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10 basic Ubuntu applications

Aug 05, 2009, 17:02 (0 Talkback[s])

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"1. Compiz Manager
"Compiz Fusion is the result of a merge between the well-known Beryl composite window manager and Compiz Extras...
comment: By default, Compiz is actually installed in the Ubuntu installation but it as no GUI to manage "activate / deactivate" effects. Downloading the compiz manager will solve that.

"4. Marble
"Marble is a Virtual Globe and World Atlas that you can use to learn more about Earth: You can pan and zoom around and you can look up places and roads. A mouse click on a place label will provide the respective Wikipedia article.

"Of course it's also possible to measure distances between locations or watch the current cloud cover. Marble offers different thematic maps: A classroom-style topographic map, a satellite view, street map, earth at night and temperature and precipitation maps."

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