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  • OpenOffice Bug-- Stuck in Document Recovery Loop
  • MouseControl, Do More With The Mouse In Firefox
  • Get rid of unwanted and duplicate entries in “Open With” in Linux
  • [SOLVED] “No packages with the requested plugins found” in Debian
  • Decorate Grub 2 boot loader with Burg-Manager (GUI for Burg)
  • Navigating and Working in Scribus
  • How to create database on MySQL
  • Create a foggy window in Blender
  • Emacs in the real world – part 3
  • Useful PHP date period functions
  • Server monitoring by Monit and Munin
  • Declaring Variables in Bash Shell Scripting
  • Enhance screen with Byobu's cool functionality
  • Use byobu for extended features in your terminal window
  • Install CHDK on Your Canon Camera Using Linux
  • Sending commands to Xchat from the command line
  • LatencyTop - Track down latencies or lag on your Linux system
  • Create 'Internet Radio Station' With Ubuntu And Ampache

Virtual Users/Domains With Postfix, Courier, MySQL, SquirrelMail (Ubuntu 10.10)

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This document describes how to install a Postfix mail server that is based on virtual users and domains, i.e. users and domains that are in a MySQL database. I'll also demonstrate the installation and configuration of Courier (Courier-POP3, Courier-IMAP), so that Courier can authenticate against the same MySQL database that Postfix uses. The resulting Postfix server is capable of SMTP-AUTH and TLS and quota. Passwords are stored in encrypted form in the database. In addition to that, this tutorial covers the installation of Amavisd, SpamAssassin and ClamAV so that emails will be scanned for spam and viruses. I will also show how to install SquirrelMail as a webmail interface so that users can read and send emails and change their passwords.

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  • Save disk space by excluding useless files with dpkg
  • Explore Linux /proc File System
  • Open source programming for beginners
  • Fix Left Click not working after upgrading to Ubuntu 10.10
  • How to modify the F-Spot database
  • Firefox over ssh -X
  • How to Enable Non-ASCII Characters on Linux
  • vnc error: "Could not acquire name on session bus."
  • Extinguishing Firesheep for safe WiFi browsing
  • Roll your own 64-bit Lubuntu with Compiz
  • Delivering to a Maildir folder, but marking as read
  • Linux watch command – an alternative to at/cron/while?
  • Drupal 6: Theme Engines and Sub-themes
  • Make vmware 7.1.2 run with opensuse 11.4

today's leftovers & howtos:

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  • VLC v1.1.5 released
  • Speed Limit: 75MPH. Ubuntu: 110MPH.
  • FlBurn - Optical disc burning software for Linux
  • x2vnc
  • Linux Mint 10 manual disk partitioning guide
  • Drupal 7.0 Beta 3 released
  • Release of KGraphViewer, version 2.1.1
  • Burg manager app updated with new themes, new features
  • Quick and easy printer sharing in GNOME
  • Ubuntu 10.10 for the O2 Joggler
  • More Thoughts On Fedora 14
  • My first podcast - Switching from CentOS to Slackware
  • Linux Basement: Episode 63 - Just Us, Just News

The Perfect Server - Fedora 14 x86_64 [ISPConfig 2]

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This is a detailed description about how to set up a Fedora 14 server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters: Apache web server (SSL-capable) with PHP5/Ruby/Python, 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 Fedora 14, 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).

today's howtos & leftovers:

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  • Firefox 4, How To Undo The Changes
  • Nautilus Extensions – Right-Click Menu to Extend Functionality
  • OpenSearch in Rekonq
  • Parsing Bazaar Logs with PHP
  • Nautilus Extensions – Add “open in terminal”,”set as wallpaper” in Menu
  • The Java crisis and what it means for developers
  • Monitoring Processes
  • kde e.v. board meeting in nijmegen
  • Turning Kate into a Prolog IDE

Ignition (a racing game) Runs on Ubuntu with Wine

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HowTos Ignition is an old racing game that is now abandonware and it runs pretty well under Wine. As it’s abandonware (the company that created it no longer exists) it’s available to download from the Internet.

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  • Video: Five tips for improving Linux security
  • Install OpenOffice 3.2.1 on Slackware 13.1
  • Show Weather and Set Date/Time in Ubuntu Clock panel applet
  • enable auto-login and create a guest user account on Fedora 14
  • PHP Time Of Day Script
  • Print from the command line
  • 13 Features of Regular Expressions
  • Kerberos authentication with NFSv4
  • Keep Your Files Secure On Ubuntu With Sticky Bit
  • Measure website response time through curl
  • openSUSE 11.3/SLED 11 - Integrating FreeRADIUS to LDAP Servers
  • Ant Meets MySQL

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  • Speed Up Firefox by Moving Your Cache to RAM
  • Linux 101: kill and killall
  • Bash Shell Variables an Introduction
  • How to install vanilla GNOME 3 in Maverick
  • Install the latest version of Shutter screenshot tool in Ubuntu
  • Introduction to Blender 2.5: Color Grading
  • More GIMP Tricks for Combining Images (part 2)
  • Geotag photos with Geotag
  • Intro to Snort
  • Working with MDB Files in Linux
  • Finding the installation date for a linux machine
  • Make A Blog Look Self-Hosted & Professional
  • How to debug Shell Scripts
  • ssh -t (open a pseudo tty) run commands on a remote server
  • How to attach a GNU screen session
  • How To Cartoonify Your Photos With GIMP
  • Ubuntu 10.10 Fix The Screen Messed up at Start-up and Shutdown
  • Searches with awk
  • How to install flash player in Fedora 14
  • Using Debian package archive as a configuration tool

10 things you can do when the drive on your Linux box is full

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HowTos Larger hard drives should mean the end of disk space worries, but our appetite for bigger files has kept pace with all that increased capacity. Here are some effective ways to keep your Linux box from busting at the seams.

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