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Exploring Software: Netbook Operating Systems

A modern netbook is likely to have 150 GB of disk space, 1 GB of RAM, a screen resolution of 1024×800 pixels, and a wide range of connectivity options. It can hardly be…

Free from clutter?

The GIMP 2.8:2.7 Development Release: Free From Clutter

The GIMP version 2.6 was released two years back, and it’s time for us to embrace a new development series of the GIMP. Dubbed as 2.8:2.7, the FOSS editing software is finally getting…

RedNoteBook

Take Note: Four Note-taking Apps You Should Try

Taking detailed, usable notes is not only an art, but also the hallmark of an effective worker. Fortunately, this is an area where the workman can blame his tools. But before you throw…

Netbooks: Facts, Figures, Options and Opinion

A wrap-up of Linux-based operating systems and also the netbooks that are on offer.

The Ultimate Organiser for the Console Junkie

Introducing Calcurse, a text-based organiser that can work as your personal assistant

An OS for Personal Computing

Let’s take a look at the BeOS-inspired Haiku OS.

An Ubuntu-powered MID

This year’s CES2010 in Las Vegas had SmartDevices’ SmartQ V5 MID on display.We had a chance to examine its sibling, the SmartQ5. The operating system and hardware are practically identical for the two…

The Ultimate Distro Showdown: Ubuntu 9.10 vs openSUSE 11.2 vs Mandriva 2010

After pitting the three against each other what followed was the battle of the century, as each distro pulled off one unique trick after another to stay on top of the game.

Experiencing Sabayon 5, oh

The current releases have done away with the idea of showcasing the games factor and concentrate on giving an out-of-the box desktop experience.

Linux Game Review: Frets on Fire

Frets on Fire is an open source clone of the ever-popular PlayStation 2 music/rhythm game Guitar Hero. It’s a free download and is available for Windows, Linux and the Mac, though the Mac version is experimental.

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