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starUML and argoUML - compared

http://veerasundar.com

A comparison of two open source UML modeling applications starUML and argoUML.

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Created by veerasundark 5 years 34 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 34 weeks ago
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Shred and secure-delete: tools for wiping files, partitions and disks in GNU/Linux

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

I carry a small, laminated card indicating my subscription to the IUSP (International Union of the Super Paranoid, tin hat division). Well, you can't be too careful. After all, we live in a dangerous world and computers are just an extension of that.

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Created by keyboardninja 5 years 34 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 34 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 6 years 1 week ago – Made popular 6 years 1 week ago
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Language translation from the command line or clipboard

http://www.linux.com

Web-based automatic translators such as translate.google.com are great for getting the gist of what a document is saying, but it can be cumbersome to have to open a new tab in your browser, load that URL, and copy and paste the text you want to translate into your browser.

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Created by serdar 6 years 16 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 16 weeks ago
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New FSDaily tool: Bookmarklets

http://www.fsdaily.com

FSDaily is a community driven site. Without submissions from the community there is no news for the FSDaily community. When you read a great free software related article you can share it with the rest of the free software community by submitting it to FSDaily yourself. An easy way to do this is using FSDaily Bookmarklets.

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Automatically shutdown your PC at bedtime with GShutdown

http://www.kabatology.com

If you are some sought of a workaholic and find it hard to turn-off your PC even after many hours of work, then try using this simple, open source utility that will not only tell you how many minutes you have left before it hangs -up but would also automatically shut down your PC, as scheduled, after haven closed up all opened applications.

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Created by switchpin 6 years 17 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 17 weeks ago
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Best linux programs – Newbie guide

http://www.bi03.co.uk

I`m going to list this out in the same order as my programs menu in xfce. I use my my computer mainly for business but also for some general web/multimedia stuff too.

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Created by vlovindia 6 years 22 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 22 weeks ago
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Howto Delete a File Permanently and Securely in Linux

http://www.techthrob.com

We all know that when you simply delete a file it's possible to recover it later. Sometimes this is useful, if you accidentally delete something important; but most of the time this is a problem, and you really want that file gone forever. This howto will explain how to delete a file in linux securely and permanently, so it can never be recovered.

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Created by nemilar 6 years 25 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 25 weeks ago
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Using grep and sed to find and replace

http://searchenterpriselinux.techtarget.com

This article covers two beneficial Linux tools, grep and sed. If searching for or handling text, grep and sed can increase your efficiency with Linux bash scripting and configuration files. We'll learn how to use these commands and get some helpful tips, too.

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Created by missgeek 6 years 35 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 35 weeks ago
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Howto Tweak Ubuntu

http://www.ubuntugeek.com

This tool is for ubuntu which makes it easy to change hidden system and desktop settings.Ubuntu Tweak is only for GNOME desktop environment.This is still under heavy development and very good utility for ubuntu users.

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Created by C733tus 6 years 36 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 35 weeks ago
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What tools do non-profit use? Here's your answer.

http://www.socialsourcecommons.org

Social Source Commons is a place to share lists of software tools that you already use, gain knowledge and support, and discover new tools. It’s a place to meet people with similar needs and interests and answer the question: what tools do they use?

Enough said :)

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Created by humaneasy 6 years 37 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 37 weeks ago
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More Monitoring Software for Ubuntu

http://www.itbusinessedge.com

Hyperic isn’t the only open source company hoping to capitalize on Ubuntu’s push for a bigger piece of the OS market, it seems. Thursday, GroundWork Open Source released GroundWork Monitor Open Source for Ubuntu and other Debian-based operating systems.

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Created by C733tus 6 years 37 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 37 weeks ago
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The art of using manuals

http://polishlinux.org

Detailed and proper documentation of source code and programs is the milestone of Unix culture, as we may read in “The art of Unix Programming” by Eric Steven Raymond. The first application on Unix was the platform to prepare documents. The platform was used by Bell Labs to prepare patent documents.

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Created by mads 6 years 38 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 38 weeks ago
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Massive scale installation and management tools for Debian GNU/Linux (part 1)

http://www.techforce.com.br

You have 5,000 or 50,000 machines to install and manage across the country, at a thousand distant locations into your enterprise. Such massive GNU / Linux installation and management for corporations needs suitable tools or become a nightmare.

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Created by C733tus 6 years 38 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 38 weeks ago
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Podcasting with Linux Command Line Tools and Audacity

http://www.packtpub.com

Ever thought podcasting was difficult? Too many complicated tools? Can't get those mixer connections right? Gurudutt Talgery explains in his podcasting-made-easy article, some quick turnaround techniques with Linux command line tools and optionally, Audacity, to create a quick, no-frills podcast with a background music track.

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Created by mark 6 years 38 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 38 weeks ago
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