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RedHat

Getting back my GNOME desktop from the clutches of the GNOME configuration system

Post date: July 18, 2005, 22:07 Category: Desktop Views: 7215 Comments
Tutorial quote: My problem: as a user I managed to lock myself out of my GNOME desktop though a careless setting of Preferences-> Resolution.

In determining my solution I learned some key lessons about the GNOME configuration system.
Linux

Building a Linux Cluster, Part 3: How To Get Started

Post date: April 25, 2005, 14:04 Category: Network Views: 3340 Comments
Tutorial quote: In the previous two articles in this series, we examined some of the whys and whats of building Linux clusters. This article concludes our series by concentrating on the hows of cluster building. We've seen that a clustered approach to certain computing solutions can save lots of money in hardware and support costs. Now our job is to produce a method of building clusters that's repeatable and predictable—we don't want to give back our hard-won savings in project cost overruns.
Fedora

Back Up Your Files With Fwbackups On Fedora 8

Post date: February 28, 2008, 12:02 Category: Desktop Views: 4209 Comments
Tutorial quote: This document describes how to set up, configure and use Fwbackups on a Fedora 8 desktop. The result is an easy-to-use backup system for desktop usage. Fwbackups creates partial backups which can be stored locally or on a removable device. You have also the option to run scheduled backups.
Linux+Mint

The Perfect Desktop - Linux Mint Debian 201009

Post date: November 4, 2010, 12:11 Category: Desktop Views: 4564 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up a Linux Mint Debian 201009 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. While the "normal" Linux Mint editions are based on Ubuntu, Linux Mint Debian 201009 is a Linux distribution based on Debian Squeeze (testing); its aim is to look identical to the main edition and to provide the same functionality while using Debian as a base.
Ubuntu

Installing ubuntu-system-panel (USP) On Ubuntu 8.10

Post date: December 11, 2008, 12:12 Category: Desktop Views: 4257 Comments
Tutorial quote: ubuntu-system-panel is a simple launcher for the GNOME desktop, providing easy access to Places, Applications and common configuration items for your computer. This guide shows how to install and configure it on an Ubuntu 8.10 desktop.
Ubuntu

Installing Adobe AIR 1.1 For Linux Beta On Ubuntu 8.04

Post date: October 5, 2008, 16:10 Category: Desktop Views: 3676 Comments
Tutorial quote: Adobe AIR is a technology that lets you run Internet applications on the desktop. With AIR you do not need a browser to run such desktop applications. This tutorial explains how you can install Adobe AIR 1.1 for Linux beta on an Ubuntu 8.04 desktop and how you can install AIR applications.
Ubuntu

Howto Convert Vmware Image to Virtualbox Image

Post date: March 10, 2009, 22:03 Category: System Views: 8339 Comments
Tutorial quote: VirtualBox is a family of powerful x86 virtualization products for enterprise as well as home use. Not only is VirtualBox an extremely feature rich, high performance product for enterprise customers, it is also the only professional solution that is freely available as Open Source Software under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL).

Ubuntu

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu Studio 7.10

Post date: November 1, 2007, 10:11 Category: Desktop Views: 4681 Comments
Tutorial quote: This guide shows how to set up an Ubuntu Studio 7.10 desktop. The result is a fast, secure and extendable system with focus on multimedia creation - the real-time (RT) kernel is installed by default. It provides all you need for daily work and entertainment, incl. codecs, Flash, Adobe Reader, VMware, Skype, TrueType fonts, Cedega, and many more.
BSD

Set Up PC-BSD v1.4 beta

Post date: September 1, 2007, 01:09 Category: Desktop Views: 7942 Comments
Tutorial quote: This article describes how to set up PC-BSD v1.4 beta. PC-BSD is released under the BSD license. PC-BSD is a desktop operating system based on FreeBSD. It uses KDE as its desktop environment.
Debian

How To Install The Openbravo ERP On Debian Etch

Post date: April 1, 2008, 11:04 Category: Installing Views: 3920 Comments
Tutorial quote: This document describes how to set up Openbravo ERP (enterprise management system) on Debian Etch. Taken from the Openbravo page: "Openbravo is an open source ERP solution designed specifically for the SME (small to midsize firm). Developed in a web based environment, it includes many robust functionalities which are considered part of the extended ERP: procurement and warehouse management, project and service management, production management, and financial management."
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