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GUILinux: Downloader for X

Feb 12, 2004, 07:00 (3 Talkback[s])

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"This article marks the beginning of a new GUILinux software series: GUI apps you just can't (or shouldn't) live without. The series isn't intended to be the 'be all and end all' of software reviews, it's intended to inform the Linux Desktop user of some of the great GUI applications that are available.

"I thought long and hard about which GUI based Linux application should be the first in the series, there are so many to choose from. After running through the list of window managers, Internet browsers, file managers, audio, video, chat, office, and on and on, I kept coming back to this... download managers.

"Yep, that's right download managers. Think about it, so much of what we do on our Linux Machines depends on software and applications that we must download from the Internet. Oh sure, you can get plenty of applications off of your CD that you installed your favorite distribution with, but often those CDs came from the Internet in the form of an .ISO file..."

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