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Wine, Linux and Multimedia Software (Part 1)

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| Installing Ubuntu was easy, with all of my hardware being automatically 
| detected including my laser printer. I was immediately impressed with how 
| simple everything is to use. Some of the software that I used under 
| Windows is also available under Linux. Skype, FireFox, and OpenOffice are 
| three of my most frequently used applications, and the transition to Linux 
| for these applications was painless. However, there remained one 
| significant barrier to becoming productive under Linux. Unfortunately, the 
| developers of many of my favorite Windows software have decided not to 
| release a Linux version. Whilst there are Linux alternatives for many of 
| these applications (some of which, no doubt, are just as good or in fact 
| even better than what I had been using in the Windows world), this did not 
| alter the fact that I would need to learn how a large set of new software 
| worked. Do not get me wrong, I love experimenting with fresh software. But 
| to be faced with having to learn about so many new applications 
| simultaneously was a bit daunting.


Creating Pseudo-3D Imagery with GIMP: Part 1

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| Here again, I would stress that nothing beats a properly planned image, 
| that applies to all genres you can think of. Some might think it's a waste 
| of precious time to start sitting and planning without having a concrete 
| output at the end of the thought process. But believe me, the ideas you 
| planned will be far more powerful and beautiful than those ideas you just 
| had, when you were just messing around and playing with the tool directly.


Review: Ubuntu Tweak

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| I never install anything outside of the official Ubuntu software 
| repositories unless I am able to audit the source code - this is one of 
| the benefits of open-source software. So, I downloaded the Ubuntu Tweak 
| .deb file and unpacked it. Everything looked fine so I installed it. The 
| installation completed without errors on my Ubuntu 9.04 system so I 
| launched the app from a terminal.


Arora – completely FLOSS Webkit browser

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| If you want to run a WebKit web browser with no strings attached (unlike 
| Safari and Google Chrome), Arora is surely worth a try.



Arora, a refreshing new Qt/WebKit browser

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| The Gentoo Qt maintainers have been doing a fantastic job of getting 
| edge Qt software into shape with the qting-edge overlay.  I’ve been 
| Qt 4.5 since beta1 and am pleased with the direction it is going.  
| the devs bumped the Arora ebuild to version 0.5.  Arora is a lightweight
| browser based on Qt and WebKit.


Arora: A light-weight, cross-platform web browser based on WebKit

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| Arora is an open source web browser that uses the same WebKit rendering
| engine found in Safari and Google Chrome. But unlike those browsers, Arora 
| already capable of running on Windows, Linux, and OS X, as well as a few
| other platforms including FreeBSD.

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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 What is the best Linux Version for the Enterprise? ,----[ Quote ] | While Linux is taking the world by storm, I | often get asked what the best version of Linux | is for enterprises of all sizes. Red Hat, | Suse and Ubuntu are always top notch | distributions but then so are Fedora, CentOS, | Mint, OpenSuse, and SlackWare. Which distro | is the best depends largely on what software | you will be running on your Linux | installation. For most companies, | standardizing on a distribution seems like it | should be the final goal. As with most things | we discuss, the answer is maybe as well as it | depends. We are going to limit our scope in | this CTO Brief to three of the top | Business/Enterprise backed distributions. `---- http://linuxinstall.net/cto-briefs/2010/6/10/what-is-the-best-linux-distribution-for-the-enterprise.html Pros and Cons of Migrating to “7″ or GNU/Linux ,----[ Quote ] | This conclusion was delivered after some gems, | referring to “7″, like | | * It’s not XP | * Compatibility is always an issue | * It’s the same old | * Productivity will slip in the short-term | | On the pro side of “7″ the authour mentions | improved security over XP or Vista but totally | neglects to mention that GNU/Linux had better | security than XP nine years ago and it is | getting better. `---- http://pogson.6k.ca/2010/06/09/pros-and-cons-of-migrating-to-7-or-gnulinux/ Recent: The Leadi...

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