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New Zealand PC World: Hidden Linux : A Little Linux Mashup

Apr 10, 2007, 07:30 (0 Talkback[s])

"In Web 2.0 terms a 'mashup' is a website that combines content from a variety of sources in order to give users an integrated experience. You can achieve something similar using the vast variety of hidden utilities in Linux--and you don't even need to be a programmer!

"A number of popular Linux applications are essentially mashups of simple command-line tools. Look behind the scenes at a program like QDVDauthor and you'll find that's it's built on a bedrock of basic but powerful command-line applications..."

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