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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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Better Linux Sound Management With ALSA Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, March 03 2008 @ 02:59 PM EST
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Today we're going to dig into ALSA, the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture, because I think it's the best tool for managing your Linux sound devices. It's good for managing multiple sound devices, and it works in all Linux environments including other window managers, or no X Windows at all.

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Hands on: Inside the Eee Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, March 03 2008 @ 01:53 PM EST
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Every so often a new product comes along that fires up almost everyone who sees it.

Such products quickly gain a cult following among early adopters who try out an array of modifications, comparing notes and results on internet forums.

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Just what makes Linux tick Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, February 21 2008 @ 02:36 PM EST
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Last time, we spoke about the Linux process scheduler and how it runs in the shadows swapping processes in and out of a running state so everyone gets a stab at the CPU. Today we’ll go over how the kernel keeps track of time and just what it means to do something in a jiffy.

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The nuts and bolts of the Linux process scheduler Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, February 18 2008 @ 04:58 PM EST
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One distinction between the genders, allegedly, is the ability to multitask. Now, depending on who you speak to either women possess this or men do but I’m not bold enough to join that debate. What I can tell you, however, is that Linux definitely does. And, in fact, many systems may not be taking full advantage of it. Here’s why.

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Linux, the language of love Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, February 13 2008 @ 03:55 PM EST
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It’s St Valentine’s Day in much of the western world (and, it seems, the World of Warcraft too). Did you know Linux is unique among operating systems due to its inherent romanticism? Here’s how Linux helps sling forth Cupid’s arrows on this day. Spice up your love life with these seven sure-fire tips.

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Take control of the ASUS Eee Linux PC launcher Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, January 28 2008 @ 02:57 PM EST
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One of the hottest gadgets of 2007 – with no sign the trend is abating – was the super-portable ASUS Eee, putting Linux in the hands of the masses at minimal cost. It's user interface is great for new users but power users might want more punch. Here's how to take full control.

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Desktop GIS for Linux: An Introduction Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, January 27 2008 @ 10:36 PM EST
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This article provides an overview of Linux-based tools for Geographic Information Systems (GIS), including a quick take on the ESRI's ArcReader. Future articles will explore this and other individual tools in greater depth.

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