Command Line: SANE Control your scanner with SANE

Mar 01, 2011

Running your scanner from the command line offers greater control of tasks. We show you how to get started.

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Charly's Column: lsof Sys Admin's Daily Grind: lsof

Jan 31, 2011

The shorter a command, the longer the list of support parameters. This rule applies to lsof, one of Charly’s favorite commands.

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2D Unity Not on the Natty Plan Says Canonical

Jan 17, 2011

“It's not on the Natty plan for now, but we'll be evaluating the progresses and will consider adding a 3rd session option if the development goes as planned,” said David Barth, Desktop Experience Team, Engineering Manager at Canonical.

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K16 Introduced To Focus KDE's Future

Dec 21, 2010

"Where will KDE be in five years,"asks KDE e.V. board member, Frank Karlitschek, and the K16 planning meetings aim to focus community members 'visions' for the project to answer this question.

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Doghouse: Deprecated Formats maddog learns a lesson about deprecated formats but finds a workable solution.

Nov 23, 2010

Often I talk about documents and the importance of open formats, mostly oriented toward formats like the Open Document Format (ODF) standard versus Microsoft’s OOXML specification.

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FFmpeg Brings WebM Support to Version 0.6

Jun 29, 2010

The newest version of the open source of the A/V recording and conversion tool was codenamed “Works With HTML5” for obvious reasons.

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Command Line: Yum Yummy, yummy, yummy

Nov 30, 2009

The RPM package manager Yum has its own advantages over other tools.

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Charly's Column The sys admin's daily grind: Archivemail

Nov 24, 2009

Charly loves to be organized, but he also likes to have access to mail that reached him when the dinosaurs were still roaming the earth.

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