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HowtTs, tutorials, or tips & tricks, etc.

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  • Turn an Old Computer into a Networked Backup, Streaming, or Torrenting Machine with Ubuntu
  • Welcome To Ubuntu's Penguin Bar - How Can I Help You?
  • Gentoo Linux Health Report
  • This Week in Linux
  • Why companies must adopt the open source way
  • Improving font rendering on Fedora 17
  • Fedora introduces offline updates
  • NVIDIA Loses Huge GPU Order Due To Linux Blob
  • Another Happy Linux User
  • TuxRadar Podcast Season 4 Episode 11 Shineness
  • CAOS Theory Podcast 2012.06.22

some odds & ends:

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  • 9 Tricks for Using List Styles in LibreOffice
  • Another major game platform to support Ubuntu; Unity 4
  • Linux Format 160 On Sale Today - How to make a billion dollars the Red Hat way
  • New KDE Copy Dialog: First Preview
  • Summer of beautiful installations
  • GNOME Foundation Board Elections Results
  • FLOSS Weekly 215 - Excito
  • The Linux Link Tech Show Episode 460
  • Going Linux #175 An Interview with Jono Bacon

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  • Fedora 18 will install certain updates when rebooting
  • First look at the curved tabs in Firefox's new Australis design
  • Valve Picks Up Another Key Linux Developer
  • Linux cool hacks - Compilation 4
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 270
  • Red Hat Shares Slide After Missing Estimates
  • why we need anti-harassment policies
  • Five principles of an open source company
  • How to have animated wallpapers in KDE
  • Measuring the Raspberry Pi's Current Consumption

8 Ways to Tweak and Configure Sudo

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  • 8 Ways to Tweak and Configure Sudo on Ubuntu
  • Go nuclear on Gentoo’s Perl
  • 7 Tips to Get the Most Out of BleachBit

today's odds & ends:

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  • So, you want to learn Linux?
  • Raspberry Pi forever - getting the SD card(s) to work
  • Create your own Magic 8 Ball script
  • next iterations of the kde workspaces
  • Mandriva 2012 Tech Preview KDE Screenshots
  • Kwooty – The chilled-out nzb binary downloader for KDE 4
  • Airtime Rocks | LAS | s22e04
  • Linux Outlaws 269 – Someone Klose That Hole

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  • TTYtter – Tweet via The Command Line
  • Canonical announces Ubuntu Apps Showdown
  • A free Raspberry Pi for every child is a bad idea, says its designer
  • X.Org Applications On Wayland Are Working
  • Sabayon 9 Gnome Screenshots, Xfce
  • Linux Mint: From scratch - Part IV
  • Close the terminal without killing the running program
  • OpenBSD Is Now Forked As Bitrig
  • Kororaa 15 support ending
  • FLOSS Weekly » Episode 214: LibreOffice

How to Recover Deleted Files in Linux

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junauza.com: Oops! You accidentally deleted files that you were supposed to submit in 2 hours! Trust me, even the smartest of geeks have been in such situations.

some odds & ends:

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  • Use any computer without leaving a trace with Tails
  • Project Magenta is ambitious Linux-based mobile OS
  • Why IBM Is Trying To Surf The Linux Wave With Power Systems
  • How to run Ubuntu Linux on the MK802 $74 PC-on-a-stick
  • Banking on open-source software

Making sense of memory usage on Linux

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itworld.com: Let's look at some basic commands that report on memory usage. The first that probably comes to mind is free. The free command will tell you about used and unused memory and about swap space.

6 Ways to Speed Up Your Ubuntu PC

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  • 6 Ways to Speed Up Your Ubuntu PC
  • Essential Tips When Switching From Windows to Linux
  • Some tweaking tips for Linux Mint 13 - MATE edition
  • Setting up Awesome as a GNOME WM…
  • Old-School Linux Software Updating Techniques

The Perfect Desktop - Fedora 17

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This tutorial shows how you can set up a Fedora 17 desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge.

