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Linux

How To Make Desktop Applications Start Automatically After Login (GNOME)

Post date: November 9, 2007, 11:11 Category: Desktop Views: 4020 Comments
Tutorial quote: How To Make Desktop Applications Start Automatically After Login (GNOME)

You probably know this: you power on your machine, and immediately after you have logged in you manually start your two or three favourite applications. Why not have the system start these applications for you automatically? This short guide shows how to accomplish this under GNOME.
OpenSUSE

Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 3.1.x On An OpenSUSE 11.2 Server

Post date: February 11, 2010, 02:02 Category: Installing Views: 3525 Comments
Tutorial quote: This guide explains how you can run virtual machines with Sun VirtualBox 3.1.x on a headless OpenSUSE 11.2 server. Normally you use the VirtualBox GUI to manage your virtual machines, but a server does not have a desktop environment. Fortunately, VirtualBox comes with a tool called VBoxHeadless that allows you to connect to the virtual machines over a remote desktop connection, so there's no need for the VirtualBox GUI.
Ubuntu

The extremely simple guide to installing Ubuntu using Wubi

Post date: October 12, 2008, 17:10 Category: Installing Views: 4489 Comments
Tutorial quote: Many people are put off using Ubuntu because of installation issues. Not that installation is difficult, of
course, but for the true non-technical user, it’s equivalent to scaling Mount Everest.

This guide is for them. It’s a step-by-step guide to installing Ubuntu for complete and utter beginners. If you
have a relative, or friend, who would like to try Ubuntu, but who is frankly scared of the prospect, then send them a link to this posting! It assumes zero prior knowledge.
Ubuntu

Ubuntu Maverick Meerkat 10.10 Post Installation Guide

Post date: October 10, 2010, 20:10 Category: Software Views: 5445 Comments
Tutorial quote: Ubuntu 10.10 post installation guide. Useful applications, tips and tricks.
SuSe

gDesklets - Desklets for your Desktop in openSUSE

Post date: August 3, 2008, 13:08 Category: Desktop Views: 7053 Comments
Tutorial quote: gDesklets is another great tool like Google Gadgets for bringing mini programs called desklets such as weather forecasts, news tickers, system information displays, or music player controls, onto your desktop, where they are sitting there in a symbiotic relationship of eye candy and usefulness. The possibilities are really endless and they are always there to serve you whenever you need them, just one key-press away. The system is not restricted to one desktop environment, but currently works on most of the modern Unix desktops (including GNOME, KDE, Xfce).
Linux

Optimizing Desktop Performance, Part II

Post date: May 24, 2005, 18:05 Category: Optimizing Views: 4156 Comments
Tutorial quote: As we discussed in last week's article, for most of its existence, people have distributed Linux as a workstation or a server rather than as a desktop. The default workstation that evolved has existed mostly for use by developers. So, when you install a Linux distribution with a graphical interface, it generally looks like what a developer might want. In addition, it performs similar to how many UNIX workstations work, which can seem slow.

In this article, we continue to look at the Linux desktop in a different light. Here, we think of it as a computer system with a fast interface that we can optimize for the knowledge worker and consumer.
Windows

Convert Physical Windows Systems Into Virtual Machines To Be Run On A Linux Desktop

Post date: February 20, 2007, 19:02 Category: Miscellaneous Views: 9079 Comments
Tutorial quote: This article shows how you can convert a physical Windows system (XP, 2003, 2000, NT4 SP4+) into a VMware virtual machine with the free VMware Converter Starter. The resulting virtual machine can be run in the free VMware Player and VMware Server, and also in VMware Workstation and other VMware products. VMware Converter comes in handy if you want to switch to a Linux desktop, but feel the need to run your old Windows desktop from time to time. By converting your Windows desktop into a virtual machine, you can run it under VMware Server/Player, etc. on your Linux desktop.
Debian

Virtualization With VirtualBox 3.1.x On A Headless Debian Lenny Server

Post date: February 23, 2010, 13:02 Category: Installing Views: 4147 Comments
Tutorial quote: This guide explains how you can run virtual machines with Sun xVM VirtualBox 3.1.x on a headless Debian Lenny server. Normally you use the VirtualBox GUI to manage your virtual machines, but a server does not have a desktop environment. Fortunately, VirtualBox comes with a tool called VBoxHeadless that allows you to connect to the virtual machines over a remote desktop connection, so there's no need for the VirtualBox GUI.
Fedora+Core

The Perfect Server - Fedora 7

Post date: June 20, 2007, 02:06 Category: Installing Views: 8707 Comments
Tutorial quote: This is a detailed description about how to set up a Fedora 7 server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters: Apache web server (SSL-capable), Postfix mail server with SMTP-AUTH and TLS, BIND DNS server, Proftpd FTP server, MySQL server, Dovecot POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc. This tutorial is written for the 32-bit version of Fedora 7, but should apply to the 64-bit version with very little modifications as well.
FreeBSD

My FreeBSD installation guide

Post date: November 6, 2006, 21:11 Category: Installing Views: 10212 Comments
Tutorial quote: This is a guide to installing FreeBSD, together with some very common applications (Apache webserver, MySQL, Courier-IMAP, Postfix, PHP, ISC-Dhcp server, CLAMAV antivirus (for e-mail), and much more.
Please inform author if you spot an error somewhere in his guide.
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