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6 of the Best Free Linux Screencasting Software Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, July 24 2009 @ 05:18 PM EDT
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Screencasting software takes a series of screenshots of a running application, recording the user's actions, and creating a video file.

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Linux desktop will trounce Windows 7 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, July 22 2009 @ 05:10 PM EDT
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This month naked marketing muscle once again shows us how it should be done. In the UK, Microsoft made it to number one as the most respected and trusted brand, ahead even of Mercedes-Benz. The people have spoken.

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Microsoft releases more code to Linux community Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, July 22 2009 @ 03:26 PM EDT
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Microsoft has made its second release under the General Public License in two days with software for the open-source online learning system Moodle.

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7 of the Best Free Linux Twitter Clients Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, July 19 2009 @ 08:20 AM EDT
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Twitter is a popular social networking utility which has gained enormous popularity as a micro-blogging tool, with millions using the service across the globe. Indeed, Twitter is pretty much constantly in the news. It enables friends, family, and co–workers to communicate and stay connected through the exchange of quick, frequent answers to one simple question: What are you doing?

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9 of the Best Free Linux System Monitoring Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, July 12 2009 @ 08:42 AM EDT
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Computer monitoring systems are used to gather data for the purpose of real-time incident notification, performance analysis, and system health verification. Without such a tool, a system administrator would have to login to each machine to collect information on a regular basis. This kind of repetitive task can be automated using a system monitoring tool.

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Koala will be 'a definitive shift' for Ubuntu Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, July 07 2009 @ 02:56 PM EDT
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You may, by now, have heard of a little distribution called Ubuntu, unless you happen to have been in space for the past five years.

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CrunchPad tablet coming soon for around US $300 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, July 07 2009 @ 02:45 PM EDT
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Presumably still months before any Apple “MacBook iTablet” will appear, TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington’s “CrunchPad” will go on sale, booting through Linux into a Webkit based browser for what could be the best low-cost cloud computing touch-tablet experience thus far – and it’s sure to be very quickly hacked!

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Cross-platform VLC media software player finally turns 1.0 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, July 07 2009 @ 02:33 PM EDT
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The free 1.0 release, available for OS X (both Intel and PowerPC), Windows, many flavours of Linux and other open-source operating systems, is really all about stability - that’s what eight years of testing will do for you, after all - but it doesn’t hold back on the features, either.

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6 of the Best Free Linux Documentation Generators Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, July 05 2009 @ 03:21 PM EDT
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A documentation generator is a programming tool that generates documentation intended for programmers and end users, from a set of commented source code files, and in certain cases, binary files.

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9 of the Best Free Linux Debuggers Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, June 28 2009 @ 01:23 PM EDT
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Debugging is the process of finding and reducing the number of bugs in computer software and electronic hardware. When a program crashes, the debugger shows the position in the original code. A good debugger plays an essential role in software development.

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