Running Windows Programs On Ubuntu 8.10 With CrossOver Linux

29 11 2008

This guide shows how you can use CrossOver Linux Pro 7.1.0 to run Windows applications on Ubuntu 8.10. CrossOver is based on Wine. It is not available for free, but maybe you are one of the lucky guys that grabbed a CrossOver copy for free a few days ago; otherwise you can install a 30-day trial version to test it.

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Bill Gates: “The Tandy 2000 Delivered” (1985 Radio Shack Ad)

29 11 2008

Truly extraordinary performance.

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Creating a weblog in 15 minutes with Rails 2.x [New Video]

29 11 2008

In 15 minutes, we go from scratch to complete weblog engine with comments, ajax, an ATOM feed, an XML and JSON API, tests, an administrative interface, and much more! We strongly advise that you sit down before starting this whirlwind tour. Your head may well be spinning at the end. Come along for the Ruby on Rails ride.

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Mumbai under attack [PICS]

29 11 2008

Late Wednesday night, Mumbai, India found itself the target of a ferocious terrorist attack, and the situation remains unresolved even now, three days later. More than 300 injuries have also been reported – those numbers may yet rise as several hostage situations still exist in the city.

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Get Windows 7’s Best Features Right Now

27 11 2008

If you’re tired of hearing about Windows 7’s upcoming features while you sit and stare at your aging XP or Vista desktop, take solace in a few free apps and themes that can give you a taste right now. While it’s true that Windows 7 isn’t much different from Windows Vista (inside and out), a few neat features are worth trying out, and you can do it.

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The 7 Deadly Linux Commands

21 11 2008

If you are new to Linux, chances are you will meet a stupid person perhaps in a forum or chat room that can trick you into using commands that will harm your files or even your entire operating system. To avoid this dangerous scenario from happening, I have here a list of deadly Linux commands that you should avoid.

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Road Rage 101: How To Piss Off Other Drivers

21 11 2008

Believe it or not, angering your fellow motorists to the point of inspiring physical violence isn
’t a game of chance, but rather a highly scientific, learned skill.

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