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10 Best Free Linux Issue Tracking Systems Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, May 19 2012 @ 03:31 AM EDT
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Issue tracking systems cover a few different types of computer software applications which help to manage and maintain lists of issues in a number of ways. One of the most common types of an issue tracker is the bug tracking system. This system tracks issues by helping software developers keep on top of reported software bugs and acts as an aid in quality assurance.

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8 Invaluable Free Android Reddit Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, May 12 2012 @ 09:50 AM EDT
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Reddit is a popular content sharing platform where registered users submit content to the site in the form of links. The links typically point to news and blog articles, videos and pictures. Users have the ability to vote on these submissions, with the collective votes determining what content is considered good and what is regarded as junk.

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8 Best Free Android Editors Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, May 06 2012 @ 11:35 AM EDT
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A text editor is software used for editing plain text files. This type of software has many different uses such as modifying configuration files, writing programming language source code, jotting down thoughts, or even making a grocery list. Given that editors can be used for such a diverse range of activities, it is worth spending the time finding an editor that best suites your preferences.

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6 Best Free Linux Benchmark Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, April 29 2012 @ 09:58 PM EDT
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A benchmark is the act of running computer programs in order to assess the performance of computer hardware and software applications. Hardware benchmarking assesses many different attributes such as the performance of the processor, memory, graphics card, hard disk, and the network.

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5 Best Alternative Free Linux File Managers Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, April 29 2012 @ 05:28 AM EDT
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We wanted to select alternative file managers which are definitely worth trying but may have been missed given that they receive little coverage in Linux publications, and are not included or installed by default in mainstream Linux distributions. Some of the applications are still in an early stage of development.

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9 Essential Free Linux Transcoders Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, April 14 2012 @ 11:52 AM EDT
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Transcoding is the process of the conversion of digital data (typically video and audio files) from one format to another. It involves extracting tracks from a digital media file, decoding the tracks, filtering, encoding, and then multiplexing the new tracks into a new container. Transcoding will reduce the quality of the tracks unless lossless formats are used.

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7 Essential Classroom Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, April 06 2012 @ 09:56 PM EDT
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Educators face a constant variety of challenges that can impact classroom management and the learning process. An inattentive audience, mobile phone texting, disruption by unruly students, absenteeism, time constraints, students forced to take a course they would rather have avoided, and regular changes to the curriculum are just a few examples of the difficulties faced by teachers. Fortunately, there are many different ways for those involved in education, whether in teaching, training, or leadership, to help to improve student's learning in the classroom, and overcome the obstacles that are encountered.

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7 Essential Free Linux Speech Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, April 01 2012 @ 12:15 PM EDT
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Speech synthesizers are text-to-speech systems used with computers. This type of software is programmed to include phonemes and the grammatical rules of a language, so that words are pronounced correctly.

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6 Essential Free Linux Guitar Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, March 25 2012 @ 03:40 PM EST
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This feature focuses in selecting the finest Linux applications that are targeted at guitarists. All of the software featured here is released under freely distributable licenses, to download at no charge, and are easy to install and intuitive to use.

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7 Best Free Application Servers Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, March 18 2012 @ 08:51 AM EST
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An application server is computer software which provides the business logic for an application program. It offers services such as management of large distributed systems, data services, load balancing, transaction support, and network security. The application server is one part of a three-tier application, consisting of a graphical interface server, an application (business logic) server, and a database / transaction server. Many application servers support the Java platform, but they can be found in other environments.

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