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Inkscape 0.47 Final Version, Released!

http://www.webupd8.org

Inkscape, a SVG-based vector graphics editor for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X has finally reached version 0.47.

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Repositioning the KDE Brand: KDE - People Who Create Software

http://news.kde.org

KDE has changed over the past 13 years. The application framework has grown, matured and gone cross-platform, as have the applications. Strong growth in our community has created an increasingly diverse and large set of high-quality applications. In the process, KDE's identity has shifted from being simply a desktop environment to representing a global community that creates a remarkably rich body of free software targeted for use by people everywhere. KDE is no longer software created by people, but people who create software.

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Shutter 0.85 Released

http://www.webupd8.org

After 15 weeks of development, Shutter 0.85 has finally been released. Shutter is a feature-rich screenshot program. You can take a screenshot of a specific area, window, your whole screen, or even of a website – apply different effects to it, draw on it to highlight points, and then upload to an image hosting site, all within one window.

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Cuberok: Multi-Platform Audio Player - Amarok 1.4 Style (Qt Based)

http://www.webupd8.org

Cuberok is a music player and collection manager which resembles a lot to the very popular Amarok 1.4. It is based on Qt4 and has a lightweight interface, music collection support and many features, e.g. music autorating and Last.FM scrobbler.

Cuberok works on Linux, Windows and Mac OSX but for now I have only tested it in Linux (Ubuntu).

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Install Wallpaper Clocks In Ubuntu Linux

http://www.webupd8.org

Wallpaper Clocks can be used to display various wallpapers with a real-time working clock blended into the wallpaper. Basically, the website to which I linked doesn't provide an application for it, but there are several apps which can make use of the Wallpaper Clocks provided by that website.

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Roll Your Own App - How To Compile Software From Source Code.

http://howto.wired.com

There is a plethora of free software available in the open source community. Problem is, you have to learn how to compile it from source code if you want to use it. This nifty article will walk you through the steps...

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Big Software has duped us for decades – Part I

http://brainstormtech.blogs.fortune.cnn.com

Here’s how the software business really works: A software company charges your firm an enormous upfront licensing fee and locks you into escalating costs for decades to come, often using a set of hardball tactics.

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Install Docky And Update Gnome Shell From A PPA [Ubuntu Karmic]

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You may have heard that the "Docky" part of Gnome Do, which makes Gnome Do behave like a dock menu is about to be separated from Do. Using this Launchpad PPA, you'll be able to install the new Docky and also update your Ubuntu Karmic Koala Gnome Shell to a more recent version.

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Caffeine 1.0 For Linux Released

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Caffeine is a Gnome applet which basically prevents your computer's screensaver and power saving to activate. The applet works simple but effective: a coffee-cup will be displayed and when you click it, the coffee-cup fills up and keeps your computer from going to sleep.

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RPhoto: Almost Perfect Image Viewer [Windows & Linux]

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RPhoto is an open-source image viewer and editor for Windows and Linux. Its origin resides in the lack of a simple software capable of cropping photos with a constant ratio, to avoid white borders when printing.

RPhoto is lightweight, very fast, and offers basic rotate, resize and crop functions, optimizes JPEG files, has a built-in file explorer and is able to read EXIF data.

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Measuring software quality

http://bit.ly

In the past decade, the open source model of software
development has gained tremendous visibility and validation
though popular projects like Linux, Apache, and MySQL.
This new model, based on the “many eyes” approach, has
led to fast evolving, easy to configure software that is being used in production environments by countless commercial enterprises.

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Software Freedom Law Center Files Brief with Supreme Court Arguing Software Cannot Be Patented

http://www.softwarefreedom.org

"Today the Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC), provider of pro-bono legal services to non-profit developers and distributors of free software, filed a brief with the United States Supreme Court arguing that software standing alone cannot constitutionally be patented..."

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A Tip for Software companies.

http://www.idreamoflinux.com

The Linux platform is an emerging market with a lot of growth potential. Software companies should definitely get on board to get a competitive advantage.

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Scribus 1.3.5.1 Released | scribus.net

http://www.scribus.net

After almost 2 years of intensive work, the Scribus Team is proud to announce the release of Scribus 1.3.5. This release is a major development version on the road to milestone 1.4, which will be based on 1.3.5.

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Coverity Advances Software Integrity Research at Top Academic Institutions

http://www.coverity.com

Company Donates Industry-Leading Static Analysis Software and Expands Licensing Program

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