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Dual-boot Linux Mint 17.1, Windows 7 on a PC with UEFI firmwareview story

http://www.linuxbsdos.com – After Linux Mint 17 was released back in mid-2014, I published How to dual-boot Linux Mint 17 and Windows 8 on a PC with UEFI firmware. Now that Linux Mint 17.1 has been released, it seems that many users are stumbling in their attempt to use the tutorial to dual-boot it and Windows 8 on a computer with UEFI firmware. […] (General)

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How to layout and design an infographic in Rview story

http://www.linuxbsdos.com – For R fans and infographics lovers out there (I’m one of you), here’s an article that shows how to layout and design an infographic in R. Here’s how the data used to generate it was obtained. [crayon-54f190e48d813210899546/] Below is the final product. Go here to learn how the author did it. (General)

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The Linux Ghost Flaw: Everything You Need To Knowview story

http://www.makeuseof.com – The GHOST vulnerability is a flaw in a vital part of every major Linux distro. It could, in theory, allow hackers to take control of computers without the need for a username or password. Having said that, there are a few key points to keep in mind: The flaw has never been exploited in the wild – just in experiments by security researchers. (General)

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Email on Linux: 4 of the Best Email Clients Availableview story

http://www.makeuseof.com – Despite how far web-based email clients have come, nothing can beat the speed and convenience of one that sits natively on the desktop. Unfortunately, Linux doesn’t have access to some of the more feature-rich clients out there like Outlook and Postbox. (General)

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4 of the Best eBook Readers for Linux Usersview story

http://www.makeuseof.com – A few years ago, we predicted the end of physical bookstores. Not to say that we were the only ones who predicted it, because we certainly weren’t, but anyone who isn’t in denial should be able to see that eBooks are an inevitable future. As a Linux user, where does that leave you? For myself, I’ve mostly read my eBooks with mobile apps like Aldiko and Mantano. (General)

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4 Linux Music Players That Deserve Your Attention Nowview story

http://www.makeuseof.com – Finding a good music player for Linux is not an easy task. A few big name projects, like Amarok and Songbird, have come and gone throughout the years, but none of them have been stable enough to match the staying power of iTunes, Winamp, or any of the other music players available to non-Linux users. (General)