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Top 6 RAW Processing Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, November 06 2012 @ 04:54 PM EST
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RAW files are not directly usable, but have all the necessary information to create an image. RAW files usually offer higher color depth, higher dynamic range, and preserve most of the information of the image compared with the final image format. The downside of RAW files is that they take up far more storage space. Dynamic range in photography describes the ratio between the maximum and minimum measurable light intensities (white and black, respectively).

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Top 5 Tools for Writers Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, November 03 2012 @ 03:26 PM EST
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Word processors are a general application software that are perfect for constructing business documents, letters, batch mailings using templates, etc. However, many word processors are too obtrusive and distracting for writers. What is needed is software that helps concentrate on the content of the novel, sketch out the chapters and scenes, work out the best structure, import research, add locations, characters and objects.

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6 Best Free Electronic Design Automation Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, October 27 2012 @ 08:12 PM EDT
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The electronic design market has witnessed rapid expansion in recent years, with the market becoming increasingly more global. With the rise of semiconductor industries in many emerging countries, such as China, good quality EDA software is in strong demand.

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5 Free Linux Astronomical Data Analysis Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, October 27 2012 @ 03:11 PM EDT
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Professional astronomers are in a very fortunate profession. They have the opportunity to continue their love of astronomy, travel the world, make significant discoveries, and get paid at the same time.

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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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