Long-awaited Pidgin 2.3.0 is out!

[digg-me] One of the best instant messengers named Pidgin (previously Gaim) released it’s latest version 2.3.0. According to developers’ description Pidgin is a multiprotocol IM client and it’s goal is to hide protocols from the user as much as possible (users have to know about individual protocols when they create or modify accounts, but in day-to-day communication and usage, the intent is that users don’t have to think about protocols […]

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Microsoft tells how to recover data using Linux

Recently I came across nice article published at Microsoft‘s site Port 25 about how to recover crashed Windows using Linux. It’s rather helpful staff written by Chris Travers (who own Metatron Technology Consulting by the way). Here is an introduction quote from the document: [digg-me] We have all run into cases where Windows refuses to load for one reason or another. The problem may be a hardware or a software […]

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Fun: bash:~$ man condom

 

Windows Software <=> Linux Software

[digg-me] Below is the full list of Windows Software equivalents for Linux. If you can suggest better list you’re welcome to comment here! 🙂

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GNU GRUB Simplified for Newbies

GNU GRUB is a boot loader package from the GNU Project. GRUB is the reference implementation of the Multiboot Specification, which allows a user to have several different operating systems on their computer at once, and to choose which one to run when the computer starts. GRUB can be used to select from different kernel images available on a particular operating system’s partitions, as well as to pass boot-time parameters […]

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