Thunderbird Mail Backup

One of the things that initially drew me away from Outlook Express was how easy backing up Thunderbird is. Everything is in ONE PLACE! How easy is that? Read about creating a Thunderbird mail backup and restoring from it.

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Top Open Source Software For Windows

Not all apps need to run in Linux. Some people can't cut the cord like I have, and must still run Microsoft operating systems. Here is a short list of open source applications for Windows that those people can use and enjoy.

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Where To Find Open Source Software Support

Find Open Source Software Support

I forget that I've been at this a while, and that finding open source software support is something I do without even really thinking about it. For those of you who aren't as used to the process, here's my take on how to get support.

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Chrome OS vs Linux — Making The Switch

I’ve recently started using a Chromebook for the bulk of my computing time. It’s not quite as convenient as a Linux machine, but loads better than Windows. My honest opinion is that, with some caveats, it will work.

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Free Open Source Fonts In A Website

open source fonts

After recently installing open source fonts on fossfolks, I got to thinking that maybe other folks might like to know how to do it.

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Open Source Music Software: Recording An Album, Part 1

open source music software

I’m working on an album with a friend of mine, and I’m using open source music software to do it. I’ve gotten as far as a drum track I can live with in Hydrogen, but I’m doing well with Ardour too.

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Open Source Font From Big Blue – IBM Plex

Open source font IBM Plex

I heard about this new open source font in my Twitter feed, and decided to go "whole hog," using it here on the site.

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Switch To Linux At Your Small Business

switch to linux at your small business

Lots of small business problems can be solved by ditching Windows and making the switch to Linux. "But I'm happy with Windows," you say. Really? Read on…

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Everyday Open Source Adobe Alternatives

The two Adobe apps I most run into are Acrobat Reader and Photoshop. I don't use either one. Instead, I use these…

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More Free Invoicing Software For Small Business

With LibreOffice Calc and some Java, you can pull customer and product data into a spreadsheet invoice.

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