UPDATE: This post has been rendered moot. Avast now has a scheduler built in! The post will be kept here for those of you who have not upgraded to the latest version. In an earlier post, I detailed “How to schedule automatic scans with free version of Avast! on Vista.” I just tested it out [...]
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UPDATE: This post has been rendered moot. Avast now has a scheduler built in! The post will be kept here for those of you who have not upgraded to the latest version. Avast! Home Edition is a free antivirus program. You can read more about it on the Wikipedia entry. The free version can be [...]
In an earlier post, I wrote about the joys of Linux, specifically Ubuntu. Linux users have the choice of a fantastic pdf reader, KPDF. When using KPDF’s “select” tool, you draw a rectangle to make a selection, then you are given some choices for copying: text: copy to clipboard image: copy to clipboard image: save [...]
You’re thinking about moving to Linux, or you recently have done so, and you’re wondering, “what is the Linux or open source alternative to xxx software I loved when I used Windows?” This has got to be one of the most common questions for Linux users. A lot of this software has dominated our ways [...]
Ubuntu Linux helped my nonprofit grow and become more productive Several years ago I grew increasingly frustrated with Windows XP and its restrictions around file sharing. It hampered my nonprofit organization’s ability to take on interns.