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How to install KDE 4 on Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex

Post date: October 31, 2008, 00:10 Category: Desktop Views: 6486 Comments
Tutorial quote: Ubuntu, the most popular distribution, is using by default Gnome 2.24 as its Desktop Environment (DE). This tutorial describes how to install and run KDE4 on Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex.
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Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) Installation Guide

Post date: October 30, 2008, 14:10 Category: Installing Views: 5903 Comments
Tutorial quote: This how-to is a step-by-step practical guide on how to install Ubuntu 8.10 with screenshots.
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Miro - Internet TV for your Ubuntu Desktop

Post date: October 26, 2008, 19:10 Category: Software Views: 4151 Comments
Tutorial quote: Miro is a free application for channels of internet video (also known as ‘video podcasts and video rss). Miro is designed to be easy to use and to give you an elegant fullscreen viewing experience.

There are thousands of free internet video channels that you can watch. You’ll be able to download all the videos that each channel offers and when new ones are released, Miro will grab them automatically.
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How To Install OpenOffice.org 3.0.0 On Ubuntu 8.04

Post date: October 19, 2008, 10:10 Category: Desktop Views: 4215 Comments
Tutorial quote: This guide shows how you can install the new OpenOffice 3.0.0 office suite on your Ubuntu 8.04 desktop. Your current OpenOffice installation will not be removed unless you uninstall it with Synaptic or on the command line, so you can run both versions in parallel if you like.

http://www.howtoforge.com/how-to-install-openoffice-3.0.0-on-ubuntu-8.04
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The extremely simple guide to installing Ubuntu using Wubi

Post date: October 12, 2008, 17:10 Category: Installing Views: 4414 Comments
Tutorial quote: Many people are put off using Ubuntu because of installation issues. Not that installation is difficult, of
course, but for the true non-technical user, it’s equivalent to scaling Mount Everest.

This guide is for them. It’s a step-by-step guide to installing Ubuntu for complete and utter beginners. If you
have a relative, or friend, who would like to try Ubuntu, but who is frankly scared of the prospect, then send them a link to this posting! It assumes zero prior knowledge.
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Load-Balanced High-Availability Web Cluster With 2 Xen Servers On Ubuntu 8.04

Post date: October 12, 2008, 12:10 Category: Installing Views: 3525 Comments
Tutorial quote: In this howto we will build a load-balanced and high-availability web cluster on 2 real servers with Xen, hearbeat and ldirectord. The cluster will do http, mail, DNS, MySQL database and will be completely monitored. This is currently used on a production server with a couple of websites. The goal of this tutorial is to achieve load balancing & high availability with as few real servers as possible and of course, with open-source software. More servers means more hardware & hosting cost.
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Running The Chromium Browser On Ubuntu 8.04 With CrossOver Chromium

Post date: October 9, 2008, 11:10 Category: Desktop Views: 3792 Comments
Tutorial quote: Chromium is an open-source browser project that is the basis for Google's Chrome browser. Right now, Chromium doesn't support Linux natively, but Codeweavers has created a Linux port called CrossOver Chromium that can be installed free of charge. This guide shows how to install CrossOver Chromium on Ubuntu 8.04.
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Installing Xbox Media Center (XBMC) On Ubuntu 8.04

Post date: October 7, 2008, 11:10 Category: Desktop Views: 4469 Comments
Tutorial quote: The Xbox Media Center (XBMC) is a media center application for Linux, Mac, and Windows that allows you to manage/watch/listen to/view your videos, music, and pictures. It has a nice interface, can be controlled from the desktop or a remote control or via its built-in web interface, and it can be extended by custom scripts. This guide shows how you can install XBMC on an Ubuntu 8.04 desktop.
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Installing Adobe AIR 1.1 For Linux Beta On Ubuntu 8.04

Post date: October 5, 2008, 16:10 Category: Desktop Views: 3505 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.
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How To Install VMware Server 2 On An Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop

Post date: September 30, 2008, 10:09 Category: Installing Views: 3942 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).
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