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Linux.com: Blogging Made Easy with Drivel

Nov 13, 2006, 12:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Shashank Sharma)

"Most bloggers use a browser to log in and post new entries. The Drivel Journal Editor is designed for those who consider using a browser too tedious when making new blog entries. Designed for GNOME, Drivel can work with Blogger, LiveJournal, MovableType, WordPress, and other popular journaling tools. Despite an elegant yet simple interface, Drivel packs in some very useful features, such as an integrated spellcheker, HTML syntax highlighting, and the ability to edit and update past entries.

"Released under the GNU General Public License (GPL), Drivel can significantly reduce the number of mouse clicks you would normally make to post a new entry to your blog. While this alone might not be reason enough to install and learn a new application, Drivel is well-suited for people with slow Internet connection speeds. Drivel can save the bandwidth that is otherwise spent on loading a blog's 'post' page and all the icons of the post editor..."

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