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Installing VirtualBox 2.0.0 On Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop

Installing VirtualBox 2.0.0 On Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop

This tutorial shows how you can install Sun xVM VirtualBox on an Ubuntu 8.04 desktop. With VirtualBox you can create and run guest operating systems ("virtual machines") such as Linux and Windows under a host operating system. There are two ways of installing VirtualBox: from precompiled binaries that are available for some distributions and come under the PUEL license, and from the sources that are released under the GPL. This article will show how to set up VirtualBox 2.0.0 from the precompiled binaries.

Installing Games On Ubuntu With Playdeb

Installing Games On Ubuntu With Playdeb

Playdeb is a repository for Ubuntu games that makes it easy to install games that are available on getdeb.net. This article shows how you can install games using Playdeb on an Ubuntu 8.04 desktop.

Installing Flash Player 9 On 64Bit Linux (x86_64)

Installing Flash Player 9 On 64Bit Linux (x86_64)

Someone said, Flash Player 9 doesn't run on 64 bit Linux, but sure it does... and you can install it, just follow the simple steps below.

Twitter Clients For Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop

Twitter Clients For Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop

In this article I will show how to install and use two clients for the popular microblogging platform Twitter on an Ubuntu 8.04 desktop. The first one is Twitux, the second Twitter client is gtwitter. Both clients have similar features, so it is up to you which one you want to install.

QuickStart, The Swiss Army Knife For Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop

QuickStart, The Swiss Army Knife For Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop

In this article I will show how to install and use QuickStart on an Ubuntu 8.04 desktop. QuickStart is like a Swiss army knife, it allows you to do various things on your Ubuntu desktop: creating and restoring backups, running scheduled backups, backing up configuration files, installing some common applications, installing DVD codecs, deleting unnecessary files, etc.

How To Install The Zimbra Desktop Email Client On Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron)

How To Install The Zimbra Desktop Email Client On Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron)

This article shows how you can install the Zimbra Desktop email client on an Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron) desktop. Zimbra Desktop is a full-fledged replacement for email clients such as Outlook or Evolution, offering email, contacts, calendar, documents, tasks, etc. You can use it in conjunction with the Zimbra Collaboration Suite (ZCS) or any other email account that supports POP3 or IMAP.

How To Install VMware Server (Version 1.0.6) On An Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop

How To Install VMware Server (Version 1.0.6) On An Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop

This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install VMware Server (version 1.0.6) on an Ubuntu 8.04 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 - OpenSUSE 11 (GNOME)

The Perfect Desktop - OpenSUSE 11 (GNOME)

This tutorial shows how you can set up an OpenSUSE 11 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.

The Perfect Desktop - Linux Mint 5 Elyssa R1

The Perfect Desktop - Linux Mint 5 Elyssa R1

This tutorial shows how you can set up a Linux Mint 5 Elyssa R1 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 5 is a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu 8.04 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.

How To Make A Fully Customized KDE Live CD/DVD Using Kubuntu

How To Make A Fully Customized KDE Live CD/DVD Using Kubuntu

There are tools available to allow anyone to create and distribute a completely customized Ubuntu Based distribution using the Gnome Desktop. Many Kubuntu users would like to do the same thing but such tools are not fully compatible with KDE and the Kiosk tool does not change or remove all of the Kubuntu defaults so that a program like Remastersys can create a customized ISO with the defined changes. This How To is designed to address these issues and allow those interested in creating their own customized distribution based on Kubuntu.

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