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Linux Journal Issue #167/March 2008


Desktop Must-Haves  by Dan Sawyer
Here's the guide to what you must have to slide easily into the Linux desktop experience.
Behind the Low-End Linux Box that Sold Out at Wal-Mart  by Doc Searls
Doc Searls interviews Dave Liu of gOS.
KDE 4 Preview  by Jes Hall
A peek at the revolutionary new version of KDE.
Orca—Take the Killer Whale for a Ride  by Willie Walker
The Orca screen reader helps people with visual impairments access the desktop. It also can serve as a useful tool for developers to check their applications for accessibility.
Make Your Application Accessible with Accerciser  by Eitan Isaacson
Find and solve access issues; your users will thank you.


Multitrack Video Editor Roundup  by Dan Sawyer
Video editing in Linux continues to improve.
Maximize Desktop Speed  by Federico Kereki
Linux is known for its speed, even on older hardware, but you will appreciate it even more after making these performance-enhancing tweaks.


Reuven M. Lerner's At the Forge   OpenSocial and Google Gadgets  
Marcel Gagné's Cooking with Linux   My Desktop Lies over the Ocean  
Dave Taylor's Work the Shell   Understanding Shell Script Shorthand  
Mick Bauer's Paranoid Penguin   Security Features in Ubuntu  
Kyle Rankin's Hack and /   Automate Your Desktop with wmctrl  
Doc Searls' EOF   Driving Markets from Our Own Kernels  


ASUS Eee PC  by Jes Hall
IBM's Unfinished Symphony  by Bruce Byfield
Domo Arigato Mr Androidato–An Introduction to the New Google Mobile Linux Framework, Android  by Adam M. Dutko

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