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Unix+clones

How to build KDE 4

Post date: May 15, 2006, 22:05 Category: Installing Views: 3037 Comments
Tutorial quote: This topic describes how to build KDE 4 from subversion. I use an example way to show best practices. First, I get the build to work for the user kde-devel. This builds as well kdebase as kdelibs (arts is no longer needed). Then, I give some hints how to change code to KDE 4 for the case that you are in another KDE module.
To reduce complexity, we use the bash-shell (standard) throughout the tutorial.
Ubuntu

Install KDE 4.3 In Ubuntu Jaunty 9.04

Post date: August 5, 2009, 12:08 Category: Installing Views: 1620 Comments
Tutorial quote: Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala simply have do an apt-get upgrade to update to the latest KDE 4.3 (which was released yesterday) but (K)Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope users have to add the Kubuntu PPA backports so they can install the latest KDE 4.3.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The packages for Jaunty are not officially supported. KDE 4.3 will be part of Karmic Koala Kubuntu 9.10 which will be officially released in October.

If you still want to continue, you can add these repositories by running the following command in a terminal:
OpenSUSE

KMess - MSN Messenger Client for KDE in openSUSE Linux

Post date: August 26, 2008, 20:08 Category: Optimizing Views: 5575 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.
FreeBSD

Build your own gateway firewall

Post date: April 11, 2006, 21:04 Category: Miscellaneous Views: 4954 Comments
Tutorial quote: Learn how to build your own gateway firewall using FreeBSD and old PC parts. The firewall will consist of the PF firewall, Snort IDS, various IPS applications, Squid proxy, and some intuitive web interfaces for auditing. The cost of this project should be between free and $200 depending on your resourcefulness. I built mine for free using spare parts that were stockpiled in personal storage and parts that the USMC was throwing away, but you can build one from used and/or new parts for dirt cheap.
PCLinuxOS

The Perfect Desktop - PCLinuxOS 2010 (KDE)

Post date: April 26, 2010, 10:04 Category: Installing Views: 4882 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up a PCLinuxOS 2010 desktop (with KDE) 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

Katapult - KDE application launcher in openSUSE Linux

Post date: October 26, 2008, 21:10 Category: Desktop Views: 3301 Comments
Tutorial quote: Inspired by QuickSilver for Mac OS X, Katapult is an application launcher for KDE designed to allow faster access to applications, bookmarks, and other items. It is plugin-based, so it can launch anything that is has a plugin for. Its display is driven by plugins as well, so its appearance is completely customizable. It was inspired by Quicksilver for OS X.
Unix+clones

How to Kill a Process

Post date: November 11, 2007, 05:11 Category: System Views: 3187 Comments
Tutorial quote: Ever working in KDE or Gnome, your application freezes and even the close button doesn’t work? Then it is time to pull out the “kill” command. We can use a combination of the grep and ps command to find our process and when we find the PID number we can effectively kill the process without having to restart KDE or Gnome.
OpenSUSE

Swiftfox - A faster build for Firefox webbrowser

Post date: May 13, 2009, 22:05 Category: Desktop Views: 3181 Comments
Tutorial quote: Swiftfox is yet another free browser which is an optimized build of the Mozilla Firefox web browser. The browser is fully compatible with any existing themes, extensions for Firefox.
Mandriva

The Perfect Desktop - Mandriva One 2008 Spring With KDE

Post date: April 20, 2008, 09:04 Category: Desktop Views: 3761 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.
Arch

Creating An RSS Feed With PHP And MySQL

Post date: September 6, 2009, 19:09 Category: Programming Views: 5696 Comments
Tutorial quote: Learn to create a custom RSS feed for your website content. These easy to build XML feeds can extend the reach of your content and grow your audience. This howto shows how to build and serve an RSS feed from your MySQL database.
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