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

Post date: July 3, 2011, 18:07 Category: Desktop Views: 3712 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.
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Optical Character Recognition With Tesseract OCR On Ubuntu 7.04

Post date: August 28, 2007, 20:08 Category: Desktop Views: 3874 Comments
Tutorial quote: This guide describes how to set up Tesseract OCR on Ubuntu 7.04. OCR means "Optical Character Recognition". The resulting system will be able to convert images with embedded text to text files. Tesseract is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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Enabling Compiz Fusion On An Ubuntu Classic 11.04 Desktop (GNOME)

Post date: July 7, 2011, 11:07 Category: Desktop Views: 3594 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can enable Compiz Fusion on an Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) desktop with the classic GNOME interface, i.e., no Unity (the system must have a 3D-capable graphics card - I'm using an NVIDIA GeForce 8200 here). With Compiz Fusion you can use beautiful 3D effects like wobbly windows or a desktop cube on your desktop.
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KVM Guest Management With Virt-Manager On Ubuntu 8.10

Post date: February 10, 2009, 12:02 Category: Miscellaneous Views: 5144 Comments
Tutorial quote: Virt-Manager (Virtual Machine Manager) is a graphical interface for managing KVM and Xen guests on the local and also on remote systems. You can use it to start, stop, pause, create, and delete guests, and you can connect to the guests using the graphical console. This guide shows how you can use it to manage KVM guests on an Ubuntu 8.10 desktop.
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How To Compile A Kernel - The Ubuntu Way

Post date: November 8, 2006, 18:11 Category: System Views: 5551 Comments
Tutorial quote: Each distribution has some specific tools to build a custom kernel from the sources. This article is about compiling a kernel on Ubuntu systems. It describes how to build a custom kernel using the latest unmodified kernel sources from www.kernel.org (vanilla kernel) so that you are independent from the kernels supplied by your distribution. It also shows how to patch the kernel sources if you need features that are not in there.
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How to install Planet Penguin Racer (Tux Racer)

Post date: December 8, 2006, 13:12 Category: Desktop Views: 3431 Comments
Tutorial quote: Many of you may be familiar with the old school Tux Racer game. This one is a classic and gets addicting! On Ubuntu it isn’t called Tux Racer however (I believe because it was commercialized and the previous, still GPL version, was repackaged.) How to install Tux Racer aka Planet Penguin Racer on your Ubuntu machine.
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Installing And Using OpenVZ On Ubuntu 8.10

Post date: November 11, 2008, 11:11 Category: Installing Views: 3805 Comments
Tutorial quote: In this HowTo I will describe how to prepare an Ubuntu 8.10 server for OpenVZ. With OpenVZ you can create multiple Virtual Private Servers (VPS) on the same hardware, similar to Xen and the Linux Vserver project. OpenVZ is the open-source branch of Virtuozzo, a commercial virtualization solution used by many providers that offer virtual servers. The OpenVZ kernel patch is licensed under the GPL license, and the user-level tools are under the QPL license.
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Installing And Using OpenVZ On Ubuntu 10.04

Post date: August 22, 2010, 11:08 Category: Installing Views: 4308 Comments
Tutorial quote: In this HowTo I will describe how to prepare an Ubuntu 10.04 server for OpenVZ. With OpenVZ you can create multiple Virtual Private Servers (VPS) on the same hardware, similar to Xen and the Linux Vserver project. OpenVZ is the open-source branch of Virtuozzo, a commercial virtualization solution used by many providers that offer virtual servers. The OpenVZ kernel patch is licensed under the GPL license, and the user-level tools are under the QPL license.
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Monitoring Network Latency With Smokeping (Ubuntu 9.04)

Post date: July 16, 2009, 11:07 Category: Installing Views: 8544 Comments
Tutorial quote: This guide shows how to install and configure Smokeping on Ubuntu 9.04 to monitor network latency. SmokePing is a deluxe latency measurement tool. It can measure, store and display latency, latency distribution and packet loss. SmokePing uses RRDtool to maintain a longterm data-store and to draw pretty graphs, giving up to the minute information on the state of each network connection.
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Set Up Ubuntu-Server 6.10 As A Firewall/Gateway For Your Small Business Environment

Post date: November 26, 2006, 21:11 Category: Installing Views: 5593 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how to set up a Ubuntu 6.10 server (Edgy Eft) as a firewall and gateway for small/medium networks. The article covers the installation/configuration of services such as Shorewall, NAT, caching nameserver, DHCP server, VPN server, Webmin, Munin, Apache, Squirrelmail, Postfix, Courier IMAP and POP3, SpamAssassin, ClamAV, and many more.
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