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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
Contributed by: trev

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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6 Best Free Linux Flickr Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, March 04 2012 @ 08:27 PM EST
Contributed by: sde

Flickr is an online photo management and sharing application created in 2004 and subsequently acquired by the web portal organisation, Yahoo! Inc. Flickr has a large user base (more than 60 million members) that rely on this storage site to host and share their 6 billion images with family and friends. The application is particularly popular among the blogging community, but faces stiff competition from the likes of Picasa, Facebook, and others.

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6 Best Free Linux Media Centers Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, March 03 2012 @ 06:12 AM EST
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The majority of Linux distributions come supplied with a wide range of software that lets individuals use their PC to watch movies and television programs, listen to a music collection, and view photos. However, if you are looking for a more harmonious approach, turning your Linux box into a state of the art media center with an integrated easy-to-use interface, media center software will be just the ticket.

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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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