Linux desktop

Flickrfs is a virtual filesystem which mounts your Flickr account on a Linux machine, allowing you to browse through your photos as if they were on a locally connected drive.

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A nice guide for installing common multimedia software under a fresh Ubuntu Linux: You’ve just download the latest and greatest version of Ubuntu Linux and it didn’t cost you a thing. You breezed through the installation and a brand new desktop is staring you in the face — now what? There are a few things […]

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Don Reisinger wonders – if Linus Torvalds even speaking for Linux anymore: Even though Linus Torvalds has always been known as a deity-like figure in the world of Linux, lately he has been quite outspoken about where he thinks his operating system is going and what its competitors are doing wrong. Wired blog has published […]

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Compiz brings to life a variety of visual effects that make the Linux desktop easier to use, more powerful and intuitive, and more accessible for users with special needs. It is an OpenGL-based compositing and window-manager. Compiz is the original compositing window manager from Novell’s XGL project. It is developed by David Reveman and community. […]

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Looks like Linux adoption getting stronger and stronger each day :) Adobe Flex is a software development kit and an IDE for a group of technologies initially released in March of 2004 by Macromedia to support the development and deployment of cross platform, rich Internet applications based on their proprietary Macromedia Flash platform. Now Adobe […]

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Windows XP has a small option called Run as command.. You can add similar option to Linux desktop to open or run file as root via a right click. The following tutorial explains how to add a context menu item that enables a Linux user to open files as the root user when browsing their […]

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Finally big blue has announced that it will support and promote OpenOffice.org office suite. These are the same companies once promoted Microsoft product. Dell, HP and IBM will one day force more Linux desktop systems and open source software for all of us: The OpenOffice.org community today announced that IBM will be joining the community […]

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