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CentOS, Ubuntu Help Rev Up Windows, Linux Clouds Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, June 10 2009 @ 02:55 PM EDT
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With public and private clouds in mind, venture-funded Certeon is now using Linux development tools running on Ubuntu and CentOS to build "virtual accelerator" software for speeding application response time on congested Windows- and Linux-based networks.

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Novell to launch app store Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, June 10 2009 @ 02:00 PM EDT
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On-line stores for third parties to sell their applications for your platform might be all the rage in the mobile arena at the moment, but Novell reckons that desktop Linux is about due.

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6 of the Best Free Linux CAD Software Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, June 07 2009 @ 02:59 PM EDT
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The Windows CAD world has long been dominated by the extremely powerful AutoCAD software. Unfortunately, Unix support was dropped way back in 1994, and its authors, Autodesk, have no current plans to bring it to Linux. Whilst it is possible to run AutoCAD in Linux using Wine, the fact remains that it is expensive software, with no source code available. This article instead focuses on CAD software released under a freely distributable license, yet which retains a lot of the functionality offered by AutoCAD.

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LinuxLinks.com - Portal Pages Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, June 04 2009 @ 04:43 PM EDT
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If you want to find the best Linux software, check out our Portal Pages collection.

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Why Linux is ready for the desktop today Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, June 04 2009 @ 03:35 PM EDT
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Over the years, the question “is Linux ready for the desktop” has been raised time and time again, and countless articles have been written about the strengths and weaknesses of this operating system. While desktop Linux adoption has yet to go completely mainstream, recent indicators show that a major change is underfoot.

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KDE 4: The Komplete Desktop? Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, June 04 2009 @ 02:38 PM EDT
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In the Linux world there are many opposing camps. In the editor realm it is Emacs vs Vi and in the package world it’s Deb vs RPM. Then there’s plain old binary vs source, but in the desktop arena it’s predominantly GNOME vs KDE.

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Fedora casts Mono into outer darkness Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, June 04 2009 @ 01:56 PM EDT
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Red Hat's community GNU/Linux distribution, Fedora, has decided to replace the Mono-dependent note-taking application Tomboy with Gnote in upcoming releases, according to a message posted to the Fedora Desktop mailing list.

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11 of the Best Free Linux Remote Display Software Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, May 31 2009 @ 05:40 AM EDT
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Remote Desktop Control displays the screen of another computer (via Internet or local area network) on a local screen. This type of software enables users to use the mouse and keyboard to control the other computer remotely.

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9 of the Best Free Linux BitTorrent Clients Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, May 25 2009 @ 11:50 AM EDT
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BitTorrent is an open source peer-to-peer file protocol for sharing large software and media files. It is a well established protocol which accounts for a significant proportion of internet traffic.

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9 of the Best Free Linux Educational Games Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, May 18 2009 @ 02:39 PM EDT
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Educational games are games designed to teach people, typically children, about a certain subject or help them learn a skill as they play. Sometimes this type of software is known as games edutainment because they combine education and entertainment.

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