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The Perfect Desktop - PCLinuxOS 2010 (KDE)

The Perfect Desktop - PCLinuxOS 2010 (KDE)

This tutorial shows how you can set up a PCLinuxOS 2010 desktop (with KDE) 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.

Installing Speed Dreams 1.4.0 RC1 On Ubuntu 9.10

Installing Speed Dreams 1.4.0 RC1 On Ubuntu 9.10

Speed Dreams is is a free, 3d cross-platform, open source motorsport simulation and racing game, released under the GNU General Public License (GPL). This guide shows how to install it on an Ubuntu 9.10 desktop.

Tweaking Hidden Settings With Ubuntu Tweak On Ubuntu 9.10

Tweaking Hidden Settings With Ubuntu Tweak On Ubuntu 9.10

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.

Easy Way To Create Bootable Ubuntu USB Pendrive

Easy Way To Create Bootable Ubuntu USB Pendrive

This short guide explains how you can create a bootable Ubuntu USB pendrive.

Network Analysis With Wireshark On Ubuntu 9.10

Network Analysis With Wireshark On Ubuntu 9.10

Wireshark is a network protocol analyzer (or "packet sniffer") that can be used for network analysis, troubleshooting, software development, education, etc. This guide shows how to install and use it on an Ubuntu 9.10 desktop to analyze the traffic on the local network card.

Installing Kernel Security Updates Without Reboot With Ksplice Uptrack On Ubuntu 9.10 Desktop

Installing Kernel Security Updates Without Reboot With Ksplice Uptrack On Ubuntu 9.10 Desktop

Ksplice Uptrack is a subscription service that lets you apply 100% of the important kernel security updates released by your Linux vendor without rebooting. Ksplice Uptrack is freely available for the desktop versions of Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic and Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty. This tutorial shows how to install and use it on an Ubuntu 9.10 desktop.

Setting Up A PXE Install Server On Ubuntu 9.10

Setting Up A PXE Install Server On Ubuntu 9.10

This tutorial shows how to set up a PXE (short for preboot execution environment) install server with Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala). A PXE install server allows your client computers to boot and install a Linux distribution over the network, without the need of burning Linux iso images onto a CD/DVD, boot floppy images, etc. This is handy if your client computers don't have CD or floppy drives, or if you want to set up multiple computers at the same time (e.g. in a large enterprise), or simply because you want to save the money for the CDs/DVDs.

How To Install Ailurus 10.01.5 On Fedora

How To Install Ailurus 10.01.5 On Fedora

This document describes how to install Ailurus on Fedora 10, 11 or 12. Ailurus is an application which aims at making Linux easier to use. It provides these features: install some software which is not provided in official repository; enable/disable some third-party repositories; change some system settings; help you study Linux skills.

How To Install Fedora 12 KDE

How To Install Fedora 12 KDE

This is a very brief howto on installing Fedora 12 KDE on 64 bit machines. I installed it on my laptop, tweaked it and still tweaking. So here goes.....

How To Install VMware Server 2 On Ubuntu 9.10

How To Install VMware Server 2 On Ubuntu 9.10

This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install VMware Server 2 on an Ubuntu 9.10 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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