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A Simple Guide to Making the Perfect Recording in Audacity

http://www.raiden.net

let me show you some of the little tricks I've learned that you can use to make that perfectly sounding recording each time, every time.

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Created by electronichouse 6 years 6 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 6 weeks ago
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Some Emacs Basics

http://tuxtraining.com

"Emacs is a class of text editors that have an extensive set of features and that are popular with computer programmers and other technically proficient computer users. GNU Emacs, a part of the GNU project, is under active development and is the most popular version.

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Created by can.axis 6 years 13 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 13 weeks ago
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Diving into Git

http://www.newartisans.com

"This week I decided to convert my Ledger repository over to Git. Previously I’d been using Subversion for about 4 years, and CVS for 1 year before that. There was a brief flirt with Darcs, and Mercurial, but neither ever attracted me enough to convert the repository officially..."

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Created by can.axis 6 years 17 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 17 weeks ago
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Software Freedom Law Center Publishes Legal Guide on Free Software

http://www.softwarefreedom.org

"... «By publishing this guide, we hope to share our knowledge, just as free software developers do when they share their creations with the world» said James Vasile, Counsel at SFLC. «I take great pride in this work put together by my colleagues, and I expect that it will be especially useful to developers of free software.» ..."

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Created by can.axis 6 years 27 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 27 weeks ago
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What to do before switching from Windows to Linux

http://www.foogazi.com

There are many of you out there who are looking to make a change from your current Windows operating system to the Linux operating system. Some of you may have doubts, many of you most likely have questions before taking the plunge. I’ll try to point you in the right directions before you switch from Windows to Linux.

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Created by anna 6 years 37 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 37 weeks ago
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All about Linux swap space

http://www.linux.com

When your computer needs to run programs that are bigger than your available physical memory, most modern operating systems use a technique called swapping, in which chunks of memory are temporarily stored on the hard disk while other data is moved into physical memory space.

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Created by extra 6 years 37 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 37 weeks ago
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Latex - Small Tutorial

http://www.go2linux.org

Today I would like to introduce you to the world of TeX, specifically LaTeX.

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Created by serdar 6 years 37 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 37 weeks ago
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A guide to common Linux file and system commands for new users

http://www.raiden.net

The primary reason for writing this is to help new users develop an understanding of the Linux file system commands. Not all of them, just some of the more common ones. Let's look at what they do and why I would need to use them, what not to do, what each thing means and what it's for.

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Created by Jimbob 6 years 39 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 39 weeks ago
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Using LaTeX: The Basics [part I]

http://polishlinux.org

This is the first of a series of articles about using Tex system. A good place to begin would be by asking the question “Why is it worth using TeX?” We’ll also take a closer look at the various tools available to us, which makes working with TeX much easier. In the next articles we will focus on Master Thesis writing, Presentations and Correspondence.

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Created by Jimbob 6 years 39 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 39 weeks ago
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Beginners guide to database administration tools

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Welcome to an introduction for the beginner to the basic manipulation of the MySQL database with free software. The purpose of this article is to show how universally straightforward it is to get started with installing and applying a high-grade enterprise ready database like MySQL, and to learn how to manipulate it via numerous free software approaches.

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Created by missgeek 6 years 41 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 41 weeks ago
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Help yourself in man pages

http://linux.byexamples.com

To know more about a command, check for more options and maybe some examples how to use it, you need to read the manual of the specified command. While you are in man, you can trigger search by specified a keyword. Man provides efficient browsing like in vim, you can bookmark a point and jump back to that point later, and a lots more.

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Created by mads 6 years 48 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 48 weeks ago
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Linux File Permissions

http://www.howtoforge.com

A guide to understanding file permissions in gnu/linux.

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Created by greengrass 6 years 49 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 49 weeks ago
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GNU Privacy Guard

http://www.phamcs.com:88

"The GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG or GPG) is a free software replacement for the PGP suite of cryptographic software, released under the GNU General Public License. It is a part of the Free Software Foundation’s GNU software project..."

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Created by can.axis 7 years 2 days ago – Made popular 7 years 2 days ago
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