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hpr1007 :: My Linux Adventure, Pt. 2

The second part of Bob Wooden's Linux journey

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Part of the series: How I Found Linux

Started by monsterb, this series invites people to share with us how they found Linux. It has become traditional for first time hosts to share with us their journey to Linux. Indeed it has morphed to be way to share your journey in tech right up to your first contribution to HPR.

Release year - 2012
Contact Info: bob.wooden@comcast.net

Links mentioned:

Knoppix
http://www.knopper.net

Micro$oft
If you really want to find out about Micro$oft
get out your check book and start writing checks . . .

KDE
www.kde.org

BSA (Business Software Alliance)
www.bsa.org
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Business_Software_Alliance

Adobe Acrobat Reader
http://get.adobe.com/reader/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adobe_Acrobat_Reader

Photoshop
http://www.photoshop.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adobe_Photoshop

AVG Anti-virus FREE
http://free.avg.com/us-en/homepage
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AVG_%28software%29

OpenOffice
www.openoffice.org

Firefox
http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/fx/

Thunderbird
http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/features/

CCleaner
http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner

Spybot
http://www.safer-networking.org

Spywareblaster
http://www.javacoolsoftware.com/spywareblaster.html

CutePDF
www.cutepdf.com

JK Defrag (became MyDefrag)
http://kessels.com/jkdefrag/
http://www.mydefrag.com/

RealVNC
www.realvnc.com

IPCop
www.ipcop.org

Smoothwall
www.smoothwall.org

VPN (Virtual Private Network)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtual_private_network

VNC (Virtual Network Computing)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtual_Network_Computing

Samba
www.samba.org

Ubuntu
www.ubuntu.com

SuSE
www.suse.com

OpenSuSE
www.opensuse.org

LSI MegaRAID i4
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Megatrends
(American Megatrends was sold to LSI Logic in 2001)

Dell CERC ATA
(your best bet here is to just Google the name)

Unison (created at the University of Pennsylvania)
http://www.cis.upenn.edu/~bcpierce/unison/

IBM
www.ibm.com

PBX (Private Branch eXchange)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Private_branch_exchange#Private_branch_exchange

VOIP (Voice Over Internet Protocol)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voice_over_IP
http://www.voip-info.org/ (VERY GOOD source of non-objective info)

Trixbox CE
http://fonality.com/trixbox/trixbox-line-asterisk-based-ip-pbx-products

Digium ("port" card to connect 'POTS' lines to Trixbox.)
www.digium.com

IVR (Interactive Voice Recognition)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interactive_voice_response

Debian
www.debian.org

Hylafax
www.hylafax.org

This is the 'how to' Debian page I referenced
http://www.aboutdebian.com/fax.htm

Clonezilla
http://clonezilla.org/

ssh
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Secure_Shell

Smartmontools
http://sourceforge.net/apps/trac/smartmontools/wiki


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Comment #1 posted on 2012-06-15T18:44:51Z by Frank

A fascination story of versatility and adaptability!

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