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5 Modern Linux Torrent Clients for Fast Downloadsview story

http://www.makeuseof.com – Torrenting is not a sin; it’s a medium of communication that describes how files are shared. Can it be used in sinful ways? Sure. Can it be used in righteous ways, too? Absolutely. In fact, a remarkable amount of filesharing is done through completely legal torrents. (General)

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Why You Really Want a Linux Virtual Server Instead of a Private Serverview story

http://www.makeuseof.com – A Linux VPS (Virtual Private Server) can be beneficial for various things you might want to do, such as hosting your own website, a game server, and much more. If you’re interested, you can even do all of this locally on one of your computers that you have sitting around at home. We’ll show you how to set up your own server, and why a hosted VPS may still be a better choice. VPS vs. (General)

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5 awesome security features to expect in PC-BSD 10.1.2view story

http://www.linuxbsdos.com – I’ve been keeping track of developments in PC-BSD for the past several months, more than I’ve done in more than three years. I’ve reviewed the last two releases – see PC-BSD 10.1 review, PC-BSD 10.1.1 Cinnamon review, written about an aspect of its package manager – see Getting to know the pkg audit command on PC-BSD and FreeBSD, and even […] (General)

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Linux Growth Results in High Demand for Linux Talent for Fourth Year in a Rowview story

http://www.linuxfoundation.org –   Dice and The Linux Foundation today are releasing their annual Linux Jobs Report, which details the responses of more than 1,000 hiring managers and 3,000 Linux professionals about the state of the Linux job market.  Highlights include: ● Nearly all hiring managers are looking to recruit Linux professionals in the next six months. (General)

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Linux Treasures: 11 Sublime Native Linux Apps That Will Make You Want To Switchview story

http://www.makeuseof.com – Why should you use Linux? To use some of the best applications made for any platform. If you don’t believe me, here’s a list of great Linux apps. You can find all of these in the default Ubuntu repositories, and likely in the repositories of whatever Linux distro you use. (General)

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5 Amazing Linux Video Players for Watching Movies and Showsview story

http://www.makeuseof.com – Linux is fantastic for variety. There are dozens of video players to choose from and they’ll all get the job done — so which one should you use? Which one is right for you? Variety is great, but who has the time to sift through it all? My two favorite video players, at least prior to writing this piece, were MPC-HC and PotPlayer. (General)

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10 Mistakes That Make You Sound Like a Rookie Linux Userview story

http://www.makeuseof.com – If you’ve chosen to learn Linux to use as your operating system, you’ve made a great choice! There’s a lot to learn about Linux, and if you want to make the most use out of the open source operating system, it’s important to learn and improve! But how can you tell when you’re not a rookie anymore? (General)

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The BASIC Guide to GAMBAS: All You Need To Knowview story

http://www.makeuseof.com – If you owned a computer in the 80s, you almost certainly knew BASIC. Each microcomputer came with their own spin on the language, and it wasn’t uncommon to while away a Saturday afternoon copying code from a magazine line by line. The end product would almost always be some kind of game, or an interesting visual effect. It inspired an entire generation of coders. (General)

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The Very Best Linux Desktop Environment For Programming: The Secrets Of The Prosview story

http://www.makeuseof.com – Programming is an activity is that often performed on Linux. And Linux is a great choice for that, as it’s easy to install support for virtually any language you can think of. Programming is simply made easier on Linux. (General)

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7 Reasons Zenwalk Should Now Be On Your Radarview story

http://www.makeuseof.com – Linux users: it’s time to check out Zenwalk again. Seven years ago this operating system was among the top ten listed on DistroWatch; these days Zenwalk is relatively obscure at 113th place. So not many people noticed when, earlier this year, a new version came out – a prelude to the upcoming 8.0 release. (General)

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Linux-Loving Slack Users: Here’s an App For You!view story

http://www.makeuseof.com – Get a working Slack client for Ubuntu, complete with notifications and an independent icon. ScudCloud is the unofficial Slack client Ubuntu users have been looking for. I’m not going to feign objectivity here: I think Slack is wonderful. It not only makes group communication easier: it’s a productivity godsend. (General)

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5 Amazing Linux IRC Clients to Keep You Chattingview story

http://www.makeuseof.com – People still use IRC. It’s been one of the most resilient forms of conversation in the history of online communication, and while it’s certainly past its prime, IRC is still alive and kicking today – so alive, in fact, that dozens of clients are still being actively developed. (General)