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5 Lightweight Alternatives to Popular Applications

11 May

Okay so if you have been reading my blog regularly you will have noticed that I love free, open source software, which in many cases is an alternative to popular, expensive and worst of all closed-source software. Here is my list of 5 Lightweight Alternatives to Popular Applications (with a brief introduction and explanation of the contents, of course)

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Software Spotlight- Bluefish

10 May

One bit of software I use all the time is called Bluefish. Bluefish is an HTML editor for part-time or experienced web designers. “It includes nice wizards for inserting images and linking thumbnails with the original image.” to quote the developer.
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2 Amazing Websites

9 May

You know those times when you just think to yourself “Wow! I wish I’d thought of that” well that’s what I think every time I visit these 2 websites. They are both sites which give you user added links to location where you can watch films, t.v. shows and listen to music, although, neither of the sites actually host any of the content except the links they still make money by referring people to the websites.

These 2 websites are 1. LetMeWatchThis.com and 2. tv.blinkx.com. They are both worth checking out as they are totally free and are brilliant for that day you pull a sicky from work for some light entertainment.

Software Download Links on Pages

9 May

I’m going to add software download links on the dedicated pages for different Operating Systems. For example I will be adding the download links for the ‘Top 5 Free Windows Applications’ on the Windows page all clearly marked as the correct links. This is a work in process and if you notice some of the links don’t work or are no longer valid or , especially, if I’ve one please leave a comment or email me at Sandman30066@gmail.com.

5 Browsers You've Never Heard Of

8 May

Over the past few years many  different browsers have been created and become very popular for example Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, however, there are many browsers which are generally unheard of among the majority of web users. Here are 5 of them

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How To download a Torrent (A Legal One)

8 May

Here is my video tutorial of how to download a (legal) torrent using the Linux client Transmission.

This tutorial presumes you have a basic knowledge of torrents… You can find that here.

5 Great Firefox Addons

6 May

Using any operating system whether it be Mac or Linux just wouldn’t be the same without all the amazing plugins and add-ons created by the open-source community supporting software

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The Web

6 May

As well as blogging about Linux, Mac and Windows I’m going to be blogging about the internet in general. Since many of the tutorials and things I will be doing will be made about Firefox and Chrome I advise you download and install them from the links provided (in the names).

Sandy