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Is Linux Good For Multimedia?

The computer is the most ingenious device man kind invented as far as the world of multimedia and digital entertainment is concerned. The lifeline of the computer has been altered in tremendous ways with the advent of multimedia applications. Hardware has been revamped, high performance processors have been designed, software has been optimized and people …

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6 Top IDEs for Linux

Linux is one of the best development platforms available for application development. No environment will be good for development if it does not have the right set of tools. Integrated development environments, in other words IDEs, are the popular type of developer tools at present. Since these tools have everything integrated (such as the compiler, …

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Migrating from Windows to Linux

Migrating from Windows to Linux So you are thinking of migrating from Windows to Linux? Or you are just assessing the feasibility? Whatever is your reason; let’s try to understand the migration process and general concerns attached to this migration. First of all we need to understand that there are many similarities between the two …

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Linux and GNU. Are They the Same?

Linux and GNU. Are They the Same? Whenever you hear about Linux, I’m certain that the word GNU is also mentioned. As a matter of fact, most of the documents in the public domain mention Linux as GNU/Linux. Before understanding the inter-relationship between Linux and GNU, understanding them separately will give you a good idea …

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What I liked in Fedora

It has been only a few days when I started using Fedora 11. Previous to this, I have used Ubuntu for around 5-6 months and have been using Windows from the time I started using computers. Fedora is not working as easy for me as Ubuntu was but I know this is those initial hiccups …

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Using Fedora for the First Time: How it Feels

After my tryst with Ubuntu a couple of months ago, I have now installed Fedora 11 on my system and trying to get my hands on this wonderful Linux distro. This is the first time I am using Fedora and am yet to get full knowledge of its varieties from Ubuntu.

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GNUstep Developer Wanted

According to the official website, GNUstep is: GNUstep is a free, object-oriented, cross-platform development environment that strives for simplicity and elegance. GNUstep is based on and completely compatible with the OpenStep specification developed by NeXT (now Apple Computer Inc.) as well as implementing many extensions including Mac OS X/Cocoa.

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Enterprise Cloud Services Launched by Canonical

You have heard the popularity and usability of Ubuntu Cloud system and know how it helps enterprises to work faster? Now there’s more. Canonical has launched new professional services to help and support users building private clouds in enterprises.

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5 Ways to Contribute to GIMP

GIMP, just like any other free software that runs under GNU project, is open to community based contributions and suggestions by users. There are various ways in which a user can contribute to GIMP–some of them are technical and some of them can be adopted by non-technical users also.

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What is GIMP

GIMP stands as an acronym for GNU Image Manipulation Program and was known earlier as the General Image Manipulation Program sired by Spencer Kimball & Peter Mattis. GIMP is one of the most powerful image manipulation software under the GNU/Linux and Unix needs but it also comes for Windows and Mac.

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What is Samba and What is the use of Samba

What is Samba Simply put, Samba stands as an open source software suite, which is used for seamless file and print services geared towards SMB/CIFS clients. It helps in interoperability between Linux/Unix servers and Windows-based clients, which is becoming quite common now-a-days among the users who want dual or multiple operating systems on their machines.

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How to Increase dpi in Ubuntu

dpi stands for dot per inch and it actually provides the size of the font in your system. If you are using a big screen and running Ubuntu on your computer, it becomes desirable that you increase the dpi of your resolution. Presently, I am working on a 22″ LCD screen and have increased the …

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How to Take Screen Shots in Ubuntu

Taking screen shots in Ubuntu is easy. Once you have opened the program windows or if you want to take screen shots of the desktop itself, the only thing you will have to do is press the “print screen” button on your keyboard.

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10 Ways to contribute to Debian

Linux revels in contribution from its users and almost all types of distros like to have some ways in which users and geeks can contribute to the projects. Debian does allow support and contribution on many fronts and if you feel you are ready to provide some sort of input, there are many ways in …

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