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ATI Linux Drivers Gain Support For Unreleased RS880

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Software AMD's current flagship offering when it comes to integrated ATI graphics is the Radeon HD 3300 / 790GX. As something new for consumers to consider, soon it looks like AMD will be introducing the RS880.

Fedora 10 goes Minstrel, wifi users rejoice

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izanbardprince.wordpress: If you’re getting erratic wifi performance in your favorite Linux distribution, no it is not just you, the old algorithm was actually quite bad. Enter Minstrel.

Thunar File Browser: Tips, Tricks and Scripts

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Software If you are looking for a minimalist system with low processor and memory overheads to revive an old “underpowered” machine or make the latest PC look even faster, you have to start thinking about alternatives. One of them is Thunar.

Exploring the Stars with KStars Planetarium Software

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Software For Linux users, KStars is a fantastic celestial navigation aid that offers tons of custom features. Designed to be easy for beginners, yet powerful enough to satisfy serious astronomy fans, this desktop planetarium package really delivers.

7 Excellent Linux Apps You May Not Know About

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Software Everyone is writing "Foo Best" lists all full of good Linux apps, so here are my own 7 Best Excellent Linux Apps You May Not Have Been Introduced To Yet.

Comparison of File Systems And Speeding Up Applications

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Software How should one allocate disk space for a file for later writing? ftruncate() (or lseek() followed by write()) create sparse files, not what is needed. A traditional way is to write zeroes to the file till it reaches the desired file size. Doing things this way has a few drawbacks:

Free Online Book On Blender: Solid 3D Rendering/Animation Lessons

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Software One of the great things about open source platforms and applications is that skilled authors often put free books online as guides.

"man pages" and why to use them - and in text format too

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Software This is for you new to Linux users out there who are still not sure about things and are a bit panicky with the "CLI", "Command Line Interface." Go slow, ask questions, and above all, when in doubt: check the "man pages"

Hands-on: GNOME 2.26 brings incremental improvements

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Software GNOME 2.26, the latest version of the open source desktop environment for Linux, has been released. Ars pranced through the garden with the new GNOME release and found that it delivers some nice incremental improvements.

Mind mapping application for Linux

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Software Xmind is an Eclipse based application, which can run on any platform. So, yeah, not just Linux, but - stumbling on their website - I was pretty much surprised to find out that a .deb download option has been care taken of.

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