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PSPP brings an industry standard statistical tool to Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, October 16 2008 @ 02:53 PM EDT
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Today's information systems give organizations and governments the ability to collect and access metaphorical mountains of information. But, this information is completely useless unless we are able to find and understand the relationships and trends hidden in these mountains. For projects involving complex research protocols, high-end statistical analysis tools such as SPSS and SAS are useful, but they come with high price tags and proprietary licenses. PSPP is an open-source clone of SPSS, one of the most commonly used proprietary statistical packages.

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GOS: Ubuntu the easy way Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, October 15 2008 @ 01:17 PM EDT
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We all know that Ubuntu is one of the most popular Linux distributions available today.

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Ubuntu Server: Cheap 'n' Cheerful, and Easy to Use Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, October 13 2008 @ 04:06 PM EDT
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Cheap ‘n’ cheerful, and easy to use. Those are the three characteristics that define Ubuntu for the desktop, the Debian-derived Linux operating system which has proved hugely popular with open source enthusiasts. It’s free (as in beer and as in speech), each version has a daft name like Hardy Heron or Gutsy Gibbon, and it has an attractive GUI which makes Windows users feel right at home, making it an attractive choice for companies or individuals considering ditching a Microsoft operating system.

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The LXF Test: OpenOffice.org 3.0 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, October 13 2008 @ 02:15 PM EDT
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After a lengthy development cycle, we have a shiny new version of OpenOffice.org to play around with. But has it been worth the wait? Neil Bothwick rolls up his sleeves and picks apart OOo 3.0's new features, finding out whether it deserves a major version number bump and finally sorts out the performance woes...

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OpenOffice.org 3.0 is an incremental improvement Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, October 13 2008 @ 01:59 PM EDT
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OpenOffice.org 3.0, which is being released today, is not the great leap forward in look and feel that version 2.0 represented, but it justifies its label as a major release with dozens of changes, some major, some minor, but in all more than can be easily summarized.

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Xandros Desktop 4 Professional review Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, September 25 2008 @ 03:58 PM EDT
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To a lot of people, Ubuntu represents the most end-user-friendly nongeek-compatible Linux distribution. But there are other commercial distributions that work even harder to create a desktop experience that is, frankly, Windows-like. The two most well-known of these are Xandros and Linspire (formerly Lindows). Since Xandros recently acquired Linspire, that leaves it pretty much in sole possession of that segment of the marketplace.

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NEBC Bio-Linux distro falls short Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, September 10 2008 @ 03:22 PM EDT
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As the fields of computational biology and bioinformatics become more important, not only to the economy, but to our understanding of the natural world and ourselves, Linux is becoming a better platform on which to build and deploy the software scientists will rely on.

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Acer Aspire One Linux OS Review Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, August 28 2008 @ 01:53 PM EDT
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The Aspire One OS is based on Linpus Linux Lite, which runs the Xfce 4 desktop environment (i.e. GUI). The default home screen has gone through a major makeover. The home screen consists of four sections --Connect, Work, Fun and Files.

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Top 4 Alternatives to Ubuntu Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, August 12 2008 @ 02:18 PM EDT
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Considering the success of Ubuntu Linux as a distribution of the open source operating system, it has become clear that locating good alternatives to this release is becoming increasingly difficult. With that said, I've decided to round up the best candidates that might serve as a viable alternative so you might be able to partake in the Linux experience without having to relying exclusively on one distribution.

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VMWare beware: Sun's FOSS VirtualBox hits the sweet spot for Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, August 11 2008 @ 02:34 PM EDT
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When it comes to virtualising Linux, VMWare has always had the edge of Microsoft’s Virtual PC which has limited video display support. Although these were the best two, there have been other lesser-known options like XENSource. Here’s Sun’s VirtualBox and why it is truly kick-ass.

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