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Weekly tip: killing processes

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freesoftwaremagazine: One of the things I hate about Windows is that there is no good way to kill frozen processes. Theoretically, you type Ctrl-Alt-Delete, wait for Task Manager to pop up, and kill the process. GNU/Linux users don't have this problem. Here's how to end processes using the terminal, a few GUIs, and even a first person shooter.

Sharing Internet Connection in Ubuntu

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Ubuntu Geek: Setting up a computer to share its internet connection should be easy.After all, you’ve successfully networked your computers together and even shared files with all your home computers, so why not the Internet?

Setting Up Postfix As A Backup MX

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In this tutorial I will show how you can set up a Postfix mailserver as a backup mail exchanger for a domain so that it accepts mails for this domain in case the primary mail exchanger is down or unreachable, and passes the mails on to the primary MX once that one is up again.

Linux Desktop User's Tips

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itmanagement: These are short and easy things to do which can make your Linux desktop even more convenient than it currently is. Trying Ubuntu out without changing your distribution or creating a new drive partition or installing it on another HD, setting up OpenOffice so ability to read/write Windows Office 2007 word processor documents are what you'll learn how to do today.

Why is Amarok's "Burn This Album" Disabled in Ubuntu?

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The How-to-geek: So you are using the killer Amarok music application under Ubuntu, but when you try to "Burn this Album", the menu item is grayed out and otherwise disabled. The reason for this is because Amarok is a KDE application designed to work with K3b.

Intrusion detection with Snort on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

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searchenterpriselinux: Intrusion detection and intrusion prevention systems (IDS and IPS, respectively) provide the ability to inspect and analyze network traffic and either generate alerts or drop traffic in the event that an attack or a malicious event is detected. We're going to demonstrate how to quickly install and run the open source IDS sensor Snort on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (RHEL 5).

Easy Cross Platform File Sharing With KPF

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Nosredna Ekim: For those Linux users who have multiple networked computers and who want to periodically want to get material off of their linux boxes onto their windows computer, many people suggest samba. A much simpler application for someone who does not want to tranfer files the other direction (Windows->Linux) is KPF.

How-To: Unattended Ubuntu Deployment over Network

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debuntu.org: If you intent to deploy Ubuntu over several computers, this can easily become cumbersome. This tutorial will explain how to install Ubuntu/Debian through the network using preseed files so you can turn on your computer, walk away and come back later with your fresh install up and running.

linux movie codecs and dvd experience

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pimpyourlinux: You’ve downloaded and installed Linux, but now you realize that you can’t play movies on it! This article will show you how to not only get your DVD player working in Ubuntu, but also how to get your favorite codecs.

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