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The Techie Geek – Episode 99 – Show Notes

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Show 100 Grand Prize – ClickFree 500GB Portable Backup Drive
Show 100 First Prize – SanDisk Cruzer 32GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive
Coat Hanger HDTV Antenna!
Tivo Premiere
Acer Revo
Cord Cutters
Boxee Box
The Scale of the Universe 2
Astronomy Picture of the Day Archive
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SimpleSysInfo retrieve information from your computer
SIW – System Information for Windows
Geo IP Tool
Ubuntu Kernel?
16 Linux Server Monitoring Commands You Really Need To Know
LinuxBasix Podcast
Nmon – a nice monitoring tool for Linux
Miro cross-platform video and music player
Tech News Today
Buzz Out Load coming to an end
PirateBox Takes File-Sharing Off The Radar and Offline
No joke: YouTube gets its first live comedy show
8 Microsoft Word Shortcuts You Probably Don’t Know
How Linus Torvalds Helped Bust a Microsoft Patent
Team Viewer
NTR Free Cloud
FBI Can’t Crack Android Pattern-Screen Lock
Lost Phone app
Audacity 2.0
Triplog GPS Mileage Tracker
Mike Tech Show
Support Details
TaskManager.xls is a simple taskmanager implemented in Excel
Run and RunOnce Registry Keys
New Tabs At End Chrome Extension
Totally Cool Tech
MP3tag under Wine
Monitor your Website’s Uptime with Google Docs
treeprint (download for Windows XP and older)
Karen’s Directory Print
Build A CFL Based Continuous Light Source
Russ’s camera is a Canon T3i
Mr. Beer Home Brewing Kit
Gmail Adds Follow-up Tags for Outgoing Mail
How to Remotely Shut Down or Restart Windows PCs
Ultra Virus Killer – Malware Removal and System Repair Multi-Tool
Roll Your Own Flexi-Ties to Secure and Store Frequently Used Cables
How to Create a Custom Ubuntu Live CD or USB the Easy Way
Popcorn Contains More Antioxidants Than Fruits and Vegetables

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Written by Russ Wenner

April 1st, 2012 at 6:09 am

Media Centers PT1 | LAS | s17e09

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You’ve requested and we deliver! We kick of an ACTION round-up of Linux’s best Media Center projects!

AND Find out Oracle’s latest greedy moves, and the funny surprise Chris found inside the new Linux 3.0 Kernel!

Plus so much more!

All this week on, The Linux Action Show!

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Written by chris

July 24th, 2011 at 3:33 pm

The Techie Geek – Episode 67 – Show Notes

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Written by Russ Wenner

July 18th, 2010 at 8:57 pm

The Techie Geek – Episode 64 – Show Notes

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South East Linux Fest, June 12-13, 2010 Spartanburg, SC
Ohio Linux Fest, September 10-12, 2010 Columbus, OH

“Working in the Open” podcast
Jotti free online virus scanner
Screenshot of virus that Jotti caught but Norton and ClamWin missed
The Ultimate Boot CD
The Ultimate Boot CD for Windows
MemTest86 for testing RAM
Podnutz podcast network
“My Hard Drive Died” podcast with Scott Moulton
Scott Moulton’s web site
Scott Moulton’s YouTube channel
Scott Moulton on TekZilla
Victoria for hard drive diagnostics and recovery
MHDD is Scott Moulton’s favorite free tool for hard drive diagnostics and recovery
SARDU AntiVirus Rescue Disk
Kaspersky Rescue Disk
AVG Rescue Disk
Allway Sync free Windows backup software
Moving email from any platform to Gmail or Google Apps
Set up Dropbox on a GUI-less Linux server
Avidemux is a free full featured cross platform application for video editing
Roku is an awesome device for watching streaming Internet content on your TV
DVDsuper999 is my recommended eBay seller for replacement laptop screens

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Written by Russ Wenner

May 30th, 2010 at 6:53 am