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Gnumeric: A Light Weight Spreadsheet Program

http://tuxtweaks.com

Most Linux and Open Source enthusiasts are familiar with the OpenOffice.Org office suite. OpenOffice is great, but sometimes you just need a lighter and faster alternative. Maybe you've got a netbook or an older computer and you don't need a full, integrated, office suite, but just a few of the main applications like a word processor and a spreadsheet program.

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Created by Linerd 4 years 14 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 14 weeks ago
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ASUS Dumps Vista 7, Goes With Linux Instead

http://techrights.org

ASUS is said to be embracing Linux for tablets, HP carries on with Linux in tablets (or another form factor), and Microsoft will use its own employees as guinea pigs for phones

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Created by komrad 4 years 16 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 16 weeks ago
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RedshiftGUI Protects Your Eyes When Working At Night [Linux, Windows]

http://www.webupd8.org

At first it was F.lux. Then came Redshift (inspired by F.lux) which also got a GTK version but only for switching it on/off. And now, a Redshift fork called RedshiftGUI finally brings a GUI for customizing everything.

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Created by nilarimogard 4 years 19 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 19 weeks ago
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If Linux was the most used system in the world…

http://www.beli.ws

This is a fictional story about a GNU/Linux user who doesn't know anything about Windows and tries to install that.
It's funy, but... so true, so true!

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GIMP Plugin Registry 3.5.1 Gets ~129 New Plugins

http://www.webupd8.org

For those who don't know gimp-plugin-registry yet, it is a collection of scripts and plugins for The GIMP. The name is based on the webpage GIMP Plugin Registry, where most (new) plugins and scripts are listed. So far the package ships with 170 scripts/plugins.

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Created by nilarimogard 4 years 20 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 20 weeks ago
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Clementine 0.4 Released (Amarok 1.4 Style Music Player For Linux, Windows And MacOS X)

http://www.webupd8.org

Clementine is a port of Amarok 1.4, the famous and still very popular KDE music player.

Clementine 0.4 was just released, bringing some very interesting new features such as: support for multiple, tabbed playlists, support for loading and saving XSPF, M3U, PLS and ASX playlists, global hotkeys and a lot more!

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Created by nilarimogard 4 years 21 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 20 weeks ago
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BASHing Visual Basic Out of the Picture

http://www.tildehash.com

Awhile ago, two family members of mine were programing something for a simple task, they chose to do it in Visual Basic as the program was going to be running in a Windows...

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Created by JakeDTH 4 years 21 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 21 weeks ago
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Microsoft sneaks Firefox extension into Windows update

http://www.myce.com

This week’s installment of the regular Windows Update pack seems to have included more than Microsoft has disclosed to consumers. On Tuesday, Firefox users began reporting on the mozillaZine forums that a “Search Helper Extension” had been mysteriously added to their browser upon restarting the application after the Windows Update installation.

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Created by stripcut 4 years 23 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 23 weeks ago
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This is Pretty Cool: Dell's Top 10 list of why to buy one with Ubuntu

http://www.dell.com

It's a top ten list of why you should buy a Dell with Ubuntu installed. My favorite is "6) Ubuntu is safer than Microsoft Windows.
The vast majority of viruses and spyware written by hackers are not designed to target and attack Linux." Followed by "2) Ubuntu is based on Linux.

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Created by innerphaze 4 years 23 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 23 weeks ago
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Google axes Windows, saves millions

http://www.zdnet.com

Though their cited reason is security, I’m also betting there were some other reasons discussed before the decision was made. Some of the actual reasons behind the move probably included:

1) Security
2) Dogfooding Chrome OS
3) Money Savings
4) Stick it to Microsoft
5) Press

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When Google Stopped Doing Windows

http://www.linuxinsider.com

t's always a heart-warming occasion when some company or organization opts not to use Windows, and that's nothing if not an increasingly common phenomenon.

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Why the Free Software/Open Source Community Does Not Love Apple and is Already Ahead of Apple

http://techrights.org

In terms of market share, Free software beats Apple (especially thanks to poorer regions where Microsoft too is struggling to win)

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Created by komrad 4 years 24 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 24 weeks ago
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Linux makes gains as Windows and Mac OS slip

http://www.zdnet.com

Data by web metrics firm Net Applications shows that while both Windows and Mac OS lost usage share in May, Linux made a small gain.

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Google ditches Windows on security concerns

http://www.ft.com

Google is phasing out the internal use of Microsoft’s ubiquitous Windows operating system because of security concerns, according to several Google employees.

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Created by Marcin 4 years 25 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 25 weeks ago
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Install Lugaru HD Game In Ubuntu (Now Free, Open Source)

http://www.webupd8.org

Lugaru HD was a part of the Humble Indie Bundle which allowed users to pay whatever the want for some great cross-platform games. They said they will open-source the games if they reach 1,000,000 - which they did, so all the games are about to be released as open source.

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Created by nilarimogard 4 years 26 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 26 weeks ago
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