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Solutions for KDE 4.5 glitches

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ghacks.net: I thought I would re-visit one of my favorite topics of late, KDE 4.5. The SC has been out long enough now for some of the smaller issues to pop up and workarounds be revealed. I am going to show you a few tips and tricks to help you get around some.

Fun with mouse pointer themes

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cristalinux.blogspot: Up until recently, I had not really played around with mouse cursor themes at all. I thought it was like Windows in the old days, where the most you could get was a different color, perhaps a cursor providing a 3D "illusion" Look&Feel to it. I couldn't have been more wrong.

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  • Getting IP address in Perl
  • improving Ubuntu performance on older hardware
  • Get organized with Getting Things GNOME
  • Change the time zone in Linux - using command line
  • fix dependency errors when installing qgis-plugin-grass
  • How to execute a task ‘at’ the time you want..?

Creating An NFS-Like Standalone Storage Server With GlusterFS On Ubuntu 10.04

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This tutorial shows how to set up a standalone storage server on Ubuntu 10.04. Instead of NFS, I will use GlusterFS here. The client system will be able to access the storage as if it was a local filesystem. GlusterFS is a clustered file-system capable of scaling to several peta-bytes. It aggregates various storage bricks over Infiniband RDMA or TCP/IP interconnect into one large parallel network file system. Storage bricks can be made of any commodity hardware such as x86_64 servers with SATA-II RAID and Infiniband HBA.

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  • How to hide Gnome apps in KDE and vice versa?
  • Oracle vs. Google, not a private rant
  • Ideas get greased at NCSU's 'Garage'
  • Move files in bash with tar and progress bar
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  • This time, OpenSuse
  • MariaDB going places: Drupal, Zend Framework
  • Nepomuk+strigi as desktop search

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  • Embed a Terminal into Nautilus
  • Install MS TrueType core fonts on Fedora
  • Hide Audio in a Simple Image
  • How to Tell What Type of Memory Your Linux PC Has Installed
  • Grep Gzipped Log Files
  • Tar tips and uses
  • 6 Perl File Handle Examples to Open, Read, and Write File

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  • Learn To Use The Ubuntu Command Line With CLIcompanion
  • commands for OpenOffice applications
  • REE, Passenger and Rails on Ubuntu
  • Rescuing Difficult Panoramas on Linux, Hugin part 2
  • Access Google Docs in Ubuntu desktop via Nautilus File browser
  • Limit Download Speed For Apt Command Using Terminal
  • What is user slaying?
  • vifm: Fast, lightweight, old school file manager
  • Backup Linux? 15 rsync Command Examples
  • Creating Custom Man Pages
  • [SOLVED] NO_PUBKEY 61E091672E206FF0
  • Using Exim4 to send Messages through GMail
  • Debugging shared library problems: a real-world example
  • How-To: Quotes to Live By
  • Meet the GIMP: Episode 145: Pictures at an Exhibition

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  • Install Guest-Additions on Ubuntu 10.10 Beta : Workaround
  • How to use GNU Privacy Guard (GPG)
  • Create Your Own Graphical Web of Trust
  • Create Window Placement Rule Using Compiz Fusion On Ubuntu
  • Detecting Rootkits in Ubuntu system using Chkrootkit and Rkhunter
  • Easy Way to Wirelessly Transfer Files Between an Android and KDE
  • Midori, Flash, and Unity Linux 2010
  • Add missing icons under System Menu in Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx
  • Enable Foreign Language Input In Ubuntu
  • Linux Directory Structure (File System Structure) Explained with Examples
  • Find in Tabs – Search Multiple Open Tabs in Firefox Simultaneously

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  • Alien - Use Any Package On Any Distribution
  • How do I quickly share Linux directories with a Windows network?
  • Unix Named Pipes - An example of Interprocess communication
  • Linux Tip: How to do setting the PATH?
  • Linux Tip: How to ignore upgrades you don’t want?
  • Enable Your Desktop Effects Using CompizConfig in ubuntu
  • Compile your own Linux kernel
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  • systemd for Administrators, Part II
  • Create a monitoring system in Ubuntu with webcam
  • Bcache Testing: IOPS
  • HOWTO: Enable LDAP/Active Directory Authentication with MediaWiki
  • Maintaining backports with GIT
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