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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.

The Perfect Server - Ubuntu Intrepid Ibex (Ubuntu 8.10)

The Perfect Server - Ubuntu Intrepid Ibex (Ubuntu 8.10)

This tutorial shows how to set up an Ubuntu Intrepid Ibex (Ubuntu 8.10) server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters: Apache web server (SSL-capable), Postfix mail server with SMTP-AUTH and TLS, BIND DNS server, Proftpd FTP server, MySQL server, Courier POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc.

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.

Ubuntu: Using apt-p2p For Faster Upgrades From Hardy To Intrepid

Ubuntu: Using apt-p2p For Faster Upgrades From Hardy To Intrepid

ernest has today published on TorrentFreak a great howto on how to lessen the burden of the Canonical Servers for the upgrade to the new stable release of Ubuntu 8.10 - Intrepid Ibex. With his permission I publish this howto here also.

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.

Firewall Management With Gufw On Ubuntu 8.04

Firewall Management With Gufw On Ubuntu 8.04

Gufw is a graphical frontend for managing an iptables firewall on an Ubuntu 8.04 desktop. It is based on ufw and enables you to allow or block pre-configured, common p2p, or individual ports. This guide shows how you can install and use Gufw on Ubuntu 8.04.

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.

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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