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[News] Blogging Applications for GNU/Linux, Sun Executive Writes About Linux Applications

  • Subject: [News] Blogging Applications for GNU/Linux, Sun Executive Writes About Linux Applications
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 15 Feb 2009 01:50:35 +0000
  • Newsgroups: comp.os.linux.advocacy
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6 Free Blogging Clients for Linux Users

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| While there are many Windows-based blog editors around, there are only a 
| handful that Linux users can use on their desktop. 
| If you are like me - a native Linux user and a seasoned blogger - here are 6 
| free blogging clients for Linux users. 


Art and Linux family trees

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| For Christmas, Danielle bought me a piece called Starstronaut(s) by local 
| artist Mark Alan Miller. We had gone to an art show one Friday night in 
| December, and the piece had caught my eye, but I left as I always do with the 
| phrase, “I’ll think about it”. Knowing how I work, Danielle went back and 
| bought it for me.     



Build better blogs with Linux

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| Chances are you have some sort of web site. Linux has a rich history of text
| processing which can be used to turbo-boost your blogs. In fact, blogging
| goes to Linux like a hand to a glove.



Become a better blogger with UNIX

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| Did you know that blogging and UNIX go hand in hand? The native Web
| and text-processing tools of UNIX enable you to create your blogs
| quickly and easily. Discover some handy tips for improving your UNIX
| blogging skills.


Do you really need Sun Weblog Publisher?

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| Suddenly, every application on the desktop seems to be adding a
| blogging extension. Sun Microsystems' offering is the Sun Weblog
| Publisher (SWP) for StarOffice and OpenOffice.org.


Open Source Rocks

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| I've been doing a little work on a proof-of-concept for a new fully
| WordPress driven alexking.org site. I'm working off of the current WP
| trunk ("trunk" is the place bugs are created in any software), so naturally
| I ran into a couple of minor issues.
| After a brief IM conversation with Ryan to make sure I was fixing the
| issues correctly, I submitted a patch and minutes later it was
| committed. Fantastic!


Totally Free Wordpress Hosting

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| Now I will explain the procedure I tested. Just keep in mind that while it
| shows how to work with Wordpress blog engine, the idea can work for any other
| web or other resource you'd like to use. I looked over the web for all sorts
| of virtualization techniques, and the one I found to be the easiest is the
| VMWare image of rPath Wordpress Appliance. It is the basic VMWare image of a
| virtual computer, which includes all required software components needed to
| run Wordpress. Its size is about 130Mb, which is while not that small, is not
| big either - a connection to DSL would be enough to get it in about half an
| hour.        


Blogging as open source fact checking

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| The open source software community often quotes the Linus Law. "With
| enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow." That is, having multiple people
| poring over your lines of code is an excellent way find errors. It's not
| like a thousand people are collaboratively writing database software, but
| all those people are looking over the shoulders of the few who are.
| Blogs are doing that to media...
| How these organizations respond may very well point to their future
| success. Will they see these legion bloggers as adversaries? (Think of
| how Microsoft "competes" with Linux.) Or will they find inspiration in,
| say, the Digg model, harnessing countless tiny points of participation
| to harness the collective intelligence of their audience and feeding it
| back into their product?


Microsoft Traps and Hunts for Bloggers in India !!

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| Microsoft has announced the "Microsoft BlogStars" contest, to Hunts
| for Developer Bloggers in India. After feeling the power and increase of
| the Bloggers community in India, Microsoft tries to trap and hunt Bloggers
| in India to buildup the blogging community, for writing blog posts
| supporting towards Microsoft Technologies.


Blogging made easy with Drivel

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| Designed for GNOME, Drivel can work with Blogger, LiveJournal,
| MovableType, WordPress, and other popular journaling tools. Despite
| an elegant yet simple interface, Drivel packs in some very useful
| features, such as an integrated spellcheker, HTML syntax highlighting,
| and the ability to edit and update past entries.


Movable Type goes open source, enters WordPress turf

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| Movable Type goes open source, enters WordPress turf6 days ago, Movable Type
| announced that its software is now open source. With a number of killer
| features built in and a thriving developer community, the organization may be
| well positioned to woo users from WordPress.
| Since Movable Type’s launch, there has always been a free version available
| with fewer features than the commercialized product. According to the Movable
| Type’s blog, “back in late 2002 and early 2003, [cofounders] Ben and Mena had
| both been adamant about one particular point from the very beginning of the
| negotiations: That there would always be a free version of Movable Type with
| the source code freely available.”


Movable Type Open Source

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| As of today, and forever forward, Movable Type is open source. This means you
| can freely modify, redistribute, and use Movable Type for any purpose you
| choose.  


Movable Type 4.0 Beta

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| Movable Type 4.0 represents a significant step forward for a platform that
| has been losing its competitive edge to free, less sophisticated alternatives
| that continue to improve. The full-featured Movable Type 4.0 Beta is a fine
| alternative to Wordpress or Blogger. Developers and bloggers who want to
| create a unique platform will like this GPL-licensed open-source version,
| though the awkward interface still makes it less than ideal for inexperienced
| Web publishers.      


Open source microblogging

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| Laconi.ca hopes to support importing of messages from Twitter, Facebook,
| Pownce, and Jaiku in the future. Using Trac, this microblogging project
| becomes a higher quality version of instant messaging.

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