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Fedora

How To Use NTFS Write Support (ntfs-3g) On Fedora 7

Post date: August 22, 2007, 22:08 Category: Desktop Views: 3083 Comments
Tutorial quote: Normally Linux systems can only read from Windows NTFS partitions, but not write to them which can be very annoying if you have to work with Linux and Windows systems. This is where ntfs-3g comes into play. ntfs-3g is an open source, freely available NTFS driver for Linux with read and write support. This tutorial shows how to use ntfs-3g on a Fedora 7 desktop to read from and write to Windows NTFS drives and partitions.
Fedora

How to compile and install compiz-fusion from git on Fedora 7

Post date: October 10, 2007, 10:10 Category: Desktop Views: 3448 Comments
Tutorial quote: This guide describes how to compile and install the latest compiz-fusion from git on Fedora 7. compiz-fusion is the cool cube desktop you see all over the internet from linux users. Fedora 7 has packages only for beryl which is concidered obsolete. compiz-fusion is the merge of beryl and compiz!
Debian

The Perfect Desktop - Debian Etch (Debian 4.0)

Post date: April 29, 2007, 22:04 Category: Desktop Views: 2949 Comments
Tutorial quote: With the release of Microsoft's new Windows operating system (Vista), more and more people are looking for alternatives to Windows for various reasons. In this tutorial I will show people who are willing to switch to Linux how they can set up a Linux desktop (Debian Etch in this article) that fully replaces their Windows desktop, i.e. that has all 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 runs also on older hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge.
Linux

Make Your Linux Desktop Look Like A Mac - Mac4Lin Project Documentation

Post date: October 30, 2007, 11:10 Category: Desktop Views: 6451 Comments
Tutorial quote: Do you want to give your desktop a dash of Mac OS X? The goal of this project is to bring the look and feel of Mac OS X (latest being 10.5, Leopard) to *nix GTK based systems. This document will present the procedure to install Mac4Lin pack & tweak certain things to get that almost perfect Mac OS X like desktop.
Pinguy+OS

The Perfect Desktop - Pinguy OS 11.04

Post date: September 4, 2011, 16:09 Category: Desktop Views: 3644 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up a Pinguy OS 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. Pinguy OS 11.04 is a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu 11.04.
gOS

The Perfect Desktop - gOS Rocket G 2.0 (GNOME)

Post date: April 24, 2008, 08:04 Category: Desktop Views: 5853 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up a gOS Rocket G 2.0 (GNOME) 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. gOS is a lightweight Linux distribution, based on Ubuntu 7.10, that comes with Google Apps and some other Web 2.0 applications; gOS Rocket G 2.0 uses the GNOME desktop.
Linux

Conky: Dual Core Processors in .conkyrc

Post date: July 17, 2008, 12:07 Category: Software Views: 7307 Comments
Tutorial quote: A tutorial on how to set up Dual Core processors with Conky, to display data for both cores. This can also be applied to Quad core, etc.
Ubuntu

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn

Post date: May 6, 2007, 22:05 Category: Desktop Views: 3849 Comments
Tutorial quote: With the release of Microsoft's new Windows operating system (Vista), more and more people are looking for alternatives to Windows for various reasons. This tutorial shows people who are willing to switch to Linux how they can set up a Linux desktop (Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn in this article) that fully replaces their Windows desktop, i.e. that has all 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 runs also on older hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge.
Mepis

The Perfect Desktop - Mepis 11

Post date: September 18, 2011, 10:09 Category: Desktop Views: 3603 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up a Mepis 11 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. Mepis is a Linux distribution based on Debian Stable.
OpenSUSE

Tomboy - Desktop Note Taking in openSUSE Linux

Post date: August 31, 2008, 18:08 Category: Desktop Views: 3256 Comments
Tutorial quote: Tomboy is a desktop note-taking application for Linux and Unix. Simple and easy to use, but with potential to help you organize the ideas and information you deal with every day. Tomboy is written in C# and utilizes the Mono runtime and Gtk#. Automatic spell-checking is provided by GtkSpell.
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