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Enabling Compiz Fusion On An Ubuntu 8.10 Desktop (NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200)

Enabling Compiz Fusion On An Ubuntu 8.10 Desktop (NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200)

This tutorial shows how you can enable Compiz Fusion on an Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) 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.

How To Install VMware Server 2 On A Fedora 9 Desktop

How To Install VMware Server 2 On A Fedora 9 Desktop

This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install VMware Server 2 on a Fedora 9 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).

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex)

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex)

This tutorial shows how you can set up an Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) 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 8.04 (Hardy Heron) To 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) (Desktop & Server)

How To Upgrade Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron) To 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) (Desktop & Server)

Today the new Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) has been released. This guide shows how you can upgrade your Ubuntu 8.04 desktop and server installations to Ubuntu 8.10.

Appnr - Synaptic For Your Browser (Ubuntu)

Appnr - Synaptic For Your Browser (Ubuntu)

Appnr is a web-based directory for Ubuntu packages (including the official repositories and third-party packages from Medibuntu, Google, and the Canonical Partner repository). You can use it to browse and install packages directly from your browser. It's like Synaptic for your browser.

Installing The Adobe Flash Plugin 10 On A 64bit Ubuntu 8.04

Installing The Adobe Flash Plugin 10 On A 64bit Ubuntu 8.04

This tutorial shows how you can install the Adobe Flash plugin 10 on a 64bit Ubuntu 8.04 desktop. Although Adobe does not provide a Flash 10 plugin for x86_64 Linux, this is possible with a little script provided by queleimporta.com.

Installing The Adobe Flash Plugin 10 On Ubuntu 8.04 (i386)

Installing The Adobe Flash Plugin 10 On Ubuntu 8.04 (i386)

This tutorial shows how you can install the Adobe Flash plugin 10 on an Ubuntu 8.04 desktop. Although this sounds quite trivial, there are a few problems along the way, especially if Flash 9 is already installed.

Keeping An Eye On Your Internet Speed With Netspeed (GNOME/Ubuntu 8.04)

Keeping An Eye On Your Internet Speed With Netspeed (GNOME/Ubuntu 8.04)

Netspeed is a GNOME applet that shows the current down- and upload bandwidth of a network device. You can use it to keep an eye on your Internet speed, for example. This guide shows how to install it on an Ubuntu 8.04 desktop.

Installing Xbox Media Center (XBMC) On Fedora 9 (i386)

Installing Xbox Media Center (XBMC) On Fedora 9 (i386)

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 a Fedora 9 desktop (i386).

How To Install OpenOffice.org 3.0.0 On Ubuntu 8.04

How To Install OpenOffice.org 3.0.0 On Ubuntu 8.04

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.

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