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6 More Best Free Business Intelligence Software Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, October 21 2012 @ 05:34 AM EDT
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Business intelligence software continues to be a hot market in this difficult economic climate. This type of software takes a company's raw data from its databases and turns it into signposts and mappings that helps firms make better business decision-making with the objective of generating additional revenue.

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6 Top Console Based IRC Clients Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, October 17 2012 @ 02:55 PM EDT
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Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is an essential way of engaging with the Linux community. Being able to tap into the wealth of knowledge of individuals logged into IRC enables users to engage directly with developers and other users of distributions and applications. IRC is not just limited to obtaining and giving technical support to others; it can be used for many other activities.

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Console Based Applications Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, October 13 2012 @ 03:06 AM EDT
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Console based applications are light on system resources (very useful on low specified machines), can be faster and more efficient than their graphical counterparts, they do not stop working when X Windows is restarted, and are great for scripting purposes. When designed well, console applications offer a surprisingly powerful way of using a computer effectively. The applications are leaner, faster, easier to maintain, and remove the need to have installed a whole gamut of libraries.

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5 Top Console Linux File Managers Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, October 06 2012 @ 10:38 AM EDT
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It is unquestionably the case that only a small percentage of Linux users would be truly satisfied not having access to a graphical user interface. The graphical desktop environment has become so ingrained in almost everyone's computer activities. Nevertheless, even in 2012 there are many reasons why console based applications have an important part to play.

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5 Useful Alternatives to the Top Utility Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, September 29 2012 @ 03:42 AM EDT
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The top utility will need little introduction to seasoned Linux users. top is a small utility that offers a dynamic real-time view of a running system. It allows users to monitor the processes that are running on a system.

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6 Great Free Alternative Text Editors Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, September 23 2012 @ 08:29 AM EDT
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A text editor is software used for editing plain text files. Text editors are used to write programming code, change configuration files, take notes, and more.

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9 Great Free Linux Foreign Language Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, September 17 2012 @ 06:56 AM EDT
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Learning a new language can provide life changing opportunities and enjoyment. There are so many reasons to learn a foreign language whatever your nationality, to improve employment potential, intellectual curiosity, make travel more enjoyable, sharpen cognitive and life skills, make lifelong friends, and many more. Whilst it is widely acknowledged that it is easier to begin learning a second language at a tender age, starting a new language at any age is eminently worthwhile.

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9 Great Free Linux Audio Players Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, September 14 2012 @ 06:59 PM EDT
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Like many types of software, the selection of a favorite audio player is, to some extent, dependent on personal preferences. Nevertheless, we are confident that the applications featured in this article represent the most appealing audio players.

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6 Great Linux Statistical Analysis Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, September 09 2012 @ 01:28 PM EDT
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Linux is particularly strong in the field of open source statistical software. The purpose of this article is to identify software for performing statistical analysis. This type of software helps to summarize data in a shorter form, and helps scientists understand a concept or representation and make possible predictions based on this understanding.

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Top Configuration Management Databases Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, September 01 2012 @ 06:08 AM EDT
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A configuration management database (CMDB) is a repository of information related to the various components of an information system detailing an organisation's IT services and the relationships between those components. The purpose of a CMDB is to catalog and track all of the information that an IT department needs to keep.

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