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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
Contributed by: sde

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
Contributed by: sde

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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50 amazing Ubuntu time-saving tips Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, November 11 2008 @ 07:10 PM EST
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How to get the most from the world's favourite Linux distro.

If you've never tried Ubuntu, there's never been a better time to dive in. If you're already a convert, read on to discover how to get the best from your installation.

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Tables in OpenOffice.org Impress: New and Unstylish Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, November 07 2008 @ 03:08 AM EST
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Impress Tables are one of the most welcome features in the recently-released OpenOffice.org 3.0. Using them is straightforward, but they have their limitations, and you may miss one or two useful features before you learn your way around their somewhat awkward interface. Many of these limitations and bits of awkwardness are the direct result of the tools for using tables falling short of true styles, of the kind available for paragraphs in Writers or drawing objects in Draw.

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I didn't know you could do that in Linux! Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, November 05 2008 @ 01:23 PM EST
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Here are 12 tips, tricks, tweaks and techniques to make you say "I didn't know you could do that in Linux." Sure, not every one may be your cup of tea but here are 12 items to help you have the most positive Linux experience you can and to show why Linux is a superior operating system to other alternatives.

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