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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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Shuttle XS29f: Linux Looks Great in Green Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, June 25 2009 @ 05:14 PM EDT
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Power and space saving computers are in, and Shuttle has a winner with the XS29F. This little gem really skimps on the power consumption to the tune of around 20-25 watts on average. That's less than half of that 60-watt light bulb shining down on you right now. For the Do It Yourselfer (DIYer) on a budget this box makes a lot of sense.

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Open source show gears up with 200 sessions Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, June 25 2009 @ 03:58 PM EDT
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The OSCON (Open Source Convention) conference will present over 200 sessions between July 20-24 in San Jose, Calif., covering a variety of desktop and embedded Linux topics. Meanwhile, SourceForge.net has opened voting for its 2009 Community Choice Awards, with winners to be announced at OSCON.

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Digg, Dug, Buried: How Linux news disappears Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, June 25 2009 @ 03:07 PM EDT
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I became aware of this because in the last few weeks I've had several stories that were pro-Linux and anti-Microsoft-Linux, it doesn't get any faster and Macs, Windows 7, and Linux--first became popular on Digg, and, an hour later they were buried.

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