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Reviewed Ubuntu 23.04 (Lunar Lobster)

Three of the four bugs I considered annoying were fixed in this release, and although I agree with many users that moving the minimize/maximize/close window buttons to the left was a ridiculously bad idea, moving them back to the right was far too... Read full review

Reviewed Mozilla Firefox for Windows 108.0

When I experienced the problem described by reviewer LakotaElf, it was due entirely to a buggy extension (Ghostery, in my case), rather than with Firefox itself.

Otherwise, it has been, and continues to be, the best browser I've used on both... Read full review

Reviewed LameXP Build 2382

Like a previous reviewer, I'm struck oddly---and negatively---by the fact that this software transcodes from WavPack, yet can't encode it. I also wonder why Speex support is omitted, given that all other audio formats under the umbrella... Read full review

Reviewed Wine 8.10 Development

I've always read people saying WINE doesn't work well, and I'm sure for many applications, it still doesn't, but since I switched to Linux as my primary OS in July '07, I've only had the need to regularly run two Windows applications, Mp3tag for... Read full review

Reviewed Ubuntu 23.04 (Lunar Lobster)

The new notify-OSD is highly annoying, but thanks to the brilliant Martin Pitt, can easily be gotten rid of. Upon doing that, I'm left with the best version I've tried of a very fine OS. Read full review

Reviewed Monkey's Audio 8.67

With WavPack having a better feature set, and TAK now yielding virtually the same compression level at faster encoding speeds, there mightn't be much point in continuing this CODEC. For those who've committed large collections to the format and... Read full review

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