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The Perfect Desktop - Kubuntu 9.10

The Perfect Desktop - Kubuntu 9.10

This tutorial shows how you can set up a Kubuntu 9.10 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 9.10 is derived from Ubuntu 9.10 and uses the KDE desktop instead of the GNOME desktop.

Enabling Compiz Fusion On An Ubuntu 9.10 Desktop (NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200)

Enabling Compiz Fusion On An Ubuntu 9.10 Desktop (NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200)

This tutorial shows how you can enable Compiz Fusion on an Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) 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.

The Perfect Desktop - Mandriva One 2010.0 With GNOME

The Perfect Desktop - Mandriva One 2010.0 With GNOME

This tutorial shows how you can set up a Mandriva One 2010.0 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.

How To Compile Amarok 2 From Git On Kubuntu 9.10 Karmic

How To Compile Amarok 2 From Git On Kubuntu 9.10 Karmic

Amarok is a great music player for linux. In the current reales of Kubuntu 9.10 Karmic also the current stable version of Amarok was introduced into the repositories. However Amarok is under heavy development and updates won't be included in the official repos. If you want to be up-to-date and have the latest Amarok version available, you'll need to compile it yourself. Compiling Amarok isn't really hard but there are a few dependencies that it needs and a few things to look out for.

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu Studio 9.10

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu Studio 9.10

This tutorial shows how you can set up an Ubuntu Studio 9.10 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.

Newbie-Friendly Post-Installation Ubuntu Usability Setup Guide

Newbie-Friendly Post-Installation Ubuntu Usability Setup Guide

This tutorial is designed for new Linux users that are familiar with Microsoft Windows. The goal is to address some of the most common issues that these people face. (Namely, media codecs, and general terminology.) I tried to write it as someone might explain it vocally; I attempted to add humor in an effort to keep it interesting, although I make no guarantees that it is actually funny.

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala)

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala)

This tutorial shows how you can set up an Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) 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.

How To Upgrade Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope) To 9.10 (Karmic Koala) (Desktop & Server)

How To Upgrade Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope) To 9.10 (Karmic Koala) (Desktop & Server)

Yesterday the new Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) was released. This guide shows how you can upgrade your Ubuntu 9.04 desktop and server installations to Ubuntu 9.10.

Download YouTube Videos With youtube-dl On Ubuntu 9.04

Download YouTube Videos With youtube-dl On Ubuntu 9.04

youtube-dl is a small command-line program to download videos from YouTube.com. It allows you to save videos as .flv files. This short article shows how to install and use it on Ubuntu 9.04.

How To Install Internet Explorer 6/7 On Fedora 10/11

How To Install Internet Explorer 6/7 On Fedora 10/11

This document describes how to install the Internet Explorer (IE) 6 or 7 or both on Fedora 10 or 11 using IEs4Linux package. Some Web developers and designers (and rarely users) need to view their pages on IE for testing purpose (and see how CSS / JavaScript behaves).

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