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The Linux-based Pontis MX2020 Portable Media Player Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, November 15 2005 @ 05:35 PM EST
Contributed by: sde

Check out this review of the Linux-based Pontis MX2020 Portable Media Player.

The MX2020 sports a 20 GB hard drive, a 3.5" TFT touchscreen and a compact flash port. The original Korean version supported WiFi via a special CF card too, but the Pontis has this ability disabled. The MX2020 comes with a cradle that has a slot for a second battery (charges via AC or USB), a standard usb cable, A/V cables, CDs, a very well-written and visual manual, earphones and lastly, a leather case.

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Hardware emulation with QEMU Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, October 31 2005 @ 11:49 PM EST
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Tom Haddon takes a look at QEMU, an open source cross-platform emulator for Linux hosts. It allows you to emulate a number of hardware architectures (x86, x86-64, and PowerPC are currently known to work, with others, including SPARC and MIPS, in development).

"Right from the beginning, I was impressed by the quality of QEMU, as well as the feature set. Networking seemed to "just work" from the first; the emulated machine could access the Internet while running from my wireless laptop."

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Azureus: A Better Way to BitTorrent Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, October 28 2005 @ 07:28 PM EDT
Contributed by: sde

BitTorrent has become one of the most widely used apps on the Internet ó so popular, in fact, that itís estimated that over 33% of all Internet traffic is now generated by BitTorrent. 33%!

Itís not that surprising, really. BitTorrent is an awesome tool. Grab Linux ISO images, download music by the Grateful Dead and other share-friendly bands, and acquire movies from around the world.

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Ubuntu 5.10 Review Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, October 28 2005 @ 06:50 PM EDT
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Free-bees reviews the latest version of Ubuntu in which they conclude that "Essentially, this release of Ubuntu is the most polished and well rounded yet. It is stable, and the installation is effortless, although it is somewhat mystifying as to why one of the Ubuntu's greatest strengths, the wide range of packages within the Universe repository, isn't advertised more."

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A Practical Guide to Linux Commands, Editors, and Shell Programming Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, October 26 2005 @ 03:57 PM EDT
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Mary Norbury-Glaser's book review of A Practical Guide to Linux Commands, Editors, and Shell Programming.

Mark G. Sobell is well known for several comprehensive and well-written volumes: A Practical Guide to Solaris; A Practical Guide to Red Hat Linux: Fedora Core and Red Hat Enterprise Linux (2nd ed.); and A Practical Guide to the Unix System (3rd ed.). It seems only natural for the author to follow these exceptional examples with yet another excellent book entitled A Practical Guide to Linux Commands, Editors, and Shell Programming .

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CeeMedia 0.5.2.1 Review Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, October 24 2005 @ 03:44 PM EDT
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Don Saunders charts his experiences as he transfers from Windows to Ubuntu. In the first of a series of reviews, Don has decided to look at CeeMedia, a movie cataloguing software released under the GPL.

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GNOME 2.12 Final (on Foresight Linux 0.9) Screenshot Tour Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, September 13 2005 @ 05:42 AM EDT
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OSDir.com offers a look at the final version of GNOME 2.12, via the Linux distro Foresight Linux 0.9.

Foresight Linux 0.9 is the first distribution release to ship with the brand new GNOME 2.12, released yesterday: "We are happy to announce the availability of Foresight Linux 0.9!

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SATA vs Parallel ATA: Testing Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, September 08 2005 @ 06:20 AM EDT
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PC Burn examines SATA vs Parallel ATA performance under Linux.

Over the past few years SATA has become a standard interface on hard drives and is starting to show up in many peripheral devices. We're taking a look at the performance difference between similar hard drives running on the two interfaces through a range of Linux benchmarks on (where applicable) ReiserFS v3 partitions.

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Review: NTFS for Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, September 08 2005 @ 06:09 AM EDT
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PC Magazine reviews a commercial product providing full NTFS support in Linux.

There's a fundamental barrier between fans of open-source software and the world of Microsoft Windows, and no, it's not the $299 list price of Windows XP Professional. It's actually a very real communication problem based on differences between Windows and Linux's file systemsóthe structures that operating systems use to file away data on a computer.

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ZENworks 7.0 Hones Reporting, Integration Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, September 08 2005 @ 06:06 AM EDT
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eWeek reviews Novell ZENworks 7.0.

The Novell Inc. ZENworks 7.0 suite of server, desktop and handheld management tools has improved remote control, system imaging, hardware and software inventory, and automated policy management capabilities.

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