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Using gnome3 with openbox

Using gnome3 with openbox

Gnome 3 just came out a few months ago and its improving very fast. But some people prefer to have a simpler, lighter and faster desktop than what gnome offers. Enter openbox, a fast window manager designed to be light, simple and unobtrusive. With this setup I’m about to show you, you will be able to choose which session you want to launch when you login, and manage two separate configurations that will bring and entirely different...

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ArchLinux Media pack

ArchLinux Media pack

Over my years using Arch I have come across a lot of cool stuff like wallpapers, cd labels, window manager logos, etc. So today I wanna offer you all of them in one single download! These are 93 items containing wallpapers, cd labels, windows manager logos, web images and icons in different resolutions and with great quality. All credit goes to their respective authors on the beloved Arch Community From now on, I will provide this as a zip...

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Linux Distros timeline and relations

Linux Distros timeline and relations

This MASSIVE graphic shows ALL Linux distros ever created, forked, developed and maintained in a single timeline (since 1992 to present). This will amaze you in the amount of distros available at the moment (360 and counting), and once again showing the world of choice that Linux is. The distro that has the most derivative distros is Debian, including ubuntu derivatives. The people making this timeline have been around for quite some time,...

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Are Linux users cheap?

Are Linux users cheap?

I have had TONS of conversation with Windows/Mac users saying that most of the people who use Linux as their primary OS are either cheap or total geeks. I always come back at them by stating Linux is a lot more flexible in terms of customization and freedom in general because you do what you want with the system, but they still wont change their minds. Well, today I found something that clearly states the opposite, Linux users can be...

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Xfce 4.8 first impressions

Xfce 4.8 first impressions

As you may or may not know, Xfce version 4.8 its finally out. This version has a lot of bug fixes as well as new features. Including the long-awaited network browsing support. This feature makes this DE a breeze to explore and connect to samba and Windows shares, add to that the thunar file manager and you get fast (very fast) network browsing. You can take a tour of this new version by going here Panels in Xfce are one of those things...

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Running Dawn of War 2 Retribution on Linux

Running Dawn of War 2 Retribution on Linux

This post will be updated constantly until there is a way to play Dawn Of War 2: Retribution on the Linux platform via wine. Previous titles of this series where unable to run because of the games running Games For Windows Live, which is totally incompatible with wine. With Retribution dropping GFWL and leaving only steam, there is a pretty good chance the game will work flawlessly. Currently the game is in beta state, you can get a beta...

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