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I spend a lot of time looking at other people’s computers, and I see Audacity installed on a lot of them. Not many software programs deserve the adverb “versatile”, but Audacity is one of them. It is the Swiss Army knife of audio applications.
Audacity is used for all sorts of audio tasks. There may be more specialized applications in each category, but Audacity does a great job. If you have anything to do with audio, this program deserves to be in your toolbox.
The universe of UNIX tools changes constantly. Here are 10 tools—some you may have overlooked and some new—to tinker with.
patrick-nagel.net: Did you ever hear sentences like “Linux/Unix filesystems are superior, to stuff like NTFS, let alone FAT32 - you don’t even need a defragmentation tool.”?
freesoftwaremagazine.com: Over time, many people have complained about the X Window system. One thing is sure: it has evolved over the last year or so, immensely, especially as far as 3D and hardware acceleration.
pcworld.com: I take a live-and-let-live approach to computers that aren't mine. But this changed a few days ago when my father got a new laptop that had Vista pre-installed. He asked me to set things up for him and, to cut a long story short, he got Ubuntu 9.04.
This tutorial shows how to set up a Mandriva 2009.1 Free (x86_64) server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters: Apache web server (SSL-capable), Postfix mail server with SMTP-AUTH and TLS, BIND DNS server, Proftpd FTP server, MySQL server, Dovecot POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc
- Test driving UbuntuOne
- Ubuntu One
- Is this the One for Ubuntu?
itwire.com: Does GNU/Linux need a cult figure like Steve Jobs to spread the word and convert the doubters? And does FOSS lend itself to the development of such egos, where technical merit alone does not count?
manilastandardtoday.com: ONE of the attractions of the new release of Ubuntu, a popular open source operating system based on Linux, is that it’s supposed to run well even on inexpensive netbooks.
phoronix.com: We have already looked at the performance of Ubuntu's Jaunty Jackalope, and even found it to perform with old hardware, but how does it now compete with Mac OS X? We have more benchmarks this morning to continue this performance investigation.
sutor.com: Now that Microsoft is evidently going to try to ship Windows 7 for the late 2009 holiday season, I see this as a challenge to the Linux comunity.
tectonic.co.za: Despite a national open source strategy and a well-publicised set of minimum interoperability standards for government, the South African education department has launched a teacher laptop project that excludes free and open source software (FOSS).
repasik.com: WINE, which stands for ‘Wine Is Not an Emulator’ is a piece of software which enables Linux systems to run Windows software. These front-ends do the tweaking for users, resulting in a better ease of use of Windows software installation on Linux . Here are 5 easy wine front-ends.
- Linux business pioneer dies in home accident
- Mozilla Brings Webapps to the Desktop, Challenges AIR, Silverlight
- Mozilla Magazine?
- Linux is not an OS
- GloobusPreview - Quick Look For Ubuntu Jaunty
- Create your own yum repository
- Remembering Apogee & 3D Realms
- How To Install Arch Linux Via FTP
- Education lessons for open source
- Duke Nukem material released
- Finding Files in Linux
- Gmail Notifier For Ubuntu 9.04
- Ubuntu 9.04 “Jaunty Jackalope” – Review
- Bluetooth , Network manager & Nokia n80i on Ubuntu 9.4
- Commandline 101: cat, Not Just for Purring
- Garmin Delays Nuvifone Again
- Cadets Trade the Trenches for Firewalls
- How do open source projects develop? Continuation.
- 2009 OSI Board Elections held in April
- How to Setup P2P Tv with gtk-SopCast on Ubuntu 9.04
- Parted Magic 4.1 Brings GParted 0.4.5
- Get Amarok 1.4 In Kubuntu 9.04
- GNU secrets – argp
- Linux's position in cloud computing efforts
- Adventures in Benchmarking - Part 4 : (Re)constructing an Environment
- EMTEC Gdium Liberty 1000
- The Second Most Dangerous Game!
cibmagazine.com.cn: Free is the business plan of the internet age – the challenge is to figure out how to make money from not charging any money. This is the problem that always faced open-source developers.
celettu.wordpress: One of the best things about any Linux Desktop Environment/Window Manager, is the ability to have as many virtual desktops as you like. Funnily enough, whenever I put a Windows user on a Linux system, this is the thing they struggle most with.
- UbuntuOne in Beta. Wait, WTF ?
- Canonical Launching Ubuntu Managed Storage Service
linuxjournal.com: This week we have more straight reporting from Studio Dave with a look at some conference activity, cool developments in the world of Ardour and news about some new and updated programs for your complete Linux music production studio.
linux-mag.com: The latest Firefox may still be in beta but it boasts a number of behind-the-scenes features that will make developing for the web easier as well as end-user changes that add new functionality, like private browsing and support for drag and drop.