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The Perfect Desktop - Mandriva One 2009.1 With GNOME

May 12, 2009, 19:33 (3 Talkback[s])
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"1 Preliminary Note

"To fully replace a Windows desktop, I want the Mandriva One 2009.1 desktop to have the following software installed: Graphics:

* The GIMP - free software replacement for Adobe Photoshop
* F-Spot - full-featured personal photo management application for the GNOME desktop
* Google Picasa - application for organizing and editing digital photos


* Firefox
* Opera
* Flash Player 10
* FileZilla - multithreaded FTP client
* Thunderbird - email and news client
* Evolution - combines e-mail, calendar, address book, and task list management functions
* aMule - P2P file sharing application
* Transmission BitTorrent Client - Bittorrent client
* Vuze/Azureus - Java Bittorrent client
* Pidgin- multi-platform instant messaging client
* Skype
* Google Earth
* Xchat IRC - IRC client"

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