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UWIN - Unix for Windows

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There are times when you are forced to use a Windows machine and there is no way of getting your hands on a PC running Linux. And you feel your productivity is severely hampered because certain tasks - which could easily be accomplished using the plethora of command line tools in Linux - do not have an easy solution in Windows.

This is where UWIN comes into the picture.

The Rebirth of X Window?

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At the end of last year, just in time for Christmas, a technological child was quietly reborn. A GUI technology that was largely supplanted by the Web, Web Services, and a whole lot more has experienced its first major version release in more than a decade. What is the Christmas rebirth you ask? The X Window System X11R7.0 and its companion X11R6.9.

Also: Standard terminology for open systems

What Thunderbird 1.5 should have been

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Somewhere between Evolution and Mozilla Thunderbird is my perfect mail client. So instead of doing a review of the new Thunderbird - if you've seen version 1.0, then you've seen version 1.5 - I'm going to make a wishlist for my ideal mail client.

Apache Tomcat Performs Better On Linux

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Web Performance, has released two articles that debate the performance of the open source application server, Tomcat on Linux and Windows and maintains that Linux was able to handle 32% more users than Windows

Chandler, an open-source personal information manager, hits its first public release

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Chandler, an open-source personal information manager (PIM), has reached its first public release milestone, version 0.6, and is now available for download. Chandler aims to do for PIMs and calendaring applications what Firefox did for web browsers. Available for Windows, OSX and Linux, the application binary is a 60 MB download.

Time to explore Foxfire

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For the most part I´m a Microsoft fan. But a while back I made a switch. And for me, that´s a big deal. I changed my "default browser" from Internet Explorer to Mozilla Firefox. So, why did I change?

Issues with Thunderbird 1.5

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There are some issues with the new Thunderbird 1.5.

The most important: Uninstall your old versions of Thunderbird before running the installer for 1.5.

Apache Releases Geronimo 1.0

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The Apache Software Foundation's Geronimo project team has released the much-anticipated Geronimo 1.0 Java application server.

Mozilla Releases Thunderbird 1.5 Email Client

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Mozilla Corp. today announced the launch of Thunderbird 1.5, the latest version of its full-featured email client, available now as a free download at www.getthunderbird.com.

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