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10 Great Portable Apps...

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Although these programs are for Windows, they are open source, I believe.

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Leaving Redmond, WA in 24 hours

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This is the first install of what will be a periodic, ongoing series on how migrate from Microsoft's Windows to other Operating systems. This first article provides insight in the much discussed Ubuntu Linux.

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Jathias Wager Free Science Fiction Movie - Open Source Collaborative Filmmaking

http://www.solomonrothman.com

Jathia’s Wager is an open source collaborative filmmaking project where the community works together to write, produce and distribute a movie for free via the Internet.

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Linux Tips for Newbies - Command Line

http://www.techpersona.com

Today’s “Newbie Tip” is learning some basics about the “Command Line Interface” or as it’s mostly referred to, “Command Line”. The command line gives the user the ability to interact with the operating system by typing via a text terminal.

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Teaching new Linux users that GNOME is not Ubuntu.

http://pinderkent.blogsavy.com

I’m very happy to see that Ubuntu has been a major force in bringing Linux to the masses. Those users get a better desktop experience that they would likely have gotten using a different operating system, while also benefitting from the low cost and the better security Linux offers.

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A beginner’s introduction to the GNU/Linux command line, Part II—Managing processes

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Your GNU/Linux computer is an amazing machine. It can display images. It can run programs. It can perform dozens of functions all at the same time. How can you keep track of all this activity? By monitoring the processes that your computer runs, and one of the best ways to monitor and control processes is by using the command line.

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35 Cool Applications to install on Ubuntu 7.04

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Now here in this article we look at a number of really good applications that are not shipped by default with Ubuntu as well as instructions on installing them.

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Complete (50+) Firefox Shortcuts Collection For Newbies

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Here is a complete collection of Firefox shortcuts. It contains more than 50 of them.[...] I didn’t write this article for Experts. This is for Average users who don’t know all 55 Firefox Shortcuts.

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Simple Summer Tips for Easier Use of OpenOffice.org Writer

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In the summer season, I want to throw out some nice easy-going simple tips.
(I also just took three blues-dancing lessons, my quads are burning and apparently my Norwegian-Lutheran upbringing did not, as perhaps one might assume, prepare me for a sensuous blues dancing career or even hobby.

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Confessions of a Linux Fan: 10 Things You Might Want To Know Before Switching Over To Linux

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Linux fans (myself included) love to argue to Windows users how much better the Linuxes are than Microsoft Windows. Now don't get me wrong, I am not posting this to disprove that Linuxes, BSD's, or any of the *nixes are better than Windows, they really are.

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Free for All by Peter Wayner - Free eBook

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A free book download, available in many formats from Manybooks.net; a great free library

How Linux and the Free Software Movement undercut the high tech titans.

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