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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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A Guide to Ubuntu Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, January 27 2008 @ 04:04 PM EST
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With all the people out there willing to offer help on Linux, getting started should be pretty easy. But with many options in introductory books and easy-to-install distributions, choosing a place to start can be the hard part.

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Powerful Multimedia Command-Line Tools, Part II—Transcode Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, January 18 2008 @ 02:58 PM EST
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MEncoder has supported video encoding for a long time with the MPlayer Project and FFmpeg, which also now is part of MPlayer now. Transcode is a new command-line tool on the horizon for video and audio transformations. Transcode used to give me horrors, but it is much better now. It does take some time to learn its wonderfully unintuitive syntax—the author used all the lowercase and uppercase English alphabet letters for specifying the command-line options. Using longer mnemonic options common in other Linux commands might have made things easier. Anyway, let's get to the meat of the matter.

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Multiprocessing with the Completely Fair Scheduler Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, January 16 2008 @ 02:29 PM EST
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The Linux® 2.6.23 kernel comes with a modular scheduler core and a Completely Fair Scheduler (CFS), which is implemented as a scheduling module. In this article, get acquainted with the major features of the CFS, see how it works, and look ahead to some of the expected changes for the 2.6.24 release.

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Hot tips to get the best of Linux in 2008 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, January 08 2008 @ 01:43 PM EST
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At the onset of this new year - 2008 - I would like to share some Linux tips with you. It won’t matter which version are you using because I’ll talk mostly about the Linux Console. Most common windows user will probably feel the console in Linux to be a little intimidating, nevertheless when the time comes, you’ll notice that it is the best way to be highly productive.

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POSIX file capabilities: Parceling the power of root Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, December 24 2007 @ 03:55 AM EST
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Linux® has been using capabilities for years, but has recently acquired POSIX file capabilities. POSIX file capabilities split root user powers into smaller privileges, such as the ability to read files or to trace processes owned by another user. By assigning capabilities to a file, you can enable an unprivileged user to execute the file with those specified privileges. In this article, learn how to program using capabilities and how to switch on the ability of your system setuid root binaries to use file capabilities.

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Run Internet Explorer on Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, November 19 2007 @ 01:38 PM EST
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For those who may have the need for Internet Explorer without the need to move to another machine or reboot, there is a solution for you: an extremely useful project aptly named IEs4Linux. In this article, we'll describe how to install and begin using multiple versions of Internet Explorer using Wine and IEs4Linux.

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