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Ubuntu

How to Install Tuxonice in Ubuntu

Post date: June 24, 2009, 06:06 Category: Software Views: 4893 Comments
Tutorial quote: TuxOnIce is most easily described as the Linux equivalent of Windows’ hibernate functionality,but better. It saves the contents of memory to disk and powers down. When the computer is started up again, it reloads the contents and the user can continue from where they left off. No documents need to be reloaded or applications reopened and the process is much faster than a normal shutdown and start up.

Linux

Running .Net applications on Linux with Mono

Post date: April 26, 2006, 13:04 Category: Software Views: 3420 Comments
Tutorial quote: Imagine the fate of your company rests on your completing your new Linux project on time. You have a crack team of first-class developers, but they're all .Net programmers. What are you going to do? Admit that Windows is better that Linux? Cry? Resign? No, you're going to install Mono and save the world!
Ubuntu

Newbie-Friendly Post-Installation Ubuntu Usability Setup Guide

Post date: November 5, 2009, 12:11 Category: Desktop Views: 4466 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial is designed for new Linux users that are familiar with Microsoft Windows. The goal is to address some of the most common issues that these people face. (Namely, media codecs, and general terminology.) I tried to write it as someone might explain it vocally; I attempted to add humor in an effort to keep it interesting, although I make no guarantees that it is actually funny.
Linux

/etc/grub.conf explained

Post date: September 28, 2008, 09:09 Category: Software Views: 4463 Comments
Tutorial quote: The following example shows the structure of a GRUB menu file. The example installation has a Linux boot partition under /dev/sda5, a root partition under /dev/sda7, and a Windows installation under /dev/sda1.
CentOS

Installing Beryl On A CentOS 5.0 Desktop

Post date: July 22, 2007, 23:07 Category: Desktop Views: 6317 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can install and use Beryl on a CentOS 5.0 desktop (the system must have a 3D-capable graphics card). With Beryl, you can make your desktop use beautiful 3D effects like wobbly windows or a desktop cube.
Linux

Dualbooting Vista and Linux

Post date: November 13, 2009, 13:11 Category: Installing Views: 3345 Comments
Tutorial quote: If you buy a laptop with Windows Vista (TM) pre-installed, you do not receive the Vista installation CDs. Still, you may want to dualboot Vista and Linux. This tutorial describes how to do it.
Although this tutorial uses Mandriva, it should work for each Linux distro.
Ubuntu

Pimp your Ubuntu desktop in 7 easy steps!

Post date: September 9, 2008, 01:09 Category: Desktop Views: 4712 Comments
Tutorial quote: Let's face it, the default theme on current Ubuntu releases is more aimed at the (boring) business folks: no transparency, no effects, no shiny icons and cool wallpapers.

That's why I'm going to walk you through some easy steps to customize your Ubuntu Gnome - for better usability and better looks (to impress your windows buddies?).
Debian

How to: Debian Installation on Acer Aspire 7520 Series!

Post date: September 15, 2008, 18:09 Category: Installing Views: 4172 Comments
Tutorial quote: After buying my new Acer Aspire 7520G and to be honest I have been using its default OS for 4 month! That is a Windows using record for me and I am not happy with it since Acer been joking around with the CD-ROM player since it was requested on order. Alright to get to work with Debian I had to replace the OEM CD/DVD Player.
SuSe

aMSN - opensource MSN messenger client for openSUSE

Post date: September 16, 2008, 22:09 Category: Desktop Views: 6629 Comments
Tutorial quote: aMSN is a free open source MSN Messenger clone for Windows,Linux,Unix & Mac with features like offline messaging, voice clips, picture display, custom emoticons, webcam support, full speed file transfer, chat logs etc
Linux

Linux Filesystems and Partitioning: A Primer

Post date: June 24, 2005, 14:06 Category: System Views: 3391 Comments
Tutorial quote: We recently to shed some light on Linux, particularly for users unfamiliar with the system. The article received quite a response from around the world and so we will be doing some follow-up articles to teach all those interested, the ins and outs of Linux. In this article, we will be discussing what partitioning is, how to choose a filesystem, how to have Windows and Linux installed on your hard drive at the same time, and more.
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