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Unless you have a company buying licenses for you, tools like Photoshop, Pro Tools, Maya, or even Windows can be a serious bite out of your wallet. Here are some more affordable options to those normally pricey apps that will help you stop fretting and get more done.

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Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.

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Reader Alec submitted this desktop that brings a little bit of Windows 10 into macOS, but only the good parts. Mission Control gets a lovely unified look, and there's an app launcher at the bottom that functions like a taskbar. Here's how it's all set up.

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Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from last week.

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ravenclawwit's desktop is too pretty to ignore. The clock in the center is a combination of awesome-looking cyberpunk and a Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes challenge — but it's just the time. Here's how it's all set up.

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Every week, we feature customised desktops submitted by readers that show off beautiful wallpapers, great customisation, and UI tweaks. Sometimes they're fun, sometimes they're functional, and sometimes they're both, but 2016 was a great year for them. Here's a look at your favourites.

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We've been seeing a lot of water-based, beach-y, ocean-y wallpapers lately, and that makes us think you guys must be yearning for warmer weather. This one, from Sebastian, is a gorgeous, stark, black and white desktop with just a little customisation. Here's how it's all set up.

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After years of neglecting to do so, Adobe has now released Flash Player 24 for GNU/Linux. Now Windows, Mac and Linux are being offered the same version of Flash Player for the first time in ages. But considering Flash is already dying a slow and painful death, this might be too little too late.

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Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.

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Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.

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This landscape may look like it's steaming or on fire, but it's just bright, rich colours of the time of day the photo was shot — and it makes for a beautiful wallpaper. Add a little customisation, and Nicolas has a great desktop worth sitting down at every day. Here's how it's all set up.

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Maikasenpai's desktop is a calm sea, a respite from the tumult of the world, and we love it. It's a simple thing, but tweaked just enough to make it personal. Here's how it's all set up.

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Dobbie03 decided to give sidboX a try after using Gnome-Shell for ages. If you have no idea what that's all about, it's ok — the end result is a gorgeous, custom Linux desktop that we can all admire.

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We understand that it can be difficult to wean yourself off Windows. It's a ubiquitous operating system that most people are used to. But Microsoft's latest operating system Windows 10 has had some persistent privacy concerns. So if you're looking for an alternative but can't bear to give up the familiar user interface (UI), you could try out the Linux-based Zorin OS. The latest release is made to look and feel like Windows 10. Here are the details.

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By exploiting a design fault in the Linux boot process that decrypts encrypted hard drives, you can launch a shell with root privileges on the operating system. This security flaw has been confirmed to affect Debian, Ubuntu and Fedora with many other Linux distributions likely to be vulnerable. We have a detailed breakdown of how this vulnerability works and a way to fix the problem on affected systems.

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Reader Alec submitted this desktop to our Desktop Showcase, and aside from a stunning wallpaper, it's a neatly customised Mac. Here's how he set everything up.