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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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Panel PCs run Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, May 13 2009 @ 02:20 PM EDT
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Borg Displays announced two touchscreen panel PCs designed for home control, energy management, kiosks, and digital signage. The 15-inch Protege 15 and 8-inch Protege 8 respectively offer 1GHz Via Eden or 500MHz AMD Geode LX800 processors, and both include gigabit Ethernet connectivity, the company says.

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Brits to test life without Windows Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, May 13 2009 @ 01:53 PM EDT
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Two British IT workers are planning to spend a month without Windows, using GNU/Linux instead in a project designed to see whether "the Linux operating system is capable of delivering the function and style of delivery that an established Windows user can adapt to easily."

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Dell spins lower-cost netbook Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, May 13 2009 @ 01:51 PM EDT
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Dell has announced a lower-cost version of its popular Mini 10 netbook, which runs Ubuntu Linux. The Dell Inspiron Mini 10v sells for $300, offering a 1.6GHz Intel Atom N270, 10-inch display, 120GB or 160GB hard drive, and a 1.3 megapixel webcam, the company says.

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Netbook runs on AA batteries Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, May 12 2009 @ 04:31 PM EDT
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NorhTec announced a netbook that operates on eight AA batteries, has an internal power supply, and runs Linux on a 1GHz x86-based SoC (system on chip). The "Gecko EduBook" has an 8.9-inch display, has an easily reconfigurable modular design, and will cost under $200, says NorhTec.

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Xandros Presto Linux review Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, May 12 2009 @ 03:03 PM EDT
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Xandros Presto is - for want of a better term - a ‘lightweight' version of the company's Debian-derived Linux distribution, and no prizes for guessing the thinking behind its name.

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Linutop 2 super small desktop PC Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, May 12 2009 @ 01:43 PM EDT
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French vendor Linutop's original model of its eponymous machine was the size of a Nintendo DS, with no on-board storage at all – it booted from a USB stick. It's now been replaced with the Linutop 2, essentially a rebadged Ion A603 MiniPC from First Computer – but with European support.

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Linux pioneer dies in tragic circumstances Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, May 12 2009 @ 01:27 PM EDT
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The Linux community is poorer this week following the untimely death of Anthony Rumble, founder of Everything Linux and well-known member of the Sydney Linux Users Group.

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12 of the Best Free Linux News Aggregators Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, May 10 2009 @ 07:47 AM EDT
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A news aggregator is software which collect news, weblog posts, and other information from the web so that they can be read in a single location for easy viewing. With the range of news sources available on the internet, news aggregators play an essential role in helping users to quickly locate breaking news.

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