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Ubuntu

Watching Live-TV On Your Ubuntu Desktop With Zattoo

Post date: May 18, 2008, 11:05 Category: Desktop Views: 9704 Comments
Tutorial quote: Zattoo has developed a software program that allows you to watch TV on your computer. All you need is a broadband connection and a current operating system (Windows XP or Vista, Mac OS X, or Linux). The service is legal and free of charge.

Unix+clones

Emulating an OS with qemu

Post date: May 22, 2005, 08:05 Category: Emulation Views: 5006 Comments
Tutorial quote: When you want to emulate a PC with a complete operating system on your computer, the most heard answer would be VMWare. Sure, for Linux, there is wine, but that package is targeted to handle only window$ and not all programs are supported. No, I'm talking about simulating a complete OS on a virtual PC with virtual hardware.

Although VMware does an almost perfect job at it, it isn't free software. Time to see what the Open Source community has to offer. That's when I stumbled upon qemu. Let's have a look at the possibilities.
Ubuntu

Installing and configuring FireHOL - Part I

Post date: September 20, 2006, 22:09 Category: Network Views: 7925 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial guides user on how to install and configure FireHOL, a Linux-based firewall.
Linux

Apt-For-RPM-Howto

Post date: April 12, 2005, 16:04 Category: System Views: 3414 Comments
Tutorial quote: In this short tutorial I will show how to install and use Debian's package manager apt on various rpm-based distributions like Fedora, Mandrake (or Mandriva, they changed their name...), RedHat, SUSE, and Yellow Dog Linux. apt for rpm is also known as apt4rpm, or aptrpm.
Fedora+Core

How To Install VMware Server On A Fedora 7 Desktop

Post date: June 8, 2007, 23:06 Category: Installing Views: 7706 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install VMware Server on a Fedora 7 desktop. With VMware Server you can create and run guest operating systems (virtual machines) such as Linux, Windows, FreeBSD, etc. under a host operating system. This has the benefit that you can run multiple operating systems on the same hardware which saves a lot of money, and you can move virtual machines from one VMware Server to the next one (or to a system that has the VMware Player which is also free).
Ubuntu

How To Install VMware Server 2 On An Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop

Post date: September 30, 2008, 10:09 Category: Installing Views: 3909 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install VMware Server 2 on an Ubuntu 8.04 desktop system. With VMware Server you can create and run guest operating systems (virtual machines) such as Linux, Windows, FreeBSD, etc. under a host operating system. This has the benefit that you can run multiple operating systems on the same hardware which saves a lot of money, and you can move virtual machines from one VMware Server to the next one (or to a system that has the VMware Player which is also free).
CentOS

How To Install VMware Server On A CentOS 5.0 Desktop

Post date: May 19, 2007, 00:05 Category: Desktop Views: 4967 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install VMware Server on a CentOS 5.0 desktop system. With VMware Server you can create and run guest operating systems (virtual machines) such as Linux, Windows, FreeBSD, etc. under a host operating system. This has the benefit that you can run multiple operating systems on the same hardware which saves a lot of money, and you can move virtual machines from one VMware Server to the next one (or to a system that has the VMware Player which is also free).
Linux

Dualbooting Vista and Linux

Post date: November 13, 2009, 13:11 Category: Installing Views: 3151 Comments
Tutorial quote: If you buy a laptop with Windows Vista (TM) pre-installed, you do not receive the Vista installation CDs. Still, you may want to dualboot Vista and Linux. This tutorial describes how to do it.
Although this tutorial uses Mandriva, it should work for each Linux distro.
Ubuntu

Installing Songbird 0.3 Developer Pre-Release On Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon)

Post date: November 4, 2007, 09:11 Category: Software Views: 3701 Comments
Tutorial quote: This guide shows how to install the Songbird media player (0.3 Developer Pre-Release) on an Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon) desktop. Songbird is a free software audio player with media database capabilities written using XUL and VLC, with an interface similar to Apple's iTunes. From the Songbird web site: "Songbird is a desktop media player mashed-up with the Web. Songbird is committed to playing the music you want, from the sites you want, on the devices you want, challenging the conventions of discovery, purchase, consumption and organization of music on the Internet."
Fedora+Core

Installing Beryl Or Compiz Fusion On A Fedora 7 Desktop

Post date: July 1, 2007, 23:07 Category: Desktop Views: 9202 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can install and use Beryl or Compiz Fusion on a Fedora 7 desktop (the system must have a 3D-capable graphics card). With both Beryl and Compiz Fusion, you can make your desktop use beautiful 3D effects like wobbly windows or a desktop cube.
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