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Ubuntu

How To Upgrade Ubuntu 11.04 To 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) (Desktop & Server)

Post date: October 14, 2011, 07:10 Category: Miscellaneous Views: 4488 Comments
Tutorial quote: The new Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot) has just been released. This guide shows how you can upgrade your Ubuntu 11.04 desktop and server installations to Ubuntu 11.10.
Ubuntu

How To Upgrade Ubuntu 10.04 To 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) (Desktop & Server)

Post date: October 12, 2010, 11:10 Category: Miscellaneous Views: 3544 Comments
Tutorial quote: The new Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) has just been released. This guide shows how you can upgrade your Ubuntu 10.04 desktop and server installations to Ubuntu 10.10.
Fedora

Installing Xbox Media Center (XBMC) On Fedora 9 (i386)

Post date: October 21, 2008, 11:10 Category: Desktop Views: 4703 Comments
Tutorial quote: The Xbox Media Center (XBMC) is a media center application for Linux, Mac, and Windows that allows you to manage/watch/listen to/view your videos, music, and pictures. It has a nice interface, can be controlled from the desktop or a remote control or via its built-in web interface, and it can be extended by custom scripts. This guide shows how you can install XBMC on a Fedora 9 desktop (i386).
Ubuntu

Enabling Compiz Fusion On An Ubuntu 11.04 Desktop (With The Unity Desktop)

Post date: July 3, 2011, 18:07 Category: Desktop Views: 3551 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can enable Compiz Fusion on an Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) desktop with the Unity interface (the system must have a 3D-capable graphics card which I assume it has because otherwise Unity wouldn't start, and GNOME would be used instead). With Compiz Fusion you can use beautiful 3D effects like wobbly windows or a desktop cube on your desktop.
OpenSUSE

Deluge - free opensource Torrent Client for openSUSE

Post date: September 1, 2008, 21:09 Category: Network Views: 4470 Comments
Tutorial quote: Deluge is a full-featured free opensource BitTorrent client for Linux, Mac OS X and Windows. It uses libtorrent in it’s backend and PyGTK for it’s user interface. Deluge was created with the intention of being lightweight and unobtrusive. Deluge features a rich plugin collection; in fact, most of Deluge’s functionality is available in the form of plugins. Deluge is not designed for any one specific desktop environment and will work just fine in GNOME, KDE, XFCE and others.
Linux

How To Make Desktop Applications Start Automatically After Login (GNOME)

Post date: November 9, 2007, 11:11 Category: Desktop Views: 3915 Comments
Tutorial quote: How To Make Desktop Applications Start Automatically After Login (GNOME)

You probably know this: you power on your machine, and immediately after you have logged in you manually start your two or three favourite applications. Why not have the system start these applications for you automatically? This short guide shows how to accomplish this under GNOME.
Ubuntu

The Perfect Desktop - Kubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron)

Post date: May 1, 2008, 10:05 Category: Desktop Views: 3943 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up a Kubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron) desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge. Kubuntu 8.04 is derived from Ubuntu 8.04 LTS and uses the KDE desktop instead of the GNOME desktop.
OpenSUSE

ClipGrab - Download videos from online video sharing websites

Post date: January 19, 2009, 19:01 Category: Multimedia Views: 6015 Comments
Tutorial quote: ClipGrab is a free GUI Video downloader from the famous online video sharing websites like youtube, veoh, Dailymotion, MyVideo and many other. ClipGrab is very simple (basically just one window to work on). Clipgrab downloads the file and saves it by default to FLV (Flash Video) however can convert the downloaded video on the fly to Windows Video (WMV), MPEG4, MP3 (Audio), OGG Vorbis (Audio).
Linux

Entering A Safe Mirror When Logging In With Unionfs And Chroot

Post date: June 28, 2007, 00:06 Category: Miscellaneous Views: 3209 Comments
Tutorial quote: When reading a hint on the website of LinuxFromScratch I discovered the special capabilities of unionfs, specially in combination with chroot. Later I read a HowTo on a wikiwebsite of Gentoo, about entering a chrooted home directory when using a special script as shell. Combining these two brings me to using a chrooted environment, which you enter when logging in as a special user. This environment is an exact copy (mirror) of the system you are working on. Because you are in safe copy of the real system, you can do whatever you like, it will never change the system, everything stays inside the cache (the readwrite branch).
OpenSUSE

KMess - MSN Messenger Client for KDE in openSUSE Linux

Post date: August 26, 2008, 20:08 Category: Optimizing Views: 6791 Comments
Tutorial quote: KMess is a MSN Messenger client for KDE Users in Linux. It enables Linux users to chat with friends online who are using MSN Messenger in Windows or Mac OS or Linux. The strength of KMess is it’s integration with the KDE desktop environment, focus on MSN Messenger specific features and an easy-to-use interface.
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