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HowtTs, tutorials, or tips & tricks, etc.

First Steps Of Running Linux Via Terminal Instead Of Desktop

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This tutorial is supposed to show new Linux users how to handle Linux without having to browse through your desktop to edit files. The core commands to do this are the same on every Linux distribution, however there is a large variety of commands that differ from distribution to distribution, as does the install command.

today's leftovers:

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  • 3D Puzzle Game 'Cubosphere' Beta Released for Linux
  • install rpm packages on other pc w/o net connection
  • Minitube 1.5 to the rescue
  • Linux Action Show s18e01: Great Linux Games
  • Mixing Debian testing and unstable packages
  • A Surprisingly Easy Tip for Upgrading Ubuntu
  • 3 Linux Apps for Converting Videos
  • Japanese in PCLinuxOS? Of course!
  • Ubuntu Membership & Tips for Applicants
  • Linux Mint: An updating tip
  • add contrib and non-free repository in Debian GNU/Linux
  • [How To] Make A Minimal-looking Narwhal Desktop

The Perfect Server - CentOS 6.0 x86_64 [ISPConfig 3]

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This tutorial shows how to prepare a CentOS 6.0 x86_64 server for the installation of ISPConfig 3, and how to install ISPConfig 3. ISPConfig 3 is a webhosting control panel that allows you to configure the following services through a web browser: Apache web server, Postfix mail server, MySQL, BIND nameserver, PureFTPd, SpamAssassin, ClamAV, and many more.

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  • How to Conduct a Linux Server Security Audit
  • Firefox Profile Data Storage: How to Hack it
  • see system services are enable or disable in ubuntu 11.04
  • Things You May or May Not Know About Linux “find” Command
  • Cleaning Up Text with sed
  • Check Disk Usage From The Command Line
  • Ubuntu 11.04 remove new overlay scroll bar and get fat scroll bar back
  • Merging Video Files
  • Linux File System Monitoring

How To Cut Your Linux PC’s Boot Time in Half With E4rat

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howtogeek.com: Linux is pretty quick to boot on modern computers, but why not pare it down some more? If you’re hurting from a lack of SSD or just want to boot faster, E4rat will easily shave down your boot time.

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  • What is DHCP and how to configure DHCP server in Linux
  • From LibreOffice to ePub
  • How to use xmacro on Ubuntu
  • Make Google Music Manager work in F15
  • Spreadsheet Awesome: Check Mark Totals
  • Marble – An Open Source Alternative To Google Earth
  • Display current location on your web page using the SPOT GPS tracker
  • Testing Gnome 3 in Sabayon

Enabling Compiz Fusion On Linux Mint 11

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This tutorial shows how you can enable Compiz Fusion on a Linux Mint 11 desktop (the system must have a 3D-capable graphics card - I'm using an NVIDIA GeForce 8200 here). With Compiz Fusion you can use beautiful 3D effects like wobbly windows or a desktop cube on your desktop.

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  • Quick Tip: Disable Certain File Types in digiKam
  • please use indexes in your database tables
  • A Fast(er) LibreOffice Build
  • How to (Re-)Compress PDFs with Images for Free
  • PeaZip - archive manager
  • Summer Hacking

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  • Sustitution with sed
  • Install Mandriva Desktop 2011 on a btrfs file system
  • Use Wine to run Windows software on Linux
  • Icons on menus for Openbox
  • Try KDE 4.7.0 now, Kubuntu
  • Configuring Sendmail SMTP server on CentOS & Scientific Linux
  • Set Penguins Crawling on your Desktop

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  • How to customize Ubuntu's Unity desktop environment
  • How to Install Latest Kernel 3.0 on Ubuntu 11.04
  • Understanding dpkg’s file overwrite error
  • Install GNOME 3 in Ubuntu 11.04
  • How to Install Gnome 3 In Ubuntu
  • Coding Copy and Paste Functionality
  • How To Create an Ebook with OpenOffice.org
  • Image type and size from the Linux command line
  • How to write your own pipe menu scripts
  • The Amber Tutorial
  • 20 Linux Log Files that are Located under /var/log
  • A simple introduction to fabric
  • Customize your Ubuntu 11.04 desktop

today's hodgepodge:

