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  • Use Orca to monitor system performance
  • download mms streaming videos in Ubuntu
  • Encryption, Decryption & Signing Easily With Seahorse
  • Ubuntu Karmic change CPU Frequency as user
  • Understanding Partition / Filesystem Mount Options (fstab file)
  • Correct tag errors in your music collection with Easy Tag
  • Show the Restore, Maximize, Minimize buttons in Ubuntu Remix
  • Get Facebook albums with python
  • Quickly open Folders/Special Locations in Ubuntu Desktop
  • Howto: User Windows 7 desktop themes in Linux
  • Linux and Your iPhone / iPod Touch
  • Elite Commander skin for Midnight Commander
  • How to get different Plasmoids in different workspace in KDE SC 4

some odds & ends:

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  • 6 Steps for Minimal Ubuntu Installation Using debootstrap
  • Setting Full Duplex mode Ethernet Interface
  • Automate Backups With Back In Time
  • New Gloobus And CoverGloobus Sneaky Peeks
  • VT4 using Drupal
  • Why FOSS should not fear M&A by proprietary vendors
  • On Selling Exceptions to the GNU GPL
  • Inkscape Class Day 1
  • Single instance apps using D-Bus
  • Life with Linux: Another week of work
  • X Server 1.7.4 Released
  • Possible solutions to Fix the Missing Network Manager Icon in Ubuntu 9.10
  • Binutils Porting Guide To A New Target Architecture
  • Mastering a DVD using QDVDAuthor
  • ASUS Eee PC 1201N Netbook On Linux Update
  • Mount Windows partition automatically using PySDM
  • Fairy Linux Progress Report
  • Make your Linux netbook battery last longer
  • YouTube Videos with Linux: Part 2
  • License Change at Novell Adds Confusion

some howtos:

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  • How to install Ubuntu 9.10 and the Boxee Beta on an Acer Aspire
  • How to Install Windows 7 on Ubuntu Using VirtualBox
  • Famous Perl One-Liners Explained, Part IV: String and Array Creation
  • Gnome-open, open files and URLs from terminal easily
  • Three ways to securely access remote internal networks and work from home
  • Custom keyboard commands for the console
  • How to harden a Gentoo server
  • Tasksel Installation System
  • Basic TrueCrypt Usage
  • Use Spotify on an Ubuntu PC
  • How to Upload Images to Imgur Straight from Nautilus
  • disable Geo-Location or location-aware browsing in Mozilla Firefox?
  • Schedule automatic updates on Ubuntu
  • Awk Introduction Tutorial – 7 Awk Print Examples

How To Modify Your Gnu/Linux Box To Serve As A USB Over IP Server

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There was a long time that I was looking for a way to put away my old CRM server! But why? Because I had installed a virtualization environment with Xen and all my servers are turned to small VPS on a nice pretty infrastructure. The base point was that the CRM had a USB/Lock and there was no way to take the lock under a virtualized VPS. This tutorial shows how you can set up a USB-over-IP server.

some howtos:

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  • Install Amarok in Ubuntu
  • Setting up an ad-hoc wireless network between 2 Ubuntu machines
  • Change your Ubuntu splash screen background
  • Embed the Konsole (Terminal) to the Desktop in KDE 4.3
  • Block Ads / Malware / Spyware using hosts file
  • Quick and Dirty method to remove a corruted partially installed package
  • gWallpaper Rotates your Wallpapers at a given interval
  • Blu-Ray in Linux
  • openSUSE – Create your own Software Repository
  • Linux Default Services Which Are Enabled at Boot
  • Using an UMTS Medion USB Stick with Kubuntu 9.10

some howtos:

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  • How to generate a SSH key in Linux
  • How to Install Boxee
  • How to add users to /etc/sudoers
  • Command Aliases in Terminal
  • How to sniff network traffic with Wireshark
  • Howto install ATI drivers on Debian
  • Glusterfs on Gentoo setup notes
  • CentOS / Redhat: Turn On SELinux Protection
  • Woof - Simple Web-based File Sharing

Creating An NFS-Like Standalone Storage Server With GlusterFS On Ubuntu 9.10

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This tutorial shows how to set up a standalone storage server on Ubuntu 9.10. Instead of NFS, I will use GlusterFS here. The client system will be able to access the storage as if it was a local filesystem. GlusterFS is a clustered file-system capable of scaling to several peta-bytes. It aggregates various storage bricks over Infiniband RDMA or TCP/IP interconnect into one large parallel network file system. Storage bricks can be made of any commodity hardware such as x86_64 servers with SATA-II RAID and Infiniband HBA.

some howtos:

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  • Howto Install Carwhisperer on Ubuntu
  • Quick package install wth apt
  • Synchronizing Date with NTP
  • Create a simple to use kiosk machine with Fluxbox
  • Ubucompilator - Easy way of creating .deb packages from source files
  • Fully disabling touchpad in Ubuntu
  • Designing Pages in OpenOffice.org Writer
  • Converting Maildir to mbox via mutt
  • Smoother Compiz Performance In 3 Simple Steps
  • how to use nslookup
  • Get An Animated & Themed GRUB Menu Using BURG
  • Create Custom Email Templates in KMail
  • Copying Remote Files with scp

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  • How to save Photos and Video from Webcam in Ubuntu / Debian Linux : Cheese
  • How To Add OpenSUSE 11.2 To Grub2
  • Antique Film Effects with The GIMP
  • Recursively Encrypt / Decrypt Directories using gpgdir
  • How to Enable Third Party Repositories for Install for Multimedia Files in Fedora 12
  • How to Setup Yum and Yum Plugins in Fedora 12
  • IBAM - The Intelligent Battery Monitor for Laptops
  • Disk failure and ZFS
  • Set your Ubuntu Wallpaper as the bootsplash and login screen
  • Cron, diff & wget: Watch changes in a webpage
  • Try Thundar
  • Split screen console terminal ~ Terminator

today's howtos & leftovers:

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  • It's 2010, But A No-Go For GNOME's 10x10 Goal
  • Using figlet for a console screensaver
  • Ubuntu Impression/Night Impression GTK themes
  • Empower your VMware programs with virtualization builders
  • Block Websites in Ubuntu Linux
  • Configure Linux – Add Applications, Set the Screen Resolution, Desktop Wallpaper
  • Kpilot is Dead
  • Address Books via Email Addresses
  • How to rebuild vboxdrv on Arch Linux
  • Pull Request Goes In For X's udev Input Handling
  • You mean the GUI works too?
  • What more should i do after installing Fedora 12?
  • Securely erasing files, by filling your disk
  • Joining multiple files with lxsplit
  • KOffice & RDF: Who, What, When, Where?
  • SWFTools - SWF Manipulation and Creation tools
  • Hole as big as city block found on Moon
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