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#Lifehacker #Pack for #Linux: Our #List of the #Essential Linux #Apps | # ! A #Selection...

#Lifehacker #Pack for #Linux: Our #List of the #Essential Linux #Apps | # ! A #Selection... | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it

 

With so many flavors of Linux and the awesome apps in their repositories, finding the right app for getting things done can be tough. In our annual Lifehacker Pack for Linux, we're highlighting the must-have downloads for better productivity, communication, media management, and more.

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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.'s curator insight, July 21, 2014 3:31 PM

# ! ... to #meet #more #choices...

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A #CommandLine #Web #Browsing with #Lynx and #Links #Tools | # ! #Boost #Performance #saving #resources

A #CommandLine #Web #Browsing with #Lynx and #Links #Tools | # ! #Boost #Performance #saving #resources | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
For System Administrators who generally don't have X-windows as a safety measure on their server, the text based web browser comes to rescue

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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.'s curator insight, May 29, 2014 6:48 AM

# ! #Boost #Performance #saving #resources

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#compcache - #Compressed #Caching for #Linux - Google Project Hosting | * #speeding #processes #up...

#compcache - #Compressed #Caching for #Linux - Google Project Hosting | * #speeding #processes #up... | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it

This project creates RAM based block device (named zram) which acts as swap disk. Pages swapped to this disk are compressed and stored in memory itself.

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All further development is now being done on the mainline Linux kernel; the code on this site is no longer maintained. Various wiki pages are retained here only for reference.


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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.'s curator insight, April 4, 2014 2:13 PM

* #speeding #processes #up...

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[#Tech:] #Tutorial: #Port #Scanning with #Nmap | * #watch #Your #computer #gates

[#Tech:] #Tutorial: #Port #Scanning with #Nmap | * #watch #Your #computer #gates | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
Nmap is one of those software packages in which should be installed on any Linux system. Yet, in most cases, it still remains the responsibility of the user to install it manually. Obviously, not a...

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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.'s curator insight, February 20, 2014 3:34 AM

* #watch #Your #computer #gates

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Virtualization - FedoraProject

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This page covers the efforts to integrate various virtualization technologies into Fedora. For information on using Fedora as a virtual machine, see Installing a Fedora Virtual Machine.


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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.'s curator insight, January 24, 2014 4:12 PM

# One #computer, several #machines

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Five apps to make the Linux desktop business-ready | TechRepublic

Five apps to make the Linux desktop business-ready | TechRepublic | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
With the right apps could Linux run your business desktop PCs? Jack Wallen thinks so.

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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.'s curator insight, June 16, 2013 11:15 AM

#advancing...
... in #freedom

( *oh, and in #productivity ...)

Techslate's comment, June 19, 2013 12:14 AM
linux is catching up soon
Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.'s comment, June 19, 2013 4:40 AM
# unfortunately, Linux counts wit a lot of (undeserved) enemies... but...
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OX Text review: An in-browser word processor with big ambitions

OX Text review: An in-browser word processor with big ambitions | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
OpenXchange's new word processor, OX Text, is the first in a set of Linux-based productivity apps. Can it compete with Google Docs and Office 365?

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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.'s curator insight, May 22, 2013 3:51 AM

# Free Your Productivity Suite...

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Friday Funnies : Keep The Cash

Apparently Microsoft has decided to expand it’s pay for apps program to cover just about anything. Up until now they were a bit more selective about providing support only to more popular apps.
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Linux Home Networking | Tutorials and Forums

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During the “.com” gold rush, I decided to set up Simiya, a small website dedicated to art from my native Caribbean. Websites were cool and the web hosting company I used made it so easy with their GUI web interface...


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EnhanceIO: New Solid State Drive Caching For Linux

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A commercial company has opened up their Linux driver that is based upon their SSD (Solid-State Drive) caching software product. This code is designed to use SSDs as cache devices for traditional rotating hard drives. This new SSD caching driver is based upon Facebook's Flashcache.

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#HowTo #Optimize #Linux For #SSDs | makeuseof.com | # ! #Your #Machine 'To The #Metal' ;)

#HowTo #Optimize #Linux For #SSDs | makeuseof.com | # ! #Your #Machine 'To The #Metal' ;) | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
Get the most out of your SSD in Linux – here's what you need to know. Linux is pretty great out-of-the-box, there are still some items that require a little bit of manual optimization to get them going as smoothly as possible. Controlling power consumption is the most common one, but optimizing your system for…

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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.'s curator insight, June 26, 2014 4:48 PM

# ! #Your #Machine 'To The #Metal'
# ! ;)

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#Sharing #Terminal #Sessions With #Tmux And #Screen | HowtoForge | # ! #alone #no #more in the #command #line

#Sharing #Terminal #Sessions With #Tmux And #Screen | HowtoForge | # ! #alone #no #more in the #command #line | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
Sharing Terminal Sessions With Tmux And Screen

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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.'s curator insight, May 1, 2014 9:11 AM

# ! #alone #no #more in the #command #line

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Is #Canonical as #arrogant as #Apple? | * #Free #Computing #needs #none of #them ;)

Is #Canonical as #arrogant as #Apple? | * #Free #Computing #needs #none of #them ;) | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
Canonical's decisions have irritated many in the open source community over the years. Have they become as arrogant as Apple? Plus: Microsoft open sources MS-DOS, and GNOME 3.12 released.

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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.'s curator insight, March 28, 2014 5:35 AM

* #Free #Computing #needs #none of #them
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#Install #GNU/Linux on #your #Android #mobile #phone | * #Freedom #beyond

#Install #GNU/Linux on #your #Android #mobile #phone | * #Freedom #beyond | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
GNU/Linux has become one of the best operating systems , but it is known by its security and customization. In this tutorial we will set up few things that can ...

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Myth Busting: Is Linux Immune to Viruses? | linux.com

Myth Busting: Is Linux Immune to Viruses? | linux.com | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
In a word, no. Any computer that is attached to a network is not immune to viruses. But, as with everything else, it's relative. If you compare the vulnerability of Linux to Windows, you can

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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.'s curator insight, December 17, 2013 3:36 AM

[In a word, ·no."]

*As with all, #the best #securty is the #commonsense

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Seven free apps for finding live music

Seven free apps for finding live music | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
Audiophiles and superfans alike will appreciate these apps that keep you in the loop on live music.

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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.'s curator insight, May 29, 2013 5:27 AM

Free Software for Music

 

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How to measure the speed of SATA devices from the command line on Linux

How to measure the speed of SATA devices from the command line on Linux | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
SATA is the most common bus interface on desktops and on many servers, so it’s important that you know some basic concepts about it, from the always informative Wikipedia: Serial ATA (SATA) is a computer bus interface that connects host bus adapters...
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Hurrah! Linux can now run on UEFI Windows 8 PCs

Hurrah! Linux can now run on UEFI Windows 8 PCs | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it

[By Richi Jennings

February 12, 2013 6:38 AM EST]
Linux distros on Windows 8 are GO! The Linux Foundation is happy to announce that its Secure Boot System allows most PCs with pre-installed Windows 8 to boot Linux.


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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.'s curator insight, March 26, 2013 3:46 PM

*Freedom Opens Its Way... For Every@ne.

Gonzalo San Gil, PhD.'s comment, March 27, 2013 2:23 PM
*Well Shared.
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The 7 Best Servers for Linux

The 7 Best Servers for Linux | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
Shopping for a new Linux server isn't as easy as you might think. Here's a round-up of what's available for those of you who want to dance with the penguin.

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