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Quick Look at 0 A.D. - Free Linux RTS Game

0 A.D. is an open-source, 3D real time strategy game with an ancient warfare theme, developed by Wildfire Games, and using the Pyrogenesis engine.

Clementine 0.5: New and Improved KDE4 Port of Amarok 1.4

Clementine is a port to KDE4 of one of the most beloved music players on Linux, Amarok 1.4. The latest release brings several new features, including iPod, MTP and USB mass storage disks support, queue manager, support for Wii Remote to control it, and numerous bug fixes to already existing features.

Shotwell - The New Photo Manager in Ubuntu 10.10

As many of you already know, Shotwell will replace F-Spot in the next Ubuntu release, Maverick Meerkat, which is scheduled for October 10. Shotwell is a GTK photo management application which organizes your photos in a collection, allows them to be tagged and rated, and more.

Very Nice Music Player for GNOME: Decibel Audio Player

Decibel is a music player built in GTK which takes a different approach when it comes to the way features are implemented, and that is, Decibel uses only plug-ins which can be enabled or disabled on demand. This makes it either a pretty featured player, or a very simple and basic one, depending on which plug-ins you need enabled.

Krita - The KDE Answer to GIMP

I was recently browsing through various Linux news sites and bumped into this article, a taste of a comic done in Krita, the KDE painting and image editor application, which is part of the KOffice suite.

Yet Another Music Player for Linux: Foobnix

When it comes to music players, Linux evolved heavily during the last three or four years, and new players are announced on a regular basis. I remember that in 2006, when I was starting up with Linux, there were only a few applications to choose from, like Amarok, Rhythmbox, Listen or XMMS, and a few more less popular and not so full-featured.

KDocker: Dock Any Application in the System Tray in KDE, GNOME & Xfce

I bet at one point or another you felt you missed the system tray integration feature in some application, be it xterm, an audio player, a file manager or any other program.

Banshee 1.7.5 Review in Ubuntu Maverick Beta

Being actively developed, feature-rich, providing access to several useful Internet service and a pretty decent media library, Banshee has a pretty fair share of users, and it is definitely a powerful music player not be i

A Guide to Using Finch - Terminal-Based Chat Client

Finch is a TUI (text user interface) IM client for Linux which uses libpurple, the same library on which the GNOME IM client Pidgin is based on.

Two Free Linux Civilization-Like Games: Freeciv and Freecol

While most of the proprietary games get all the attention on Windows, on Linux it's the other way around. Of course, this is because we're stuck with only few choices for mainly any type of game, from arcade to shooters or strategies.

A Different Way to Manage Your Linux Desktop: GNOME Shell Looks Promising

GNOME Shell is a window manager designed specifically for the upcoming GNOME 3 desktop, with the intention of offering a rather different way of interacting with the desktop, providing a workspace which

Miro Review - Great Internet HD Video Player

Miro is a free, open-source video player with ports for Linux, Windows and Mac OS X, designed especially for watching HD videos.

Tutorial: Install Clementine Music Player in Kubuntu 10.10 Maverick

Clementine is a KDE4 port of the beloved music player Amarok 1.4.

Pretty Damn Good Audio Player: Guayadeque

Yesterday I put up an article about peculiar application names in Linux, and Guayadeque was on that

Wesnoth 1.9 Brings Awesome New Features

There is no question Battle for Wesnoth is the most played turn-based strategy game on

Nautilus Review in Ubuntu 10.10 Beta

There is always a lot of debate whether which file manager is the 'best' for the Linux desktop.

Linux Applications With Peculiar Names

I'm sure most of us were put before in the situation of discovering a new great application, but had to stop and try to figure out how to actually read and spell its name letter by letter.

First-Person Shooter Game for Linux: Warsow Review

It's been a while since I last reviewed a shooter game for Linux, and one of them was World of Padman (reviewed here), which was a cartoon-like, funny first-person shooter. Well, the same goes for Warsow, the game I'm going to talk about in this article.

Audio Player Review: Qmmp

Qmmp (Qt Multimedia Player) is a Qt-based audio player for Linux which resembles the appearance of XMMS (and Audacious for that matter), so users of these two players which want to have a player which integrates well in KDE will probably want to give it a try.

A Quick Look at Shutter 0.86.4 - Powerful Desktop Screenshot Application

Shutter is probably the most powerful screenshot application for Linux, and the main reason for this is that it comes with tons of configuration options for the final process of taking a simple screenshot.

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