Opensource solution for project management

If you are looking for free solution for project management, check application Redmine. This software is a flexible project management web application. Written using the Ruby on Rails framework, it is cross-platform and cross-database. Redmine is open source and released under the terms of the GNU General Public License v2 (GPL).
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HeidiSQL

If you work with SQL databases and you are looking for good opensource tool for handling these databases have a look at HeidiSQL. This software support databases MariaDB, MySQL, Microsoft SQL and PostgreSQL. With HeidiSQL you can see and edit structures and data in these databases.
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Creating PDF forms

PDF files are not only for reading documents. We can also create forms that users can fill in on their computers and send it back. How we can create such forms? There are very good professional software tools, where you can create these forms. Unfortunately they are quite expensive. Luckily there are even free tolls. I don’t recommend just search on internet for “free PDF forms”. The result would be tools which are not completely free or might come from suspicious sources. You better take package of office software tools called Libre Office. Part of this package is text editor LibreOffice Writer, which is similar to popular application Microsoft Word. With the Writer you can easily create forms, which can be exported to PDF. You can find detailed guide for…
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Notebook with Windows 10 and 32 GB storage

Is 32 GB of storage enough for notebook with Windows 10? I had recently in my hand notebook designed for basic use. It means just browsing on the internet and some basic work. I estimated that 32 GB of storage might be enough for such purpose. The notebook came with about 8 GB of free space on hard drive which should be enough for basic. Unfortunately there wasn’t installed the fall update of Windows 10 and it wasn’t possible to install it without moving some of the files from the computer to external storage. And it was situation might be worse if the computer is not new and clean. When there would be some user files then it might be a nightmare. So the conclusion is: don’t buy a notebook…
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DXF files in Mozila Thunderbird

If you are using great free email client Mozila Thunderbird it might happen that you will have problem with opening DXF files attached to your email messages. The problem has its origin not on your side but on the side of the sender. If there is a computer with Mozila Thunderbird and there is not good CAD software then Thunderbird doesn’t know what type of file is DXF. It looks into file and assumes that it might be a text file (that’s what it really is). Thunderbird sends the file as Content-Type: text/plain and that is what we have to change. Open Registry editor by pressing Win + R and type regedit. Find section HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Classes\.dxf and in the right window (if there is not) add string entry with name Content…
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What are limits of AI and deep learning?

I was testing AI (artificial intelligence) and deep learning for one project and during that time I was thinking where we can use AI and were are limits of this technology. At first we must tell what AI is but don’t worry – we won’t talk about complicated mathematical formulas. We can say in general that the core of deep learning is statistics and calculating probability that some of known events would occur. We better explain that on example. You can imagine receptionist at a company seeing Mr. Jones come to work every morning. Every day Mr. Jones comes at 7 o’clock but on Tuesdays he comes at 8 o’clock because he takes his son to school. One day somebody ask the receptionist at 7:30: “Is Mr. Jones already here?”…
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How to find a file in Windows

Do you need quickly find a file in your computer? I do it often and there are better tools than what you can find built in in Windows. I use tool Everything from David Carpenter. It is very fast and your computer doesn't spend too much time and resources on indexing your files. This method will work only if you well organized your data on your disc. It means that your folder must have good structure and good names. The same is with names of files. For example all photos I have in directory Photo. This directory has subfolders by year and these have subfolders with different events. For example I have folder called 1810 Alps. When I search folder from Alps, I just write alps. If there are more Alps…
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TeamViewer alternative

If you are looking for free alternative to TeamViewer remote control application and it is enough for you that you will be using it only in LAN (or through VPN) then check application Venon. It is open source application aviable to Windows and Linux.
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