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  • How To Take Screenshots On Ubuntu
  • Raspberry Pi Cases Now Avialable From ModMyPi
  • Impresive Designs
  • LibreOffice Receives “Technology For Citizens Award” From Guarulhos City, Brazil
  • Going Linux Jun 02: #174
  • PinguyOS 12.04 Beta Screenshots
  • Voxeliens Is Being Ported To GNU/Linux!
  • Reasons Why You Should Use FreeBSD
  • Reasons Why You Should Not Use FreeBSD
  • Nonfree DRM'd Games on GNU/Linux: Good or Bad?
  • Beautify Grub 2 Boot Loader by Installing Themes
  • Reverse DNS, It’s easier than you think
  • Fedora 17 Tips and Tricks
  • Debian Edu interview: Mike Gabriel
  • Humble Bundle Devs Talk Gaming on Linux
  • KDE3 gets Udisks2 backend

The Perfect Desktop - Linux Mint 13 (Maya)

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This tutorial shows how you can set up a Linux Mint 13 (Maya) desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge.

Improve Gedit with three Extra Plugins (Part One)

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The first thing you should always do after installing software (apart from viewing the manpages) is to check and see if it supports plugins. If you are not a programmer or hacker it really is the easiest way to extend capabilities. The Gnome text editor supports this feature out of the box.Here's three of the best.

Read the howto at Free Software Magazine.

How to install Speed Dials in Firefox -- and how to back them up

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When Opera invented "speed dials", they quickly became an important wish list item in all other browsers. Speed dials allow you to visually "see" (via screenshots) a list of most recently visited web sites when you open a new tab. Several Forefox plugins tried to fill this important niche, but none of them really stood out -- until now. This great plugin also allows you to back your Speed Dials up.

Read the howto at Free Software Magazine.

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu Studio 12.04

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This tutorial shows how you can set up an Ubuntu Studio 12.04 desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge. Please note that Ubuntu Studio 12.04 uses Xfce as the default desktop environment.

today's leftovers:

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  • X.Org: "A Wasteland of Unreviewedness"
  • Kindergarden Linux
  • Tips for Linux Beginners
  • The road to KDE LightDM-0.2
  • Unity3D is Already Working on a Linux Port
  • Musings on the linux audio stack
  • $200 USB Stick Size Ubuntu PC 'Cotton Candy' Starts Shipping in May
  • If it's a Linux flaw, your phone is directly threatened
  • openSUSE in Education, Spreading Continue
  • Make Ubuntu top panel transparent
  • RescueTime for Linux (beta)
  • Browse your activities
  • Parted Magic gets optional firewall
  • cups-1.6 will be loads of fun
  • Add Screensavers to Ubuntu 12.04

The Perfect Desktop - Xubuntu 12.04

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This tutorial shows how you can set up a Xubuntu 12.04 desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge.

some leftovers:

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  • Mageia 2 RC Released, Final Delayed
  • KDE Plasma Netbook Revisited
  • Grub 2 theme for Fedora 17
  • Vivaldi Content Store Shows Ankles For The Cinematograph
  • What Would I Tell Developers About Using Open Source Software?
  • Make an explosion effect in GIMP
  • Is Skype + Video + Linux Always a Hassle?
  • It's back! Fedora Reloaded Podcast
  • OLPC Gets Backing in Australia
  • Red Hat CEO James Whitehurst Sells Shares for $6.8M
  • 5 Alternative Search Engines That Respect Your Privacy
  • How to Create Custom Linux Live CD/USB
  • Introducing: Lunduke’s Awesome Blocks of Awesome
  • FLOSS Weekly 210

few leftovers:

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  • Getting started with Linux commands
  • Linux-libre
  • What on earth is Dracut?
  • Mozilla’s Mitchell Baker on Being the Alternative
  • 10 GNOME Shell Extensions to Install
  • Protect Your BSD – BSD Magazine (May 2012)
  • Rosa Marathon 2012lts
  • Cinnamon Desktop Review | LAS | s21e08
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