Monday morning links serving: The September 15th edition

Cool Download: Smart Shutdown
Slawdog Smart Shutdown is a free, commercial-quality shutdown utility for Windows 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP, 2003, Vista. The program is based on an easy 1-2-3 interface and has an immense number of shutdown options. It allows you to shut down, log off, reboot, lock, turn off, hibernate, disconnect from the Internet or network, enter standby mode in Windows, and shut down and reboot computers in your network–all both manually and automatically.

A First Look at 3.0
Free, alternative office suite’s latest version 3.0 is now available for download by testers.

Wireless Security In-Depth
Ultimately, no wireless network is truly bulletproof, but the guide linked above will keep over 90 percent of miscreants and would-be leechers off of your WLAN.

Ten things you don’t know about the Earth
Look around you. Unless you’re one of the Apollo astronauts, you’ve lived your entire life within a few hundred kilometers of the surface of the Earth. There’s a whole planet beneath your feet, 6.6 sextillion tons of it, one trillion cubic kilometers of it. But how well do you know it?

Tweak Your Ubuntu The Easy Way
If you are constantly confused over the command line, and wanted to look for an easy way to tweak your Ubuntu, then Ubuntu Tweak is definitely the application for you.


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