Linked by Jesse Smith on Wed 24th Mar 2010 15:47 UTC
General Development When you spend a lot of time looking at different Linux distributions you get used to reading the phrase, "... is a general purpose operating system with a focus toward..." Sometimes it's a focus toward ease of use, sometimes it's a focus toward improved package management, other times it's security. There are a lot of general purpose Linux distributions out there, which is good, but one thing I love about Linux is its ability to fill a niche. For instance, it would be difficult for me to get through a work week without having tools such as GParted Live, for partition management; Knoppix, for hardware detection; and Clonezilla, for saving and restoring disk images. This past week I had a chance to talk with Steven Shiau, one of the developers behind Clonezilla.
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Good tools for free
by Gone fishing on Wed 24th Mar 2010 16:18 UTC
Gone fishing
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2006-02-22

One of my favourites is parted magic http://partedmagic.com/ some really useful tools, the ntfs tools for instance make deploying Windows boxes so much quicker and easier.

In the past I bought tools of half the utility.

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