Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

HowTos

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

Filed under
HowTos

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).

some howtos:

Filed under
HowTos
  • Adding a widescreen monitor in Linux
  • Perform Files/Folders Comparision With Meld In Ubuntu Linux
  • Searching and replacing special characters in OOo
  • Create a Local Ubuntu Repository using Apt-Mirror and Apt-Cacher
  • HOWTO: Resolving more udev issues on Debian
  • How to re-enable backspace as back key in Firefox 3.5
  • Bash, in Color
  • A week of bash scripts – Crush
  • Tutorial: Install and Use of Cairo dock
  • Gnu Screen display number of updates for Arch linux

Boot On BTRFS With Debian

Filed under
HowTos

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

Filed under
HowTos

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.

some howtos:

Filed under
HowTos
  • Get back the ctrl-alt-backspace behavior in Ubuntu

  • Basic Commands: Symbolic Links
  • Use Feh to browse images and set wallpaper
  • Godaddy.com’s Relay Mail Server with Postfix on Ubuntu Server
  • Copy Text and Files to the X Clipboard from the Command Line
  • Create an autostartup script for Debian and Ubuntu systems
  • Famous Perl One-Liners Explained, Part II: Line Numbering
  • Small openSUSE Build Service Tips
  • Install AntiX 8.2 Final on External Flash Drive

some howtos:

Filed under
HowTos
  • Quick Tip: Auto Shutdown Your Linux Machine

  • Howto Make Link to Filesystem on desktop or panel
  • Firefox 3.5.x Branding Fix for Ubuntu Jaunty
  • A new application background in OOo
  • OpenSolaris: GRUB and the Boot Environment
  • HOWTO: Linux on the Intel iMac - Triple booting
  • Configuring the appearance of the Compiz Cube
  • Some cool Draw tips
  • How To Connect To A WPA Wifi Using Command Lines On Debian
  • A nice weather “plasmoid” in 4 easy steps
  • Play Classic Super Nintendo (SNES) Games on Ubuntu Linux
  • Capturing Video (How I Did It)
  • Accidental blanking and gnome-power-manager
  • Find details about your ISO images from the Linux command line
  • How to manage hosts in Ubuntu
  • Troubleshooting SSH Connections
  • How to play YouTube Video in Ubuntu 9.04?

Setting Up ProFTPd + TLS On Debian Lenny

Filed under
HowTos

FTP is a very insecure protocol because all passwords and all data are transferred in clear text. By using TLS, the whole communication can be encrypted, thus making FTP much more secure. This article explains how to set up ProFTPd with TLS on a Debian Lenny server.

some howtos:

Filed under
HowTos
  • Changing visudo to use nano

  • Linux, what nice… passwords you have… and your prompts are incredible…
  • How to install VLC 1 (Goldeneye) in Ubuntu
  • change compression algorithm of KDE4 ark dolphin context menu
  • pkill things when killall isn't enough
  • BIND 9 Dynamic Update
  • Using Oxygen Icons Without KDE
  • TIP: Resolving udev startup error messages on Debian
  • How to Encrypt Your File System
  • No page number on first page in OOo
  • Create your own distro with Product Creator

some howtos:

Filed under
HowTos
  • The Mystical Magical Secure Shell, Part 1

  • Configure GRUB2 options and background
  • Keeping Time In Linux
  • System monitoring with Conky
  • How to Layout a Book with OpenOffice.org: Part 3
  • Postfix not delivering to Maildir
  • Synchronize Tomboy Notes with Ubuntu One
  • How to run OpenSuse Mono 2.4.2.1 vmx imgae in vmware 1.0.9
  • The Backslash: helping Linux users ignore things
  • Creating Your Own SuperKaramba Themes
  • howto compile kernel in Debian 5.0
  • How to build a textbox URL shortener with PyGTK+
  • Recover your lost root password in Linux
  • Open and edit PDF files in OpenOffice
  • How to Install Ubuntu in Windows
  • How to Speed up Your Linux PC

Installing Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 9.04 (LAMP)

Filed under
Ubuntu
HowTos

LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on an Ubuntu 9.04 server with PHP5 support (mod_php) and MySQL support.

Syndicate content

More in Tux Machines

Red Hat News

Kernel Space/Linux

today's howtos

Ten Years as Desktop Linux User: My Open Source World, Then and Now

I've been a regular desktop Linux user for just about a decade now. What has changed in that time? Keep reading for a look back at all the ways that desktop Linux has become easier to use -- and those in which it has become more difficult -- over the past ten years. I installed Linux to my laptop for the first time in the summer of 2006. I started with SUSE, then moved onto Mandriva and finally settled on Fedora Core. By early 2007 I was using Fedora full time. There was no more Windows partition on my laptop. When I ran into problems or incompatibilities with Linux, my options were to sink or swim. There was no Windows to revert back to. Read more