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

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.

Knuckle’s desktop (http://forum.linuxbasix.com/viewtopic.php?f=41&t=319)


[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.

Example screen shots (http://www.stellarium.org/screenshots.html)


[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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