Top Ten Apps That Make Linux Fun To Use
Jul 06, 2010, 14:33 (0 Talkback[s])
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"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?"