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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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Grab 24 Beautifully Scribed Free Programming Books Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, May 25 2014 @ 04:19 AM EDT
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Learning a new programming language can be a daunting experience. To help break down the barriers, this article presents our pick of the finest free programming books available to download over the net. There is 1 book selected per language, which made selection problematic to say the least.

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6 Invaluable Free Ada Books Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, May 18 2014 @ 09:51 AM EDT
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Ada is a structured, statically typed, imperative, wide-spectrum, multi-paradigm, object-oriented high-level, ALGOL-like programming language, extended from Pascal and other languages. The language was developed in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Ada is named after Augusta Ada Byron (often now known as Ada Lovelace), daughter of the poet Lord Byron.

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We have written a range of guides highlighting excellent free books for popular programming languages. Check out the following guides: C, C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, CoffeeScript, HTML, Python, Ruby, Perl, Haskell, PHP, Lisp, R, Prolog, Scala, Scheme, Forth, SQL, Node.js (new), Fortran (new), Erlang (new), Pascal (new), and Ada (new).


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