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The Perfect Desktop - Kubuntu 10.10

The Perfect Desktop - Kubuntu 10.10

This tutorial shows how you can set up a Kubuntu 10.10 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 10.10 is derived from Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) and uses the KDE desktop instead of the GNOME desktop.

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat)

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat)

This tutorial shows how you can set up an Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) 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 Upgrade Kubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx) To 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat)

How To Upgrade Kubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx) To 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat)

The new Kubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) has just been released. This guide shows how you can upgrade your Kubuntu 10.04 desktop installation to Kubuntu 10.10.

How To Upgrade Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx) To 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) (Desktop & Server)

How To Upgrade Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx) To 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) (Desktop & Server)

Yesterday the new Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) was released. This guide shows how you can upgrade your Ubuntu 10.04 desktop and server installations to Ubuntu 10.10.

The Perfect Desktop - OpenSUSE 11.3 (GNOME)

The Perfect Desktop - OpenSUSE 11.3 (GNOME)

This tutorial shows how you can set up an OpenSUSE 11.3 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 Desktop - Mandriva One 2010.1 Spring With GNOME

The Perfect Desktop - Mandriva One 2010.1 Spring With GNOME

This tutorial shows how you can set up a Mandriva One 2010.1 Spring desktop (with the GNOME desktop environment) 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 Make An Ubuntu 10.04 Desktop Resemble A Mac (With Elementary, Docky & Gloobus-Preview)

How To Make An Ubuntu 10.04 Desktop Resemble A Mac (With Elementary, Docky & Gloobus-Preview)

This article shows how you can change the appearance of your Ubuntu 10.04 desktop so that it resembles a Mac. This can be achieved with the help of Elementary, Docky, and Gloobus-Preview. Elementary is a project that provides a popular icon set and GTK theme; Docky 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; and Gloobus-Preview is an extension for the Gnome Desktop Environment designed to enable a full screen preview of any kind of file or directory.

How To Install Latest Intel Driver 2.12 On Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx)

How To Install Latest Intel Driver 2.12 On Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx)

After a long time waiting the most interesting update of the Intel drivers for linux is now a fact. We can now have this great hardware acceleration for playing h.264 video. Or in other words we now have Hardware acceleration for HD content with our Intel video cards. As an owner of U400-138 with Intel 4500 MHD I have been waiting for this over a year but now I can play 720p without an issue. And so here is how to install this.

Enabling Compiz Fusion On A Fedora 13 GNOME Desktop (NVIDIA GeForce 8100)

Enabling Compiz Fusion On A Fedora 13 GNOME Desktop (NVIDIA GeForce 8100)

This tutorial shows how you can enable Compiz Fusion on a Fedora 13 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 13 - on my test system 3D support was working without any problems.

Enabling Compiz Fusion On An Ubuntu 10.04 Desktop (NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200)

Enabling Compiz Fusion On An Ubuntu 10.04 Desktop (NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200)

This tutorial shows how you can enable Compiz Fusion on an Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx) 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.

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