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How to close down GNU/Linux safely after a system freeze with the SysRq key

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freesoftware mag: Despite jeering at Windows for the infamous system freezes and blue screens of death, there are and will be times when your Linux computer just locks up: the cursor is frozen and even invoking a console by Ctrl + Alt + [F2, F3, ...] to close down the X windows session running on F7 is non-functional.

Rearranging Sections in Your OpenOffice.org Writer Documents

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OOo Tips: Is it possible to set up chapters or sections in an OpenOffice Writer document so that I can jump to them easily, like maybe with tabs or a tree like some PDFs have?

How To Utilize Your New Multimedia Keyboard Under Linux

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element14: Xbindkeys is a program that allows you to launch shell commands with your keyboard or your mouse under X Window. It links commands to keys or mouse buttons, using its configuration file.

Setting up a dial up connection in Ubuntu

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Chxta's World: Ubuntu includes some useful utilities to get your dial-up connection up and running. Here are the ways you can connect to your dialup connection:

Compiz Fusion on Ubuntu Feisty

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theopensourcerer: Here’s how I installed the latest Compiz Fusion on Ubuntu Feisty. A member of the Compiz Fusion team has set up a repository for Ubuntu. But to simplify it here are the steps for Ubuntu Feisty i386.

NTFS-3G Install and Usage Guide

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Raiden's Realm: This tutorial will teach you how to install and use NTFS-3G on your PC. Make Sure To Read All Of This Post Before Doing Anything, If You Don't Understand It ALL, Do Not Continue

/dev/hello_world: A Simple Introduction to Device Drivers under Linux

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linux devcenter: Since the misty days of yore, the first step in learning a new programming language has been writing a program that prints "Hello, world!" In this article, we will use the same approach to learn how to write simple Linux kernel modules and device drivers. We will learn how to print "Hello, world!" from a kernel module three different ways.

How to use Amarok to manage your iPod in Linux

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element 14: This tutorial will take you through the steps to use Amarok as your iPod manager.

How to show the number of reboots before next forced fsck

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Ubuntu Geek: show the number of reboots before next forced fsck.This package displays during startup and halt the number of mounts for each ext2/3 partition before an fsck will be forced, so that the user will not be suprised.Very useful for people that often reboot.

Installing Google Desktop On PCLinuxOS 2007 And Ubuntu Feisty Fawn

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howtoforge: This article shows how you can install the Linux version of Google Desktop on a PCLinuxOS 2007 desktop and an Ubuntu Feisty Fawn (Ubuntu 7.04) desktop. Although the program is still marked as beta, Linux users can already search for text inside documents, local email messages, their Web history, and their Gmail accounts.

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