Mono developers implementing Microsoft Silverlight in 21 days

Recently, Microsoft released Silverlight, a media platform designed to compete with Flash. Microsoft announced that the Silverlight browser plugin would be available for both Windows and Mac OS X users for various different browsers.

With no promise or news of Linux support for Silverlight, some developers on the Mono project (which is a project to build a free software implementation of Microsoft's .NET framework for Linux and other platforms ...

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eyeOS - the open source web desktop

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With more and more stuff moving over to running on the web these days, and with emerging 'web desktops', it's about time we strayed from our normal desktop Linux territory and took a look online.

eyeOS is a project that bills itself as an open source web operating system. It includes a desktop and several applications that run inside your browser window and allows you to do various things ...

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Finding that one program from Windows for Linux

Has there ever been a time when you were using Linux, BSD, or just wanted an open-source version of the program you were using, but could not find one? I know I have.

Recommended to me was the site osalt.com. It is a directory of both open source programs and proprietary programs - with alternatives for the closed.

Naturally, I searched for Photoshop - and the results brought up The Gimp ...

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