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Mandriva

The Perfect Desktop - Mandriva One 2010.1 Spring With GNOME

Post date: July 20, 2010, 11:07 Category: Desktop Views: 5394 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up a Mandriva One 2010.1 Spring desktop (with the GNOME desktop environment) 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.
Ubuntu

Upgrade Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope) to Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) Beta

Post date: October 12, 2009, 10:10 Category: System Views: 5556 Comments
Tutorial quote: The Ubuntu developers are moving quickly to bring you the latest and greatest software the Open Source Community has to offer. This is the Ubuntu 9.10 beta release, which brings a host of exciting new features.

Note: This is a beta release. Do not install it on production machines. The final stable version will be released on October 29th, 2009.
Ubuntu

Simple Guide How to Upgrade Ubuntu Hardy Heron to Ubuntu Intrepid Ibix

Post date: October 31, 2008, 07:10 Category: System Views: 4326 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial will explain how to Upgrade Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron) to Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibix) released on the 30th of October 2008.By default Ubuntu 8.04 LTS will not offer a upgrade to 8.10. This is because the 8.04 LTS version is a long term support release and 8.10 is a regular release. Upgrades from 8.04 LTS to 8.10 are fully supported, of course, and easy to enable.
Debian

Rescuing systems using the Debian snapshot server

Post date: September 18, 2006, 14:09 Category: System Views: 5802 Comments
Tutorial quote: One of the unofficial Debian project resources which doesn't get the attention it deserves is the Debian Snapshot site. The site contains a mirror of old Debian packages, which can be very useful for system recovery.

In most normal cases you won't ever need to use it, unless you're wanting to compare two different package versions to see changes, or do other non-standard things. However when you do need to use it you'll learn what a big lifesaver it is!

The biggest use for the site, for me, has been for recovering from broken package updates. Whilst these are rare in the Debian Stable and Testing releases they can be an issue when running Debian unstable.
Ubuntu

A Complete music player (with ipod support) - Exaile

Post date: November 17, 2008, 11:11 Category: Multimedia Views: 3568 Comments
Tutorial quote: Exaile is a music player aiming to be similar to KDE's Amarok, but for GTK+ and written in Python. It incorporates many of the cool things from Amarok (and other media players) like automatic fetching of album art, handling of large libraries, lyrics fetching, artist/album information via Wikipedia, Last.fm support, and optional iPod support via a plugin
Ubuntu

How To Upgrade Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy) To 8.10 (Intrepid) (Desktop & Server)

Post date: October 31, 2008, 10:10 Category: Miscellaneous Views: 4106 Comments
Tutorial quote: Today the new Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) has been released. This guide shows how you can upgrade your Ubuntu 8.04 desktop and server installations to Ubuntu 8.10.
Mandriva

The Perfect Desktop - Mandriva One 2008 Spring With KDE

Post date: April 20, 2008, 09:04 Category: Desktop Views: 4308 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up a Mandriva One 2008 Spring (Mandriva 2008.1) desktop (with the KDE desktop environment) 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.
OpenSUSE

Exaile Music Player - Music Player for GTK+ in openSUSE

Post date: August 30, 2008, 21:08 Category: Multimedia Views: 3695 Comments
Tutorial quote: Exaile is a music player aiming to be similar to KDE’s Amarok, but for GTK+ and written in Python. It incorporates many of the cool things from Amarok (and other media players) like automatic fetching of album art, handling of large libraries, lyrics fetching, artist/album information via Wikipedia, Last.fm submission support, and optional iPod support via a plugin.
Ubuntu

How To Upgrade Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick) To 11.04 (Natty) (Desktop & Server)

Post date: May 1, 2011, 19:05 Category: Miscellaneous Views: 2658 Comments
Tutorial quote: The new Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) has just been released. This guide shows how you can upgrade your Ubuntu 10.10 desktop and server installations to Ubuntu 11.04.
Mandriva

The Perfect Desktop - Mandriva 2007 Spring Free (Mandriva 2007.1)

Post date: May 8, 2007, 23:05 Category: Desktop Views: 4091 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up a Mandriva 2007 Spring Free (Mandriva 2007.1) 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.
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