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Toybox: Light-weight Linux box very useful Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, January 24 2008 @ 02:33 PM EST
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The little Asus EEE 701 PC has attracted quite a lot of attention from my colleagues here at the Toybox testing lab, smack in the middle of Fairfax Business Media HQ.

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Which is the best Linux distribution for you? Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, January 15 2008 @ 01:55 PM EST
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In the second of a four-part series, we continue our look at the issues involved in selecting the right version of Linux for an SME environment.

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Untangle Not a Tangle At All Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, January 14 2008 @ 10:06 AM EST
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One of the best uses for Linux is special-purpose, tightly managed distributions for a single purpose, and Untangle has created one of the most impressive applications of this principle. The Untangle Gateway bundles together a list of applications that even seasoned sysadmins couldn't install and effectively manage in a timely manner. We've been playing with the Untangle Network Gateway for a few months, and we must say: "well done."

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Tiny Asus Eee packs a big punch Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, January 13 2008 @ 10:32 AM EST
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The Asus Eee PC has been heralded as a groundbreaking new computing experience and great for children. While the computer didn't bowl me over, my kids were another matter.

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First look at the unreleased KDE4.0.0 (with screenshots) Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, January 09 2008 @ 02:16 PM EST
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KDE 4.0.0 is days away from being released. In this post I show you some pieces of the final look of KDE4.0.0 and mention some of the most anticipated features of this great step forward for the Free software desktop. Let's take a look at the final state of this highly anticipated release.

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Pyrolinux 1.0 Gives Off Little Heat Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, January 07 2008 @ 02:40 PM EST
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It's not every day you see the launch of a brand new Linux distribution, so when I heard that Pyrolinux 1.0 was released over Christmas, I thought I'd take a look. Pyrolinux is based on Linux Mint, which is itself a modified version of Ubuntu, so I suppose the term "new distribution" only loosely applies here.

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Damn Small Linux 4.2.2 Review Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, January 02 2008 @ 01:31 PM EST
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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, 4.2.1, has some updated software and new drivers, while still keeping within the 50MB limit.

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Linux gets Phenom-enal Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, January 02 2008 @ 01:16 PM EST
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IF YOU'RE A hardcore penguinite, you might be interested in knowing that Phoronix has posted their review of a 790FX Phenom chipset under Linux.

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Linux cookbook deemed "tasty" by reviewer Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, December 20 2007 @ 01:39 PM EST
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Carla Schroder's Linux Networking Cookbook received a hearty endorsement over at Linux-Watch this week. Published by O'Reilly, Schroder's follow-up to her Linux Cookbook is intended for networking administrators in home-, small-, and medium businesses, but could also help embedded Linux developers configuring test and other networks.

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KDE 4: The Latest In Linux Improvement Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, December 19 2007 @ 02:08 PM EST
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KDE 4.0 Looks Marvelous. Along with the obvious bug fixes and a few usability improvements, the KDE team has really outdone itself. The inclusion of Plasma looks promising, despite the lack of anything visually compelling on the Plasma page to indicate this.

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