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LinuxLinks: Group Tests Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, November 21 2009 @ 07:49 AM EST
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If you are interested in finding the best Linux software, we would strongly recommend that you check out our Group Tests portal page. It covers the vast majority of different software types, including games, business software, multimedia, utilities, networking and much much more.

LinuxLinks' Group Tests should be your first port of call!

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3 Open Source Python Shells Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, May 23 2015 @ 09:39 AM EDT
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Python is a very useful and popular computer language. One of the benefits of using an interpreted language such as Python is exploratory programming with its interactive shell.

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9 First Steps with Ubuntu 15.04 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, May 16 2015 @ 02:42 PM EDT
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One of the first things to do with a new release of Ubuntu is to check for updates. Typically, I won't upgrade to the latest release immediately, so there's always quite a few updates since the release. There's a handy Software Updater tool which makes the updating process painless.

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Excellent Console Log File Analyzers Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, May 09 2015 @ 12:43 PM EDT
Contributed by: fk

We can use the tail utility to monitor a log file. But it's often not that effective. An administrator of a system can suffer from information overload. Reviewing the log files in an efficient way can be a very time consuming task. There's a need for an alternative.

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100 Essential Free Apps Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, May 04 2015 @ 01:08 AM EDT
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We can all admire the vast number of open source apps and tools that are available on modern operating systems. They come in all shapes and sizes. Small console tools that can be easily integrated into large projects, feature-rich apps that offer everything bar the the kitchen sink, well designed tools, and eye catching candy. Open source software holds numerous compelling advantages over proprietary software.

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What are good command line HTTP clients? Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, April 25 2015 @ 07:24 PM EDT
Contributed by: fk

The whole is greater than the sum of its parts is a very famous quote from Aristotle, a Greek philosopher and scientist. This quote is particularly pertinent to Linux. In my view, one of Linux's biggest strengths is its synergy. The usefulness of Linux doesn't derive only from the huge raft of open source (command line) utilities. Instead, it's the synergy generated by using them together, sometimes in conjunction with larger applications.

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Ubuntu MATE 15.04 for Raspberry Pi 2 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, March 22 2015 @ 02:56 PM EST
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With the release of the Raspberry Pi 2 Model B and its ARM Cortex-A7 CPU, users are offered a number of ways of running Ubuntu.

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Chess in a Few Bytes Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, February 22 2015 @ 11:33 AM EST
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Linux has a good range of extremely strong chess engines such as Stockfish, Critter, Togo II, Crafty, GNU Chess, and Komodo. The chess engines featured in this article offer no match to a good chess engine, but they show how much can be achieved with a minuscule codebase.

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CD Audio Grabbers Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, January 25 2015 @ 05:56 PM EST
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CD audio grabbers are designed to extract ("rip") the raw digital audio (in a format commonly called CDDA) from a compact disc to a file or other output. This type of software enables a user to encode the digital audio into a variety of formats, and download and upload disc info from freedb, an internet compact disc database.

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Run Crouton¹ in a Chrome OS Window Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, January 01 2015 @ 05:00 PM EST
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Google Intern has added support to run Crouton¹ in a Chrome OS Window. Thanks to a 4,471 lines patch², fearless people can now run their favorite Linux distributions on their Chrome Devices in a nice window without jumping between Virtual Terminals as before.

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