Category Archives: Free/Open Source Projects to Watch

Linux Toys

Linux Devices is a great website for news about new things that run Linux; unfortunately, it’s less great if you’re actually looking for links to those great new toys. But they recently posted an article: Open source, Lego-like computer modules … Continue reading

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Miro: Open Source TV/Video Player

Miro is the new name for the old Democracy Player, now that it’s ready for prime-time with a 1.0 release. It’s a "free, open source internet tv and video player", and about time, too. Finally, you should be able to … Continue reading

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Compiz Fusion Hotness, Vista Aero Not-ness

Graphical user interfaces (GUIs) may not be necessary for personal computing, but they sure have made it much more accessible and easy. You can get an idea of how the GUI has evolved over the past decades here, Windows Evolution. … Continue reading

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More Ubuntu-related applications

Here’s a nice little list of notable but not widely noted applications for Ubuntu from the nice/new Little Ubuntu blog/website.

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Wine is Not an Emulator, nor is it a panacea

If you’re still running Windows, you probably have at least one critical application that doesn’t run anywhere but Windows. There are still a few pieces of proprietary software whose function can’t quite be duplicated yet under LInux, after all. You … Continue reading

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