KGet - KDE's Download Manager

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Download managers, although frowned upon by some, are often useful applications for those of us who download a lot of files, or are on slower connections and want to use a dedicated application (perhaps with some tricks up its sleeve) for the downloading of files.

KGet is KDE's resident dedicated download program and is capable of acting both as a download manager for the Konqueror browser, as well as ...

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Four Useful FUSE Implementations

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FUSE is a project that makes it easy for developers to build filesystems and virtual filesystems, by allowing their code to run in userspace, rather than at the kernel level.

What this practically means is that it is relatively simple for any developer to create programs that allow you to access data and services through your filesystem - for example, GmailFS allows you to save and retrieve data through attachments in ...

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Gnickr - Access Flickr through your Filesystem

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Advance warning: While this application does look like a cool program, I haven't been able to get it to actually work (everything is fine up until typing flickr:/// in Nautilus), on either Fedora 8 or Ubuntu Hardy. There have been reports of it working on older distros, for example you might have more luck if you are still running Ubuntu Edgy.

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