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Queuing tasks for batch execution with Task Spooler

http://www.linux.com

The Task Spooler project allows you to queue up tasks from the shell for batch execution. Task Spooler is simple to use and requires no configuration. You can view and edit queued commands, and you can view the output of queued commands at any time.

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Created by paul.g.hunter 5 years 48 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 48 weeks ago
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The technophobe sister and Xubuntu project.

http://tuxtraining.com

Let me introduce to you, my sister. she’s the furtherest thing from a geek anyone in our generation can be. And she hates computers.

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Created by mads 5 years 49 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 49 weeks ago
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First Openmoko Custom Phone Now Available and Wears a Debian Plaid Kilt

http://blog.wired.com

The Openmoko Neo Freerunner phone was released only a few weeks ago, and already, a customized version called the W.E. Phone is now available for purchase. So what's the difference between the naked-as-a-baby Neo and the Canadian-based W.E.?

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Created by asterisk 5 years 49 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 49 weeks ago
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REST (Representational State Transfer) and RESTful web services: Methods, Concepts and Examples

http://mauriziostorani.wordpress.com

"Representational state transfer (REST) is a style of software architecture for distributed hypermedia systems such as the World Wide Web.

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Created by can.axis 5 years 49 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 49 weeks ago
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Linux-libre project meets rocky reception

http://www.linux.com

This year has already seen the second release of gNewSense, the completely free distribution endorsed by the Free Software Foundation (FSF), and the announcement that Ubuntu will have a free software option as part of its installation program.

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Created by yantramosi 5 years 49 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 49 weeks ago
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Review: Absolute Linux 12.1.05 – Slackware Made Easier

http://reddevil62-techhead.blogspot.com

INSTALLING Slackware is a Linux rite of passage. It is the computing equivalent of wandering off alone into the bush for a month armed with nothing more than a pointy stick and grim determination.
That is to say, it is quite a testing experience that is not to be entered into lightly. It is also something you only want to have to do once, if at all possible.

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Created by chimera 5 years 50 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 49 weeks ago
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KDE 4.1 rocks the desktop

http://www.linux.com

KDE 4.1 was finally released to the public today. After all the controversy since the release of KDE 4.0, I'm happy to announce that KDE 4.1 simply rocks.

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Created by alienhub 5 years 50 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 50 weeks ago
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NetworkManager: Secret weapon for the Linux road warrior

http://www.redhatmagazine.com

For years I have envied how easy my Windows- and Mac-based peers had it when traveling with their laptops. They connect to hotspots with ease, get online while I was still logging into root and running some tools. It just wasn’t fair. I wanted an integrated easy-to-use tool that did not require bringing up a shell or logging into root.

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Created by switchpin 5 years 51 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 51 weeks ago
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SuperTux, the Greatest Linux Game of All Time

http://www.junauza.com

If you ask my 3 year old son what's his favorite Linux game of all time, he would start hopping and say SuperTux in a loud and superhero-like voice. I can't blame him for being such a SuperTux fanatic because when I was a kid, I was very much addicted to a game which SuperTux was based upon.

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Created by l0g1c0l 5 years 51 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 51 weeks ago
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Awk by example, Part 1

http://www.ibm.com

Awk is a very nice language with a very strange name. In this first article of a three-part series, Daniel Robbins will quickly get your awk programming skills up to speed. As the series progresses, more advanced topics will be covered, culminating with an advanced real-world awk application demo.

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Created by missgeek 6 years 1 day ago – Made popular 6 years 20 hours ago
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Improve system performance by moving your log files to RAM

http://www.linux.com

The Ramlog project lets you keep your system logs in RAM while your machine is running and copies them to disk when you shut down. If you are running a laptop or mobile device with syslog enabled, Ramlog might help you increase your battery life or the life of the flash drive on your mobile device.

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Created by LittleBabyCheeses 6 years 1 day ago – Made popular 6 years 12 hours ago
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Installing Gentoo 2008.0 Live CD

http://fosswire.com

Traditionally, Gentoo Linux has been a distribution designed more towards the more experienced Linux user, perhaps the ‘power user’, if you will. Its source-based package management and offering the user complete control over the system installation and configuration have meant that traditionally, it can be difficult to approach.

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Created by nanotech-spidergoat 6 years 3 days ago – Made popular 6 years 2 days ago
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SliTaz, a mighty micro Linux distro

http://www.linux.com

SliTaz is a new micro GNU/Linux live distribution designed to run from RAM (a recommended minimum of 128MB) and installable to a hard drive or USB device. The current version, SliTaz 1.0, weighs in at a light 24.8MB and provides a nice selection of applications that run on a lightweight desktop.

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Created by goofy 6 years 5 days ago – Made popular 6 years 4 days ago
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Protecting against evil code fragments with HTML Purifier

http://www.linux.com

HTML Purifier is a project that helps you ensure that HTML is valid and does not contain cross-site scripting attempts or other nasty attacks. With HTML Purifier you can allow users to post HTML content without letting them insert nasty code that will run in the browser of anyone viewing that HTML.

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Created by Anonymous 6 years 1 week ago – Made popular 6 years 1 week ago
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Buddi - Simple Personal Budgeting

http://fosswire.com

Many financial applications, such as KMyMoney, can be very useful, however there is often quite a learning curve associated with them. Buddi is an open source personal budgeting application for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X that is designed to keep things very simple, yet still be usable for the average home user to keep track of their finances.

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Created by snuffbox 6 years 1 week ago – Made popular 6 years 1 week ago
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