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Ubuntu

Kubuntu 6.10 (Edgy Eft) Step By Step Installation with Screenshots

Post date: December 21, 2006, 17:12 Category: Desktop Views: 3850 Comments
Tutorial quote: Kubuntu is a user friendly operating system based on KDE, the K Desktop Environment. With a predictable 6 month release cycle and part of the Ubuntu project, Kubuntu is the GNU/Linux distribution for everyone.
Unix+clones

Backing up your files with rsync

Post date: October 14, 2007, 15:10 Category: Network Views: 3620 Comments
Tutorial quote: Backing up files on a regular basis is an integral part of administering your server.

One way is to download each and every file when you want to save them. However, rsync makes the task a lot easier as it only downloads files that have changed - saving time and bandwidth.
Debian

Monitoring your bandwidth usage with vnstat

Post date: January 14, 2006, 20:01 Category: Network Views: 3012 Comments
Tutorial quote: There are many occasions where it is useful to have an idea of your bandwidth usage, perhaps to know when you're going to be charged more by your ISP, or perhaps just as part of general monitoring. The vnstat tool is a simple means of doing just that.
FreeBSD

Bluetooth Security Review, Part 1

Post date: April 30, 2005, 00:04 Category: Security Views: 3047 Comments
Tutorial quote: Bluetooth (BT) wireless technology provides an easy way for a wide range of devices to communicate with each other and connect to the Internet without the need for wires, cables and connectors. The technology seams to be very interesting and beneficial, yet it can also be a high threat for the privacy and security of Bluetooth users.
Unix+clones

Performance Tuning with GCC, Part 1

Post date: November 26, 2005, 01:11 Category: Optimizing Views: 3580 Comments
Tutorial quote: This article provides an overview of the different flags controlling optimization in GCC and some hints on how to use them to get the most performance out of your application. In particular, it discusses some of the new optimization features of the GCC 4.x series included in Fedora™ Core 4 and the upcoming Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® versions.
Linux

Optimizing Desktop Performance, Part I

Post date: May 16, 2005, 23:05 Category: Optimizing Views: 3660 Comments
Tutorial quote: If you have complained about the speed of OpenOffice.org or Firefox or about the amount of time Linux takes to boot up, this set of optimizations should change your perception. Linux can boot up quickly, the word processor can spring open and the browser can fly. So, let's make these adjustments so your computer can fly.
Fedora+Core

IPTABLES Explained Part 4: IPTables and Portsentry, the dynamic duo

Post date: January 3, 2007, 10:01 Category: Security Views: 8216 Comments
Tutorial quote: A tutorial that explains on how to make Portsentry and IPTables to work smoothly together on Fedora. This includes the dynamic adding AND the periodic removal of "old" IPs as well as saving your blocked IP lists in case you need to change your IPTables script or reboot.
Ubuntu

Disable unnecessary services in Ubuntu - Boot-Up Manager

Post date: November 17, 2008, 11:11 Category: Optimizing Views: 8885 Comments
Tutorial quote: The startup scripts located in /etc/init.d are part of the bootup sequence of every Debian-like distro. Very often Ubuntu's documentation and guides have suggested - in order to deactivate init scripts - to change the permissions of the scripts in /etc/init.d, making them non-executable.
Linux

Monitor Network data transfer using Vnstat

Post date: October 28, 2008, 05:10 Category: Network Views: 4272 Comments
Tutorial quote: If you want to monitor and manage your Internet bandwidth, perhaps to make sure your ISP is not overbilling you, try vnStat, an open source, Linux-based application that gives you a clear picture of your bandwidth usage. This utility got the command-line options and also got the UI part which give the output in form of a graph and is simple to install and easy to use.
Ubuntu

Ubuntu Customization Guide v2

Post date: November 26, 2007, 05:11 Category: Desktop Views: 5711 Comments
Tutorial quote: Today with a hike in Linux acceptance its pretty hard for competitors to provide similar solutions at free of cost. Open Source is known for User Interaction with Operating System which cannot be done with other OS. Linux user can customize, create, edit, add files according to his/her taste..and customization is the part where Linux is one step ahead of every OS.
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