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Ubuntu 10.04- Mac?

15 May

Over the past couple of weeks since Ubuntu 10.04 was released and I, along with all the other users, have been discovering how much like Mac OSX it is becoming. I solely mean the interface, like the buttons moving to the left and all that jazz. Another feature which, while trawling through my long list of programs in Ubuntu, is an awesome little feature in GNOME DO. Encase you haven’t used GNOME Do before or are just curious on how I would describe it, it is; an awesome little application launcher which can also be used to find files. It also supports many different plugins some of which let you; send emails, update your Twitter or Facebook, or last but not least control your media player whether it be Amarok or Rythmbox.

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RE: 5 Browsers You've Never Heard of

14 May

Okay let me make one thing a little bit clearer about ‘5 Browsers You’ve Never Heard of’. It wasn’t meant towards anyone in particular it was just a creative post title rather than just ‘5 Browsers’. Also I will be posting another 5 rarely used browsers suggested .

How to Make Awesome Wallpapers in GIMP

13 May

GIMP is my image editor/creator of choice on both Windows and Linux however I prefer Photoshop on Mac. If you have any experience of Photoshop you will know how to use these tools, brushes and effects in it. GIMP as I have reviewed before in both ‘5 Lightweight Alternatives to Popular Applications‘ and in ‘Top 5 Free Windows Applications’ is an awesome free and open-source, cross-platform tool. The release I’m going to be using today is Gimp 2.6 which can be downloaded from the Gimp Website.

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5 Lightweight Alternatives to Popular Applications

11 May

Okay so if you have been reading my blog regularly you will have noticed that I love free, open source software, which in many cases is an alternative to popular, expensive and worst of all closed-source software. Here is my list of 5 Lightweight Alternatives to Popular Applications (with a brief introduction and explanation of the contents, of course)

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Media Reviews

9 May

As another addition to the blog I’m going to start doing reviews of Movies, T.V. Shows and other things which I will then link to a source on the internet on which you can watch it.

New Theme!

9 May

I started using a new theme! I changed due to the amazing comments and support I received on the Fedora Forum. I hope you enjoy using this theme more than the last.

25 Amazing Abstract Wallpapers

9 May

Here are 25 Amazing Abstract Wallpapers available for download. I did not create them but they were published under the GNU or GPL licence.

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The Best Linux Communities

9 May

Linux has, by far, the best communities of developers, designers and users. There are many different forums for the specific Linux distros such as Fedora, Linux Mint or Ubuntu. From my experience the best forums (Most Active)  forums are the ones over at Ubuntu and Fedora (link in the name) with a number of professionals and amateurs alike all willing to give answers to your questions or if you need somebodies view on your site or blog.

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The Shops Been Stopped

9 May

Wow, I’m a poet and I know it. Well on a slightly less upbeat note I’ve chosen to take down the shop and put it on hold for the moment as it breaches rules on websites which I find very helpful such as the Fedora Forums and the Ubuntu Forums.

On another note I will be adding the ShareThis button on the end of every post from now on so I would appreciate it if you would share the posts, pages or the blog to world on Facebook, Twitter or other services.

5 Browsers You've Never Heard Of

8 May

Over the past few years many  different browsers have been created and become very popular for example Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, however, there are many browsers which are generally unheard of among the majority of web users. Here are 5 of them

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