Apr 302010

From ITWorld.com…

The 10-Minute Ubuntu Setup | ITworld: “April 26, 2010, 02:55 PM —

The next release from Ubuntu, the (relatively) popular Linux desktop operating system, is due out April 29, and it’s looking very nice. Want to give it a go? Here’s how you can load in the stuff you need–MP3s, DVD playing, and quick settings access–in a matter of minutes.”

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Apr 302010

Linux News: Applications: Gnome Commander Whips Files Into Shape: “Gnome Commander, an advanced twin-panel graphical file manager for the Linux Manage and monitor your systems with Landscape for Ubuntu. Free 60 day Trial. OS, brings back memories of my pre-Windows days. That is an era when graphical shell programs were popular before the Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) DOS (Disk Operating System) desktop gave way to the Windows 95 GUI (Graphical User Interface).”

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Apr 282010

From Lifehacker.com…

Recover Data Like a Forensics Expert Using an Ubuntu Live CD – Hard Drives – Lifehacker: “Plenty of utilities can recover deleted files, but what if you can’t boot your computer, or the whole drive has been formatted? Here’s how to dig deep and recover the most elusive deleted files, or even whole partitions.”

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Apr 272010

From Ghacks.net…

Connect Evolution to Exchange 2007 MAPI: “Evolution is the groupware suite for the Linux operating system. It is, for all intents and purposes, Outlook for Linux. The only downfall is, out of the box, it doesn’t play well with Exchange 2007. But, like every other hurdle the Linux community has come up against, a work around was created. The work around for Evolution? A MAPI plugin that will allow Evolution to communicate with an Exchange 2007 MAPI server. NOTE: If you are attempting to connect to an Exchange 2003 server you can use the standard Exchange connector that is installed with Evolution by default.”

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Apr 262010

From Downloadsquad.com…

Use Office 2010 to map a local drive letter to your free 25GB Live SkyDrive: “Live SkyDrive is an awesome service. 25GB of web storage for free? Yeah, that sounds good to me. Sure, the 50MB per file limit is a little bit of a downside but it’s still a great place to store documents, music, and photos.”

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Apr 252010

From MaximumPC.com…

19 Tips Every Windows 7 User Needs to Know | Maximum PC: “After installing a new OS, most people just jump right in and start driving it through all their favorite applications and games. Makes sense, right? The operating system, after all, should be a background player in the computing experience—a means to an end, with the end being web surfing, content editing, and wanton destruction in the first-person shooter of one’s choice.”

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Apr 222010

From Lifehacker.com…

Think Creates Dynamic and Easily Exported Mind Maps – Brainstorming – Lifehacker: “One of the barriers to adopting a new tool, especially for a traditionally pen-and-paper activity like brainstorming, is the new tool’s learning curve. Web application Think overcomes that problem with dead simple mind-map creating and easy exporting.”

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Apr 212010

From TechRepublic.com…

10 Linux rescue tools for recovering Linux, Windows, or Mac machines | 10 Things | TechRepublic.com: “When you’re dealing with a system that won’t boot, you need a robust and dependable recovery tool. Here are a few Linux tools that might save the day.”

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