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Installing Songbird Media Player On Ubuntu 8.04

Post date: June 5, 2008, 10:06 Category: Desktop Views: 3887 Comments
Tutorial quote: This document describes how to set up Songbird 0.5 on Ubuntu 8.04. Taken from the Songbird page: "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."
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A much easier way to install Ubuntu on a USB device (Stick or Hard Disk)!

Post date: June 1, 2008, 21:06 Category: Software Views: 5086 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial will explain A much easier way to install Ubuntu on a USB device (Stick or Hard Disk).I was reading How to install Ubuntu Linux from USB Stick posted a while ago, and found it to be quite some work to get Ubuntu working on a USB stick. Besides, having to prepare your USB device, creating a separate partition on it which will be more or less “useless” after the installation, giving up 750MB of space?

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Virtual Users And Domains With Postfix, Courier, MySQL And SquirrelMail (Ubuntu 8.04 LTS)

Post date: May 22, 2008, 09:05 Category: Installing Views: 3802 Comments
Tutorial quote: This document describes how to install a Postfix mail server based that is based on virtual users and domains, i.e. users and domains that are in a MySQL database. I will also demonstrate the installation and configuration of Courier (Courier-POP3, Courier-IMAP), so that Courier can authenticate against the same MySQL database Postfix uses. The resulting Postfix server is capable of SMTP-AUTH and TLS and quota. Passwords are stored in encrypted form in the database. In addition to that, this tutorial covers the installation of Amavisd, SpamAssassin and ClamAV so that emails will be scanned for spam and viruses. I will also show how to install SquirrelMail as a webmail interface so that users can read and send emails and change their passwords.
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Watching Live-TV On Your Ubuntu Desktop With Zattoo

Post date: May 18, 2008, 11:05 Category: Desktop Views: 9895 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.

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Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron) Screenshots Tour

Post date: May 11, 2008, 14:05 Category: Desktop Views: 4240 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.

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Unison - file synchronization tool

Post date: May 11, 2008, 14:05 Category: Software Views: 5010 Comments
Tutorial quote: Unison is a file-synchronization tool for Unix and Windows. It allows two replicas of a collection of files and directories to be stored on different hosts (or different disks on the same host), modified separately, and then brought up to date by propagating the changes in each replica to the other.

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Installing Xen On An Ubuntu 8.04 Server From The Ubuntu Repositories

Post date: May 8, 2008, 10:05 Category: Installing Views: 3732 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install Xen on an Ubuntu Hardy Heron (Ubuntu 8.04) server system (i386). You can find all the software used here in the Ubuntu repositories, so no external files (apart from a fixed Ubuntu Xen kernel to enable networking for the virtual machines) or compilation are needed.
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Enabling Compiz Fusion On An Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Desktop (NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200)

Post date: May 6, 2008, 10:05 Category: Desktop Views: 3790 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can enable Compiz Fusion on an Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron) desktop (the system must have a 3D-capable graphics card - I am using an NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 here). With Compiz Fusion you can use beautiful 3D effects like wobbly windows or a desktop cube on your desktop.
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How to Install C and C++ Compilers in Ubuntu and testing first C and C++ Program

Post date: May 4, 2008, 23:05 Category: Software Views: 12386 Comments
Tutorial quote: If you are a developer you need C and C++ Compiler for your development work on your ubuntu system this tutorial will explain howto install C and C++ Compilers in Ubuntu with program examples.In ubuntu you can install the build-essential for C and C++ compilers.

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The Perfect SpamSnake - Ubuntu 8.04 LTS

Post date: May 4, 2008, 11:05 Category: Installing Views: 3433 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how to set up an Ubuntu Hardy Heron (8.04 LTS) based server as a spamfilter in gateway mode. In the end, you will have a SpamSnake Gateway which will relay clean emails to your MTA. You will also be able to view your incoming queue, train your SpamSnake and carry out a few more advanced operations via MailWatch.
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