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10 Free, Open-Source Replacements for Commercial Applications

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This is an overview providing 10 Linux open-source replacements for various commercial power tools, most of them available only on Windows.

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Created by Chris7mas 33 weeks 6 days ago
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How To Create a Linux Mint Persistent Live USB

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Because of its Ubuntu base, Linux Mint shares a lot of the same great features with its parent distribution while offering a more traditional desktop design. One big feature that Linux Mint is missing though is the ability to create a Live USB stick with persistent storage. In this tutorial I'll show how to create a Linux Mint Persistent Live USB drive using UNetbootin and GParted.

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Created by Linerd 34 weeks 17 hours ago
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GNOME 3.12 Released with Major Features, New Apps, IRC Client

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Earlier today GNOME 3.12 has been released, bringing major new features, several redesigned programs and three new applications: Logs, Sound Recorder and Polari.

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Created by Chris7mas 34 weeks 1 day ago
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20 Great Terminal Replacements for GUI Applications

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htop is an improved version of top, a complex process viewer which allows to visualize processes in real time, see memory and CPU consumption, send signals to processes, renice processes, and sort them by various options. It makes use of colors and you can also scroll horizontally and vertically to see the full names of the running processes.

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Created by Chris7mas 34 weeks 1 day ago
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KDE wins Linux New Media Readers Choice Award 2014

http://dot.kde.org

KDE won the Linux New Media Readers Choice Award 2014 (link to German language Linux Magazine) for the best Linux Desktop Environment at CeBIT last week. 46% of the readers of Linux New Media's global publications voted for KDE. Runner-ups were GNOME with 18% and XFCE with 13%. Other awards went to CyanogenMod, Raspberry Pi, Bitcoin, Puppet, Tor and Git.

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Created by JRepin 35 weeks 4 days ago
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[Howto] Using DBUS to query status information from NetworkManager (or others)

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Most of the current Linux installations rely on the inter process communication framework dbus. Dbus can be uesd to gather quite some information about the system – however the usage can be a bit troublesome. This howto sheds some light on the usage of dbus by the example of querying the NetworkManagaer interface.

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Created by liquidat 35 weeks 4 days ago
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30 Terminal Emulators for Linux

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Terminal emulators, also called console or terminal applications, are programs which facilitate access to the shell, and usually offer user-friendly features like profiles, scrollback history, backgrounds and transparency effects, font configuration, tabs, mouse support and so on.

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Created by Chris7mas 36 weeks 17 hours ago
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12 Completely Free, Open-Source Linux Games

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The overview includes only games which are completely free, with a permissive license for both the code and their content. I could not include here games like Urban Terror or Warsow, since their assets are not free, nor Steam games.

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Created by Chris7mas 38 weeks 2 days ago
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KPrinter available for KDE 4

http://liquidat.wordpress.com

One of the missing features of KDE 4 compared to KDE 3 was the not longer available KPrinter, a tool to print Postscript documents even out of non-KDE programs.

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Created by liquidat 39 weeks 3 days ago
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First look at cockpit, a web based server management interface

http://liquidat.wordpress.com

Only recently the Cockpit project was launched, aiming at providing a web based management interface for various servers. It already leaves an interesting impression for simple management tasks – and the design is actually well done.

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Created by liquidat 40 weeks 3 days ago
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Konnichiwa! - a new free WordPress plugin for membership sites

http://namaste-lms.org

The space is crowded with membership plugins, why a new one? Perhaps you can just go and check, this is the quickest start I have seen so far.

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Created by prasunsen 42 weeks 3 days ago
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KDE Releases Applications and Development Platform 4.12

http://dot.kde.org

The KDE Community is proud to announce the latest major updates to KDE software delivering new features and fixes. With Plasma Workspaces and the KDE Platform frozen and receiving only long term support, those teams are focusing on the technical transition to Frameworks 5. This release marks substantial improvements in the KDE PIM stack, giving much better performance and many new features.

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Created by JRepin 48 weeks 2 days ago
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How to Recover Accidentally Deleted Files

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You can’t always blame data loss on hardware failure. A clumsy user can be just as harmful. PhotoRec is a nifty little command-line based tool that can recover accidentally deleted files.

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Created by geekyBodhi 50 weeks 2 days ago
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MegaGlest 3.9.0 improves network performance

http://sourceforge.net

MegaGlest 3.9.0 was released a few days ago. The latest release of this free (as in liberty and in beer) multi-player real-time strategy game brings lots of new game assets such as nicer units models, animated game environments (tilesets) and several new maps. But most importantly cross-platform network games are now stable (no more "out of synch" errors between Linux and Windows).

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Created by tomreyn 50 weeks 5 days ago
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Use TurnKey Linux to Deploy And Manage Web Apps With Ease

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If you’ve installed network accessible software or web apps on a server, you know what a task it can be. That’s because these web apps require a lot of infrastructure software which might take you hours to put together. This is where Turnkey Linux shines.

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Created by geekyBodhi 50 weeks 5 days ago
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