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Magical Open Source Music Workstations Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, December 14 2014 @ 10:20 AM EST
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Digital audio workstation software is often expensive. The heavyweight Cubase, Apple LogicPro, FL Studio, Adobe Audition, and Sony ACID Pro are each impressive software music production environments. Unfortunately, they cost hundreds of dollars and are released under a proprietary software license. Fortunately, there is a good range of open source software that offers a free alternative. Here is my pick of the best.

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Alpine 3.1.0 released Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, December 12 2014 @ 01:02 PM EST
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Alpine Linux 3.1.0, the first release in v3.1 stable series.

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Empire: Total War Launches on Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, December 12 2014 @ 03:40 AM EST
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Empire Total War is now available on Linux! Command the seas, control the land, forge a new nation, and conquer the globe.

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6-Way Winter 2014 Linux Distribution Comparison Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, December 11 2014 @ 11:46 PM EST
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With this week's launch of Fedora 21, here's a performance comparison of the new Fedora Linux release compared to the Arch-based Antergos rolling-release distribution, Debian GNU/Linux Jessie, openSUSE Tumbleweed, CentOS Linux 7, and Ubuntu 14.10.

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Review: 6 business-class Chromebooks test their mettle Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, December 11 2014 @ 02:32 PM EST
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Is a Chromebook for you? Which one? We put top models from Acer, Dell, Google, HP, Samsung, and Toshiba to the test.

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Canonical Launches “Snappy” Edition Of Ubuntu Core For Container Farms Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, December 10 2014 @ 03:50 PM EST
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“Ubuntu Core builds on the world’s favourite container platform and provides transactional updates with rigorous application isolation,” said Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Ubuntu and Canonical. “This is the smallest, safest platform for Docker deployment ever, and with snappy packages, it’s completely extensible to all forms of container or service.” The company’s announcement today calls snappy Ubuntu the “biggest revolution in Ubuntu since we launched our mobile initiative.”

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Puzzle GNU/Linux: Integrated Pieces Create an Intriguing OS Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, December 10 2014 @ 04:41 AM EST
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The desktop environment is one of the best features distinguishing Puzzle GNU/Linux from all the others in Linuxland. It is an integration of Openbox, Kodi/xbmc and KDE.

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Nginx Raises $20M to Advance Web Server Technology Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, December 09 2014 @ 11:37 PM EST
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The lead vendor behind the open-source Nginx Web server is looking to fund its growth for the next 10 years.

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It’s Here! Announcing Fedora 21! Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, December 09 2014 @ 02:49 PM EST
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The Fedora Project is pleased to announce Fedora 21, the final release, ready to run on your desktops, servers, and in the cloud. Fedora 21 is a game-changer for the Fedora Project, and we think you’re going to be very pleased with the results.

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The Ultimate Windows 8.1 And Ubuntu Dual Boot Guide Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, December 09 2014 @ 04:00 AM EST
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This is the ultimate guide to dual booting Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu.

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