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5 Top Free TeX Books Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, January 04 2015 @ 08:04 AM EST
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TeX is a system for computer typesetting. It is a powerful low-level markup and programming language that creates professional quality typeset text. The system was developed by Donald Knuth at Stanford University with the purpose of enabling anyone to generate high-quality books, and to develop a system that yields the same results whatever computer is used.

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OpenELEC lightweight Linux adds Kodi 14 support Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, January 01 2015 @ 10:00 PM EST
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Open Embedded Linux Entertainment Center (OpenELEC) is a small Linux distribution built from scratch as a platform to turn your computer into a Kodi (previously XBMC) media center. OpenELEC is designed to make your system boot fast, and the install is so easy that anyone can turn a blank PC into a media machine in less than 15 minutes.

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Run Crouton¹ in a Chrome OS Window Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, January 01 2015 @ 05:00 PM EST
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Google Intern has added support to run Crouton¹ in a Chrome OS Window. Thanks to a 4,471 lines patch², fearless people can now run their favorite Linux distributions on their Chrome Devices in a nice window without jumping between Virtual Terminals as before.

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Orange Pi - inspired by the famous Raspberry Pi Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, December 28 2014 @ 04:51 AM EST
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Orange Pi is an open-source single-board computer. It can run Android 4.4, Ubuntu, Debian, Rasberry Pi Image, as well as the Cubieboard Image. It uses the AllWinner A20 SoC, and has 1GB DDR3 SDRAM.

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Top Terminal Multiplexer Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, December 27 2014 @ 06:02 PM EST
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The phrase 'terminal multiplexer' sounds a bit of a mouthful and a large dollop of jargon. Multiplexing is a method of combining multiple data streams into one stream over a shared medium. This gives us a hint of the function of a terminal multiplexer. It is computer software that can be used to multiplex several video consoles. In English? Well, it allows you to make use of multiple separate terminal sessions inside a single terminal. So one terminal session can act like many sessions.

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Linux bloated? Think again Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, December 26 2014 @ 09:39 AM EST
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Jack Wallen offers up his own take on the question "Is Linux bloated?"

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Erle-copter Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, December 26 2014 @ 06:00 AM EST
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Erle-copter is a Linux-based, low cost and open (hardware and software) educational drone.

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Erle-brain Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, December 26 2014 @ 02:43 AM EST
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Erle-brain is an open hardware and open source Linux-based autopilot for drones. It consists of a BeagleBone Black and a PixHawk Fire Cape and it comes with a Debian image flashed, ROS preinstalled and the latest ready to fly cod

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Librem 15: A Free/Libre Software Laptop That Respects Your Essential Freedoms Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, December 22 2014 @ 11:37 PM EST
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The Purism Librem 15 is the first high-end laptop in the world that ships without mystery software in the kernel, operating system, or any software applications. Every other consumer-grade laptop you can purchase comes with an operating system that includes suspect, proprietary software, and there’s no way for you to know what that software does.

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digiKam Software Collection 4.6.0 released... Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, December 22 2014 @ 04:27 PM EST
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The digiKam Team is proud to announce the release of digiKam Software Collection 4.6.0. This release includes many bugs fixes in Image Editor and Batch Queue Mananger.

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