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Sabayon 8 Serves a Multitasking-optimised GNOME 3

Last time I tried Sabayon was when version 5 came out. It’s been a few years since, and I don’t exactly remember what it was like using it. Guess it still is a…

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…

TrimSlice H250 -- a very compact product

Linux Desktop Experience with ARM and MIPS

The Linux experience for many of our readers most likely starts with an x86 hardware platform. However, desktop solutions exist for other platforms, like ARM and MIPS. When Linus Torvalds’ practice with Minix…

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Linux on POWER

Anyone familiar with GNU/Linux will not be surprised by the fact that this operating system runs on almost all known processors. However, very few people are aware that mere support just might not…

A page after submitting for publication

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…

Let's play the disk

Virtualisation and Disk Management in OpenIndiana

In the previous part, we got acquainted with OpenIndiana — how to install the base system, find and deploy packages, and perform maintenance tasks with ZFS. This part is devoted to isolated and…

OpenIndiana -- the 'free' Solaris

OpenIndiana — a Free Fork of Solaris

OpenIndiana comprises the Illumos core, taken from OpenSolaris, with a set of GNU user-land tools. OpenIndiana can even be called an analogue to GNU/Linux, but instead of a monolithic Linux kernel, it uses…

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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