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11 of the Best Free Linux PDF Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, October 22 2009 @ 10:27 AM EDT
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Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format created by Adobe Systems in 1993 for document exchange. The format includes a subset of the PostScript page description programming language, a font-embedding system, and a structural storage system.

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10 of the Best Free Linux Relational Databases Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, October 19 2009 @ 02:45 AM EDT
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A Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) is a Database Management System (DBMS) that is based on the relational model. Most database systems today are based on this type of system.

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5 of the Best Free Human Resource Management Software Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, October 10 2009 @ 01:35 PM EDT
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A key way to reduce the administrative burden on a company's human resources department is to use software which automates routine tasks. Step forward five high quality open source software applications which allow HR departments to do just that.

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Top Firefox Tips Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, October 04 2009 @ 11:59 AM EDT
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Mozilla Firefox has been outperforming Internet Explorer for a number of years, and its latest version is even faster than ever. However, there is a new, lean, free web browser on the block which runs web pages at lightning speed. It goes by the name of Google Chrome.

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Ubuntu Tips - Boot Faster Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, September 30 2009 @ 02:05 PM EDT
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With just a few modifications and some experimentation, your Ubuntu box can realise its untapped potential. We have identified 8 tips to help you achieve this. Most of the tips are really easy to implement, and are perfectly safe.

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9 of the Best Free Linux Groupware Software Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, September 26 2009 @ 06:14 PM EDT
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Groupware software (or collaborative software) is designed to enable users to collaborate, regardless of location, via the internet or a corporate intranet and to work together in a virtual atmosphere.

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10 of the Best Free Linux Web Browsers Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, September 22 2009 @ 03:50 PM EDT
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A web browser is the quintessential desktop application. Everyone needs one, and there is not a desktop Linux distribution around that does not make a web browser available.

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10 of the Best Free Linux IRC Clients Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, September 13 2009 @ 12:39 PM EDT
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Internet Relay Chat (IRC) is a type of real-time Internet text messaging (chat) or synchronous conferencing. IRC was born during summer 1988 when Jarkko Oikarinen wrote the first IRC client and server when he was working in the Department of Information Processing Science at the University of Oulu, Finland. This system enables millions of people around the world to communicate in real time.

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Wine, Linux and Multimedia Software Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, September 06 2009 @ 11:50 AM EDT
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The purpose of this article is to try out some of my favorite Windows multimedia software in Wine. This is not intended to be an exhaustive survey of Windows multimedia software, but merely to capture my thoughts on software which I used on a regular basis under Windows.

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6 of the Best Free Linux Family History Software Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, August 30 2009 @ 08:32 PM EDT
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Family history (or genealogy) software is computer software used to record, organise and publish genealogical data.

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