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Linux version how-to

Posted 05-14-2009 at 11:45 AM by w7hd

On many Linux distributions you can simply do the following to find out your flavor:

cat /etc/issue

It will return something like this:
Ubuntu 9.04
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Swiftfox - A faster build for Firefox webbrowser

Posted 05-13-2009 at 05:41 PM by rbkumaran

Swiftfox is yet another free browser which is an optimized build of the Mozilla Firefox web browser. The browser is fully compatible with any existing themes, extensions for Firefox. Read More
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While I'm thinking about the Mac Universe, a limerick.

Posted 05-12-2009 at 07:56 AM by SilversleevesX
Updated 07-25-2010 at 09:18 AM by SilversleevesX

This guy Jobs from north California
Has a fetish for Mach, though, I warn ya;
He may never believe
Someone ought to tell Steve
This is why bright people scorn ya.

(Inspired partly by hearing that Linus Torvalds said he didn't like Mac OS X because Jobs had woven in his -- Linus's -- nemesis, the Mach microkernel. This isn't the first time Jobs has either overseen or damned the lifeboats to put Mach into an Apple product -- those who know, remember MKLinux.)...
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Take it from me, it is and it isn't

Posted 05-12-2009 at 07:43 AM by SilversleevesX
Updated 07-25-2010 at 09:14 AM by SilversleevesX

From a discussion of the "whether or nots" (Linux, Vista, Mac OS X) on one of the sub-forums:

Originally Posted by SilversleevesX View Post
I contrived two sayings that came directly from my experience of using the Mac OS (legacy and OS X).

When something wouldn't work, or wasn't as easy to do as it might have been in Windows or Linux, I'd say
"That's the price of elegance."

When something worked flawlessly, could be done in one application or utility, or just looked excellent
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Step By Step Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty) LAMP Server Setup

Posted 05-12-2009 at 02:28 AM by sridhar11

In around 15 minutes, the time it takes to install Ubuntu Server Edition, you can have a LAMP (Linux,Apache, MySQL and PHP) server up and ready to go. This feature, exclusive to Ubuntu Server Edition, is available at the time of installation.The LAMP option means you donít have to install and integrate each of the four separate LAMP components, a process which can take hours and requires someone who is skilled in the installation and configuration of the individual applications.

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