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Fedora Linux 9 Beta Released

Fedora Linux 9 beta has been released and available for download. Some highlights of Fedora 9 Beta:

=> GNOME 2.22, with new features like a helpful world time clock, better file system performance, security improvements, power management at the login screen, the ability to dynamically configure displays, better Bluetooth integration, improved podcast support, and many other enhancements

=> KDE 4.0.2, which includes a brand new desktop and panel with many new concepts, integrated desktop search, a brand new visual style called Oxygen, a new multimedia API called Phonon, and a new hardware integration framework called Solid -- all integrated by Fedora's KDE SIG

=> Firefox 3 Beta 5, featuring a native look and feel, desktop integration, the new Places that replaces bookmarks, and a reworked address bar

=> Support for resizing ext2, ext3 and NTFS partitions during install

=> Support for creating and installing to encrypted filesystems

=>PackageKit, a cross-distribution package management solution with a complete yum backend, designed to unify different distributions' software management with the latest technologies

=> Kernel 2.6.25-rc5 etc

Fedora 9 (Sulphur) Beta Version ScreenShot
(Fig. 01: Fedora 9 Desktop)

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Download Linux Google desktop application

Google Desktop is a desktop search application that gives you easy access to information on your computer and from the web. Desktop makes searching your own email, files, music, photos, and more as easy as searching the web with Google.

Earlier this application was only available on Windows or Mac system. Now google released Linux version. This is done almost three years after the product's launch for the Windows operating system.

=> Search your computer as easily as you search the web with Google

=> Find information in your documents, emails, web history, and more

=> Open files with just a few keystrokes

Google Desktop for Linux runs on Debian 4.0, Fedora Core 6, Ubuntu 6.10, SUSE 10.1, and Red Flag 5.

On a related note if privacy is a big concern try old good find command or Linux GUI desktop search application.

Download Linux Google Desktop