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WineXS – Simple graphical environment to configure Wine

Post date: August 18, 2009, 10:08 Category: Software Views: 3295 Comments
Tutorial quote: WineXS allows you to easily configure Wine by installing and removing software, editing the registry,managing files, and more.
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The Perfect Desktop - Kubuntu 9.04

Post date: August 16, 2009, 12:08 Category: Desktop Views: 3131 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up a Kubuntu 9.04 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. Kubuntu 9.04 is derived from Ubuntu 9.04 and uses the KDE desktop instead of the GNOME desktop.
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How to Upgrade to Alsa 1.0.20 on Ubuntu Jaunty 9.04

Post date: August 14, 2009, 18:08 Category: Installing Views: 2426 Comments
Tutorial quote: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (known by the acronym ALSA) is a Linux kernel component intended to replace the original Open Sound System (OSS) for providing device drivers for sound cards. If you are experiencing sound issues on Ubuntu Jaunty 9.04 or just want the latest version, you may want to upgrade to ALSA 1.0.20 (Ubuntu Jaunty comes with Alsa version 1.0.18rc3 - you can check this by typing this in a terminal: cat /proc/asound/version). Read on!
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Getting Started with Firewall Builder

Post date: August 14, 2009, 17:08 Category: Software Views: 2937 Comments
Tutorial quote: This guide presents an introduction to Firewall Builder. Firewall Builder (also known as fwbuilder) is a GUI firewall configuration and management tool that supports iptables, ipfilter, pf, ipfw, Cisco PIX (FWSM, ASA) and Cisco IOS extended access lists.
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Installing Cherokee With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 9.04

Post date: August 9, 2009, 13:08 Category: Installing Views: 2502 Comments
Tutorial quote: Cherokee is a very fast, flexible and easy to configure Web Server. It supports the widespread technologies nowadays: FastCGI, SCGI, PHP, CGI, TLS and SSL encrypted connections, virtual hosts, authentication, on the fly encoding, load balancing, Apache compatible log files, and much more. This tutorial shows how you can install Cherokee on an Ubuntu 9.04 server with PHP5 support (through FastCGI) and MySQL support.
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Creating Screencasts With recordMyDesktop On Ubuntu 9.04

Post date: August 6, 2009, 11:08 Category: Desktop Views: 2896 Comments
Tutorial quote: recordMyDesktop is a desktop session recorder for GNU/Linux that attemps to be easy to use, yet also effective at its primary task. It produces files using only open formats. These are theora for video and vorbis for audio, using the ogg container. This tutorial shows how to install and use recordMyDesktop on Ubuntu 9.04.
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Install KDE 4.3 In Ubuntu Jaunty 9.04

Post date: August 5, 2009, 12:08 Category: Installing Views: 2295 Comments
Tutorial quote: Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala simply have do an apt-get upgrade to update to the latest KDE 4.3 (which was released yesterday) but (K)Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope users have to add the Kubuntu PPA backports so they can install the latest KDE 4.3.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The packages for Jaunty are not officially supported. KDE 4.3 will be part of Karmic Koala Kubuntu 9.10 which will be officially released in October.

If you still want to continue, you can add these repositories by running the following command in a terminal:
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Howto install VLC media player 1.0.0 in Ubuntu

Post date: July 31, 2009, 13:07 Category: Software Views: 3735 Comments
Tutorial quote: VLC media player is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats (MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, mp3, ogg, …) as well as DVDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols.It can also be used as a server to stream in unicast or multicast in IPv4 or IPv6 on a high-bandwidth network.
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Anonymous BitTorrent Using ItsHidden VPN

Post date: July 28, 2009, 18:07 Category: Benchmarks Views: 5075 Comments
Tutorial quote: With anti-piracy outfits warning those who share copyrighted content and ISPs threatening to pull the plug on alleged offenders, many file-sharers have decided to protect themselves by going anonymous. To accommodate this growing demand, ItsHidden is now offering a free VPN targeted at those who want to protect their privacy online. Named ItsHidden, the free VPN solution has opened up a BETA test to the public, who can now privatize their Internet traffic - including BitTorrent transfers - in next to no time. ItsHidden was set up with torrent users in mind, allowing them to hide their identities from ‘third parties’ who choose to snoop on their activities.
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Installing Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 9.04 (LAMP)

Post date: July 28, 2009, 11:07 Category: Installing Views: 2656 Comments
Tutorial quote: LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on an Ubuntu 9.04 server with PHP5 support (mod_php) and MySQL support.
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