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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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Created by GTAGod 5 years 23 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 23 weeks ago
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Group test: web editors

http://www.tuxradar.com

If you're looking around for a great web editor for Linux, just what is the state of editors for Linux and does it get any better than Vi or Emacs? Let's take a look at what options are on offer today.

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Created by chimera 5 years 23 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 23 weeks ago
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Linux Review 11: Arch Linux

http://linux-exploration.blogspot.com

After 11 successful looks at Linux, I think I may have found my favorite... Arch Linux.

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Taking Ubuntu 9.04 Out For A Spin

http://www.itnewstoday.com

Earlier this week, I previewed Kubuntu 9.04, so I thought it would be a logical next step to preview Ubuntu 9.04 as well.

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My Experiences With Kubuntu 9.04 So Far

http://www.itnewstoday.com

Kubuntu 9.04 is due out in April, and as always, I couldn’t help but to start testing it early and get a good look at what we will be expecting come release day. I’ve been using Jaunty for a little over a month now, and I thought I’d share some of my experiences. In summary, if things keep going the way they are now, Jaunty will be the one to watch out for this year.

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5 Minutes of SimplyMepis 8.0.00

http://benhay.blogspot.com

When I installed Fedora from the Live CD and found it to be incredibly slow, then I booted the Knoppix 6.0.1 CD, and it was outrageously fast. But now after trying SimplyMepis, I am forced to conclude that the Fedora really does suck.

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DreamLinux 3.5 Desktop Edition

http://beginlinux.wordpress.com

DreamLinux Desktop 3.5 Edition was released on March 1st, 2009. The distro has experienced some significant changes recently and it really seemed to do it for me in the past so i thought I’d give it a try and see what it could offer me.

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5 Minutes of Knoppix 6.0.1

http://benhay.blogspot.com

Outrageously good. The livecd boots faster than most hdd installs. System booted, installed to hdd, and rebooted to hard drive install in less time than the Fedora livecd required just to get to a login prompt.

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Created by mick 5 years 25 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 25 weeks ago
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Fedora 10

http://jaslarue.blogspot.com

For several years now, I've used PCLinuxOS, but a recent series of updates made my system very unreliable. I got restless, and popped in a Fedora 10 disk I got in the mail.

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Looking at Lenny: hands on with Debian 5.0

http://arstechnica.com

The Debian development community has officially released version 5.0 of the venerable open source Linux distribution. The new version, which is codenamed Lenny, includes updated software, security enhancements, and improved hardware support.

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Helpful Tips from Pragmatic Thinking and Learning

http://www.fiascode.com

I recently finished the book Pragmatic Thinking and Learning: Refactor Your Wetware by Andy Hunt, co-author of the seminal book The Pragmatic Programmer. In this book Hunt discusses how people (specifically software developers) learn and offers tips on how we can set out to learn more effectively. Here are some useful tips I stumbled upon while reading Pragmatic Thinking and Learning:

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stump package day thing

http://paste.lisp.org

"StumpWM is a spiritual and visual descendent of Ratpoison,and shares many basic key commands. There are, however, some key points that set it apart from RP and, indeed, most/all other window managers [...] The ability to customise is virtually endless, and the interface is flexible and elegant.

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How Good Is the Asus Eee 1000?

http://openmode.ca

I don’t have many tech gadgets or toys, but my Eee PC 1000 is one of the best purchases I’ve ever made.

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Songbird - Sleek , Simple and Feature rich cross-platform Music Player

http://linuxondesktop.blogspot.com

I had reviewed Songbird close to two years back , and at that time Songbird was impressive but was bug ridden, lacked important features and certain degree of polishing which was expected from an application intended to be used on Desktops.

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KDE 4.2 Review From Inside Out. Part 1: Oxygen, KWin, Plasma and KRunner

http://adymo.blogspot.com

Alexander Dymo writes: "KDE 4.2 is going to be the first "real" release targeted not only at KDE developers and enthusiasts, but at general public - all the people who eagerly waited for the next KDE desktop to arrive. With this review I'd like to let people know that the KDE 4 is ready and to once again celebrate the hard work of all the people who put tremendous effort creating this great desktop."

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