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Burning An Audio CD On Linux Mint

Burning An Audio CD On Linux Mint

This article is about how you can convert your mp3 audio files to a format accepted for burning audio CDs and burning them on a blank CD afterwards on Linux Mint 11. There are multiple ways and applications to convert and burn your audio files, however the ones I use happened to produce no problems that others did, e.g. inflating the size of the produced .wav file so greatly that a 13-track album would not fit on an ordinary blank CD. If other applications cause you no problems, you can also use those instead.

Changing Desktop Appearance On Linux Mint 11

Changing Desktop Appearance On Linux Mint 11

This tutorial is supposed to show how to change the desktop's appearance to people who are new to Linux. For this tutorial I am using Linux Mint 11 with the Gnome desktop. This is the default desktop you have installed on your system. If you have not configured it otherwise already, everything should work for you.

Introduction To The Ubuntu Unity Desktop

Introduction To The Ubuntu Unity Desktop

This tutorial is supposed to guide the reader through some new features of the Unity desktop, Ubuntu's new desktop environment used since Ubuntu 11.04. The prime subject will be the launcher, which is something like a side-dock, and how to configure it the way it fits your likings most.

How To Take Screenshots Of Your Android Smartphone

How To Take Screenshots Of Your Android Smartphone

Unfortunately it is not possible to directly take screenshots of an Android phone (e.g. by tapping on a button). This tutorial shows you how you can take screenshots of an Android smartphone with the help of a computer where the Android SDK is installed.

Changing From Microsoft Windows To Linux Mint 11

Changing From Microsoft Windows To Linux Mint 11

This is a tutorial for people originally using the Windows Operating System who want to try out Linux Mint 11. It is supposed to show the differences and similarities between the two systems and depict Linux' functions with examples.

DesktopNova - Automatically Change Wallpapers On Ubuntu 11.04 (With Classic Gnome)

DesktopNova - Automatically Change Wallpapers On Ubuntu 11.04 (With Classic Gnome)

DesktopNova is an application that automatically changes your desktop wallpaper after a preset period of time. It works with Gnome amd Xfce desktops. This tutorial shows how to use DesktopNova on an Ubuntu 11.04 desktop with the Classic Gnome interface.

Enabling Compiz Fusion On Linux Mint 11

Enabling Compiz Fusion On Linux Mint 11

This tutorial shows how you can enable Compiz Fusion on a Linux Mint 11 desktop (the system must have a 3D-capable graphics card - I'm using an NVIDIA GeForce 8200 here). With Compiz Fusion you can use beautiful 3D effects like wobbly windows or a desktop cube on your desktop.

How To Take A Screenshot Of Your Login Screen

How To Take A Screenshot Of Your Login Screen

Normally you use a screenshot tool to take screenshots of your Linux desktop. Unfortunately, this doesn't work if you want to take a screenshot of your login prompt. This tutorial explains how you can take a screenshot of your Linux desktop login screen nevertheless.

Enabling Compiz Fusion On A Fedora 15 GNOME Desktop (NVIDIA GeForce 8100)

Enabling Compiz Fusion On A Fedora 15 GNOME Desktop (NVIDIA GeForce 8100)

This tutorial shows how you can enable Compiz Fusion on a Fedora 15 GNOME desktop (the system must have a 3D-capable graphics card - I'm using an NVIDIA GeForce 8100 here). With Compiz Fusion you can use beautiful 3D effects like wobbly windows or a desktop cube on your desktop. I will use the free nouveau driver in this tutorial instead of the proprietary NVIDIA driver. nouveau is an accelerated Open Source driver for NVIDIA cards that comes with experimental 3D support on Fedora 15 - on my test system 3D support was working without any problems.

Enabling Compiz Fusion On An OpenSUSE GNOME 11.4 Desktop (NVIDIA GeForce 8100)

Enabling Compiz Fusion On An OpenSUSE GNOME 11.4 Desktop (NVIDIA GeForce 8100)

This tutorial shows how you can enable Compiz Fusion on an OpenSUSE 11.4 GNOME desktop (the system must have a 3D-capable graphics card - I'm using an NVIDIA GeForce 8100 here). With Compiz Fusion you can use beautiful 3D effects like wobbly windows or a desktop cube on your desktop.

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