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A Unix Utility You Should Know About: Netcat

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catonmat.net: Netcat is often referred to as a “Swiss Army knife” utility, and for a good reason. Just like the multi-function usefulness of the venerable Swiss Army pocket knife, netcat’s functionality is as helpful. Some of its features include port scanning, transferring files, port listening and it can be used a backdoor.

Free and Open Source Finance/Accounting Software for Linux

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junauza.com: If you have a small or medium-size business, then you may consider using finance or accounting software to efficiently manage your own venture. To those who are using Linux and are living on a tight budget, you can try some of these.

10 free RAW image tools for Linux

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darrenyates.com.au: You don’t need to have played with a digital SLR camera for long to run into the continuing frustration that is RAW images. But that doesn’t mean all hope is lost. In fact, in the Linux world, the community has done a terrific job of supporting digital camera enthusiasts.

17 Awesome Linux Applicaitons to Improve your Productivity

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techcityinc.com: I always appreciate any useful application I can find for Linux that can help its users enjoy and have the same comfort they have in Windows.

Blueman - An Awesome Bluetooth manager for Ubuntu

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bigbrovar.wordpress: Bluetooth support has always been shaky in gnome. The default bluetooth manager is often very basic and unintuitive. "You cant always have it all” that was my attitude to the whole bluetooth problem till i found out about Blueman.

localepurge: Automagically remove unnecessary locale data

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debaday.debian.net: localepurge allows you to remove unnecessary locale data you have on your system and prevents installing unneeded locales when installing new packages.

Group test: download managers

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tuxradar.com: Download managers exist for two reasons. Firstly, they help organise your downloads, moving them to a single, central location on your desktop. Secondly, they help to improve download performance. But with so many around, which to choose?

RawSpeed and Rawstudio: exciting projects

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jcornuz.wordpress: These are exciting times for photography on Linux. Rawstudio is not sitting still either with a couple of great projects down the line.

The People of MySQL

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redmonk.com: I consider personnel moves to be material to their employers, and at such times I feel obligated to comment - whether I like it or not. Such is the case with the recent defections from Sun of Mårten Mickos most recently, and Monty Widenius a week or so distant.

New LM_Sensors Coming, Brings New Features

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phoronix.com: Jean Delvare of the LM_Sensors project has announced that a new release of this open-source system monitoring program will be coming soon.

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