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  • Choice is good
  • PCLinuxOS, the REAL deal
  • Text Editors in The Lord of the Rings
  • Open source opening doors to IT
  • Linux Day
  • 10 Free Music Albums: From Folk To Thrash
  • Use SSH for more secure browsing in public networks
  • Ask Ars: how do I use the find command in a pipeline?
  • GamePack 11.04- 156 games in 5 DVD`s for Ubuntu11.04 and LinuxMint11
  • KDE 4.7.0 Video Review
  • Upgraded to KDE 4.7
  • Full Circle Podcast Episode 22: Mad Max Meets Ben Hur
  • Plasma Desktop: Instant apps
  • Smart Folders in KDE Workspace
  • Enable Outgoing Keyserver port with iptables firewall

Installing And Using OpenVZ On CentOS 6.0

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In this HowTo I will describe how to prepare a CentOS 6.0 server for OpenVZ. With OpenVZ you can create multiple Virtual Private Servers (VPS) on the same hardware, similar to Xen and the Linux Vserver project. OpenVZ is the open-source branch of Virtuozzo, a commercial virtualization solution used by many providers that offer virtual servers. The OpenVZ kernel patch is licensed under the GPL license, and the user-level tools are under the QPL license.

today's howtos & stuff:

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  • Tablet smackdown: Galaxy Tab 10.1 vs. iPad 2
  • Netflix Instant is coming to the entire Linux Community
  • -feliminate-dwarf2-dups FAIL
  • Linux Outlaws 220 - You Better Not Give Him Real Scissors
  • Gallium3D XvMC For Nouveau Working, Again
  • Backing up your Mac OS Lion machine to a Fedora server
  • Hurd mentality
  • KDE development environment in Gentoo
  • What should start from /etc/rcS.d/ in Debian? - almost nothing
  • Firefox, Focus Last Selected Tab Add-On
  • Add a line to a specific position in a file using Linux sed
  • Google is no more the number one in search engines world?
  • HOWTO : Yet Another Update script for Back|Track 5

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  • Disabling Nepomuk in Akonadi in KDE 4.7
  • How To Install the Spotify Preview Client On Ubuntu
  • Be nice with your processes on Linux
  • Some handy Nautilus tips
  • Beginner’s Guide to Shell Scripting 3: More Basic Commands & Chains
  • Xfce: StarCraft 2 command station
  • Empty Trash with a CronJob

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  • How to Check for Rootkits on Linux, BSD, and OSX
  • Starting with sed: (a series of tutorials)
  • Line Addressing in sed
  • Create a Suspension Bridge in Blender
  • How to switch between GDM, LightDM, or kdm in ubuntu
  • How To Tether Your iPhone to Your Linux PC

Using Apache2 Content Negotiation To Serve Different Languages

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Content negotiation is the ability of a web server to deliver the document that best matches the browser's preferences/capabilities. For example, if a resource exists in multiple languages, the web server can choose which variant it serves based on the Accept-Language header delivered by the browser. This tutorial describes how to configure content negotiation in Apache2 to serve different languages based on browser preferences.

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  • Dress up LibreOffice with Faenza-like Icons
  • Quick Tip: Smooth Compiz Desktop Zooming
  • Getting Help from Linux - Part 1 Man Pages
  • How to get hardware info
  • Apt-Undo - A simple way of undoing Apt actions
  • Natty & Nvidia driver not in use error

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  • ZeroInstall Injector - user Install Software without root
  • Enable OS X Lion-style ‘Natural Scrolling’ in Ubuntu
  • Install FUSE into Ubuntu the Easy Way
  • Git: change commit editor to vim
  • Upgrading from CentOS 5.6 to CentOS 6.0
  • Creating command line aliases

How To Encrypt Directories/Partitions With eCryptfs On Debian Squeeze

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eCryptfs is a POSIX-compliant enterprise-class stacked cryptographic filesystem for Linux. You can use it to encrypt partitions and also directories that don't use a partition of their own, no matter the underlying filesystem, partition type, etc. This tutorial shows how to use eCryptfs to encrypt a directory on Debian Squeeze.

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  • chage : control your users “age” on Linux
  • TechSource's Ultimate Guide to Using Google+ (Part 2)
  • Installing Bacula on CentOS 6
  • How To Record What You Hear With Linux Alsa
  • Quick Tip: A Simple Python Script to Launch digiKam
  • How to Schedule Database Backup Using Cron Job
  • Remove spaces from file names with Linux
  • Blender for Motion Design — Part 3 & 4
  • Doxygen Magically Turns Source Code into Documentation
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