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by Sukrit Dhandhania
An open source, Linux-based web development package that’s crammed with features. Sukrit Dhandhania takes Quanta Plus for a test drive…

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by Richard Ibbotson
This book covers the subject of creativity and lateral thinking, something which often seems to be largely disregarded nowadays. How to focus your thoughts in order to work less and accomplish more…

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by John Brandon
The HP Elite 7000 Microtower is quite capable: it has an Intel i7 860 2.8GHz quad-core processor with an 8MB L2 cache and an ATI Radeon HD 4550 graphics card built for Blu-ray movie playback…

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by Richard Ibbotson
Joomla is a very easy-to-use content management system. There’s also plenty of information on the internet about all aspects of its use. Yet this book is still very welcome, at least for those who’d like to know more about Joomla 1.5 and 1.6…

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by John Brandon
When we reviewed the Lenovo IdeaCentre Q100 not long ago, we had one critical complaint: while the system looked sleek, it ran too slow for even rudimentary tasks. That main complaint has been partially solved with the successor – the IdeaCentre Q110.

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by Richard Ibbotson
Details: Price £38.50 Author Tim Riley & Adam Goucher Publisher O’Reilly ISBN 978-0596159818 Contrary to popular belief, open source software isn’t written by a couple of disorganised hippies who live in San Jose in California. Many hundreds of thousands of people sit around using the internet to develop high-quality software. At the heart of all [...]

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by John Brandon
This Android-powered netbook – which runs a Linux core – boots and runs faster than any Windows alternative…

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by John Brandon
The Acer AspireRevo nettop is a new hybrid of an old concept. Thin computing is older than the hills, an idea Sun tried ages ago. Read on to see how the Revo fared in testing…

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by Richard Ibbotson
In the preface, the author explains that his desire to write the book came from discovering a lack of published literature on the subject…

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by Sukrit Dhandhania
Norton Ghost and its open source alternative Partition Image have been the software to go to for cloning hard drives for some time now. Today we’re look at a further alternative that the open source world has to offer – Clonezilla…

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by Richard Ibbotson
Virtualisation has become a big industry. Large numbers of desktop machines and servers are being run in this way. So it’s not surprising that there is a high demand for more information for the end user about virtualisation and what can be done with it…

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by Richard Ibbotson
To some people the idea of parsing text data in GNU/Linux or UNIX might not sound like a worthwhile way of doing things. However, this is the kind of administrational task that a lot of system administrators and programmers perform every day of the week. Flex and Bison have proven to be more reliable and more powerful than the original UNIX tools…

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