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John started out playing Wolfenstien 3D on his 386 at the ripe age of seven. These days you can find him hacking on GNU/Linux and FreeBSD or tweaking High Performance Grids during his day job at a North Carolina based, privately held, software company. At night he doesn't leave his iPhone 4S at home while he goes out on a quest to find the finest, locally brewed hops around.


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Since the storage sizes on smartphones haven't quite caught up with that Drobo NAS in your home office, packing all of your media onto a 32GB iPhone is an impossible task. Worry not; we're going to...

February 14th 2013 at 3:03pm 0 Comments
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We've taken you through a tour of Window Managers in Linux, and now it's time to show you the Window Manager's bigger brother: the desktop environment, or DE for short. With a sea of choices out the...

November 30th 2012 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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When using Linux, or just about any open source operating system out there for that matter, there's a proverbial Santa's knapsack of graphical user interfaces (GUIs) available. When you boil this to...

October 30th 2012 at 4:45pm 0 Comments
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When the Raspberry Pi was released earlier this year, the credit-card-sized Linux machine became an instant hit. The night it became available to order, both Premier Farnell/element14 and RS Compone...

September 4th 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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For all intents and purposes, the original Xbox, with its NVIDIA GPU, 8-10GB hard disk and custom Pentium III processor was a high-end PC for its time -- albeit, one that connected to a television....

May 23rd 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments