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  Office will finally be on iOS and Android in 2013

It was confirmed that Office would land on iOS and Android platforms by Microsoft in October. Microsoft claims that Office will be on these two platforms in some way. Now many sources indicated that Office will be officially launched at the beginning of 2013. It is reported that the mobile version of Office will be free on Android and iOS, it allows users to view Office documents. Mobile version of Office also requires a Microsoft account just like SkyDrive and OneNote App. After login, users c...

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  Concise bash programming skills

The following are some concise bash programming skills which we may need in our daily programming work. 1. Check status of command execution The usual way: echo abcdee | grep -q abcd   if [ $? -eq 0 ]; then echo "Found" else echo "Not found" fi Concise way: if echo abcdee | grep -q abc; then echo "Found" else echo "Not found" fi Of course you can remove if...else with following code [Sun Nov 04 05:58 AM] [kodango@devops] ~/workspace $ echo abcdee | grep -q ...

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  Windows 8 launch event data

Today on Microsoft Windows 8 launch event, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and Windows manager Steven Sinofsky shared with us some data. Let's see what's happening to Windows. Since launch, Windows 7 system gains a total of 670 million upgrade and 400 million new PC installed with Windows 7.Microsoft's cloud storage service Skydrive, 200 million users share 11 billion photos and 550 million documents. new 2PB file uploaded monthly.(1PB = 1024TB)Windows 8 has been tested in 190 countries for 1.24 bil...

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  Windows 8 price is unveiled

Although it's still half month away from releases of Windows 8, Microsoft releases price of all versions of Windows 8 on Windowsteam blog. From now on, users can pre-order this product on Amazon, Bestbuy, Staples and Office Depot. The prices for different version : Windows 8 Professional Upgrade : $69.99 Windows 8 Pro Pack-Product Key Card : $69.99 Windows 8 64 bit(Full Version) -- OEM : $99.99 Windows 8 32 bit (Full Version) -- OEM : $99.99 Windows 8 Professional 32 bit (Full Version) -- OEM ...

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  9 reasons to use Zsh

Like majority *nix users, I have been using bash for many years. Sometimes I feel uncomfortable with bash. I tried use some other shells as well such as ksh, tcsh and zsh which I am going to talk about. A few days ago, I found an open source project ranking in the 6th named oh-my-zsh on Github, I downloaded it and had a try with it. It's amazing. We should use zsh to replace bash now. Why do we need to use zsh? Here is a 4 minutes YouTube video which shows many reasons why we should switch from ...

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  Using msmtp to replace sendmail

sendmail is a mail client in Linux with many vulnerabilities and tedius configuration steps, many system administrators have disabled using it. Then how do we know what happens if a crontab script executes with error? Actually there are some replacements for sendmail, one is ssmtp, but this application is no longer maintained, we even cannot find its source code on Google. Fortunately, we can use msmtp to replace sendmail. The address : http://msmtp.sourceforge.net/ 1. Installation After downloa...

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  Good bye, IE8, Google Apps leaves you

Google Apps team annouced not supporting IE 8 and lower version of IE, this will affect every Google App user including commercial, education and government. The time for leaving IE 8 is 15 November, at that time, IE 10 will be released for a few weeks. Google Apps team explained here: As we announced last year, we support the latest version of Google Chrome (which automatically updates whenever it detects that a new version of the browser is available) as well as the current and prior major re...

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  Install Open webOS on Linux

HP has just released its first beta version of the webOS, It is said the user experience of webOS is quite impressive, so I immediately had it installed on my PC. There are two versions of Beta release,one embedded version and one Ubuntu version. I briefly share my installation experience of webOS in Linux. In the official document, it says "By 'Linux' we mean 'Ubuntu Linux'", it doesn't support server version and 64 bit version of Ubuntu. Here I use Mint 13. 1. Clone source code from github Add...

3,095 0 1          UBUNTU LINUX HP WEBOS EMBEDDED