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Triumph over the command line - tremendous strength is at your fingertips - you simply want to know easy methods to use it. Here's how one can familiarize yourself with the CLI... (Jonathan Roberts)

Recycle previous package - Neil dusts off a few old desktops and discovers there's lots of existence left in them but. (Neil Bothwick)

18 steps to higher facts safety - The jewel on your computer's crown isn't the OS, or the - it's your info, a few of that may be irreplaceable. listed below are a few safeguard information. (Neil Bothwick)

Inside Mandriva - Sacked builders, monetary complications and know-how trials - it's been a difficult 12 months for Mandriva. We investigate... (Mayank Sharma)

Dr Brown's Administeria - Server rollouts notable a nasty chord? allow Ubuntu Orchestra carry a few concord again into your existence. Plus: getting begun with virtualisation. (Chris Brown)

Interview: Chase Douglas - Canonical's person interface coder spills the center on squeezing multi-touch into Ubuntu... (Mike Saunders)

File encryption: conserving secrets and techniques - bought an excellent new enterprise thought you don't wish your opponents checking out approximately? Here's tips to lock down your desktop. (Jonathan Roberts)

LibreOffice: the best way with be aware - Make incomprehensible fonts and peculiar layouts a forgotten footnote with the following pointers and suggestion on record concord. (Ben Everard)

Arch: grasp the person Repository - We take on the best features of the ever well known Arch distribution and assist you to set up the most recent state of the art software program. (Graham Morrison)

Arduino: construct your individual board - bored with inadvertently blowing up undefined? Nick comes to a decision to have a cross at placing jointly one in all his personal - and unearths it's more straightforward than he idea. (Nick Veitch)

XBMC: organize a media centre - We can't provide the large HDTV or the top-of-the-range surround-sound yet we will assist you construct the electronic media hub to plug all of it into. (Simon Quain)

Build your personal firewall - you may guard your procedure with any previous firewall yet it's even more enjoyable to build a bespoke Linux-based install. Here's how. (James Litton)

Modern Perl: song your studying - smooth Perl makes it easy to write down a database software - say, for instance, to maintain tabs in your books - with out utilizing SQL. (Dave Cross)

Back to fundamentals: utilizing conditionals - Any non-trival software must make judgements according to situations: We clarify coding ifs and buts. (Mike Saunders)

Python: Make customized tooltips - construct an easy operating tune participant and upload customized tooltips to the dossier record. Nick is the guy who understands how. (Nick Veitch)

Android: tune at the flow - within the first of this two-part instructional, we glance at MediaPlayer and get a easy MP3 participant up and working. (Juliet Kemp)

Mandriva 2011.0 - Has a transformation of possession stored Mandriva or may still we depend at the neighborhood fork? we discover out what a distinction a 12 months makes. (Bob Moss)

FlightGear 2.4.0 - Alex clips on his epaulettes, downs a brief whiskey, and straps himself into the cockpit for the most recent instalment of this vintage indie flight sim. (Alex Cox)

Qt writer 2.3 - a tremendous IDE replace supplies Graham one much less excuse for resurrecting KAlbum. (Graham Morrison)

RawTherapee 3.0 - The digicam mat no longer lie, however it should be obstinate with the reality. we find the main terrifying technique to torture photographs into confession. (Adam Oxford)

Email consumers - On try: Evolution, KMail, Thunderbird, Claws Mail, Zimbra computer (Shashank Sharma)

News: Ubuntu to head per month? - Canonical dev indicates revitalising distro's free up cycle. Plus: Ubuntu developer portal; KDE profits from summer time of Code; Microsoft strikes to fasten out Linux with UEFI; Casio can pay Microsoft for correct to take advantage of Linux; pink Hat finds incredible development. (Andrew Gregory)

Distrowatch: Mandriva 2011 - An outdated kernel, a brand new RPM and a wierd computing device characterise the new-look distribution. Plus: Arch Linux 2011.08.19, Fedora sixteen, KDE five arising. (Susan Linton)

What in the world: don't tune - realize how one can hold advertisers off your path with the newest shopping privateness function. (Jonathan Roberts)

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