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Ubuntu

Tweaking your Synaptics Touchpad (laptops) : Ubuntu (6.06.1 / 6.10)

Post date: December 11, 2006, 15:12 Category: Hardware Views: 6465 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial will outline how to configure your synaptics touchpad (for laptops) via a nice pretty GUI interface. Allowing configuration for general settings (on / off, etc) to scrolling and tapping. You can even change the settings so that you can do a 360 around your touchpad to scroll up/down!
Linux

Make your Synaptics touchpad work

Post date: April 13, 2005, 02:04 Category: Hardware Views: 3196 Comments
Tutorial quote: Do you have a laptop with a touchpad that will not tap? Is that touchpad a Synaptics touchpad?
I went through that myself, and I decided to write a howto to ease your pain ;)
Debian

Automated distributed backups for laptops

Post date: February 14, 2006, 21:02 Category: Network Views: 2584 Comments
Tutorial quote: This document will describe the setup I made for automating the backup tasks for all laptops here in the house. My servers use the same backup server and infrastructure, but right now they don't have the checks and scripts because they are online 24/7 and my backup server is triggering the backup process. This is however not true at all for the laptops.

Laptops can be at different places, powered down, suspended, put to sleep etc. So I needed a different approach for them.
Linux

How to suspend and hibernate a laptop under Linux

Post date: June 7, 2006, 20:06 Category: Hardware Views: 4768 Comments
Tutorial quote: Many people prefer working with laptops instead of desktops for the flexibility they offer. Some of them would also like to switch to a free and open source operating system like GNU/Linux and have their laptop do all the things that proprietary OSes offer, such as suspending their laptops. Several distributions try to make this work out of the box, but knowing what's under the hood always comes in handy, particularly when something goes wrong and needs fixing. Let's take a look at how to suspend and hibernate your laptop under Linux.
Ubuntu

Google Toolbar FIX for Firefox 2 : Ubuntu (6.10)

Post date: December 4, 2006, 08:12 Category: Desktop Views: 2831 Comments
Tutorial quote: Steps on how to install the Google Toolbar on an Ubuntu build of Firefox 2 (Ubuntu 6.10). From downloading from Google to 'tweaking' and installing this tutorial outlines every step.
Ubuntu

Tweaking Hidden Ubuntu Settings With Ubuntu Tweak

Post date: January 29, 2008, 12:01 Category: Desktop Views: 4031 Comments
Tutorial quote: Ubuntu Tweak is a tool that lets you change hidden Ubuntu settings, for example: hide or change the splash screen, show or hide the Computer, Home, Trash, and Network icons, change Metacity, Nautilus, power management, and security settings, etc. Currently Ubuntu Tweak is available only for the Ubuntu GNOME desktop, i.e., it will not work on Kubuntu or Xubuntu. This short guide shows how to install and use Ubuntu Tweak.
Ubuntu

Ubuntu 7.04(Feisty Fawn) Screenshots Tour

Post date: May 14, 2007, 00:05 Category: Desktop Views: 3072 Comments
Tutorial quote: Ubuntu is a community developed, linux-based operating system that is perfect for laptops, desktops and servers. It contains all the applications you need - a web browser, presentation, document and spreadsheet software, instant messaging and much more.The most recent version, Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn), was released on April 19, 2007.
Ubuntu

Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron) Screenshots Tour

Post date: May 11, 2008, 14:05 Category: Desktop Views: 3548 Comments
Tutorial quote: Ubuntu is a community developed, linux-based operating system that is perfect for laptops, desktops and servers. It contains all the applications you need - a web browser, presentation, document and spreadsheet software, instant messaging and much more.The most recent version, Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron), was released on April 24, 2008.

Unix+clones

Tweaking Opera under *NIX

Post date: April 21, 2005, 14:04 Category: Software Views: 2584 Comments
Tutorial quote: As with everything else on linux, getting Opera's features to work perfectly sometimes requires a few adjustments to be done by hand. This tutorial will help you install plugins for opera (flash, java etc) as well as making opera fonts look smooth.
Ubuntu

How to Enable Flash Support for Chromium in Ubuntu Linux

Post date: July 19, 2009, 13:07 Category: Optimizing Views: 4111 Comments
Tutorial quote: Though you can now enable Flash on Google Chrome for Mac, the Linux still doesn't have support. However, if you're willing to run Chromium instead of the official Google build, you're in luck.

Using a current version of Chromium from Launchpad, adding Flash to the speedy browser is a breeze. H3g3m0n posted a tutorial on how to enable Flash in Chromium but that post is outdated and some more tweaking needs to be done for this to work:
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