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Organize Your Media Library From the Command Line

http://www.maketecheasier.com

Uber geeks can do everything from the command line. They can send emails, browse the web, write documents and even listen to music. And now with Beets, they can even manage their media library without logging into a graphical environment.

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Created by geekyBodhi 3 years 38 weeks ago
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Pear OS 8 – A Missed Opportunity?

http://www.maketecheasier.com

I love distros that try and mimic other OSes. They lessen the blow of using a new OS and encourage inexperienced users to take the plunge into Linux. In that respect, Pear OS 8 is a wonderful imitation of Mac OS X, but does a poor job of presenting the best of Linux.

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Created by geekyBodhi 3 years 38 weeks ago
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Trademark Law Does Not Require Companies To Tirelessly Censor the Internet

https://www.eff.org

Over the past few days, EFF and one of our staff technologists, the talented Micah Lee, have had an illuminating back and forth with Canonical Ltd over the use of the Ubuntu mark. While we don’t believe that Canonical has acted with malice or intent to censor, its silly invocation of trademark law is disturbing. After all, not everyone has easy recourse to lawyers and the ability to push back.

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Created by Linerd 3 years 39 weeks ago
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Salix Ratpoison – An Esoteric Distro For The Alpha Geeks

http://www.maketecheasier.com

If you don’t care much about fancy desktop bling, and think the keyboard is still the best means of interacting with the computer, then you’ll find yourself at home with Salix Ratpoison 14.0.1.

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Created by geekyBodhi 3 years 39 weeks ago
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Yum tips for taking charge of package management in CentOS

http://www.openlogic.com

An important aspect of administering a CentOS server is to understand its package management system and its various online repositories. Together they ensure you are always running a secure and updated server.

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Created by geekyBodhi 3 years 39 weeks ago
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Run Automated Scripts Over SSH

http://www.maketecheasier.com

There’s a major issue with SSH’s default behaviour. You are only connected with the remote machine after you’ve manually entered the password which rules it out for any tasks you want to run unattended. Or does it?

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Created by geekyBodhi 3 years 40 weeks ago
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Zentyal now has transparent replacement for MS Exchange

http://www.zentyal.org

Companies can now migrate their MS Exchange servers transparently to fully supported Zentyal servers without any interruption or change for their users because the MS Outlook clients are unable to perceive the difference between one server or other. Besides the technical advantages, this new server ensures an average of 50-85% cost savings.

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Created by Superbowl H5N1 3 years 40 weeks ago
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Emmabuntüs – A Distro Tailor-made For Refurbished Computers

http://www.maketecheasier.com

Just like its idiosyncratic name, if you look past the minor peculiarities of Emmabuntüs, you’ll discover a well put together distro that’ll even appeal to users beyond its intended user base.

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Created by geekyBodhi 3 years 41 weeks ago
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Create Screencast Videos With Ease Using Kazam

http://www.maketecheasier.com

What sets Kazam apart from the rest is its omnipresence across repositories of popular Linux distros, which makes it a breeze to install. Furthermore, the tool has a simple, unintimidating and intuitive user interface that helps new users get started, and offers just the right number of tweakable controls to experienced users.

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Created by geekyBodhi 3 years 42 weeks ago
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Create And Manage Encrypted Folders in Linux With encfs

http://tuxtweaks.com

There are times when you want certain information on your computer protected from prying eyes. One way to protect your information is to encrypt your home directory. However, that does not protect your information when you are logged on to your computer. encfs allows you to create an encrypted folder and then mount it as a user filesystem using FUSE.

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Created by Linerd 3 years 42 weeks ago
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5 Years of KDE Community Forums

http://dot.kde.org

On October 12, 2013, KDE Forums reached a significant milestone: their five year anniversary. The KDE Community Forums is the main way users can receive support from KDE. The Forums have more than 40,000 threads and over 200,000 posts. With a large number of registered users, the Forums make up the foundation for KDE user support and communication about software and applications.

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Created by JRepin 3 years 44 weeks ago
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Why Drupal Will Never Be as Popular as WordPress

http://blog.calendarscripts.info

I don’t hate Drupal. I admit I don’t like it too much but this is not the point of the post. The point is not to bash Drupal vs WordPress. It’s only to explain why it will be never as popular. If you plan to invest in Drupal for your new site, or in creating Drupal extensions for sale, or to grow a career in Drupal development, and so on, popularity is important thing to consider.

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Created by prasunsen 3 years 45 weeks ago
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New Taipei replaces Windows with Linux on 10,000 school PCs

http://dot.kde.org

Free and Open Source Software in Taiwan has made impressive strides thanks to the work of the 'ezgo' team. They have put together a pre-configured set of Free and Open Source software that makes it easy for teachers and students to get up and running. The New Taipei City government has decided to replace Windows with GNU/Linux on 10,000 PCs for elementary schools.

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Created by JRepin 3 years 45 weeks ago
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Valve’s Steam Controller and its haptic feedback could be a game changer

http://www.linuxbsdos.com

Now, is the turn of the Steam Controller, a futuristic game controller or gamepad designed to be a replacement for the traditional gaming keyboard and mouse.

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Created by finid 3 years 45 weeks ago
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Steam OS, Steam Machines and Valve Software’s “multiple partners”

http://www.linuxbsdos.com

What about the Steam Machine, the hardware platform that will be released in 2014? For that, we know that based on the quote below, there will be more than one version.

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Created by finid 3 years 45 weeks ago
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