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Use the New Rupee Symbol in Office Applications

The new Rupee symbol was adopted officially by India mid last year. However, it has still not been incorporated into popular office and word processing applications like Office from Microsoft or even in the open source office suites like Libre Office. You still might end up using either INR or Rs. which...
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Ubuntu Quick Tip: Swap Thunderbird for Evolution in the Indicator Applet

[dropcap style=”font-size: 50px; color: #5BB9D1;”]IF[/dropcap] you are like me, you prefer using Thunderbird with Lightning for mail and calendar, instead of the relatively slower Evolution in Ubuntu. However, you may miss the tight integration that Evolution has with the Indicator Applet...
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Carrying Out Batch Actions in digiKam

I have written about digiKam in the past. That was more of an overall review of a great piece of open source software. Recently, I have had the opportunity to use the individual features of digiKam more in detail. One of the features that I use most frequently is “Batch Editing”. Honestly I used...
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Working on your Holiday Photos with Digikam

This is the holiday season and you expect to take a lot of photographs. If you are not planning on taking a lot of photographs, you are at least planning on taking more photographs than you usually take. Just past the new year you would probably realize that you have a lot of photographs and not so much...
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Switch from Windows to Linux

If you are considering switching from a Windows only or a Windows & Linux combination desktop, then this article may be of interest to you. I have gone from a Windows only to Windows + Linux to an only Linux laptop in about a year and a half and am now comfortably surviving without Windows at all....
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#!CrunchBang Linux Screenshot Tour

If you are looking for a distribution of Linux that is light and quick but still based on the familiar distribution of everyone’s favourite Ubuntu, I recommend that you give #!CrunchBang Linux a try (#! stands for CrunchBang). CrunchBang Linux cuts through the bloat that people say has crept into Ubuntu...
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Get Microsoft to Fund Linux

Its always fun to see big corporations funding open source and free software. Whether they do this willingly or unwillingly really doesn’t matter as long as your favourite open source/free project gets a nice donation. It makes you feel like you have achieved a little victory for the open source/free...
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My Must Have Photo Tools for Linux

I am very interested in photography. Although I am not a professional or even looking to be a professional in the field, I do enjoy using my DSLR and trying out new things when I can. I like posting my pictures to websites like Flickr and seeing how people react to my work. Since I use Linux on my home...
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Linux Mint 7 KDE Edition

I decided to refresh my laptop after it recently came back from repairs. While there was nothing wrong with it software wise, I was getting bored and wanted to try something new. Having heard good things about the mint KDE release, I decided to install that instead of my existing Windows + mint Gnome...
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Accessing Linux Partitions in Windows

If you are like me and dual boot your computer with Windows and Linux (pick a flavour, any flavour), then you might have come across the need to access your ext partitions while you are booted into Windows. While the opposite (accessing ntfs partitions in Linux) requires no “doing” as such,...
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