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Top Ten Apps That Make Linux Fun To Use

Jul 06, 2010, 14:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matt Hartley)

[ Thanks to James Maguire for this link. ]

"Many Linux enthusiasts associate desktop Linux with their repetitive daily routine. Same old, same old.

"Looking to mix things up a little, I thought it'd be fun to take a more entertaining look at what we can do with our Linux boxes. I'm listing ten noteworthy Linux applications that I find very fun to use.

"After all, Linux is more than a mere efficient platform. It can also provide a great deal of entertainment as well.

"1) Ekiga – When most people think of a video conferencing application, they're generally envisioning Skype. It's understandable, as Skype has managed to brand itself in a way that is tough to compete with.

"Yet there's another application called Ekiga that has been created with open standards in mind and is open source at the application level. Did I mention it was created with the Linux enthusiast in mind?"

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