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The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) (With The Ubuntu Classic Desktop)

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) (With The Ubuntu Classic Desktop)

This tutorial shows how you can set up an Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) 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 Secure Your Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop With LinOTP 2

How To Secure Your Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop With LinOTP 2

This howto will guide you to set up a LinOTP standalone one time password authentication backend on your Linux machine. This enables you to add two factor authentication with one time passwords to your desktop login. LinOTP is a modular OTP (one time password) solution, that supports many different OTP tokens. LinOTP is written in python, based on pylons and apache. It comes as open source licensed under the AGPLv3. Additional functionalities, maintenance and support can be licensed in an Enterprise Edition. This howto should run on Ubuntu 10.10 and Debian Squeeze.

How To Upgrade Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) To 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) (Desktop & Server)

How To Upgrade Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) To 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) (Desktop & Server)

The new Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) has just been released. This guide shows how you can upgrade your Ubuntu 10.10 desktop and server installations to Ubuntu 11.04.

How To Automatically Shut Down Your Computer After A Download Finishes

How To Automatically Shut Down Your Computer After A Download Finishes

Sometimes you want to download something but don't want to wait until it finishes so you can shut down the computer. In this case you can use Sentinella.

The Perfect Desktop - OpenSUSE 11.4 (GNOME)

The Perfect Desktop - OpenSUSE 11.4 (GNOME)

This tutorial shows how you can set up an OpenSUSE 11.4 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.

Enabling Compiz Fusion On A Debian Squeeze Desktop (Nvidia GeForce 8200)

Enabling Compiz Fusion On A Debian Squeeze Desktop (Nvidia GeForce 8200)

This tutorial shows how you can enable Compiz Fusion on a Debian Squeeze 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.

Installing Firefox 4.0 (.deb Package) On Ubuntu 10.10

Installing Firefox 4.0 (.deb Package) On Ubuntu 10.10

In this short guide I will show you how you can install the new Mozilla Firefox 4.0 browser (released March 22, 2011) on an Ubuntu 10.10 desktop. Fortunately, there's a Launchpad PPA repository that has Firefox 4.0 .deb packages, so we can easily install it through Ubuntu's package manager.

How To Upgrade OpenSUSE 11.3 To 11.4 (Desktop & Server)

How To Upgrade OpenSUSE 11.3 To 11.4 (Desktop & Server)

This guide shows how you can upgrade your OpenSUSE 11.3 desktop and server installations to OpenSUSE 11.4.

Setting Up An Android App Build Environment With Eclipse, Android SDK, PhoneGap (Debian Squeeze)

Setting Up An Android App Build Environment With Eclipse, Android SDK, PhoneGap (Debian Squeeze)

This tutorial describes how you can set up an development environment for building Android apps on a Debian Squeeze desktop using Eclipse, the Android SDK, and PhoneGap. I will describe how to build Android apps from the command line with PhoneGap and from the GUI with Eclipse and PhoneGap and how to test them in an Android emulator and on a real Android device. PhoneGap allows you to develop your Android applications using web technologies such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript (e.g. with JavaScript libraries such as jQuery/jQTouch), and it will turn these web apps into native Android apps (in fact, PhoneGap supports multiple platforms such as Android, iPhone, Palm, Windows Mobile, Symbian, so you can use the same sources to create apps for multiple platforms).

The Perfect Desktop - Debian Squeeze

The Perfect Desktop - Debian Squeeze

This tutorial shows how you can set up a Debian Squeeze 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.

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