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HowtTs, tutorials, or tips & tricks, etc.

How to customize Linux Mint 15 Cinnamon

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linuxbsdos.com: How to customize Linux Mint 15 Cinnamon by disabling the Hot corner and adding the Expo, Scale and Workspace switcher applets to the panel.

A Beginners' Guide to Installing Arch Linux

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softpedia.com: The following tutorial will teach any computer user how to install the Arch Linux operating system on their personal computer or laptop.

20 Advanced Commands for Middle Level Linux Users

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tecmint.com: You might have found the first article very much useful, this article is an extension of the 20 Useful Commands for Linux Newbies. The first article was intended for newbies and this article is for Middle-Level-User and Advanced Users.

How to use bc

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  • How to use bc, the calculator tool
  • bc – 11 Extremely Useful Examples
  • How to Clear Bash History At Login
  • Restore Firefox’s All Tabs preview feature
  • Install Cinnamon 1.8 on debian 7.0 (Wheezy)

some leftovers:

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  • rekonq, working on extension support
  • Two Useful Apps to View CPU Info in Linux
  • CrunchBang 11 Waldorf
  • Dynamic DNS—an Object Lesson in Problem Solving
  • mrzoom: Not really for the underpowered
  • Maintain A Local Repo
  • Customizing Unity
  • Top Ten Sleeper Distros
  • 7 Linux Date Command Examples
  • Linux System Programming, 2ed
  • ZevenOS-Neptune 3.1 Efficiently Combines KDE and Debian 7.0
  • Unlicensed code: Movement or Madness?
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 317
  • Another week of rawhide (2013-05-21 edition)
  • Free and open source support for RAR archives in Fedora
  • Accessing the Raspberry Pi’s 1MHz timer
  • Steganography- Hide Your Files Inside An Image In Linux
  • Blender 2.67a Released
  • GNU Hackers Meeting 2013
  • Samsung Talks About Its Aggressive Linux Talent Recruitment Strategy
  • Linux gamers trying to convince Blizzard, EA and Co.
  • Okular welcomes configurable review tools
  • Behold: A Newer, Better Firefox
  • Linux and Google Chrome get cozy with Kernel 2.9

Ubuntu 13.04: What’s New

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  • Ubuntu 13.04: What’s New In Raring Ringtail?
  • Ubuntu's Mir Moves Ahead With Unity 8 Interface
  • kenny: Create App Launcher Scripts in Ubuntu
  • How to install Steam client in Ubuntu 13.04

Ubuntu desktop is just easy

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  • Ubuntu desktop is just easy
  • Samba share not working on Ubuntu
  • The Ultimate Ubuntu Code Name Generator
  • Ubuntu Network Speed and full or half duplex LAN
  • Get the systray whitelist back in ubuntu
  • How to install Nvidia drivers in Ubuntu 13.04

some more leftovers:

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  • How to Make Ubuntu 13.04 Look Like Windows 7
  • People behind ubuntu quality: Javier
  • Facts and Fictions About GNU/Linux Desktops
  • New repoman option “–include-arches”
  • Knock for OpenSSH
  • Sizing up open source: Not so simple
  • Overview of Linux capabilities, part 2, part 3
  • Vriting Vim Plugins in Python
  • EasyShutdown: Lets you Schedule Shutdowns in Ubuntu
  • Free (with strings attached): Keeping track of open-source code
  • Build your own cloud – Tutorial
  • Linux Outlaws 309 – I’m with Lex Luthor
  • LinuxFest NW PT 2 | LAS s26e09
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 315
  • How to Dual Boot and Virtualize the Same Partition on Your Computer
  • $599 for Alienware X51 mini gaming PC with Ubuntu

Working with Stdin and Stdout

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  • Working with Stdin and Stdout
  • Open Build Service version 2.4 released
  • Please, stay away from rebase
  • Hacking on Ubiquity, the setup
  • "Await" in Python

Compiling your own custom kernel for fun and profit

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anarchic-order.blogspot: You know that Linux kernel thing, that has thousands of developers from all over the world, some of which do it professionally, most of which do it for the love of solving problems (or something)? I look at it as a great chance for learning.

some howtos:

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  • Supercharge Your Command Line’s History
  • A Primer for Scheduling Cron Jobs in Linux
  • How to Audit Your Linux Security With Lynis
  • Bookmarks icon gone in Firefox? Try this
  • Updating the Firmware of Linux-Based Devices
  • How to manage background jobs
  • Create a yum repository with custom GPG-signed RPM packages
  • Installing/booting 2 or more Linux on USB stick
  • How To Add Iptables Rules In Linux

Installing Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL Support On OpenSUSE 12.3 (LAMP)

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LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on an OpenSUSE 12.3 server with PHP5 support (mod_php) and MySQL support.

