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Ubuntu

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal)

Post date: May 5, 2011, 11:05 Category: Desktop Views: 3423 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up an Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) 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.
Ubuntu

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx)

Post date: May 4, 2010, 12:05 Category: Desktop Views: 6776 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up an Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx) 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.
Ubuntu

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex)

Post date: November 4, 2008, 11:11 Category: Desktop Views: 5117 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up an Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) 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.
Ubuntu

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat)

Post date: October 15, 2010, 10:10 Category: Desktop Views: 4912 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up an Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) 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.
Ubuntu

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope)

Post date: April 28, 2009, 09:04 Category: Desktop Views: 7021 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up an Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope) 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.
Linux+Mint

Changing Desktop Appearance On Linux Mint 11 (Advanced)

Post date: October 13, 2011, 07:10 Category: Desktop Views: 5194 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial is supposed to show you how to change the GNOME desktop appearance on Linux Mint 11 further than the standard options of the Appearance section in the Control Center allow. I am going to use several different applications for this cause. This is the standard desktop that comes with Mint, so if you have not changed anything about that all steps should work fine for you. Be aware that the use of the nVidia proprietary drivers may not be unrisky!
Unix+clones

Backing up your files with rsync

Post date: October 14, 2007, 15:10 Category: Network Views: 4447 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: 3723 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.
PCLinuxOS

The Perfect Desktop - PCLinuxOS 2007

Post date: May 26, 2007, 00:05 Category: Desktop Views: 7949 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up a PCLinuxOS 2007 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. I found that PCLinuxOS is really easy to install and use, and it is a real alternative.
FreeBSD

Bluetooth Security Review, Part 1

Post date: April 30, 2005, 00:04 Category: Security Views: 3917 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.
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