iarematt.com: One of the first things I did when I moved from Vista to Ubuntu was install a nice looking theme. The default Ubuntu theme is pretty decent, but I dont like the brown and when browsing posts like this and this, I knew I wanted a sexier look for my laptop.
tuxtraining.com: This HOWTO will explain how to install the Amazon MP3 Downloader application under openSUSE 11 (both 11.0 and 11.1). Unfortunately, as of this writing, Amazon only provides a package for openSUSE 10.3, which will not work directly with 11.0. But you can get the downloader working under 11 with some manual steps.
- Setting Up Ubuntu to Share Video, Music, Pictures with Your PlayStation 3
- Thumbnails for Samba Shares in Nautilus
- How to ‘Watch’ Over Your Linux System Automatically
- 3D acceleration in virtual machines - Part 2: VirtualBox & OpenGL
- Upgrading Slackware
- Global command in VIM
- How to Install Standalone Flashplayer in Linux
This article explains how you can set up a caching reverse proxy with Squid 2.6 in front of your web server on Debian Etch.
computingtech.blogspot: X-windows is a system that divides the labor up quite a bit. An X-windows application draws and controls only the area "inside" the window, the so-called client area. A totally separate program, called a "window manager" paints the borders and controls (such as resizing edges, maximize, minimize, and close buttons).
- Ubuntu 4GB Ram Limitation and Solution
- migrate ext3 > ext4
- How to get your iRiver E100 working nicely in Linux
- Ubuntu Desktop Effects : Composite not available
- Instructing APT to not consider recommends packages as strict dependecies
- The Debian Package Management System
- Desktop Resources
- How To Backup Gmail In Ubuntu Intrepid
- Menage Skype and Facebook with Pidgin
- How to install VMware Tools - Tutorial
- Banish your daemons for a faster Linux PC
- Cropping Images using GIMP
- Using .htaccess for password protecting web directory
commandline.org.uk: I had a browse through my shell history (history | less), and there are some interesting commands that I have used recently. The really experienced command line warriors among you will probably know them already, but it never hurts to have a reminder.
This article explains how to move a full profile (addons, themes, cookies, browsing history, passwords and so on) from Firefox 3.0.x to Firefox 3.1.x beta or any other version, but it also works for synchronizing Firefox on 2 different computers or backing up a full profile of Firefox.
Read about moving a FF 3.0 profile to FF 3.1x here.
Nginx (pronounced "engine x") is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server. Nginx is known for its stability, rich feature set, simple configuration, and low resource consumption.