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MP3 players for Linux

There are now a variety of MP3 players that run under Linux. This month in LinuxWorld.com.au, we introduce some of the more popular programs which are available.

Is Linux right for you?

Compared to other operating systems, Linux is inexpensive to install and maintain, resists crashes better and can run on numerous platforms. Here's what you need to know before you decide to ditch Windows.

Multihead in X

Multihead is a relatively new feature in XFree86 and allows a user to run two or more monitors simultaneously while in X

PCs in your pocket

Personal digital assistants have gone from geeky gadgets to professional power toys. With the latest performance improvements, some new hues, as well as pricing to suit a range of budgets - now's the time to check out the hottest handhelds.

Windows 2000 performance tests

In this feature we endeavour, via benchmark testing comparisons, to show you how your applications will perform under different configurations if you do decide to use Windows 2000.

XFS: SGI's extended file system goes open source

One of the key features of SGI's operating system IRIX is its XFS file system. It was developed to meet the needs of massive graphical rendering systems, super computing arrays and large storage units. SGI is now porting the code to the Linux kernel ...

Ready, set ... GST!

Whether you are just starting out or already have an established accounting system, we look at the software you need to take the stress out of moving to the new GST system.

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Kathy Cassidy

STYLISTIC Q702

First impression on unpacking the Q702 test unit was the solid feel and clean, minimalist styling.

Anthony Grifoni

STYLISTIC Q572

For work use, Microsoft Word and Excel programs pre-installed on the device are adequate for preparing short documents.

Steph Mundell

LIFEBOOK UH574

The Fujitsu LifeBook UH574 allowed for great mobility without being obnoxiously heavy or clunky. Its twelve hours of battery life did not disappoint.

Andrew Mitsi

STYLISTIC Q702

The screen was particularly good. It is bright and visible from most angles, however heat is an issue, particularly around the Windows button on the front, and on the back where the battery housing is located.

Simon Harriott

STYLISTIC Q702

My first impression after unboxing the Q702 is that it is a nice looking unit. Styling is somewhat minimalist but very effective. The tablet part, once detached, has a nice weight, and no buttons or switches are located in awkward or intrusive positions.

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