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Dragon and SMPlayer

http://introducingkde4.blogspot.com

Kaffeine was the most used Video Player on KDE 3, however, for KDE 4.x it's in a pretty early stage, but fear not, the SMPlayer (which is technically a Qt application, not a KDE one) and Dragon Player came to fill this hole.

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This is not a review of gNewSense

http://insidesocal.com

A long thread at LXer about whether or not Debian should include unsourced binary blobs in its kernel had some commenters if not exactly singing the praises of totally free GNU/Linux distro gNewSense, then at least humming those praises.

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The PracTeX Journal - TeX Users Group: Book reviews

http://tug.org

"...Writing a new (text)book in an area like LATEX is quite a challenge, because this field has already been covered by many excellent textbooks and reference books for readers of all levels. Naturally, there is a fair number of LATEX books in French, as well. I hope I will able to argue in the following that this book is, nevertheless, a valuable addition to the literature..."

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Event of The Year: GNU is 25 !

http://www.fsf.org

"...The GNU operating system is turning 25 this year, and the Free Software Foundation (FSF) has kicked off its month-long celebration of the anniversary by releasing "Happy Birthday to GNU," a short film featuring the English humorist, actor, novelist and filmmaker Stephen Fry..."

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Created by can.axis 6 years 6 days ago – Made popular 6 years 5 days ago
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Stallman visits computer centre for the poor

http://bangalore.citizenmatters.in

"Richard Stallman, widely acknowledged at the pioneer of the free software movement, visits local community computer centre and gets impressed..."

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Created by can.axis 6 years 1 week ago – Made popular 6 years 1 week ago
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Review : Arch Linux - A sleek, fast Linux distribution

http://linuxhelp.blogspot.com

I had always wanted to try Arch Linux. Mainly because, most people who used it became its ardent followers and, I wished to know what was the magic that pulled a Linux user to go the Arch Linux way.

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Free Art license - From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org

"The Free Art license is the English language version of the Licence Art Libre, a French copyleft license for works of art. Created in July 2000, it is the first free license, in the spirit of the GNU General Public License, dedicated to works of art..."

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Created by can.axis 6 years 1 week ago – Made popular 6 years 1 week ago
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modes

http://emacs-fu.blogspot.com

"Emacs has special modes for many different types of files; a mode might colorize the file in some useful way, or add some functions or keybindings to easily manipulate them. Each buffer has one specific mode called the major mode. In addition, each buffer can have multiple minor modes, which enhance the major mode in some way.

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Created by can.axis 6 years 1 week ago – Made popular 6 years 1 week ago
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Linux distributions ranked for speed, security, support, performance: Whirlwind Tech Tour

http://searchenterpriselinux.techtarget.com

After a Thanksgiving break, the Whirlwind Tech Tour is back on the move. This week, we address the issue of how Linux distributions compare in performance under different enterprise conditions.

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A Gentoo User Gives Debian a Go Around

http://lxer.com

A few weeks ago, I installed Debian for the first time on the desktop. Once, a friend and I installed a console-only version on another desktop and we connected remotely to his hosted game server which also ran Debian, so I hoped I should be a bit familiar with it.

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Created by bollezza 6 years 1 week ago – Made popular 6 years 1 week ago
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gittorrent: Peer-to-peer Protocol for Synchronizing of Git Repositories

http://code.google.com

"The GitTorrent Protocol (GTP) is a protocol for collaborative git repository distribution across the Internet [...] it is a first step towards applying decentralizing Peer to Peer concepts to Git.

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Created by can.axis 6 years 2 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 1 week ago
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7 Best Free/Open-source Image Viewers for Linux

http://www.junauza.com

An image viewer (also known as image browser) is a desktop application that can quickly display or handle stored graphical images in different graphics file formats. It can render images according to properties of the display such as display resolution, color depth, and color profile. Other image viewers have advanced features like editing and web publishing.

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Go-OO: The best office suite you never knew you used

http://www.linux.com

If you run Ubuntu, openSUSE, Debian, or Mandriva, among other distributions, then whenever you run OpenOffice.org you don't run the "official" version, but rather Go-OO, an office suite based on the OpenOffice.org source code. Go-OO includes enhancements and functions that haven't been accepted by Sun, and that may never be, because of licensing, business, or other reasons.

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Created by john.brubrick 6 years 3 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 2 weeks ago
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The H3v web browser. Is it a Dillo killer?

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

When it comes to browsers, the Unix community is positively spoiled for choice: Firefox, Konqueror, Flock, Opera, Epiphany, Galeon, Kazehakase, Links, Elinks, Lynx, W3m and Dillo. From the minimal to the relatively bloated all life is there.

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Created by ItalianPenguin 6 years 3 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 3 weeks ago
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GNOME's Empathy IM client gets file transfer support

http://arstechnica.com

Empathy is an open source instant messaging client for the GNOME desktop environment. It made its big debut in GNOME 2.24, which was released in September.

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Created by robertdodd 6 years 4 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 4 weeks ago
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