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12 More of the Best Free Linux Books Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, April 04 2010 @ 12:00 PM EDT
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Many computer users have an insatiable appetite to deepen their understanding of computer operating systems and computer software. Linux users are no different in that respect. At the same time as developing a huge range of open source software, the Linux community fortunately has also written a vast range of documentation in the form of books, guides, tutorials, HOWTOs, man pages, and other help to aid the learning process.

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Top Firefox Tips Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, October 04 2009 @ 11:59 AM EDT
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Mozilla Firefox has been outperforming Internet Explorer for a number of years, and its latest version is even faster than ever. However, there is a new, lean, free web browser on the block which runs web pages at lightning speed. It goes by the name of Google Chrome.

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Ubuntu Tips - Boot Faster Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, September 30 2009 @ 02:05 PM EDT
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With just a few modifications and some experimentation, your Ubuntu box can realise its untapped potential. We have identified 8 tips to help you achieve this. Most of the tips are really easy to implement, and are perfectly safe.

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Gadgetell Guide: Dual booting Linux and Windows XP Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, May 03 2009 @ 12:23 PM EDT
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For those of you on the fence about installing Linux on your computer, hopefully my experience can make that decision a little easier. You can use my experience as a guide to installing Linux so you can dual boot the OS with Windows.

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How to Run Microsoft Office 2007 in Ubuntu Linux 8.10 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, March 18 2009 @ 02:26 PM EST
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Wouldn’t it be lovely to have a nice, clean installation of Microsoft’s Office 2007 Suite to run on your Ubuntu Linux Distribution? For some people, this is the only thing that truly holds them back from an all-Linux environment… But not anymore! We have compiled a nice, concise set of instructions to help guide you along.

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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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