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Changing The Language & Keyboard Layout On Various Distributions

Changing The Language & Keyboard Layout On Various Distributions

This document describes how to reconfigure the default language and the keyboard layout on various distributions so that they suit your location. I made this howto for our VMware images where the keyboard layout is always set to German and a few users have problems to configure the language and keyboard layout on these images.

Compiz Fusion On Mandriva One 2008.1 Spring (GNOME/NVIDIA)

Compiz Fusion On Mandriva One 2008.1 Spring (GNOME/NVIDIA)

This document describes how to enable and configure Compiz Fusion on a Mandriva One 2008.1 Spring GNOME desktop with an NVIDIA graphics card.

Enforce User Guidelines And Restrictions With Sabayon On Fedora 8 (Gnome)

Enforce User Guidelines And Restrictions With Sabayon On Fedora 8 (Gnome)

This document describes how to set up and use Sabayon on Fedora 8. Taken from the Sabayon page: "Sabayon is a system administration tool to manage GNOME desktop settings. Sabayon provides a sane way to edit GConf defaults and GConf mandatory keys: the same way you edit your desktop. Sabayon launches profiles in an Xnest window. Any changes you make in the Xnest window are saved back to the profile file, which can then be applied to user's accounts."

Installing Xen On An Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron) Server From The Ubuntu Repositories

Installing Xen On An Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron) Server From The Ubuntu Repositories

This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install Xen on an Ubuntu Hardy Heron (Ubuntu 8.04) server system (i386). You can find all the software used here in the Ubuntu repositories, so no external files (apart from a fixed Ubuntu Xen kernel to enable networking for the virtual machines) or compilation are needed.

How To Add Users To Linux OS From A Text file

How To Add Users To Linux OS From A Text file

This tutorial is about a bash script to add, delete and verify the users either from a text file; it can also add, delete and modify the users manually. This script can be used to add , delete and verify the users to the Linux OS by fetching the user's information from any text file and this script can also add, delete or verify the users manually, I have put both of these functions in one script file. The text file can be specified by the administrator.

Enabling Compiz Fusion On An Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Desktop (NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200)

Enabling Compiz Fusion On An Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Desktop (NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200)

This tutorial shows how you can enable Compiz Fusion on an Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron) 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.

Set Up A Linux Playstation 3 Media Server (Ubuntu Hardy Heron)

Set Up A Linux Playstation 3 Media Server (Ubuntu Hardy Heron)

The Sony Play station 3 is a DLNA compatible device, DLNA is a framework where home electronics can share digital media and content seamlessly. This tutorial will provide instructions on setting up your Ubuntu hardy computer to share your video, music and photos, allowing you to play them through your DLNA compatible devices. Although several other open source media servers exist, i chose to use Fuppes due to its built in support for transcoding.

The Perfect SpamSnake - Ubuntu 8.04 LTS

The Perfect SpamSnake - Ubuntu 8.04 LTS

This tutorial shows how to set up an Ubuntu Hardy Heron (8.04 LTS) based server as a spamfilter in Gateway mode. In the end, you will have a SpamSnake Gateway which will relay clean emails to your MTA. You will also be able to view your incoming queue, train your SpamSnake and carry out a few more advanced operations via MailWatch.

Upgrade Your Desktop From Mandriva One 2008.0 To Mandriva One 2008.1 (Spring)

Upgrade Your Desktop From Mandriva One 2008.0 To Mandriva One 2008.1 (Spring)

This document describes how to upgrade your desktop from Mandriva One 2008.0 to Mandriva One 2008.1 via online upgrade.

Enabling Compiz Fusion On An Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Desktop (ATI Mobility Radeon 9200)

Enabling Compiz Fusion On An Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Desktop (ATI Mobility Radeon 9200)

This tutorial shows how you can enable Compiz Fusion on an Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron) desktop (the system must have a 3D-capable graphics card - I'm using an ATI Mobility Radeon 9200 here). With Compiz Fusion you can use beautiful 3D effects like wobbly windows or a desktop cube on your desktop.

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