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Novell and Ximian A demonstration of the next release of Novell's Linux for desktops drew cheers and applause Wednesday, although the final version of the software is not expected for some months. Nat Friedman, the company's vice president of Linux desktop engineering, showed Novell Linux Desktop 10 playing videos and MP3 music files, and exchanging music and photos with an iPod and a digital camera, in a keynote presentation at the Solutions Linux conference and trade show on the outskirts of Paris.
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RE: Novell Shows Off
by DirtyHarry on Wed 1st Feb 2006 22:12 UTC in reply to "Novell Shows Off"
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2006-01-31

What it even makes it sadder that the demoed MP3 player is really not the best that there is on Linux.

Amarok is by far the better (al be it subjective from my side :-) mp3 player...

But what is interesting is that they have decided to include a MP3 decoder from the start. And that IS news. There's no linux distribution at the moment that plays MP3 out of the box...

And the desktop? Novell should have choosen KDE. Than they could really shine on the desktop and present some inovative applications.

A Windows user will laugh us in the face when you present him with the default Gnome burner app... But with K3B he/she will feel comfortable...

Ok. Well. Maybe in a few years.... If Google wants to help.....

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