Virtualization With KVM On A CentOS 6.4 Server

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This guide explains how you can install and use KVM for creating and running virtual machines on a CentOS 6.4 server. I will show how to create image-based virtual machines and also virtual machines that use a logical volume (LVM). KVM is short for Kernel-based Virtual Machine and makes use of hardware virtualization, i.e., you need a CPU that supports hardware virtualization, e.g. Intel VT or AMD-V.

Dealing with Bugs in digiKam

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  • Dealing with Bugs in digiKam
  • Use TV-maxe As Sopcast Alternative in Linux
  • Coping with the UEFI Boot Process
  • Systemd 201 Ushers In New Features
  • Meet the GIMP: Episode 190: JPEG and PNG, what’s in it?
  • boggle: Reaching back to a classic
  • Linux users don't buy software, but it's still worth selling
  • 4 Great Things to do with Your Promp$
  • Icecream 1.0.0 released
  • Mastering The Linux Shell - Processes
  • Mastering The Linux Shell - Finding Anything
  • LibreOffice 3.6.6 Arrives with 50 Fixes

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  • SUSE sponsors new hardware for the Open Build Service
  • Create a Bleach Bypass Effect in digiKam
  • Top 10 tips to get started with R
  • How ScreenOS works when acting as a DHCP Relay agent
  • HOWTO : Customize Pentoo 2013.0 RC1.1
  • Upgrading Bodhi Linux to 2.3.0
  • Upgrading Slackware 13.37 To 14.0
  • Jedi Knight source-code liberated & Flare 0.18
  • Switching the display quickly between a laptop monitor and an external monitor or projector
  • Default Virtual Host in Apache
  • Full Circle Magazine #69 Audio Edition
  • OLPC shuns Indian founder after anti-tablet screed
  • How to write CentOS initialization scripts with Upstart
  • Shell Script : Find Files Older X days And Ask User To Delete
  • The Linux Foundation unifies Software-Defined Networking powers
  • Could the Chromebook spark a desktop Linux revival?
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 311
  • Shovel Knight unearths Mac, Linux versions

Top 7 Linux Tips And Tricks For Beginners

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linuxforu.com: Understanding the wonderful and weird Linux world with the most popular distro of the world is not always the simplest of works, specifically if you are used to clean embrace of the Windows. You should know something about the Operating System, and operating with some effective and interesting tools by following guide.

Learn the Art of Linux Troubleshooting

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  • Learn the Art of Linux Troubleshooting
  • How To Make a Fedora Bootable USB From Ubuntu?
  • Predictable persistently (non-)mnemonic names
  • [How To] Reset Unity & Compiz in Ubuntu
  • Wine for advanced users and developers
  • Digitally Sign a File in Linux using GnuPg
  • 10 ways to start contributing to open source
  • Random and URandom on Linux
  • Ubuntu Virtual Machine: Guest and Host

Return to Root: How to Get Started With Debian

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linux.com: Debian comes in four flavors: Stable, Testing, Unstable, and Experimental. Packages start out in Experimental, and migrate down through Unstable, Testing, and finally land in Stable.

asciiquarium: Cheaper and cleaner than the real thing

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  • asciiquarium: Cheaper and cleaner than the real thing
  • Pass – A perfect shell based password manager
  • Converting ext3 to ext4 filesystem
  • textmaze: Let’s call it a game
  • 4 gui applications for installing Linux from USB key
  • weatherspect: Edutainment, I suppose
  • Nautilus Tips and Tweaks, openSUSE 12.3
  • How to dual-boot Windows 8 and Linux
  • Mastering The Linux Shell: Standard In, Out, and Error
  • Setup Mail Server In Minutes Using IRedMail In Ubuntu 12.10 / Debian 6
  • Writing and reading code
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