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24 Extra Hot Free Linux Games (Part 1 of 3) Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, April 30 2010 @ 04:30 PM EDT
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If Linux is going to make significant strides in increasing market desktop share, it needs to be able to compete with Windows in all areas. The average computer user typically just wants a single operating system to use for their work, to surf the net, to keep in contact with family and friends, and to have some fun. Having to reboot between operating systems is frankly too inconvenient for many users, as well as being perceived as too difficult. Whilst you can run many Windows software from Linux (e.g. by using virtualisation software, or Wine), again this simply appears to add to the complexity of using the PC. Furthermore, whilst Wine does allow some of the hottest Windows games to run under Linux, it is inevitable there will always be some incompatibility issues.

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6 of the Best Free Linux Simple Backup Software Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, April 25 2010 @ 05:19 AM EDT
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Surveys suggest that up to 90% of home computer users do not back up their data. That is a pretty frightening statistic bearing in mind how valuable and precious users' files are. Computer users who do not backup their files are at risk of losing all of their personal and irreplaceable documents. The hard drive in a PC can malfunction at any time, sometimes without any warning at all. Alternatively, the computer's hard disk can be damaged by an accident, a fire, flood, power cut, or infected by a virus.

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24 More of the Best Linux Commercial Games (Part 3 of 3) Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, April 17 2010 @ 04:29 PM EDT
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There is no denying the huge selection of open source games available for Linux. Playing through all of these games would entertain many gamers for years. Nevertheless, there is still a massive market for commercial games. If Linux is ever going to usurp the desktop market, it needs a regular source of native high quality games that rival commercial games available on Windows.

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24 More of the Best Linux Commercial Games (Part 2 of 3) Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, April 11 2010 @ 01:02 PM EDT
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Why spend your hard earned money on proprietary software when open source software provides a similar (or better) amount of functionality? That's a very good question.

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24 More of the Best Linux Commercial Games (Part 1) Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, April 07 2010 @ 05:40 PM EDT
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The amount of software that is available for Linux is truly mind-boggling with tens of thousands of applications available to download, including an impressive arsenal of open source games. However, it is fair to say that the amount of commercial games released for Linux continues to be in short supply in comparison with the number of titles released under Windows.

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12 More of the Best Free Linux Books Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, April 04 2010 @ 12:00 PM EDT
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Many computer users have an insatiable appetite to deepen their understanding of computer operating systems and computer software. Linux users are no different in that respect. At the same time as developing a huge range of open source software, the Linux community fortunately has also written a vast range of documentation in the form of books, guides, tutorials, HOWTOs, man pages, and other help to aid the learning process.

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7 of the Best Free Linux Bible Software Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, March 31 2010 @ 01:23 PM EST
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Easter is the most important annual religious festival for Christians. It is the celebration of the resurrection of the central figure of Christianity, Jesus of Nazareth (Jesus Christ). It therefore seems an appropriate point in the year for us to turn our attention to open source Linux Bible software.

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8 of the Best Free Linux Astrology Software Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, March 28 2010 @ 10:24 AM EST
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Astrology is a set of traditions, beliefs and systems which hold that there is a connection between the movement of heavenly bodies and events that take place on Earth such as human affairs, and personality. Astrologists use the position of the planets to try to predict future events, and to inform the psychological understanding of an individual's psyche.

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6 of the Best Free Linux HDR Imaging Software Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, March 24 2010 @ 04:34 PM EST
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High dynamic range imaging (HDR) is an important technology for photographers. It is a collection of techniques that allow a wider dynamic range of luminances between the lightest and darkest areas of an image.

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7 of the Best Free Linux FTP Clients Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, March 21 2010 @ 06:00 PM EST
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File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a popular and time-honored method of transferring files to and from a remote network site. FTP is built on a client-server architecture and uses separate control and data connections between the client and server applications. The FTP client connects to the FTP server, and enables the user to send and retrieves files from that server.

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