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LinuxLinks: Group Tests Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, November 21 2009 @ 07:49 AM EST
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If you are interested in finding the best Linux software, we would strongly recommend that you check out our Group Tests portal page. It covers the vast majority of different software types, including games, business software, multimedia, utilities, networking and much much more.

LinuxLinks' Group Tests should be your first port of call!

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Excellent Free Distraction-Free Tools for Writers Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, July 20 2014 @ 02:40 PM EDT
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Fans of the typewriter remain a vehement group. They view the typewriter as something really special, a tool which makes the connection between languages. One of the attractions of a typewriter is that it offers a distraction-free alternative of modern day methods for producing a document. They challenge the writer to concentrate on what really matters - the content. They force the writer to think.

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Pick of the Bunch: Console Internet Applications Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, July 13 2014 @ 02:05 PM EDT
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I would be the first to concede that Linux users will never be satisfied being denied access to a desktop environment. Linux users have a choice of many different desktop environments, all with their own different styles and strengths. Which desktop environment is best invokes strong feelings. Personally, I have no strong feelings for or against any of the environments available. This is predominately because I still spend a lot of my time either using the Linux console, or, when in X, I end up at a terminal emulator, mostly Terminator.

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Mobile Phone Management Made Easy Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, July 06 2014 @ 01:33 PM EDT
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Mobile phone users should not regard their computer only as the means of recharging their phone, or transferring files to and from the phone's storage. There's a lot more than you can do with your Linux box. This article illustrates some good open source tools that let you manage your mobile phone.

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Easy File Comparisons With These Great Free Diff Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, June 28 2014 @ 07:21 PM EDT
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File comparison compares the contents of computer files, finding their common contents and their differences. The result of the comparison is often known as a diff. diff is also the name of a famous console based file comparison utility that outputs the differences between two files. The diff utility was developed in the early 1970s on the Unix operating system. diff will output the parts of the files where they are different.

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9 ASCII Games You'll Want to Play Again and Again Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, June 21 2014 @ 11:50 AM EDT
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Text-based games often receive little coverage in the Linux press. However, there are some real ASCII gems out there waiting to be explored which are immensely addictive and great fun to play.

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12 Remarkable Free Shell Scripting Books Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, June 13 2014 @ 06:06 AM EDT
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The focus of this article is to select the finest shell scripting books which are available to download for free. Many of the books featured here can also be freely distributed. So get reading, learning and sharing.

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Open Source LDAP Solutions Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, June 07 2014 @ 12:36 PM EDT
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LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) is an application protocol for accessing directory services. It runs on a layer above the TCP/IP stack incorporating simplified encoding methods, and offers a convenient way to connect to, search, and modify Internet directories, specifically X.500-based directory services.

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Delightful ASCII Art Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, June 02 2014 @ 04:23 PM EDT
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Linux offers a vast collection of small open source utilities that perform functions ranging from the obvious to the bizarre. It is the quality and selection of these tools that help Linux stand out as a productive environment.

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Best Tools for Network Inventory Management Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, May 31 2014 @ 06:29 AM EDT
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This type of software puts to pasture the antiquated way of tracking network inventory, dispensing with the horrid spreadsheet or word processing document.

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6 Office Suites
7 Document Processors
6 Lean Desktops
6 Desktop Search
9 Project Management
9 Groupware Apps
14 File Managers
10 Databases
21 Backup Tools
21 DVD Tools
21 Window Managers
21 Productivity Tools
9 Terminal Emulators
21 Financial Tools
21 Text Editors
21 Video Emulators
21 Home Emulators
42 Graphics Apps
6 CAD Apps
42 Scientific Apps
10 Web Browsers
42 Email Apps
12 Instant Messaging
10 IRC Clients
7 Twitter Clients
12 News Aggregators
11 VoIP Apps
11 Remote Display Apps
42 Best Games
42 More Games
21 More Games
21 Notable Games (1)
21 Notable Games (2)
21 Notable Games (3)
8 ASCII Games
9 Educational Games
42 Audio Apps
42 Video Apps
6 Screencasting Apps
80 Security Apps
9 System Monitoring
6 Family History Apps
11 PDF Tools
6 Music Servers
6 Collection Managers
7 Calculator Apps
8 Geometry Apps
Free Console Apps
14 Multimedia
Programming
8 Compilers
9 IDEs
9 Debuggers
7 Revision Control Apps
6 Doc Generators
'Free' Proprietary
21 Closed-Source Apps
Top Commercial Apps
42 Games
Free Web Software
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14 Wiki Engines
8 Blog Apps
6 eCommerce Apps
5 Human Resource Apps
10 ERP
10 CRM
6 Data Warehouse Apps
8 Business Intelligence
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