Linux For The Rest Of Us #50 - Thanks Doc!

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Running time: 1:17:13
Added: 10 July 2011

[07:50] Basic Basic - file x is not opening with the right application

 

[14:18] What Kind of Maintenance Do I Need to Do On My Linux PC?.
(http://lifehacker.com/5817282/what-kind-of-maintenance-do-i-need-to-do-on-my-linux-pc)

 

[22:38] Furius ISO Mount - Simple Gtk+ Interface to Mount ISO, IMG, BIN, MDF and NRG Image files without burning to disk.
(https://launchpad.net/furiusisomount)

 

[25:16] Linux-based networked DVR can record from 64 cameras - IndigoVision announced a doubling of capacity to 2TB disks on its NVR-AS 3000 of Linux-based, surveillance-oriented network video recorders (NVRs). The NVR-AS 3000 systems are now available with up to 6TB of usable RAID 5 storage, as well as RAID 0/1 options, and can record full framerate video and audio from 64 cameras, and play back 20 streams simultaneously, says the company.
(http://www.linuxfordevices.com/c/a/News/IndigoVision-NVRAS-3000/)

[31:39] Synaptic Package Manager killed off - It has been the mainstay of the Linux Ubuntu operating system, but the Canonical has suddenly disconnected the Synaptic Package Manager.
(http://www.techeye.net/software/synaptic-package-manager-killed-off)

 

[35:37] 9 Good Terminal Emulators for Linux - We have featured a few Terminal emulators before and introduced you to applications like CLI Companion that makes you more familiar with command line in Linux. Now, we want to take it to a whole new level. A collection of really good Terminal emulator apps for Linux.
(http://www.techdrivein.com/2011/06/9-good-terminal-emulators-for-linux.html)

 

[39:09] 15 "Really" Awesome Conky Configurations.
(http://www.junauza.com/2009/09/15-really-awesome-conky-configurations.html)

Knuckle’s desktop (http://forum.linuxbasix.com/viewtopic.php?f=41&t=319)

 

[44:09] The Five Best Desktop Linux Distributions.
(http://www.zdnet.com/blog/open-source/the-five-best-desktop-linux-distributions/9166)

 

[48:13] Top Five Terminal Commands Everyone Should Know (as suggested by you)
(http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2011/07/top-terminal-commands-newbie/)

 

[55:22] 8 of the Best Free Linux Astronomy Apps. - Astronomy is a branch of science that deals with the study of celestial objects (including stars, planets, moons, comets, asteroids, meteor showers, nebulae, star clusters and galaxies) and other phenomena.
(http://www.linuxlinks.com/article/2011052909592231/Astronomy.html)

Example screen shots (http://www.stellarium.org/screenshots.html)

 

[58:20] Microsoft Office 365 Launch: Zimbra Scores Suprise PR Win. - Microsoft is launching Office 365 today (June 28), but the cloud computing celebration started yesterday at Zimbra — an open source email platform owned by VMware. In a somewhat surprising editorial spin, The Wall Street Journal yesterday positioned Zimbra as a major rival to Office 365 even before the Microsoft cloud suite arrived. Here’s why.
(http://www.thevarguy.com/2011/06/28/microsoft-office-365-launch-zimbra-scores-surprise-pr-win/)

 

[1:05:17] Mageia – A New Linux Distribution - Mageia is a fork of Mandriva Linux, supported by a not-for-profit organisation of recognized and elected contributors. Further than just delivering a free, secure, stable and sustainable operating system, the goal is to set up a stable and trustable governance to direct collaborative projects

(http://www.mageia.org/en/)

 

[1:14:17] Linux For The Rest Of Us Video Training.

You're going to learn:

- How to install Linux in easy steps

- All the basics of Linux to get you going.

- How use Linux to recover data on Windows machines

- How to customize and transform your desktop into nearly anything imaginable

- How to create movies, CD/DVDs, audio files, etc...

- How to open/edit/create Microsoft Office documents without paying for Microsoft Office

- Using Linux in a virtual machine

- How to remove viruses with Linux...and tons more!

(http://www.linuxfortherestofus.com/)

 

 

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