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Creating Screencasts With recordMyDesktop On Ubuntu 9.04

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recordMyDesktop is a desktop session recorder for GNU/Linux that attemps to be easy to use, yet also effective at its primary task. It produces files using only open formats. These are theora for video and vorbis for audio, using the ogg container.

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Install KDE 4.3 in Ubuntu/Kubuntu 9.04

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KDE 4.3 was released just yesterday, and it comes with a lot of great new features and improvements. In order to install it just follow the steps below.

Install KDE 4.3 In Ubuntu Jaunty 9.04

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Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala simply have do an apt-get upgrade to update to the latest KDE 4.3 (which was released yesterday) but (K)Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope users have to add the Kubuntu PPA backports so they can install the latest KDE 4.3.

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Installing "Sugar on a stick" (Strawberry Release) On A USB Stick

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Sugar is the desktop environment that is used for the "One Laptop per Child" (OLPC) netbooks. It can also be installed on normal computers and even run off of a USB stick (which should have at least 1GB of size).

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Boot On BTRFS With Debian

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This tutorial will explain you how to boot from a BTRFS filesystem with kernel 2.6.31-RC4 and BTRFS 0.19. BTRFS is a new filesystem with some really interesting features like online defragmenting and snapshots. BTRFS is an experimental filesystem, use at your own risk. The kernel used is also experimental.

Choosing the right Linux File System Layout using a Top-Bottom Process

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linuxconfig.org: As you may probably know, Linux supports various filesystems such as ext2, ext3, ext4, xfs, reiserfs, jfs among others. Few users really consider this part of a system, selecting default options of their distribution's installer. In this article, I will give some reasons for a better consideration of the file-system and of its layout.

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