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Element OS: Linux on your HTPC Although many claim to have built the first personal computer, including the 1973 Micral and the Altiar 8800 in 1974, IBM had them all beat with the 610 in the 1950s. John Lenz slapped the auto-point computer together in the attic of Columbia University’s Watson Lab between 1948 and 1954. This was a computer designed for a single person to operate. It was named the IBM 610 Auto-Point Computer (PAC). It was the first computer designed to be operated from a keyboard. Element OS: Linux on your HTPC
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The 33 Essential Free Utilities for Every New PC | Maximum PC

The 33 Essential Free Utilities for Every New PC | Maximum PC The Windows ecosystem is filled with more programs than we will ever need. But while you know to install essential programs like Firefox and Steam onto every new PC, there are plenty of core utilities you should install before downloading any application software. We pick out the 33 most useful utilities that enhance the Windows operating system. These aren't apps used for productivity (like word processing or web browsing) or entertainment (like video playback or gaming). Instead, they strengthen the backbone of Windows by optimizing hardware and system software. From single-purpose diagnostic tools to user-interface replacements, these programs provide general support to overhaul the gestalt of the Windows experience.
Free Software to Organize Start Menu of Windows Free Software to Organize Start Menu of Windows By Garima on July 26, 2010 | Sponsored Links Start Menu Organizer is a free software that lets you organize Windows start menu so that you can look up for your favorite applications in an instant without making much efforts. Another free software to organize your Start Menu is JetStart Menu.
4 Applications That You Do Not Know (But Should) Most computer users are happy with what they got. They use the same set of computer programs day in day out without spending a thought on the thousands of software programs that might be better suited for their needs. The majority are using the same programs. Winamp for music, Firefox for web browsing, Windows Media Player for videos, iTunes for managing the music collection, Gmail for email and so on. 4 Applications That You Do Not Know (But Should)
Oscar and Emmy award-winning editing software ‘Lightworks is going open-source. EditShare, the company behind Lightworks, see open-sourcing the editing application as a way to “…release its full potential…“’ Developers, aside from being able to enhance, build on and add to Lightworks, will also be able to sell their Lightworks plug-ins, etc through a centralized Lightworks online marketplace. “Lightworks offers intuitive controls, advanced real time effects, 2K native support with DPX or RED, and multi-camera editing features that remain unmatched.” Oscar winning video editor goes open-source Oscar winning video editor goes open-source
PhpVirtualBox Well, to be honest I am an IT student. I have used just about everything for VM's minus Xen for linux. I mainly use VMWare workstation and that works good for almost anything. If you are using a dedicated pc and want to put multiple OS's on it then I would suggest ESXi or Citrix XenServer. PhpVirtualBox

Gephi, graph exploration

Applications Exploratory Data Analysis: intuition-oriented analysis by networks manipulations in real time. Link Analysis: revealing the underlying structures of associations between objects, in particular in scale-free networks. Gephi, graph exploration
Some handy Linux commands « The World of VoIP, Asterisk and Linux On an asterisk system, I usually need the following very often: Sync contents of two folders: rsync -av --progress / / Check disk usage for a specific folder: du -sh Some handy Linux commands « The World of VoIP, Asterisk and Linux
40 Basic Linux Command-line Tips and Tricks | A Platform to Express Your Ideas and Thoughts | fortystones 40 Basic Linux Command-line Tips and Tricks | A Platform to Express Your Ideas and Thoughts | fortystones 1. Everything in Linux is a file including the hardware and even the directories. 2. # : Denotes the super(root) user
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Why pay somebody to do it for you when you can build it yourself! [global] panic action = /usr/share/samba/panic-action %d workgroup = "Name" netbios name = "Server name" invalid users = root security = user wins support = no log file = /var/log/samba.log log level = 3 max log size = 1000 syslog = 1 encrypt passwords = true passdb backend = smbpasswd socket options = TCP_NODELAY dns proxy = no passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd %u passwd chat =*Enter\snew\sUNIX\spassword:* %n\n *Retype\snew\sUNIX\spassword:* %n\n . obey pam restrictions = yes pam password change = no null passwords = no #Share Definitions [homes] comment = Home Directories browseable = yes writable = yes security mask = 0700 create mask = 0700

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Take your Favorite Portable Linux Desktop with you wherever you go Popular YUMI – Your Universal Multiboot InstallerPopular Universal USB Installer – Easy as 1 2 3 Easily install your favorite Linux operating system on a flash drive or USB key no larger than your thumb (Thumb Drive). Your Portable Linux operating system can then be taken with you, and run from any computer that can boot from the USB flash device. Bring your operating system, applications, files, email, bookmarked favorites, games and more with you.

Boot and run Linux from a USB flash memory stick

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