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'Green Gnome', and 'Auto Mute'

Green Gnome GreenGnome is a modern desktop environment for Windows XP. Written completely from scratch, it aims to become the first Windows-inspired operating system to follow the Windows architecture designed by Microsoft, not based on GNU/Linux. ... The main goal of the GreenGnome project is to provide an operating system which is binary compatible with Windows. This will allow your Windows applications and drivers to run as they would on your Windows system. Auto Mute Hate when your PC blasts you with unexpected sound bytes or music? The useful little utilityAuto Mute ... (view more)

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Linux 101, Part 2

In my previous article , we discussed choosing a Linux 'distro'. As I pointed out, the choice is highly personal and depends upon your needs. The next step of course is installing Linux. With that said, I've highlighted key differences between the ... types of installations commonly bundled with Linux distributions. The Linux Desktop: Choose between Gnome, KDE, and XFCE Let's start with the Desktop. There are several to choose from. If you were to ask twenty people that used Linux regularly, which they would recommend, you would get a handful of answers, but the two that would get the most ... (view more)

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