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Avoiding Wireless Network Driver and Firmware Gotchas

The road between your network adapter or router and the right driver or firmware can be a bumpy one. Avoid frying your hardware with these tips.

Gizmo Project Adds AIM, Yahoo, and MSN Messaging

Open source Internet phone adds more bling, but still needs to work on the basics

Add Linux Repositories for Point-and-Click Updates

Want Ubuntu-like access to third party software and codecs for your Fedora 7 or openSUSE PC? Here's how to add third party repositories for everything you need.

Fedora 7 Rivals Ubuntu's Ease of Use

The latest rev of Fedora Linux gives Ubuntu's easy install options a run for their money, and adds smart, simple security, to boot.

Easy graphics drivers get a green light with Envy

Envy's simple interface takes the fglrxinfo out of setting up video drivers in Ubuntu.

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Still need to run Windows apps? Have a glass of Wine

Wine runs Windows programs on your Linux PC, so you don't have to dual boot

Maximum Linux: Open talk about open source

In the first installment of our new Maximum Linux blog, open-source geek Robert Strohmeyer heralds our freeware future.