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Monday, 24 Oct 2011


Ideal Desktop for Me
Date: 24 Oct 2011 / Author: SeanParsons / Views: 381533 / Comments: 38570

As many people seem to feel the need to write articles about the perfect desktop as if it were some sort of one size fits all scenario, I decided I would rather write specifically about what I like (which is what everyone else does any way) but I wanted to be upfront about the limitations of this article. Also, as I have recently moved away from using GNOME, my preferred desktop set-up may offer some ideas to others that are contemplating making a desktop switch.

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How To Obtain Linux
Date: 8 Apr 2010 / Author: SeanParsons / Views: 9253

7 Cool Firefox Add-ons
Date: 27 Mar 2010 / Author: SeanParsons / Views: 31727 / Comments: 7

What is your favorite DE/WM for Linux/UNIX?
Date: 9 Mar 2010 / Author: SeanParsons / Views: 14767 / Comments: 3

Multimedia


Monday, 8 Mar 2010


Free Software Time Line Video
Date: 8 Mar 2010 / Author: SeanParsons / Views: 8385

I decided to entertain myself figuring out how Pitivi works and in the process I ended up throwing together a brief video providing a loose time line for some major milestones in free and open software.

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Comparing Browsers on Linux
Date: 16 Feb 2010 / Author: SeanParsons / Views: 22994 / Comments: 15

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Date: 12 Jan 2010 / Author: SeanParsons / Views: 6438

Productivity


Monday, 21 Feb 2011


An Open Letter to the Libre Office Design Team
Date: 21 Feb 2011 / Author: SeanParsons / Views: 14218 / Comments: 11

Libre Office is one of the most exciting forks currently in the open source world. I believe that statement so strongly that I have even put my money where my mouth is and financially contributed to this project. That said, I'm concerned they are preparing to perpetuate the same errors that OOo was making with respect to bad UI design and poor marketing.

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Extending OpenOffice.org
Date: 5 Jun 2010 / Author: SeanParsons / Views: 40456 / Comments: 7

What is your favorite office productivity suite?
Date: 1 Jun 2010 / Author: SeanParsons / Views: 20453 / Comments: 1

ooo templates by sean, version 0.2.0
Date: 12 Jan 2010 / Author: SeanParsons / Views: 13658 / Comments: 4

Original Art


Sunday, 25 Apr 2010


A Dozen GNOME Themes
Date: 25 Apr 2010 / Author: SeanParsons / Views: 58915 / Comments: 6

Now there are plenty of sites that have posted their top 10, top 16, top 25, even their top 50 themes for GNOME, but some how their lists always include the same designs over and over. The goal here is to look at some newer and/or forgotten themes, some interesting combinations fom preexisting themes, and some inclusions of original work to provide a reason to look at these themes.

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Date: 24 Mar 2010 / Author: SeanParsons / Views: 6261

Pandora Icon
Date: 12 Feb 2010 / Author: SeanParsons / Views: 7758

Gentle XFCE
Date: 19 Jan 2010 / Author: SeanParsons / Views: 26253

Random Stuff


Thursday, 14 Jan 2010


6,760 Fonts
Date: 14 Jan 2010 / Author: SeanParsons / Views: 33980 / Comments: 2

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to try a different font every day for the next 18.5... years and never repeat any fonts?

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Fun Fonts
Date: 12 Jan 2010 / Author: SeanParsons / Views: 23445 / Comments: 7

TLB Comix


Thursday, 4 Mar 2010


TLB Comix #3
Date: 4 Mar 2010 / Author: SeanParsons / Views: 6934

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TLB Comix #2
Date: 3 Mar 2010 / Author: SeanParsons / Views: 6246 / Comments: 1

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Date: 15 Feb 2010 / Author: SeanParsons / Views: 7399 / Comments: 1