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The following list consists of applications that I must have on my linux computer. When I install a distro, I always grab these applications first. Some of these applications do have a windows counterpart, and by no means am I saying that these are linux-only applications.
Unison is a directory comparison tool. With this application you may compare various...
This is a quick post from the openSUSE live cd that I received with my recent issue of Linux Format Magazine. I am publishing because I am so impressed by what this distro has to offer, I am pondering chucking Ubuntu for this green monster.
I am most impressed with the Kinfocenter where running processes, real-time memory usage and much more information is displayed. I know, I know, Ubuntu has these tools, I simply like these tools better....
My brain tends to generate a lot of questions all day long. This latest one has me thinking. Should Open-Source software go more on the offensive and point out any of the faults of proprietary software? Should a website be generated that continuously runs ads pointing out that proprietary software is less-customizable, less secure from virus threats, and doesn't want to be shared? Another part of an ad compaign that would be essential is the fact that very little proprietary software programmers...
Welcome and Goodbye!
You know who you are. Yes, you, who said hello and turned around without ever giving me another consideration.
Too many times you freely grab my excited possibilities and open-considerations only to say, nope, not for me. Why? Oh, darn, you see something different than you are used to. Oh, my! So sorry to inconvenience you and your stubborn, stuck, dug-in, overpaid, under-produced, not-so-safe system.