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FreeBSD

FreeBSD Networking Basics

Post date: April 13, 2005, 00:04 Category: Network Views: 4218 Comments
Tutorial quote: Beginners to Unix-like operating systems such as FreeBSD are often stymied by their network settings. Sure, the install process may have set up your NIC for you, but where do you go to view these settings, and how do you proceed if your NIC stops working? Since networking is such an integral part of computing, this article will demonstrate how to verify, configure, and optimize your network settings.
Ubuntu

How to install nVIDIA driver and Compiz on Ubuntu 10.10

Post date: October 28, 2010, 11:10 Category: Installing Views: 3761 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can install nVIDIA driver and compiz on Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat". You must have advance nVIDIA GeForce or other GPU. Once you install Compiz you can enjoy some extraordinary Desktop effects like 3D Desktop, Rain drops, Fire on Desktop, wobbly windows and lot more. Its lot better than windows.
OpenSUSE

Kdenlive - Free opensource video editor in openSUSE

Post date: January 18, 2009, 20:01 Category: Multimedia Views: 5482 Comments
Tutorial quote: Kdenlive free open-source non-linear video editor for KDE. Kdenlive is an intuitive and powerful multi-track video editor, including most recent video technologies.
Linux

How To Manage An iPod From A Linux Desktop With Rhythmbox

Post date: July 29, 2007, 23:07 Category: Desktop Views: 3544 Comments
Tutorial quote: This article shows how you can use an iPod on a Linux desktop with the Rhythmbox audio player. It covers how you can upload MP3 files from your desktop to your iPod and delete files on the iPod. Normally, Apple's iTunes software is needed to manage an iPod, but iTunes is not available for Linux. Fortunately, there are Linux alternatives such as Rhythmbox that can handle the task.
Linux

Penguin Pete's X Window Manager and Desktop Environment Guide

Post date: January 6, 2007, 22:01 Category: Desktop Views: 3067 Comments
Tutorial quote: A tour of the desktops you will encounter on 99% of the Linux distributions out there. Each with screen shots, a review, and links. Written to help the new Linux user get familiar with the Linux desktop scene and help them decide which one is right for them.
Ubuntu

QuickStart, The Swiss Army Knife For Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop

Post date: August 17, 2008, 10:08 Category: Desktop Views: 3728 Comments
Tutorial quote: In this article I will show how to install and use QuickStart on an Ubuntu 8.04 desktop. QuickStart is like a Swiss army knife, it allows you to do various things on your Ubuntu desktop: creating and restoring backups, running scheduled backups, backing up configuration files, installing some common applications, installing DVD codecs, deleting unnecessary files, etc.
RedHat

How to set up a home DNS server

Post date: December 17, 2006, 17:12 Category: Network Views: 11193 Comments
Tutorial quote: In the first part of this series on the Domain Name System (DNS), we set up a caching nameserver that allowed our clients to take advantage of faster network operations by caching frequently requested DNS queries. In this article, we will extend our caching nameserver to a master nameserver that is responsible for managing the authoritative information for our internal client hostnames.
Ubuntu

How to install Unity on Ubuntu 10.10 desktop edition

Post date: November 4, 2010, 21:11 Category: Desktop Views: 3046 Comments
Tutorial quote: Unity is going to become the default UI for Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal' desktop edition and learn how to install it on Ubuntu 10.10 desktop edition.
Unix+clones

OpenOffice Tips: Writer, Calc and Impress

Post date: April 14, 2005, 13:04 Category: Software Views: 3075 Comments
Tutorial quote: Making the switch from Microsoft Office to OpenOffice can save you a lot of money on licensing fees, and it isn't difficult--most people get used to the changes quickly. But if you've been using MS Office for the best part of a decade and learned a few of its tricks along the way, you may find yourself baffled about how to do certain tasks in OpenOffice. Here are a few tips on using Writer, Calc and Impress.
Ubuntu

Virus Protection With AVG Antivirus On Ubuntu Feisty Fawn

Post date: September 10, 2007, 22:09 Category: Security Views: 4505 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can install and use AVG Antivirus on an Ubuntu Feisty Fawn desktop. Although there are not many Linux viruses out there, this can be useful if you often exchange files with Windows users - it can help you to not pass on any Windows viruses (that do not do any harm to Linux systems) to Windows users. AVG Antivirus for Linux is free for private and non-commercial use.
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