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How the Linux kernel works Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, March 18 2009 @ 01:58 PM EST
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The kernel is a piece of software that, roughly speaking, provides a layer between the hardware and the application programs running on a computer. In a strict, computer-science sense, the term 'Linux' refers only to the kernel - the bit that Linus Torvalds wrote in the early 90s.

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Hack your Aspire One Linux netbook interface Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, March 07 2009 @ 08:48 AM EST
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Small, efficient devices such as the Acer Aspire One and Asus Eee PC are taking the battle for free software to a different front, bringing Linux to hordes of computer users who don't know or care about Linux. They just want something that works, and when they try it, they like it.

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Download the Linux Starter Pack Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, February 23 2009 @ 01:22 PM EST
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New to the wonderful world of Linux? Looking for an easy way to get started? Download our complete 130-page guide and get to grips with the OS in hours rather than weeks or months. We show you how to install Linux onto your PC, navigate around the desktop, master the most popular Linux programs and fix any problems that may arise.

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Building desktop Linux applications with JavaScript Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, January 20 2009 @ 03:57 PM EST
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During his keynote presentation at OSCON last year, Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth described application extensibility as an important enabler of innovation and user empowerment.

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Linux and Disk Partitions Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, January 20 2009 @ 03:07 PM EST
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As usual, this blog post comes out of something I have been working on (read as: struggling with) for the past few days. The purpose is to give an overview of disk partitioning under Linux, specifically as it relates to PC BIOS systems, and to make a suggestion about partition names and references.

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Hands on: Install Linux with a USB stick Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, January 12 2009 @ 01:59 PM EST
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Thanks to high-capacity USB sticks, you can take a Linux PC with you.

Those of us who have used computers for a few years will remember the days when installing an operating system involved the lengthy task of inserting a number of floppy disks to get the job done.

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12 handy tips for your new Linux netbook Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, December 30 2008 @ 08:00 PM EST
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The netbook trend has been called something of a Trojan Horse for the spread of Linux; we're not about to disagree.

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10 ways to Tweak your Linux Boot Process Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, December 30 2008 @ 02:05 PM EST
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Learn how protecting computers running Linux, UNIX, Mac and the like, can prevent Windows malware being stored and distributed across your IT network reducing the risks to business.....

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How to Run Ubuntu Safely Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, December 16 2008 @ 02:31 PM EST
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There is a common belief that if someone switches to a desktop Linux distribution such as Ubuntu, then security concerns generally take care of themselves. Unfortunately, reality has a different take on this.

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The Netbook Newbie's Guide to Linux - Episode 3 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, November 24 2008 @ 03:40 PM EST
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Considering that Linux netbooks are designed to present a simplified interface that can be used by complete newbies, it's amazing how buzzy hackers have become about them. Even people who wouldn't consider themselves hardcore techies love to tinker under these machines' hoods.

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