Linux free course by EDX

I received an email today from EDX about their upcoming course on Linux. I usually receive notifications about new courses but this one caught my attention. I checked and indeed there’s an Introduction to
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, a first impression

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS was released yesterday, 17 April 2014. This falls well with perfect timing for LUGM’s event, the Corsair Hackers Reboot. I did not wait much & downloaded the 64-bit image for
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Laptop gets Tux’ed

During the week, I was given two laptops to prepare for Corsair Hackers Reboot. One came with Linux Mint 14 and the second with Debian 7 Minimal. I was given a green light to format
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elementary OS, truly a beauty

It’s been a month since I’m running elementary Luna on my main laptop, an Acer Aspire 4741. I was tempted to have a look initially when I heard about it’s sleek UI.
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braincheck() perl script

During the weekend I was getting bored, so I looked for something creative to spend time on. Since two weeks I’m using elementary OS, an Ubuntu based distribution. It was a fresh install and
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Linuxfest 2013, mass mail...

Today while I had to send out emails to attendees of Linuxfest 2013, I sat down thinking of a way to mass-mail. The emails should display the name of attendees so that they may notify
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GPLv3 and Tivoization

First and foremost, a quick intro to GPL (General Public License). The General Public License was originally written by Richard Stallman in 1989 for the GNU Project. It clearly defines what is a free software.
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LUGM IRC Channel

Yes, I knew this IRC channel, #linux.mu since long. However, I joined in only a couple of times before. Yesterday, while I was kinda bored & was looking for something interesting/creative. I logged
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Point Linux 2.2 Codename “taya”

Point Linux – Another Debian derivative? Let’s take a sneak peak. The current stable version of Point Linux is 2.2, codenamed “taya”. As of writing this post version 3.0 Beta 1 was released.
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Manjaro Linux quick review

I read various reviews on Manjaro Linux previously but I never tried it. Reviews seemed good & this weekend I thought of driving the beast. I started by downloading the 64bit ISO image and dumped
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