Linux For The Rest Of Us #50 – Thanks Doc!

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A Linux podcast for anyone even remotely interested in Linux!

[07:50] Basic Basic – file x is not opening with the right application


[14:18] What Kind of Maintenance Do I Need to Do On My Linux PC?.


[22:38] Furius ISO Mount – Simple Gtk+ Interface to Mount ISO, IMG, BIN, MDF and NRG Image files without burning to disk.


[25:16] Linux-based networked DVR can record from 64 cameras – IndigoVision announced a doubling of capacity to 2TB disks on its NVR-AS 3000 of Linux-based, surveillance-oriented network video recorders (NVRs). The NVR-AS 3000 systems are now available with up to 6TB of usable RAID 5 storage, as well as RAID 0/1 options, and can record full framerate video and audio from 64 cameras, and play back 20 streams simultaneously, says the company.

[31:39] Synaptic Package Manager killed off – It has been the mainstay of the Linux Ubuntu operating system, but the Canonical has suddenly disconnected the Synaptic Package Manager.


[35:37] 9 Good Terminal Emulators for Linux – We have featured a few Terminal emulators before and introduced you to applications like CLI Companion that makes you more familiar with command line in Linux. Now, we want to take it to a whole new level. A collection of really good Terminal emulator apps for Linux.


[39:09] 15 “Really” Awesome Conky Configurations.

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[44:09] The Five Best Desktop Linux Distributions.


[48:13] Top Five Terminal Commands Everyone Should Know (as suggested by you)


[55:22] 8 of the Best Free Linux Astronomy Apps. – Astronomy is a branch of science that deals with the study of celestial objects (including stars, planets, moons, comets, asteroids, meteor showers, nebulae, star clusters and galaxies) and other phenomena.

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[58:20] Microsoft Office 365 Launch: Zimbra Scores Suprise PR Win. – Microsoft is launching Office 365 today (June 28), but the cloud computing celebration started yesterday at Zimbra — an open source email platform owned by VMware. In a somewhat surprising editorial spin, The Wall Street Journal yesterday positioned Zimbra as a major rival to Office 365 even before the Microsoft cloud suite arrived. Here’s why.


[1:05:17] Mageia – A New Linux Distribution – Mageia is a fork of Mandriva Linux, supported by a not-for-profit organisation of recognized and elected contributors. Further than just delivering a free, secure, stable and sustainable operating system, the goal is to set up a stable and trustable governance to direct collaborative projects



[1:14:17] Linux For The Rest Of Us Video Training.

You’re going to learn:

– How to install Linux in easy steps

– All the basics of Linux to get you going.

– How use Linux to recover data on Windows machines

– How to customize and transform your desktop into nearly anything imaginable

– How to create movies, CD/DVDs, audio files, etc…

– How to open/edit/create Microsoft Office documents without paying for Microsoft Office

– Using Linux in a virtual machine

– How to remove viruses with Linux…and tons more!




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