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5 Best Free Linux Terminal Multiplexers Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, February 25 2012 @ 05:37 AM EST
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The nuts and bolts of Linux seem destined to be increasingly hidden away from the desktop user. The continuing development of popular desktop environments offering attractive interfaces and fancy features shows no sign of abatement.

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6 Best Free Linux Boot Utilities Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, February 19 2012 @ 10:03 AM EST
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Boot time has a real impact on the first impression of the speed of a system. The time taken for the computer to be ready for use is also important in realising a positive experience for the user. One of the most dramatic ways to improve boot times is to install a solid state drive. However, if you are not looking to replace your mechanical disk drive, there are a number of tools available for Linux that can also help to significantly improve boot times.

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7 More of the Best Free Linux Task Management Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, February 12 2012 @ 05:41 AM EST
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Task management tools are a branch of computer software which enable users to create a list of tasks to be completed. This list is sometimes known as a to-do list or things-to-do.

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4 Best Free Linux Script Writing Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, February 07 2012 @ 08:29 AM EST
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Script writing is the art and craft of writing scripts for the general public. The script can take the form of musicals, plays, novels, films, television programmes, and more. Each time you watch a show on television, visit the cinema, or read a book you are consuming the trials and tribulations of a script writer.

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7 Best Free Alternative Git Clients Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, February 04 2012 @ 06:05 AM EST
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Git is an open source distributed version control system which was originally designed by Linus Torvalds, the creator of Linux, in 2005 for Linux kernel development. This control system is widely used by the open source community, handling small to extremely large projects with an emphasis on speed and efficiency, but maintaining flexibility, scalability, and guaranteeing data integrity. Git is one of a number of open source revision control systems available for Linux. Other popular tools in this field include Subversion, Bazaar, Mercurial, Monotone, CVS, and SVN. However, Git is frequently regarded by many developers to be the finest version control tool available.

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8 Best Free Android Launchers Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, January 27 2012 @ 05:37 PM EST
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The Android platform is arguably one of the most flexible mobile operating systems in the customization stakes. Almost every part of the Android interface can be modified to meet the requirements of the user without having to gain privileged control (often referred to as "root access"). Customization extends far beyond simply changing the wallpaper, sounds, and widgets.

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5 Best Free Android UPnP Clients Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, January 16 2012 @ 04:06 AM EST
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UPnP stands for Universal Plug and Play. It is a set of computer network protocols which enables devices on a home network to be aware of each other and access selected services. This collection of protocols with the appropriate software offers a very easy method of sharing media on your network as it features automatic discovery and supports zero-configuration.

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7 Best Free Linux Time Tracking Software Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, January 08 2012 @ 06:32 PM EST
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Time tracking software is a type of computer software that records time spent on tasks. This category of software can enable users to run billing reports, and prepare invoices for clients.

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5 Best Free Android Retro Console Emulators Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, January 03 2012 @ 10:10 AM EST
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Armed with a retro console emulator, users can play games written for arcade machines on their Android device. Further, the same Android device can also be used to play video console games such as the ones developed for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES), and Sega Genesis.

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7 Best Free Android Home Computer Emulators Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, January 02 2012 @ 09:22 AM EST
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This article focuses on software which emulates home computers, a class of personal computer which reached the market in the late 1970s, and became immensely popular in the following decade, selling many millions of units.

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