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Adding a UPS to a desktop Linux machine

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linux.com: An uninterruptible power supply (UPS) will allow your computer to continue to function for a period of time when mains power is lost. This can help you to smooth over short-term (1-5 minute) loss of power by running from the UPS battery.

Installing Wolvix Linux - Full tutorial

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dedoimedo.com: We all know that Slackware means stability and security. But Slackware has never been a distribution for the weak and elderly. It has always been regarded as one of the more geeky and difficult distros, alongside Gentoo. Until now. Well, Gentoo got Sabayon and Slackware got Wolvix.

Bash bits, nibbles and bytes: Handling command line arguments

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blogs.ittoolbox.com: There are plenty of tutorials out on the web but they tend to shove a whole lot down your throat in one big hard to swallow gob. I intend to make short, sharp and shiny snippets so it is easy to understand and use.

Torrentflux — web-based BitTorrent client

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polishlinux.org: The Bittorrent network is becoming increasingly popular and perfectly legal. It allows to download the latest movies, music or, to say the least, almost every Linux distribution available.

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  • How To Dual Boot Ubuntu Gutsy And Mac OSX Leopard 10.5.1

  • Uninstalling Wubi
  • HowTo: Extract Lines That Started With Matching String Using Grep
  • Howto write an ISO image to a CD-RW from the Linux console
  • Becoming Root User Without Password In GNU/Linux Ubuntu

Back Up Your Files With Fwbackups On Fedora 8

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This document describes how to set up, configure and use Fwbackups on a Fedora 8 desktop. The result is an easy-to-use backup system for desktop usage.

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  • Running Abyss, a small but feature rich web server

  • VMware 64 Bit Error: Failed to connect to peer process
  • Keyboard Shortcut to Cycle Through Workspaces in Gnome
  • Use your Ubuntu partition to fix a corrupt registry on a Windows XP partition
  • python convey the exception traceback into log file
  • How can I configure squid so that it never caches some web sites?
  • Restore Missing Icons in OpenOffice
  • Gplot simplifies gnuplot graph creation
  • Installing Packages in SLED/SLES through the command line
  • Mounting ISO's
  • Vim Setup - Tuning Vim To The Environment
  • Managing Services in Ubuntu, Part II: Managing Runlevels

Understanding Top

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raiden.net: One of the greatest performance tools today for any aspiring systems engineer, or even your average joe, is the program called "top". It's a very useful tool that can tell you a lot of information about your system, it's current performance, system loads and more at a single glance.

Use Kaffeine to receive free-to-air TV on your Linux box

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linux.com: Free-to-air (FTA) ethnic television in a variety of languages beamed from satellite straight to your Linux PC? No problem -- here's how.

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  • Tip of the Trade: OpenSSH Speed Tips and Tricksj

  • StarCraft in Ubuntu? YES, Drink the WINE!
  • How do I… Connect a Mac OS X machine to a Samba share?
  • Howto: Setting up Acer 320U scanner in Ubuntu
  • Short Tip: replace characters in txt files with sed
  • Simplifying File Renaming Using Bash Without Sed
  • HowTo: Display Lines That Starts With A Given String
  • Bibliography in LaTex: JabRef
  • Avant Window Navigator
  • Network Tip No. 8: Password Encryption
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