowledge test.

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Lighttpd by Andre Bogus- Book Review

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This book guides you to everything you will need to know to installing, maintaining and getting the best out of Lighttpd (or "Lighty" if you will). This piece of software is named correctly for its purpose, being a lightweight webserver. There are chapters about building Lighttpd, but even more interesting the book goes in depth about optimizing and securing the software.

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The Moon Books Project 2.0 is on it's way

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"I fully intend to use everything I have learned thus far, and create the next generation of The Moon Books Project. It will be faster, easier to use, more professional and all around much more groovy! In the planning stages I have had the fortunate experience to find Packt Publishing.

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CMus Review - A Great ncurses Music Player

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CMus (also called C* Music Player) is a ncurses-based audio player which can be run in a shell, with no need for an X server. CMus is very powerful and highly configurable, and it features Vi-like commands and keyboard shortcuts which can be bound to other keys if needed. It supports various audio formats, including Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, MP3 (with libmad), WAV, AAC or WMA.

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Overview: 5 BitTorrent Clients for Linux

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Today I will continue the series of GUI applications reviews with 5 clients for the BitTorrent protocol. I will leave command-line clients like rtorrent or ctorrent for some other time, focusing on KTorrent, Deluge, Transmission, Vuze and QBitTorrent.

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Review: KTorrent 3.2.1 - Popular BitTorrent Client for KDE

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A few days ago I reviewed Deluge, a powerful BitTorrent client for GNOME, so today I will continue in the same manner with the latest release of its KDE counterpart, the popular KTorrent.

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Mandriva 2009.1 Preview and Screenshots

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Mandriva one of the leading distro provider has finally released their last testing version for their upcoming spanking distro named 2009.1 Spring ... 2009.1 tries mend the flaws that 2009.0 came with.. 2009.1 brings the latest technology from the Linux world, featuring the cutting edge softwares and tools to enchant audience with a soothing experience...

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7 Interesting Apps for Command-Line

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Overview of 7 interesting command-line tools to use while working in a shell.

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Created by Chris7mas 5 years 14 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 13 weeks ago
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5 Best Applications to Rip and Transcode DVDs in Linux

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This is an overview of 5 most popular applications for ripping DVDs in Linux: dvd::rip, K9Copy, AcidRip, thoggen and HandBrake.

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10 File Managers for Linux

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An overview of 10 most popular file managers for Linux, including Nautilus, Thunar, PCManFM, Dolphin, Midnight Commander and Xfe.

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