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World’s First Motherboard Using LinuxBIOS Released

February 27, 2007 Leave a comment

The need for a Free BIOS is even more pressing since DRM and Treacherous Computing have found their way into some proprietary BIOSes and EFI. This is a huge victory that enables users to have full control over their own hardware.

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ATM runs Windows (and gets PWN’d!)

February 27, 2007 2 comments

An ATM at a movie theater apparently runs Windows, and this girl opens up everyone’s favorite app: MS Paint! Hilarity ensues.

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Categories: General

What can be done with the VW Beetle

February 27, 2007 Leave a comment

Got a spare VW Beetle? Why not strap a jet engine onto it, turn it into a boat, or a massive LOBSTER??? Some of the weirdest and funniest mods you’ll see. 20+ mods!

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Top 10 Linux commands for Newbies

February 27, 2007 Leave a comment

As the title says, top 10 linux commands to use on the command line shell. These are basic commands for brand new Newbies who want to get started with Linux.

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Quick Firefox Tip: Single-key search tool

February 23, 2007 Leave a comment

When you press slash (or the apostrophe key), you’ll see a little Quick Find field in the lower-left corner of the screen–not unlike what you get from pressing Ctrl-F (but without any of the Find controls). Start typing and you’ll see instant results. Wait a moment and Quick Find disappears on its own.

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Making PDFs with free software

February 23, 2007 Leave a comment

Portable Document Format (PDF) files have become somewhat of a de-facto standard for representing fixed layout 2D documents, and their use and versatility have grown over the past decade. Fortunately, there are a variety of free software that is available to author PDF files.

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Categories: Tutorial

Windows Vista Destroys Photo Metadata

February 23, 2007 Leave a comment

Bad news for photographer using about Vista. Apparently if you tag a photo’s metadata in Vista, it destroys other important metadata used by image editing apps such as Photoshop.

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Categories: Microsoft, Windows
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