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8 of the Best Free Linux Astronomy Apps Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, June 08 2011 @ 02:41 AM EDT
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Astronomy is particularly well suited to the layperson. It is a wonderful hobby which has almost no age limits, it is open to individuals of all financial means, and there is always the potential for an amateur to discover something that has eluded professional astronomers, or to help monitor stars and track asteroids. Even with the unaided eye, there is much to study in the night sky including constellations, shooting stars, planets, and of course the moon, the Earth's only natural satellite.

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7 of the Best Free Linux GPS Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, June 05 2011 @ 05:57 AM EDT
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The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a satellite-based navigation satellite system consisting of a network of satellites which provide positioning, navigation, and timing services in all weather, anywhere on or near the Earth.

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18 of the Best Free Up-and-Coming Linux Games (Part 3 of 3) Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, May 21 2011 @ 03:08 AM EDT
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This article is the final instalment in a three part series, identifying up-and-coming free games that are worth giving a whirl.

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18 of the Best Free Up-and-Coming Linux Games (Part 2 of 3) Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, May 15 2011 @ 05:51 PM EDT
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The plethora of free games available for Linux makes it time-consuming for gamers to randomly try even more than a small fraction of them. A good proportion of these titles are entertaining, highly addictive, offer captivating gameplay, and are challenging.

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18 of the Best Free Up-and-Coming Linux Games (Part 1 of 3) Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, May 08 2011 @ 03:49 AM EDT
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There are not many people that are immune from the charms of computer games at some stage of their life. Even the father of Linux, Linus Torvalds, is reported to have been hooked on playing a single game for a month.

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5 of the Best Free Linux Caching Systems Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, April 30 2011 @ 03:53 AM EDT
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In computing terms, a cache is a collection of temporary data that will be required to be accessed in the future, and can be retrieved extremely quickly. The data stored within a cache may be a simple reproduction of information held elsewhere or it may have been the results of a previous computation.

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6 of the Best Free Linux Web Caches Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, April 29 2011 @ 03:52 AM EDT
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Web caches have become a vital mechanism for optimising the amount of data that is delivered in a given period of time. Good web caches also help to minimise latency, serving pages as quickly as possible. This helps to prevent the end user from becoming impatient having to wait for content to be delivered. Web caches optimise the data flow between client and server. They also help to converse bandwidth by caching frequently-delivered content. If you need to reduce server load and improve delivery speed of your content, it is definitely worth exploring the benefits offered by web cache software.

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6 of the Best Free Linux MAC/RBAC Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, April 17 2011 @ 04:50 PM EDT
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One of the most difficult problems in managing a large network is the complexity of security administration. The deployment of individual security products such as firewalls, intrusion detection systems, network traffic analysis, log file analysis, or antivirus software is never going to provide adequate protection for computers that are connected to the internet.

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5 of the Best Free Linux Disk Encryption Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, April 11 2011 @ 04:10 PM EDT
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The importance of security should never be underestimated. The consequences of losing data can be disastrous for any organisation. For example, the loss of a single unencrypted laptop may have huge repercussions. This could include breaching data protection legislation with the risk of a significant fine, a loss in the confidence of an organisation, as well as the risk that sensitive data may fall into the hands of a competitor or third party with malicious intent.

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10 of the Best Free Linux Earth Science Software Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, April 03 2011 @ 04:08 AM EDT
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Earth science (also known as geoscience) is the focus of understanding the sciences related to the planet Earth. It includes a wide range of fields such as geology, geography, geophysics, meteorology, oceanography, and glaciology. Some people are surprised to learn that astronomy is also regarded to be an earth science. Geology is generally considered to be the primary earth science.

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