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Linux Adaptation - The Backdoor Method

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linuxlock.blogspot: Confrontation is rarely the best path to communication. Fact is...confrontation is by my understanding, a one-sided communication with the expectation of a singular response. Not exactly the best conduit for dialog. But there are exceptions.

Linux Mint 8 Helena Review

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Today I testdrived Linux Mint 8 Helena, an Ubuntu-based distribution led by Clem Lefebvre and his team. This Mint edition is based off Ubuntu 9.10.

Linux made me feel dumb.

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locutus.us: It's true. Linux made me feel dumb. It is not a nice feeling to feel dumb yet I did. Me, the great Locutus who prides himself on his technical wizardry and knowledge of all things involving electrons, had to resort to calling a help desk to solve a problem.

How Fedora protects your data with full disk encryption

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linuxbsdos.com: Disk encryption in one of the most overlooked and underused security tools in computing. When most people think about securing a computer or the operating system that powers it, a firewall, anti-virus, and other anti-malware software comes to mind. Those are all good and necessary tools, but they are only concerned with network security. What about physical security?

Get Linux Certified

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brajeshwar.com: Linux is an OS that conjures up images of computer nerds hunched over their keyboards in the quest for digital divinity while following the doctrine of open source and free software for all. Get Linux certified and wear that badge proudly on your chest!

Using gnuplot to display data in your Web pages

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Use gnuplot to dynamically generate Web pages from your system using raw data to provide graphic images. This raw data typically contains MIS-related information, on system performance, storage, or database growth.

Kupfer 1.0 Pandora's Box Released

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Kupfer 1.0 Pandora's Box had been released. Kupfer is Linux alternative to Gnome DO, which will remind you of Quicksilver for Mac and you can use it to to summon an application or document quickly by typing the first parts of its name. Kupfer 1.0 finally introduces some of the advanced features found Quicksilver such as commands with many objects and global hotkeys to any custom command.

5 Linux Speed Tips

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linuxplanet.com: Efficiency and speed are important; I have better things to do than waste my workday doing everything the hard way. My personal work habits are a blend of command-line and GUI. Here are five of my favorite Linux speed tips.

Puppy Linux: Your new best friend

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ghacks.net: On occasion I have a need for a tiny, lightning fast Linux distribution to boot into in order to check various issues on a machine. Either that or I just don’t want to monkey around with someone else’ data. Either way, I will often grab for either a CD or flash drive containing my favorite “micro” distribution, Puppy Linux.

When Memory Serves You: Using ramfs and tmpfs

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linux-mag.com: Need a performance boost for your reads from and writes to a database or other dynamic files? A RAM-based filesystem is just what the good system doctor ordered.

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