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How to create a bootable Windows install USB drive

It’s nice that when you buy a netbook that the recovery media is a cd or dvd. Remote restore would be a nice option, such as the macbook air has. But if you have looked at my other post about … Continue reading

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Audit your Linux box with Lynis

Lynis is an auditing tool for Unix (specialists). It scans the system and available software, to detect security issues. Beside security related information it will also scan for general system information, installed packages and configuration mistakes. Continue reading

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Administrator access for folders without using the terminal

If you need to access folders that need administrator rights in Ubuntu without having to go through the terminal, ( this is if you are using Nautilus) install the nautilus-gksu package from the package manager. This will give you the … Continue reading

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Does your mac really need and anti-virus?

Are you new to the Macintosh, just recently switched from PC to Mac; do you really need an anti-virus? One thing you should pay attention to is what you are doing with your computer. Do I download software, music, and … Continue reading

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New from Mozilla Labs : Ubiquity

You’re writing an email to invite a friend to meet at a local San Francisco restaurant that neither of you has been to.  You’d like to include a map. Today, this involves the disjointed tasks of message composition on a … Continue reading

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Oscar Medical Open Source EMR software

Sue Harris: Past Head of Family Practice, BC Children’s & Women’s Hospital & BC Family Physician of the Year 2008 “Over the last 9 years I have had personal experience with three different electronic medical records. There is no question … Continue reading

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Considering a switch from Windows to Linux

Most businesses are faced with dozens of choices everyday. One quick solution is to go with the big names. Just as in the past, nobody ever got fired for buying IBM, you should have few complaints if you go with … Continue reading

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Opensource Educational Software

…………………………………………. Open Learning Class / Content management Moodle is an Open Source Course Management System (CMS), also known as a Learning Management System (LMS) or a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). It has become very popular among educators around the world … Continue reading

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