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some early howtos:

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  • Remove Titlebar on Maximized Windows
  • HOWTO: Setup a Linux Storage Partition
  • Building The Ultimate KDE Desktop With Arch Linux (Part 2)
  • Convert Video Files to DVD
  • how-to: keep your kde 3.5 after it’s removed from gentoo’s tree
  • Broadcom Wireless Driver Fix In Karmic
  • HOW TO increase available space of your partitions - tune2fs
  • Installing and configuring Mozilla Raindrop on Ubuntu 9.10
  • Build your own Linux distribution the easy way

some howtos:

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  • How to tweak your Linux machine’s history command
  • Bash script to email random passwords to users
  • Install Gnome ZenMini Desktop PCLinuxOS
  • Linux Remote Networking over the Internet (part 3)
  • Remaster ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala with remastersys
  • Setting up phpUnderControl on Gentoo
  • Boot Multiple ISO from USB (MultiBoot USB)
  • Give Banshee A Muine-Like Interface Using One Command
  • Gigolo - It Mounts What It's Told To
  • How To Install Gnome 3 Shell in Ubuntu Karmic Koala
  • Get CheckGMail to Use Ubuntu Notification System Easily
  • Code Project: control Digg with Python

some howtos:

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  • CentOS / Redhat Iptables Firewall Configuration Tutorial
  • AWN - Just another launchbar for linux desktop
  • HowTo setup a fancy Grub
  • How To Install Gnome 3 Shell in Ubuntu Karmic Koala
  • Hard disk usage and availability report tools
  • New version of aMSN is available with new features
  • Ubuntu: Burn DVD-Audio discs from Amarok playlists or random selections

How to clone hard drives with Clonezilla

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tuxradar.com: Clonezilla is a Ncurses-based front-end to a set of scripts that use several open source disk utilities such as Partimage, ntfsclone, Partclone and dd. It'll jump at your command and duplicate particular partitions, or better still complete disks. It'll also restore the partitions, and help you mirror an old disk onto a bigger new disk.

The mistery of swappiness

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gentooexperimental.org: On most unix systems the swap is in a dedicated partition because that has the lowest overhead. Plus you don't risk running out of diskspace when you want to swap, so things are quite predictable and nice. Linux has a very nice knob you can turn to affect the swap policy.

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu Studio 9.10

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This tutorial shows how you can set up an Ubuntu Studio 9.10 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.

Using Kate As a Web Editor

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  • Using Kate As a Web Editor
  • Linux Disable Mounting of Uncommon Filesystem
  • Basic postgresql server setup
  • Color Management in digiKam
  • Adding a sudoer to use sudo on Debian
  • Live upgrade from openSUSE 11.0 to 11.2

How To Secure Your D-Link Wireless Router

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makeuseof.com: Security is probably the most important aspect of any computing experience and probably one of the most neglected. Let’s lock your door by securing your D-Link Wireless Router. Ok, off-topic, but by me, so go read it.

some howtos:

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  • Install OpenGoo for in house collaboration tools
  • Apache troubleshooting tips
  • LiveCD’s and MD5SUMS – A Tutorial
  • How to get Hard disk, CPU infomation, and temp in Ubuntu
  • How to record audio playing on your computer using Audacity
  • Using color in shell scripts (Linux, Mac OS X)
  • Drupal Site with temporary URL
  • Using BitlBee to consolidate instant messaging into one client
  • My desktop backup solution
  • Pavilion two fingers touchpad scrolling
  • Ubuntu 9.10 Installing Microsoft Office 2007

Hidden Linux : What the fsck?

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blogs.pcworld.co.nz: Linux's file system check utility fsck is little recognised and largely unloved, no doubt because it seems to know whenever you're in a hurry to boot your machine. Then - and why is it only then? - it starts doing what it was designed for -

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