RSSOwl 2.0

Feed readers are quickly becoming very important applications in people's daily workflows. Along with your email client and web browser, your feed reader is a hub of information.

RSSOwl is a Java-based application that is designed to run on pretty much all platforms - that includes Windows, Mac OS X and Linux distributions. Here, I'm reviewing version 2.0 Milestone 7 on Fedora 8, but the functionality should be ...

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DokuWiki - a free software wiki system

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There are quite a few open source packages for wikis out there. Quite a popular choice is MediaWiki, the same software that runs Wikipedia and its sister sites, along with many other popular wikis out there.

However, today I'm going to focus on something a bit... well, lighter.

DokuWiki is a GPL 2-licensed, PHP-based wiki system. As the name suggests, it is slightly focused towards documentation, although of course ...

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Bring the Web Editor Back to the Desktop

Since Writely, being able to edit documents with others has gone from some fancy new technology to being the standard in most web applications. It was "the thing" to work on a document with three others at the same time, and still is. But the trend seems to stick with web editors.

Gobby answers the call for a desktop editor. You can open the client and share any document in ...

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Parcellite - a GNOME clipboard manager

The clipboard is one thing that we often take forgranted. The concept of copy and paste is almost burnt into our minds, and we use it to move text and objects from application to application.

Often, however, the restriction of having only one object on the clipboard at any one time can be limiting. Enter Parcellite, for GNOME. It keeps a history of your recent clipboard objects, so if you ...

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