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  • Installing applications from the command line in OpenSuSE
  • How to remove / stop Software / mdadm Raid array on Linux
  • 2 Computers via 1 Keyboard & Mouse
  • GRUB - How to install GRUB using grub-install
  • Install Latest OpenShot Video Editor in Ubuntu
  • Ubuntu Tip: fix Waiting for sound system to respond problem
  • Example of SSH tunneling
  • make OpenDocument slideshows out of plain text files
  • Fixing HP printer plugin problem in Linux Mint 9 / Ubuntu 10.04
  • Viewing doc, xls and ppt files in Vim
  • Move Gnome Menu/Task Bar to Bottom in Ubuntu, Fedora, openSUSE
  • LXDE (For Ubuntu and Fedora)
  • Customize Linux easily With Airulus
  • Linux WD EARS Advanced Hard Drive Format

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  • Hacking OOo for dummies
  • Variable Interpolation
  • Disk encryption on Fedora 13
  • Performance tuning Linux Kernel with swappiness parameter
  • Disable SELinux on Fedora 13 Goddard
  • Changing an Ubuntu UID and GID to 501 for Mac OS X Filesystem Access
  • udevinfo on ubuntu 10.4 “lucid”

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  • Remove Repositories In Ubuntu
  • Hassle-free Backup with Déjà Dup
  • Detailed tutorial about AppArmor for ubuntu users
  • Manual disk partitioning guide for Linux Mint 9 and Ubuntu 10.04
  • Making Movies in Linux with Kdenlive, part 2
  • A Collection of Silly Little Perl Snippets
  • generate and update ODF spreadsheets without OpenOffice
  • The command line PostScript swiss knife: a2ps
  • How to Install Sun Java on Ubuntu 10.04
  • How to mount samba share on Linux client
  • Install Compiz Fusion and Emerald in Fedora 13
  • Dependency-based & Event-based init daemons and launchd
  • The top 10 tricks of Perl one-liners

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  • Scripting qemu / kvm monitor
  • How to dual boot Linux Mint 9 and Ubuntu 10.04
  • Simulate complex networks with qemu
  • quickly apply color schemes to a spreadsheet with OpenOffice
  • How-To: DNS Logging
  • Finch, a command line alternative to Pidgin
  • CentOS / Redhat: Create Software RAID 1 Array
  • simple remote git repo howto
  • Quicker framebuffer scrolling
  • Easily Customize NotifyOSD in Ubuntu Lucid

The best-kept secrets of UNIX power users

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You don't have to break into a Watergate office to uncover the secrets of UNIX power users. There's an informant, and he's spilling the beans. Learn why Environment Variables, the dot file, and the Secure Shell (SSH) are very important.

Using Aliases in Linux to Make Life Easier

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techgage.com: Of all the commands available in the Linux command-line, one of the most under-appreciated is "alias". It's not just useful, it can make using the CLI less of a chore, and even improve efficiency. In this article, we're taking a look at what it is, and provide numerous examples of how to use it to become a true CLI power user.

The Perfect Server - CentOS 5.5 x86_64

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This tutorial shows how to set up a CentOS 5.5 server (x86_64) that offers all services needed by ISPs and web hosters: Apache web server (SSL-capable), Postfix mail server with SMTP-AUTH and TLS, BIND DNS server, Proftpd FTP server, MySQL server, Dovecot POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc. This tutorial is written for the 64-bit version of CentOS 5.5, but should apply to the 32-bit version with very little modifications as well. In the end you should have a system that works reliably, and if you like you can install the free webhosting control panel ISPConfig (i.e., ISPConfig runs on it out of the box).

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  • Linux Tip: Using a Shell Script to Set Up Your Computer
  • Reload (re-read) Partition Table In Ubuntu Linux
  • [Tips And Tricks]: Gnome Screenshot Tool
  • Exposure Blending with digiKam
  • Saving Your Data Bacon with Write Barriers and Journal Check Summing
  • Database Replication with Mysql
  • Logs: Your Linux System’s Lovable Worker Bees
  • Gnu Global, the programmer’s friend
  • Browse your Samba shares with pyNeighborhood
  • How to create a guest user account on Ubuntu 10.04
  • Conky

Painting Sound with ARSS and Gimp

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freesoftwaremagazine.com: “The Analysis & Resynthesis Sound Spectrograph” (“ARSS”, now version 0.2.3) combined with an image editor of your choice (I also chose Gimp) turns out to be a very interesting way to make original sound effects — by painting the sound spectrum.

The Perfect Desktop - Kubuntu 10.04

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This tutorial shows how you can set up a Kubuntu 10.04 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. Kubuntu 10.04 is derived from Ubuntu 10.04 and uses the KDE desktop instead of the GNOME desktop.

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