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Installing Xen On CentOS 5.0 (i386)

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This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install Xen on a CentOS 5.0 system (i386). Xen lets you create guest operating systems (*nix operating systems like Linux and FreeBSD), so called virtual machines or domUs, under a host operating system (dom0). Using Xen you can separate your applications into different virtual machines that are totally independent from each other, but still use the same hardware.

Set the shell prompt and themes in Linux /UNIX Terminal

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Most of us work with a shell prompt. By default most Linux distro displays hostname and current working directory as a prompt. You can easily customize your prompt to display information important to you. You change look and feel by adding colors.

Howto: Sun Java Web Start on Fedora 7

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/home/liquidat: I recently faced the problem of using a java web start application on my machine and wasn’t sure how to do this. It is a small fix others might want to know as well.

Using the Navigator to get around in an OpenOffice Calc spreadsheet

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OpenOffice.org Training, Tips, and Ideas: I've been talking about using the Navigator in Writer. Here are a few ways to use the Navigator in OpenOffice.org Calc spreadsheets.

Installing The PHP-MSSQL Module On CentOS 5.0

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As you might have noticed on Centos 5.0, there is no PHP-MSSQL module/extension available in the default yum repositories. So if you want to use it you can alter the PHP binary or you can compile an mssql module/extension. In this article I will explain how to compile the mssql module/extension.

Encrypted home in Ubuntu (or Kubuntu… or Xubuntu…)

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Pupeno’s web site: As we put more and more personal information on our computers or computers become lighter, small, more mobile. In other words, the importance of the information gets higher and the possibility of being loosed or stolen gets higher as well.

Some howtos:

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  • Howto Set Flickr images as Ubuntu desktop wallpaper

  • EasyPHP index not initialised errors - how to fix them
  • duplicate-ssh-session
  • Send mail with a BASH Shell Script
  • How-To: Monitor your servers with SNMP and Cacti
  • Find and Replace with a MySQL Query
  • Root Account In Ubuntu

Spice up Windows - replace it! [with Linux]; part 4

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Blog of Gentoo: In my few previous posts I've stated that I'd like to help people to spice their system and move from Windows to Linux. But we all know that it cannot be done in an instant. I started to explain the process in last posts. This time I will explain the 4th step: Spicing up Windows!

Ubuntu Gutsy Ximeta NDAS Howto

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Manuel Klimek: A month ago I bought a TREKSTOR NDAS device. This devices promises on it's package to be linux compatible. So after I unpacked the hardware and everything was running in Windows I tried to install it in linux. Unfortunately the stock feisty debian package I found didn't work with my WLAN configuration.

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