Tag Archives: Linux

How to Make the Switch to Linux

How to Make the Switch to Linux

Right out of the gate, let me make a disclaimer here. This is NOT an advertisement nor am I “recruiting” Linux users. Indeed, if you’re satisfied with Windows, or any other “non-Linux OS”, and have absolutely no reason to switch . . . fine.  You’re likely better off sticking with what you’re comfortable with. However […]

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KDE 4.6 Review

KDE 4.6 Review

According to the KDE 4.6 road map, KDE 4.6 was released on January 26 of this year. I installed the plasma desktop and have about a week to play with KDE 4.6  and here is what I have found. I have included some KDE screenshots from my system. The KDE team has fixed thousands of […]

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Video and MP3 Support for Fedora Core 11

Video and MP3 Support for Fedora Core 11

With the release of Fedora Core 11 coming, you will need to know how to get Video Codecs and MP3 support. As always, the Fedora team is not releasing FC11 with MP3 support. I have a quick two lines on how you can get the support for all  your media content. First, you have to […]

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Looks are Everything

Looks are Everything

You always hear how stable Linux is but one of the great things about Linux is how awesome you can make it look. With a 3D card and Compiz there is no end to the configurations you can make. Compiz has a lot of functionality in it also, but the eye candy is what you […]

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Free Home Firewall and Router

IPCOP is a free and fully functional Firewall product to protect your home or small office. IPCop is a Linux distribution which aims to provide a simple-to-manage firewall appliance based on PC hardware. IPCop is a Stateful firewall built on the Linux netfilter framework. Originally a fork of the SmoothWall Linux firewall, the projects are […]

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Biggest Buzz of 2008

We started out in May 2008, but have blogged since mid 2007. Since May 2008 we have posted over 500 blogs with over 4100 comments. What will 2009 bring? We will work even harder to bring our fans and visitors the best in Technology news and more. Listed below are the top 10 blog posts […]

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Fedora Core 10 Review, Part 2

Fedora Core 10 Review, Part 2

I am a Redhat Certified Technician (RHCT),  so naturally I do like the Fedora distributions. The last couple Fedora releases have little bit of a let down, slow and buggy. This caused me to convert over to Ubuntu which I am currently using (8.10). After my install of Fedora Core 10 in Part 1 of […]

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Fedora Core 10 Review, Part 1

Fedora 10 (codename Cambridge), released 25 November 2008 has been hyped to be as good as Fedora 6. Now I loved Fedora 6 and used it as my primary desktop for a long time. Then I “upgraded” to 8, that was a huge disappointment. I skipped even trying 9 after the headaches with 8. When […]

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