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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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Chess in a Few Bytes Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, February 22 2015 @ 11:33 AM EST
Contributed by: fk

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
Contributed by: fk

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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Top Terminal Multiplexer Tools Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, December 27 2014 @ 06:02 PM EST
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The phrase 'terminal multiplexer' sounds a bit of a mouthful and a large dollop of jargon. Multiplexing is a method of combining multiple data streams into one stream over a shared medium. This gives us a hint of the function of a terminal multiplexer. It is computer software that can be used to multiplex several video consoles. In English? Well, it allows you to make use of multiple separate terminal sessions inside a single terminal. So one terminal session can act like many sessions.

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digiKam Software Collection 4.6.0 released... Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, December 22 2014 @ 04:27 PM EST
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The digiKam Team is proud to announce the release of digiKam Software Collection 4.6.0. This release includes many bugs fixes in Image Editor and Batch Queue Mananger.

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Google Cloud Dataflow Java SDK (Alpha) Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, December 20 2014 @ 11:56 AM EST
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Google Cloud Dataflow provides a simple, powerful programming model for building both batch and streaming parallel data processing pipelines.

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KDE Ships KDE Applications 14.12.0 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, December 17 2014 @ 09:28 PM EST
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Today KDE released KDE Applications 14.12. This release brings new features and bug fixes to more than a hundred applications. Most of these applications are based on the KDE Development Platform 4; some have been converted to the new KDE Frameworks 5, a set of modularized libraries that are based on Qt5, the latest version of this popular cross-platform application framework.

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PikeOS provides Safety and Security for Energy-Sensible Communication Platform from X-ES Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, December 16 2014 @ 03:28 AM EST
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SYSGO is announcing the support of its pre-certified hypervisor PikeOS for the XPedite6101 Single Board Computer (SBC) from Extreme Engineering Solutions (X-ES). The XPedite6101 is based on a FreescaleTMQorIQ architecture with T1042 processor, designed for high-performance networks. PikeOS adds key features like real-time, as well as safety and security, to a cost-effective and energy-efficient platform for critical networks and telecommunication applications in the Internet of Things (IoT).

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SMPlayer with support for MPV is now available Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, December 15 2014 @ 10:25 PM EST
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After 25 days of hard work and almost 7,000 lines of code, I’m proud to announce the first public version of SMPlayer with support for MPV.

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Group Tests
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7 Document Processors
6 Lean Desktops
6 Desktop Search
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9 Groupware Apps
14 File Managers
10 Databases
21 Backup Tools
21 DVD Tools
21 Window Managers
21 Productivity Tools
9 Terminal Emulators
21 Financial Tools
21 Text Editors
21 Video Emulators
21 Home Emulators
42 Graphics Apps
6 CAD Apps
42 Scientific Apps
10 Web Browsers
42 Email Apps
12 Instant Messaging
10 IRC Clients
7 Twitter Clients
12 News Aggregators
11 VoIP Apps
11 Remote Display Apps
42 Best Games
42 More Games
21 More Games
21 Notable Games (1)
21 Notable Games (2)
21 Notable Games (3)
8 ASCII Games
9 Educational Games
42 Audio Apps
42 Video Apps
6 Screencasting Apps
80 Security Apps
9 System Monitoring
6 Family History Apps
11 PDF Tools
6 Music Servers
6 Collection Managers
7 Calculator Apps
8 Geometry Apps
Free Console Apps
14 Multimedia
Programming
8 Compilers
9 IDEs
9 Debuggers
7 Revision Control Apps
6 Doc Generators
'Free' Proprietary
21 Closed-Source Apps
Top Commercial Apps
42 Games
Free Web Software
21 Web CMS
14 Wiki Engines
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5 Human Resource Apps
10 ERP
10 CRM
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