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Review: Freespire 2.0: Better than you might expect Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, October 29 2007 @ 05:08 PM EST
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When I downloaded Freespire 2.03 for review, I wasn't sure what I was going to get. The company behind it, Linspire, was in disarray, it had shifted from Debian to Ubuntu for its foundation, and the development of its key feature—CNR (Click 'N Run) download and install—seemed to have stalled out.

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Analyse Linux networks through the ethereal world of Wireshark Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, October 29 2007 @ 01:43 PM EST
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What’s happening on your network? Tools exist to display raw data but you still need to put work in to uncover real information. Here’s where a network analyser comes in: it will separate the AIM chatter from the MSN; it will divide RPC from SMB. And the best open-source network analyser is Wireshark.

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Damn Small Linux 4.0 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, October 24 2007 @ 02:00 PM EDT
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As the demands of all operating systems increase, Damn Small Linux (DSL) is a refreshing change and worth considering by anyone with an old computer. This latest version, 4.0, has some updated software and new drivers, while still keeping within the 50MB limit.

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Linux Smartphones For A Completely Customised Experience Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, October 23 2007 @ 07:26 AM EDT
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Mobile phones used to be slabs of plastic that let you talk to people. New features and tools have turned once simple devices into pocket computers. Today’s smartphones are powerful computing devices, capable of running a wide selection of applications, with tweaking utilities as well as development tools and SDKs for writing your own code.

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Linux 2.6.23 Kernel Benchmarks Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, October 11 2007 @ 10:47 AM EDT
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The Linux 2.6.23 kernel has been released today and we have some preliminary benchmarks of the 2.6.23 kernel as we compare it to the past Linux 2.6.22 kernel.

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Damn Small Linux 3.4.3 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, October 02 2007 @ 04:50 PM EDT
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As the demands of all operating systems increase, Damn Small Linux (DSL) is a refreshing change and worth considering by anyone with an old computer. This latest version, 3.2, has some updated software and new drivers, while still keeping within the 50MB limit.

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Advanced Platform Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, September 25 2007 @ 01:41 PM EDT
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 is a fully-supported open-source server operating system that is suitable for a range of hardware and includes the latest Xen virtualisation tools.

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Using Linux Media Centre Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, August 25 2007 @ 03:13 AM EDT
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With the release of Windows Vista, using your PC to watch and record TV has become a whole lot easier. Now, for the first time, Windows Media Center comes bundled with Home Premium and Ultimate versions of the standard Desktop operating system.

However, Vista is pricey, and its form and function are of course dictated by Microsoft.

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Linux text editors: Do any make the grade? Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, August 22 2007 @ 02:33 PM EDT
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Linux buffs tend to scoff at one of the major reasons that Windows users like me haven't switched yet: We don't want to give up our favorite applications. With countless open-source options, plus a rising number of commercial apps for Linux, their argument goes, we can certainly find a replacement for whatever software we're running on XP or Vista.

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Runes of Avalon - an enjoyable game for Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, August 14 2007 @ 01:53 PM EDT
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Two weeks back I had the opportunity to try out another very interesting game called "Runes of Avalon". This game is the brain child of Roman Budzowski the founder of Anawiki Games - a professional game developing firm based in Poland. "Runes of Avalon" game has been released for the Linux platform apart from that for Windows and MacOSX.

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