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Ten tips for securing Linux desktops Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, July 02 2008 @ 03:29 PM EDT
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Out of the box, a Linux desktop is far more secure than most others.

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Ripping Videos for MythTV with AcidRip Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, June 26 2008 @ 02:07 PM EDT
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MythTV is an open source DVR solution that supports recording of live video broadcast and playback of recorded material. It also supports the direct import of DVD content. But if you’ve got multiple DVD players spread across different computer systems and a need to control disk space usage on your MythTV backend, AcidRip offers a more flexible option.

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Installing applications on Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, June 23 2008 @ 01:59 PM EDT
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Hamish Taylor chats about how to install applications.

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PulseAudio Tames the Linux Audio Zoo, Part 1 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, June 23 2008 @ 01:55 PM EDT
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There are a lot of great sound-related applications for Linux, from basic audio drivers and sound servers to sophisticated mixers, editors, and special effects engines.

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How to be a good (and lazy) System Administrator Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, June 02 2008 @ 03:42 PM EDT
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As a good System Administrator, you want to get the job done right, but as a lazy System Administrator, you don't want to work too hard to get it done. In this article, I'm going to share a few simple things you can do to make your job easier.

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Migrating to ext4 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, May 07 2008 @ 03:38 PM EDT
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Ext4 is the latest in a long line of Linux® file systems, and it's likely to be as important and popular as its predecessors. As a Linux system administrator, you should be aware of the advantages, disadvantages, and basic steps for migrating to ext4. This article explains when to adopt ext4, how to adapt traditional file system maintenance tool usage to ext4, and how to get the most out of the file system.

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Make any PC your own with Linux on a USB key Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, April 23 2008 @ 02:19 PM EDT
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It's easy to carry around useful files on a USB key, but it's even better to carry around a complete OS and set of apps, customised to just how want them. In this guide, Andrew Spode Miller shows how to install the tiny 25MB Slitaz Linux OS onto a USB key so that you can make any PC feel like your own.

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Linux Users Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, April 19 2008 @ 02:10 PM EDT
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Switching to Linux can be very daunting, most seasoned Linux users experienced that first hand. After all, at some point they were also “noobs”. However, the Linux community has excelled in making the switch for beginners as easy as possible by providing guides, howtos, tweaks, and general advocacy articles.

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Plug-in development 101, Part 2: Introducing rich-client applications Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, April 03 2008 @ 01:14 PM EST
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Learn the basics about plug-in development and rich-client applications.

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Rapid time-to-evaluation -- a key goal for silicon providers Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, March 28 2008 @ 02:43 PM EST
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This article was contributed by an embedded product development consulting firm that often works with Linux. It outlines the role that chip vendor-supplied evaluation kits play in determining time-to-evaluation and ultimately time-to-market, with a candid appraisal of the kits available from three specific chip vendors.

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