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Fedora

The Perfect Desktop - Fedora 11 (GNOME)

Post date: June 18, 2009, 10:06 Category: Desktop Views: 3197 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up a Fedora 11 desktop (GNOME) 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.
Linux+Mint

The Perfect Desktop - Linux Mint 7 (Gloria)

Post date: May 31, 2009, 11:05 Category: Desktop Views: 6962 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up a Linux Mint 7 (Gloria) 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. Linux Mint 7 is a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu 9.04 that has lots of packages in its repositories (like multimedia codecs, Adobe Flash, Adobe Reader, Skype, Google Earth, etc.) that are relatively hard to install on other distributions; it therefore provides a user-friendly desktop experience even for Linux newbies.
Ubuntu

Enabling Compiz Fusion On An Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop (NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200)

Post date: May 21, 2009, 10:05 Category: Desktop Views: 3885 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can enable Compiz Fusion on an Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope) desktop (the system must have a 3D-capable graphics card - I'm 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.
Ubuntu

Minicom - HyperTerminal replacement in Ubuntu

Post date: May 21, 2009, 07:05 Category: Desktop Views: 4587 Comments
Tutorial quote: Minicom is a clone of the MS-DOS “Telix” communication program. It emulates ANSI and VT102 terminals, has a dialing directory and auto zmodem download.

Debian

Install Mplayer and Multimedia Codecs (libdvdcss2,w32codecs) in Debian 5.0 (Lenny)

Post date: May 21, 2009, 07:05 Category: Desktop Views: 4031 Comments
Tutorial quote: MPlayer is a movie and animation player that supports a wide range of codecs and file formats, including MPEG 1/2/4, DivX 3/4/5, Windows Media 7/8/9, RealAudio/Video up to 9, Quicktime 5/6, and Vivo 1/2. It has many MMX/SSE(2)/3Dnow(Ex) optimized native audio and video codecs, but allows using XAnim’s and RealPlayer’s binary codec plugins, and Win32 codec DLLs. It has basic VCD/DVD playback functionality, including DVD subtitles, but supports many text-based subtitle formats too. For video output, nearly every existing interface is supported. It’s also able to convert any supported files to raw/divx/mpeg4 AVI (pcm/mp3 audio), and even video grabbing from V4L devices.

OpenSUSE

Swiftfox - A faster build for Firefox webbrowser

Post date: May 13, 2009, 22:05 Category: Desktop Views: 3200 Comments
Tutorial quote: Swiftfox is yet another free browser which is an optimized build of the Mozilla Firefox web browser. The browser is fully compatible with any existing themes, extensions for Firefox.
Mandriva

The Perfect Desktop - Mandriva One 2009.1 With GNOME

Post date: May 10, 2009, 11:05 Category: Desktop Views: 3325 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up a Mandriva One 2009.1 desktop (with the GNOME desktop environment) 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.
Ubuntu+Studio

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu Studio 9.04

Post date: May 5, 2009, 10:05 Category: Desktop Views: 5145 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up an Ubuntu Studio 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.
Ubuntu

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope)

Post date: April 28, 2009, 09:04 Category: Desktop Views: 6010 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up an Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope) 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.
OpenSUSE

BleachBit to cleanup unwanted files on your openSUSE

Post date: April 17, 2009, 06:04 Category: Desktop Views: 3064 Comments
Tutorial quote: BleachBit is a simple cool utility to delete unnecessary files on the systemt to free disk space. This includes application and browser cache, temporary fiiles and cookies. Among the many supported application files are Bash, Beagle, Epiphany, firefox, Adobe flash, java, KDE, openoffice,Opera, XChat, rpmbuild etc.
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