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Use VirtualBox to Test Linux on Your Windows PC

Curious about a new distribution of Linux but not wanting to do a full install or use a Live CD/DVD just to try it out? Now you can enjoy all that Linux goodness by running it “Live CD” style inside of VirtualBox....

Update Portable Iron Browser the Easy Way

So you have been enjoying all the goodness of portable Iron Browser, but what about when the newest version is released? Now you can have two methods to quickly and easily update your portable browser....

Add Google Gadgets to your Desktop

One of the new trends in computing is the use of desktop gadgets which are small applications that run on your desktop.  If you like desktop gadgets for work or play today we will check out the ones available from Google and...

Geek Fun: Frets on Fire

If you cannot get enough of Guitar Hero while playing on your home console then Frets On Fire is a great way to get a similar experience on your computer.  Frets on Fire is a cross-platform Open Source project....

Easily Change Audio File Formats with XRECODE

Have you ever ran into the problem of having music files that are not compatible with your portable or software music player?  If so, today we will take a look at XRECODE, a powerful free utility for converting almost an...

Help Keep Children Safe Online with KidZui

A great tool to help you keep your kids safe online is KidZui, a kid-themed browser that boasts over 1 million kid friendly websites, photos, and videos. Today we’ll take a tour through how it works....

What is trackerd and Why Is It Running?

If you’ve looked at the running processes on your Ubuntu box and wondered why there’s a process named “trackerd” that is overusing the CPU, you are in luck, because that’s exactly the topic we&#8...

Mysticgeek Makes The Linux Switch – Kubuntu

I have played with various distributions of Linux for the past 5 years.  I would dabble in Red Hat running a web server, install Mandriva (Mandrake at the time) in a dual boot with XP, and actually build a kiosk for a tech s...
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