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5 Resources for Getting Much More Out of VLC Media Player

In case you don't already use it, VLC Media Player, available for Windows, the Mac and Linux, is one of the best open source applications of any kind. I find that it consistently plays video file formats that other players have problems with, and there is much more under the hood in this open source media player than many people realize. For example, you can use it to broadcast your own video content, you can use it as a video transcoder for converting video file formats, and you can listen to and manage podcasts with it. VLC Media Player is so powerful, though, that it could use better documentation. 

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Firefox Version 8 Available Ahead of Official Release

While many Firefox users are still working with version 7, Mozilla has now made version 8 available, and this version is definitely the next major iteration of the browser. Although Mozilla's official release date is November 8, you can get Windows, Mac and Linux versions here.

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Google Web Toolkit and Web Services: The XML Way

This article, Google Web Toolkit and Web Services: The XML Way, originally appeared on Wazi, a free source for news, information, and articles on open source software. Modern web applications that make heavy use of Ajax benefit from mashing up data from different services...

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21 Free Apps to Keep Your PC Healthy [PC Apps]

An ounce of prevention is worth, what, a working version of your operating system? A few hours of a Windows reinstallation? All of your system's data? When it comes to dealing with issues with your PC, apps that help you prevent problems before they occur are worth their file size...

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The end of (Apache) Harmony

The Apache Harmony open source clean room implementation is heading to the Apache Software Foundation's Attic as the project's committee votes to put the codebase into storage.

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GParted Live Update Supports Btrfs Resizing

The new release of the Live Linux distribution updates its underlying OS and includes an new version of the GNOME Partition Editor; this adds support for resizing partitions that use the Btrfs file system...

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