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GNOME Foundation: Free Desktop Communities come together at the Gran Canaria DesktopSummitview story

http://permalink.gmane.org – This year's Gran Canaria Desktop Summit represented the first time the GNOME and KDE communities have co-located their annual conferences in the same location. (Software)

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Video Slide Shows with Impressview story

http://linux.com – As presenters, we can tone it down just a notch and take advantage of the video technology in Openoffice.org Impress to make our message clear and relevant. Maybe a quick 20-second rah-rah from the CEO would be a good kick-off for your next talk. You could capture short customer interviews and stick them in a sales pitch, for credibility. (Software)

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Get Your Chrome Experience On Linuxview story

http://linux.com – If you have anything to do with IT or computers you know about the Google Chrome browser. No matter where you stand on your opinion of Google, you can not deny the Chrome browser is fast. In fact, Chrome is setting the standard for browser speed such that the competition is now playing a serious game of catch up. (Software)

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Shuttleworth: On Cadence and Collaborationview story

http://linux.com – Mark Shuttleworth has joined into the discussion on Debian release cycles; it's a rather lengthy attempt to make peace. (Software)

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Mozilla Shuts Firefox E-store After Security Breachview story

http://linux.com – Mozilla closed its online store late Tuesday after finding out that the firm it hired to run the backend operations of its e-tailing business had suffered a security breach. (Software)

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KDE Community Delivers Incremental Innovations With New KDE 4.3 Releaseview story

http://linux.com – The KDE Community today announces the immediate availability of "Caizen", (a.k.a KDE 4.3), bringing many improvements to the user experience and development platform. KDE 4.3 continues to refine the unique features brought in previous releases while bringing new innovations. (Software)

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GNOME Foundation: Friends of GNOME Updateview story

http://blogs.gnome.org – In the month of June we raised $1,530, for a total of $20,483 since January 1, 2009. Great news: We passed the $20,000 mark which was our original goal for all of 2009! Good news: July 2009 is much better than all other July’s in documented history. OK news: Numbers held steady with June. (Software)

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GNOME Decides to Ditch Drawingsview story

http://linux.com – One of the most striking features of any desktop environment is its selection of icons. While wallpapers and window decorations hold a larger stage, it is the bright, colorful icons that draw ones attention and speed up the process of finding what one is looking for. (Software)

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Linux Luminaries Ready to Talk Plumbingview story

http://linux.com – Early-bird registration has been extended to Aug. 5 for the Linux Plumbers Conference (LPC). Scheduled for Sept. 23-25 in Portland, Oregon, the conference will feature keynotes and presentations from Linus Torvalds, Federal CIO Vivek Kundra, and Intel's Keith Packard (Software)

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A First Kook at KDE 4.3view story

http://linux.com – KDE 4.3 will be released within the next few days, and the latest release candidate proves that the KDE 4 is finally ready for prime time. (Software)

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Ongoing Oxygen Icons Usability Survey: KDevelopview story

http://dot.kde.org – Every few weeks Nuno Pinheiro and the KDE Oxygen Icons team are publishing a new usability survey online to get feedback from users on the look and feel of icons. (Software)

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GNOME Foundation: Stormy’s Update: Week of July 27th.view story

http://blogs.gnome.org – The GNOME Accessibility team will be using some of their earmarked funds to have a booth at 2010 CSUN - set up by Eitan Isaacson. I think this is great as it’s a way to reach users who may not already be using a free desktop. (Software)