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Lightweight Markup Languages Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, September 21 2013 @ 01:54 PM EDT
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By using these open source tools, individuals can produce high quality annotated text within a few minutes, and at no cost at all. The code is portable, and can be output to documents in a wide array of formats.

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Programming Languages to Shake up the Mix? Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, September 14 2013 @ 05:47 AM EDT
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Like a fine wine, programming languages get better with age. Programming languages take years to become established and dominant. The deciding factor for many programmers when selecting a language for a particular project has been popularity and language acceptance, so this is a hard cycle to break for newcomers.

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Linux Presentation Software that Shines Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, September 08 2013 @ 03:49 PM EDT
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To provide an insight into the quality of software that is available, we have compiled a list of 6 high quality open source Linux presentation software.

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5 of the Best Free Linux Clocks Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, August 31 2013 @ 01:44 PM EDT
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One of the most basic utilities supplied with any operating system is a clock utility. The clock typically resides in the taskbar /menubar, showing the current system time. Nothing very exciting there.

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Open Source Meets Education - Outstanding Linux Applications Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, August 25 2013 @ 11:16 PM EDT
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Linux is blessed with a good range of open source education software. The purpose of this article is to identify top notch open source software targeted at instructors and educational institutions.

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Handy Hard Disk Utilities for System Tweakers Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, August 25 2013 @ 04:16 PM EDT
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Not to be used as an alternative to making regular backups, S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology) is a monitoring system for computer hard disk drives to detect and report on indicators of reliability, keeping data on how the hard disk is performing with the hope of being able to detect failures.

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Google Reader Replacements Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, August 19 2013 @ 04:53 PM EDT
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The Google Reader service was launched in 2005 and built up a faithful user base of millions over the years. This aggregator of content served by web feeds offered an undeniably intuitive way for users to access a stream of updates from selected websites, enabling them to easily keep tabs on their favourite websites. Following the announcement in March 2013 that Google was to close the doors to this service - it closed July 2013 - millions of users have had to seek an alternative feed-reading service. How many made the right choice?

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Essential Utilities to Boost Productivity Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, August 18 2013 @ 04:52 PM EDT
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Linux offers a vast collection of open source small utilities that perform functions ranging from the obvious to the bizarre. It is the quality and selection of these tools that help Linux stand out as a productive environment.

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Type 1 Open Source Hypervisors and More Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, August 02 2013 @ 07:34 AM EDT
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This article identifies the finest open source Type 1 hypervisors that are available to download without charge. We also look at Linux kernel virtualization hypervisors.

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Group Tests & More Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, August 01 2013 @ 05:09 AM EDT
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The fruits of our labor has culminated in 213 software group tests covering the whole spectrum of open source software. There is also a dedicated section helping newcomers to Linux migrate away from Windows.

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