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Danny Stieben

/ Joined 23 March, 2011

Danny is a senior at the University of North Texas who enjoys all aspects of open source software and Linux. You can check out his personal website or follow him on Twitter.

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Combine All Your Hard Drives Into One Seamless Storage Container With LVM [Linux]

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Combine All Your Hard Drives Into One Seamless Storage Container With LVM [Linux]

If you tend to use up a lot of storage, you’ll probably have had some storage problems. You might still have a lot of empty hard drives lying around, but splitting up all your data across these drives would be confusing in the long run. However, there’s an easy way to combine all of those hard drives into one seamless storage container with a Linux technology called LVM, which is short for “Logical Volume Management”.

18-04-2011
Combine All Your Hard Drives Into One Seamless Storage Container With LVM [Linux]
Xournal – A Great Note-Taking Application For Linux

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Xournal – A Great Note-Taking Application For Linux

There are many applications out there that try to make your life easier by letting you take useful notes that you can search and manipulate in a number of ways. Some of these programs do a decent job while others fail you miserably. Xournal is an amazing little program that has many great purposes and can easily become one of your must-haves. Best of all, it runs great on Linux!

14-04-2011
Xournal – A Great Note-Taking Application For Linux
The Top 5 Portable Apps For Linux

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The Top 5 Portable Apps For Linux

Most of us know about portable apps for Windows, and how useful they can be sometimes. It’s great to simply have your favorite programs and add-ons with you, especially in the case of browsers. However, portable apps for Linux have been nonexistent, at least until now. Lately a decent collection of Linux portable apps have showed up, and are now worth mentioning.

11-04-2011
The Top 5 Portable Apps For Linux
4 Recommended Linux Distros To Help You Choose The Right One For You

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4 Recommended Linux Distros To Help You Choose The Right One For You

When you finally decide to take the plunge and have a stroll through Linux Avenue, you’ll need to be able to decide which distro is right for you. Making the right choice is an important step, because it can help make your experience much more enjoyable. Make sure you know exactly what you want, as it’ll make the selection process a whole lot easier.

07-04-2011
4 Recommended Linux Distros To Help You Choose The Right One For You
Some Great Linux Alternatives For 4 Tasks Normally Requiring Windows

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Some Great Linux Alternatives For 4 Tasks Normally Requiring Windows

Linux has been receiving plenty of attention lately and none of that is going away anytime soon. You can now do things with Linux that you might’ve thought would only work in Windows. Here are some common problems and Linux solutions that you can take advantage of right away.

04-04-2011
Some Great Linux Alternatives For 4 Tasks Normally Requiring Windows
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