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  • how to exit Ping and other cli apps
  • Generating Graphs with gnuplot Part 3, Part 2, Part 1
  • Write Your Own Linux Twitter Client Fast
  • Unable to Boot from Linux Live CD?
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  • HOWTO: Reset your lost/forgotten root password on Debian systems
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  • Getting the best out of Totem on Debian
  • MySQL backup on Ubuntu | Debian
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HOWTO : Rebootless with Ksplice Uptrack on Ubuntu 9.04

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samiux.wordpress: By using Ksplice Uptrack, your Ubuntu Desktop or Server 9.04 will become rebootless even the kernel is updated.

5 Simple APT Tips for Debian and Ubuntu, Part II

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Several months ago I created an article with 5 APT (Advanced Packaging Tool) tips for both Debian and Ubuntu available here. APT is the package manager in Debian and Debian-based distributions, like Ubuntu. Here's part two of that article, with 5 more tips and tricks for APT.

Installing VirtualBox 3.0 On An Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop

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This tutorial shows how you can install Sun VirtualBox 3.0 (released on June 30, 2009) on an Ubuntu 9.04 desktop. With VirtualBox you can create and run guest operating systems ("virtual machines") such as Linux and Windows under a host operating system.

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  • Installing Perl Modules on Ubuntu Linux
  • Show the Icons from Your Home Directory in your Xfce Background
  • Encrypting an existing Debian lenny installation
  • Installing uzbl on Debian Squeeze
  • How to setup Disk Quotas in Ubuntu
  • GNOME thumbnails garbled in Nautilus? Fix them.
  • Search and replace line feeds using emacs
  • Speeding up my Linux system
  • Using Bash History More Efficiently
  • Linux Tips: Handy ways to grep
  • Useful Tricks With Screen
  • Move Over, Grep. Hello, Ack.
  • Linux Shutdown Management
  • Clojure: Getting Started in 5 Simple Steps

How-To: Download Debian CDs/DVDs Using jigdo

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This guide will show how to download ISO images (CDs, DVDs or Blu-Ray) using jigdo, a specific protocol intended to be the main way to download Debian disc images.

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  • Switch Capslock to work as Escape on Linux
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  • Firewall with iptables using mac address filtering
  • Dealing with Odd Filenames on the Commandline
  • Installing RDoc on Ubuntu Jaunty

How-To: Compile and Install VLC 1.0 in Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope

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Ubuntu 9.04 (and Kubuntu) comes with VLC 0.9.9 included in the repositories. However, VLC 1.0.0 was released today and it ships with several new features and many improvements. To install the latest release of VLC (currently 1.0.0) in either Ubuntu/Kubuntu/Xubuntu distributions, just follow the steps below:

5 Bash Tips, Part II

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This article is a continuation to my other Bash-related post, 6 Bash Productivity Tips. Since that article gathered many useful comments and I bumped over several more over the net, here are 5 more tips and tricks.

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