LinuxLinks.com
Newbies What Next ? News Forums Calendar

Search





News Sections
Home
General News (3973/0)
Reviews (628/0)
Press Releases (464/0)
Distributions (187/0)
Software (870/0)
Hardware (522/0)
Security (192/0)
Tutorials (345/0)
Off Topic (181/0)


User Functions
Username:

Password:

Don't have an account yet? Sign up as a New User


Events
There are no upcoming events



5 of the Best Free Linux Font Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, January 09 2011 @ 11:51 PM EST
Contributed by: sde

In the days when Linux was a fledgling operating system, font handling was often identified as a major weakness. Fortunately, the situation is considerably better these days, with a better quality of user interface typography.

read more (114 words)
Post a comment  [ Views: 2086 ]  

5 of the Best Free Linux System Cleaning Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, January 04 2011 @ 05:24 PM EST
Contributed by: sde

Many readers will have witnessed their computer system becoming progressively slower in use over time. This particularly affects Windows so much so that over time it can feel like the machine is running at half speed. This is in part due to users continually installing more applications, and not performing system maintenance.

read more (149 words)
Post a comment  [ Views: 2201 ]  

5 More of the Best Free Linux Twitter Clients Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, December 25 2010 @ 02:46 AM EST
Contributed by: sde

Twitter has seen an extraordinary increase in the number of tweets, brief posts of 140 characters. That's right, an absurd constraint, with no pictures, video, or audio. Nevertheless, these short messages seems to bring out the best in humour, understanding, and observation, with tweets often sticking to the facts. 25 billion tweets were made in the past year alone using this text message service by over 100 million people around the world!

read more (45 words)
Post a comment  [ Views: 1915 ]  

21 More Notable Free Linux Games (Part 3 of 3) Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, December 23 2010 @ 04:45 PM EST
Contributed by: sde

Linux is vastly underrated as a gaming platform. This may be due to the fact that there is no significant marketing of Linux games. With a lack of big-name games featuring in the computing press, coupled with a low market share for Linux on desktop PCs, things might seem bleak, with major barriers to the growth of Linux games.

read more (50 words)
Post a comment  [ Views: 2113 ]  

21 More Notable Free Linux Games (Part 2 of 3) Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, December 11 2010 @ 12:16 PM EST
Contributed by: sde

We have always been strong advocates of computer games. Rather than rotting the brain, computer games are interactive, teach essential life skills, and can stimulate learning. They also have been proven to enhance skills such as creativity, cooperation, teamplay, as well as encouraging innovative and strategic thinking and improving hand-eye coordination.

read more (72 words)
Post a comment  [ Views: 2526 ]  

21 More Notable Free Linux Games (Part 1 of 3) Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, December 05 2010 @ 02:45 AM EST
Contributed by: sde

In some circles games are regarded as a distraction and a time waster. However, there are many benefits to playing computer games other than the obvious simple unadulterated fun that they offer.

read more (146 words)
Post a comment  [ Views: 2714 ]  

6 More of the Best Free Linux Monitoring Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, November 28 2010 @ 02:20 PM EST
Contributed by: sde

The feature 9 of the Best Free Linux System Monitoring Tools, written in July 2009, highlighted our personal picks in open source monitoring software at that time. However, there has been significant developments since that article was published.

read more (106 words)
Post a comment  [ Views: 2151 ]  

6 of the Best Free Linux Rich Internet Application Frameworks Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, November 16 2010 @ 02:00 PM EST
Contributed by: sde

A rich internet application is a web application that resembles a desktop application in many ways, but is delivered by a browser, virtual machine or from a browser plug-in. The most popular platforms for rich internet applications are Adobe Flash, and Java.

read more (44 words)
Post a comment  [ Views: 2746 ]  

5 of the Best Free Linux Webcam Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, November 07 2010 @ 11:41 PM EST
Contributed by: sde

A webcam is a video capture device that is either connected to a computer directly (typically by USB) or over a computer network. Many modern netbooks and laptops have a built-in webcam.

read more (40 words)
Post a comment  [ Views: 2661 ]  

6 of the Best Free Linux Camera Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, October 30 2010 @ 06:51 PM EDT
Contributed by: sde

Linux offers excellent software for dealing with RAW files, for remotely operating cameras, importing and processing raw data, as well as software to read, write and edit camera metadata.

read more (41 words)
Post a comment  [ Views: 2417 ]  

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).


Group Tests
All Group Tests

Top Free Software
6 Office Suites
7 Document Processors
6 Lean Desktops
6 Desktop Search
9 Project Management
9 Groupware Apps
14 File Managers
10 Databases
21 Backup Tools
21 DVD Tools
21 Window Managers
21 Productivity Tools
9 Terminal Emulators
21 Financial Tools
21 Text Editors
21 Video Emulators
21 Home Emulators
42 Graphics Apps
6 CAD Apps
42 Scientific Apps
10 Web Browsers
42 Email Apps
12 Instant Messaging
10 IRC Clients
7 Twitter Clients
12 News Aggregators
11 VoIP Apps
11 Remote Display Apps
42 Best Games
42 More Games
21 More Games
21 Notable Games (1)
21 Notable Games (2)
21 Notable Games (3)
8 ASCII Games
9 Educational Games
42 Audio Apps
42 Video Apps
6 Screencasting Apps
80 Security Apps
9 System Monitoring
6 Family History Apps
11 PDF Tools
6 Music Servers
6 Collection Managers
7 Calculator Apps
8 Geometry Apps
Free Console Apps
14 Multimedia
Programming
8 Compilers
9 IDEs
9 Debuggers
7 Revision Control Apps
6 Doc Generators
'Free' Proprietary
21 Closed-Source Apps
Top Commercial Apps
42 Games
Free Web Software
21 Web CMS
14 Wiki Engines
8 Blog Apps
6 eCommerce Apps
5 Human Resource Apps
10 ERP
10 CRM
6 Data Warehouse Apps
8 Business Intelligence
6 Point-of-Sale

All Group Tests

Other Articles
Migrating from Windows
Back up your data
Distribution Guide
Distro Portal Pages
20 Free Linux Books
Running Linux Under Windows


Older Stories
Monday 06/02
  • Delightful ASCII Art Tools (0)

  • Saturday 05/31
  • Best Tools for Network Inventory Management (0)

  • Sunday 05/25
  • Grab 24 Beautifully Scribed Free Programming Books (0)
  • 6 Invaluable Free Ada Books (0)

  • Thursday 05/15
  • 4 Best Free Pascal Books (0)

  • Saturday 05/10
  • 5 Best Free Erlang Books (0)

  • Sunday 05/04
  • The 9 Best Free Fortran Books (0)

  • Thursday 05/01
  • 5 Best Free Node.js Introductory Books (0)

  • Sunday 04/27
  • Tools to Empower Librarians (0)

  • Saturday 04/19
  • Create Vector Graphics with Open Source Software (0)


  • Vote

    What do you find MOST attractive about Open Source software?

    Amount of customization
    Security
    Freedom provided
    Speed of development
    Quality
    Multiple versions
    Cost
    Potential to contribute
    Ability to modify code
    Results
    4807 votes | 2 comments

    Built with GeekLog and phpBB
    Comments to the webmaster are welcome
    Copyright 2009 LinuxLinks.com - All rights reserved