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Windows Vista Tip: Easily restore previous file versions

Friday, June 29th, 2007

Windows Vista users: You can easily restore previous versions of a recently used file by right-clicking on the file and navigating to the “Previous Versions” tab. Gina touched on this feature as it…
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How To: Create a motion detecting security camera in Linux

Friday, June 29th, 2007

The Infected Project weblog runs down how to create an FTP-based security camera in Linux. The process requires a Linux compatible USB webcam, a Linux system, and about 20 minutes of spare time. …
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Featured Mac Download: Manage your to do list with DoIt

Friday, June 29th, 2007

Mac OS X only: Freeware app DoIt is an extensible lightweight to do list manager. Of all the to do list manager applications, DoIt has a set of features that sets it apart from the run-of-the-mill to…
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Launch of GNU GPLv3

Friday, June 29th, 2007

On Friday, June 29, at 12 noon (EDT), the Free Software Foundation will officially release the GNU GPL version 3. Please join us in celebration as we bring to a close eighteen months of public outreach and comment, in revision of the world’s most popular free software license.
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Why you should be excited about Ubuntu 7.10

Friday, June 29th, 2007

Notice that three of them are interrelated? Graphics, graphics, graphics. This is the major blockade that’s keeping Linux from moving more swiftly on to the desktop. Thankfully with the new (7.3) which will begin to make appearances in Gutsy (7.10) will go a long way towards fixing this issue.
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Microsoft shuts down "Longhorn Reloaded"

Friday, June 29th, 2007

Longhorn Reloaded, a project designed to resurrect an earlier build of Windows Vista that contained technologies that have since been abandoned, has been shut down by a cease-and-desist letter from Microsoft.
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Friday, June 29th, 2007

We put Google Desktop for Linux to the test and find a competent, fully functional release (sans sidebar) that’s long overdue. It’s a decent port with some potential, but it still doesn’t provide the desktop integration to match Beagle.
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Link to Test Drive: the new Google Desktop for Linux

The duct tape server

Friday, June 29th, 2007

Filed under: Desktops

Sometimes a mod project comes along that makes you ask yourself, “Hey, is this really called for?” And then you have to think long and hard on the answer, but this may be one of those cases (literally) where the answer is unequivocally yes. Using four rolls of duct tape, a quarter roll […]

Friday, June 29th, 2007

Some big names in search say the next great search engine won’t dabble in consumer Web pages or video, but in enterprise.
Link to Is Endeca really the next Google?

Beer Fountain

Friday, June 29th, 2007

beer, Drinks, Fountain

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