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A Simple Introduction to Device Drivers under Linux

http://www.linuxdevcenter.com

Since the misty days of yore, the first step in learning a new programming language has been writing a program that prints "Hello, world!". In this article, we will use the same approach to learn how to write simple Linux kernel modules and device drivers. We will learn how to print "Hello, world!" from a kernel module three different ways: printk(), a /proc file, and a device in /dev.

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Created by bluecheese 7 years 23 weeks ago
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15 minutes to using your existing Windows install & apps in Ubuntu

http://www.venturecake.com

Here’s a simple guide to using your existing Windows install inside Ubuntu - and still being able to start it from your hard disk if you need. Unlike previous guides, it takes around 15 minutes and doesn’t require any terminal use.

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Created by bluecheese 7 years 23 weeks ago
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Organizing information

http://imacgregor.com

We all have them; snippets of code, half-written tutorials, cooking recipes, photo galleries, blogs, information about a project or event, and the list goes on. Wouldn't it be nice to have a central location for all of these things and have them all conform to a common appearance? Or, better yet, a central location where several authors can collaborate on these items?

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Created by bluecheese 7 years 23 weeks ago
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Linux VS Windows usability.

http://blogs.ittoolbox.com

In my previous article of Why Linux STILL runs faster than Windows a reader left a comment asking about processes, command line interaction and system setup between Linux and Windows. I think what he is really wanting is a comparison of usability between Linux and Windows.

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Created by missgeek 7 years 23 weeks ago
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Master Your Linux Keyboard (And Fix Caps Lock Forever)

http://www.enterprisenetworkingplanet.com

Want to get rid of the evil caps lock key without mutilating your keyboard? Want to give those silly Windows keys useful jobs, or put all those extra multi-media keys to work? Want to become a powerhouse keyboarding commando?

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Created by mads 7 years 22 weeks ago
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Dual-booting XP and Linux - It’s really easy!

http://blogs.zdnet.com

Over the past few weeks several people have asked me if it’s possible to set up a Windows XP/Linux dual-boot system on a PC that already has Windows XP installed on it, and if it’s possible, how easy is the process. Well, I’m here to tell you that it’s pretty easy to do.

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Created by Jimbob 7 years 22 weeks ago
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Easy CD ripping with Konqueror

http://blogs.ittoolbox.com

Those of the older generation will remember with fondness the black plastic disks with which they treated with such care and respect. The current generation has ipod's and nano's (I don't meant the text editor) and all sorts of portable music players. The biggest problem is how to get the collection of silver plastic disks converted to electronic form for those portable grooving machines.

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Created by Jimbob 7 years 22 weeks ago
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InfoQ: jQuery: A new way to write JavaScript for rich web UI

http://www.infoq.com

this is an introduction about jQuery, a JavaScript library written by John Rezig (now working for Mozilla)

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Created by can.axis 7 years 22 weeks ago
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101 Ubuntu Tips, Tricks and Tutorials

http://blog.lxpages.com

In this article we’ve compiled 101 list of Ubuntu tutorials. If you’re thinking of switching to Ubuntu from Windows, don’t waste your time thinking too much. Switch to Ubuntu now and you’ll never think about going back. Windows maybe more popular but Linux isn’t too far behind and Ubuntu distro is one of the main reasons.

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Created by peacemaker 7 years 22 weeks ago
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Linux and Windows on the same desktop at the same time

http://news.softpedia.com

A quick search on Google for tutorials regarding Linux and Windows interoperability, will reveal a lot of guides on how to install (emulate) Windows on a virtual machine inside Linux or how to migrate from Windows to Linux or how to dual boot Windows and Linux, but what I was really looking for was a way to run Windows and Linux at the same time, on the same machine; sharing the same desktop, work

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Created by rabadi 7 years 22 weeks ago
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The Most Suitable Distros for Linux Dummy

http://www.linuxdummies.com

"The most suitable distros for a total Linux dummy are Freespire, OpenSUSE, Mandriva, and Ubuntu, according to online test called Linux Distribution Chooser."

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Created by mads 7 years 22 weeks ago
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Dude, you don't have to get a Dell

http://www.maximumpc.com

If you're a newb looking to dip your toe into the waters of the Linux world, Dell's line-up of preinstalled Ubuntu PCs is a very good first choice. After all, you'll be able to get started right out of the box, without having to struggle with unsupported hardware and missing drivers.

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Created by mads 7 years 22 weeks ago
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Conference looks at open source in mobile phones

http://www.linuxdevices.com

The second annual "Open Source in Mobile" (OSiM) conference has announced its sponsors and program of events. Set for Sep. 18-19 in Madrid, Spain, the event features keynotes from representatives of Nokia, Access, Red Hat, Motorola, Telecom Italia, and HP.

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Created by dave 7 years 22 weeks ago
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A quick tour of the Linux filesystem for Windows users

http://distrogue.blogspot.com

I had the question asked again. You know the one: "Where's my C:\ drive?". So, to prevent it from happening again, I'm writing a guide to the Linux filesystem for Windows users.

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Created by dave 7 years 22 weeks ago
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Ubuntu Guide For Windows Users: How To Check Hard Drive Disk Space

http://www.watchingthenet.com

For Window users switching to Linux or Ubuntu, performing simple tasks can be a challenge. One simple task such as checking free and used hard drive disk space on Ubuntu, is easy using the graphical utility Disk Usage Analyzer or from a Terminal window using the command df.

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Created by snotbutter 7 years 22 weeks ago
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