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Jamendo Android App: A Perfect Companion for Discovering ‘Free’ Music

A few hours ago I discovered a service called F-Droid — a catalogue website for FOSS Android apps. Installed the F-Droid APK on my SGS2, and while browsing the multimedia category on it…

Linux virtualization solutions

Virtualisation Face-off: Qemu, VirtualBox, VMware Player and Parallels Workstation

In this article, we take a look at four of the most well known and commonly used virtualisation software for Linux. When it comes to virtualisation, Linux unarguably has more prowess and offers…

Micro-blogging with P2

Group Micro-blogging Using WordPress

To all the Net savvy social animals out there with a Twitter, Facebook, G+ and a whole lot of StumbleUpon accounts, here is a more exciting way to get going with your latest…

So, which of the Open Source CMSs take it?

Winner Takes All: WordPress vs Drupal vs Joomla!

In this article, we take a look at WordPress, Drupal and Joomla! to determine which of the three CMSs is leading the race in terms of specific usage. When it comes to CMSs,…

Your ownCloud

ownCloud 3 Makes Setting up and Accessing Your Own Cloud Dead Easy

We are all aware that storing data in the cloud has its own advantages, making our data available everywhere we go. But storing our personal data on someone else’s server might lead to…

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Exploring Software: The New-Look Plone 4

If this is the first time you are hearing of Plone, should you use it? If so, how would you start and get a feel of what it can do? Plone is a…

Linux Virtualisation Roundup

VMWare Player, VirtualBox, KVM: Finding Virtualisation Software that Fits

This article is intended to guide users in choosing the best virtualisation solution for themselves. According to Wikipedia: “Virtualisation, in computing, is the creation of a virtual (rather than actual) version of something,…

Not for general-purpose computing

Reviewing the GNUSim8085

This article reviews the GNUSim8085 — a graphical simulator, assembler and debugger for the Intel 8085 microprocessor. The Intel 8085 is an 8-bit microprocessor that was launched by Intel in 1977 and hence…

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Work Your Brain Cells with Strategy Games on GNU/Linux

Are you ready to accept the double-barrelled challenge of acquiring hard-to-get natural resources and confronting enemies on the rampage, while in a race against time? GNU/Linux is not all work and no play….

GNOME 3 is here!

GNOME 3 is Here!

GNOME 3, code-named ToPaZ (for Three Point Zero), was released on April 6 this year. The release has raised many questions. Can GNOME 3 maintain its dominance in the Linux world as a…

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