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The Perfect Desktop - Kubuntu 12.10

The Perfect Desktop - Kubuntu 12.10

This tutorial shows how you can set up a Kubuntu 12.10 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 uses the KDE desktop environment.

The Perfect Desktop - Xubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal)

The Perfect Desktop - Xubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal)

This tutorial shows how you can set up a Xubuntu 12.10 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. Xubuntu uses the lightweight XFCE desktop environment.

How To Upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) To 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) (Desktop & Server)

How To Upgrade Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) To 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) (Desktop & Server)

The new Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) has just been released. This guide shows how you can upgrade your Ubuntu 12.04 LTS desktop and server installations to Ubuntu 12.10.

The Perfect Desktop - OpenSUSE 12.2 (GNOME Desktop)

The Perfect Desktop - OpenSUSE 12.2 (GNOME Desktop)

This tutorial shows how you can set up an OpenSUSE 12.2 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 Use Glx-Dock/Cairo-Dock On Ubuntu 12.04

How To Use Glx-Dock/Cairo-Dock On Ubuntu 12.04

Glx-Dock/Cairo-Dock is an interactive dock (like the one you know from a Mac) that provides easy access to some of the files, folders, and applications on your computer, and more. You can use it with OpenGL (to use your graphics card) or without, and it is compatible with Compiz, but it can also run without a composite manager. It works under Unity, GNOME, KDE, and Xfce. This tutorial shows how to install and use Glx-Dock/Cairo-Dock on an Ubuntu 12.04 desktop (with Unity).

The Perfect Desktop - Linux Mint 13 XFCE

The Perfect Desktop - Linux Mint 13 XFCE

This tutorial shows how you can set up a Linux Mint 13 (Maya) desktop (with the XFCE 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 Install Cinnamon Desktop On Fedora 17

How To Install Cinnamon Desktop On Fedora 17

This tutorial shows how you can install Linux Mint's Cinnamon desktop on Fedora 17. Since it has now been included in the repositories this can now be done quite quickly. Fedora's default desktop at the moment is GNOME 3.

The Perfect Desktop - Linux Mint 13 KDE

The Perfect Desktop - Linux Mint 13 KDE

This tutorial shows how you can set up a Linux Mint 13 (Maya) desktop (KDE version) 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.

Install MyUnity On Linux Mint 13 (Maya)

Install MyUnity On Linux Mint 13 (Maya)

This tutorial shows how you can install MyUnity, the extended Unity desktop configuration tool, on Linux Mint 13. MyUnity can usually only be used on Ubuntu operating systems, however you can get it to run under Mint as well with a little source-file customization.

How To Take Screenshots Of VirtualBox VMs

How To Take Screenshots Of VirtualBox VMs

VirtualBox is a great virtualization solution, however if lacks one big feature: the ability to take screenshots of a virtual machine. Of course, you can use the host operating system's print screen feature, but this wil ltake a picture of the whole workspace, including window decorations, etc. which you will have to remove in your iage editing software which is a tedious task. This tutorial describes how you can create a little script that automatically takes a screenshot of a VirtualBox VM when you click on it; it makes use of the VirtualBox command line tool VBoxManage.

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