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21 More Notable Free Linux Games (Part 2 of 3) Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, December 11 2010 @ 12:16 PM EST
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We have always been strong advocates of computer games. Rather than rotting the brain, computer games are interactive, teach essential life skills, and can stimulate learning. They also have been proven to enhance skills such as creativity, cooperation, teamplay, as well as encouraging innovative and strategic thinking and improving hand-eye coordination.

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21 More Notable Free Linux Games (Part 1 of 3) Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, December 05 2010 @ 02:45 AM EST
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In some circles games are regarded as a distraction and a time waster. However, there are many benefits to playing computer games other than the obvious simple unadulterated fun that they offer.

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6 More of the Best Free Linux Monitoring Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, November 28 2010 @ 02:20 PM EST
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The feature 9 of the Best Free Linux System Monitoring Tools, written in July 2009, highlighted our personal picks in open source monitoring software at that time. However, there has been significant developments since that article was published.

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6 of the Best Free Linux Rich Internet Application Frameworks Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, November 16 2010 @ 02:00 PM EST
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A rich internet application is a web application that resembles a desktop application in many ways, but is delivered by a browser, virtual machine or from a browser plug-in. The most popular platforms for rich internet applications are Adobe Flash, and Java.

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5 of the Best Free Linux Webcam Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, November 07 2010 @ 11:41 PM EST
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A webcam is a video capture device that is either connected to a computer directly (typically by USB) or over a computer network. Many modern netbooks and laptops have a built-in webcam.

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6 of the Best Free Linux Camera Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, October 30 2010 @ 06:51 PM EDT
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Linux offers excellent software for dealing with RAW files, for remotely operating cameras, importing and processing raw data, as well as software to read, write and edit camera metadata.

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6 of the Best Free Linux Server Provisioning Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, October 28 2010 @ 04:19 PM EDT
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Server provisioning is a set of actions to prepare a server, taking it from bare metal to a functioning system complete with an operating system, data and software.

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7 of the Best Free Linux Online Backup Solutions Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, October 24 2010 @ 10:21 AM EDT
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If you do not value the information stored on your computer, data loss may not represent a significant issue. However, for the majority of users, the loss of their data is likely to have profound implications, such as financial loss, time and effort, and emotional distress. Typically, users who are casual about data protection have not yet experienced data loss. However, it represents the most important thing on your computer.

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7 of the Best Free Linux Synthesizers Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, October 16 2010 @ 11:22 PM EDT
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A software synthesizer, also known as a softsynth, is computer software which creates digital audio. Computer software that generates music is not a recent arrival. However, with processors that offer multiple cores and faster clock speeds, software synthesizers can complete tasks that previously needed dedicated hardware.

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6 of the Best Free Linux Fractal Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, October 16 2010 @ 11:22 AM EDT
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A fractal is a geometric shape or quantity which displays self-similarity and non-integer dimension. The property of self-similarity applies where a self-similar object is exactly or approximately similar to a part of itself. If you zoom in on any part of a fractal, you find the same amount of detail as before. It does not simplify.

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