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How To Install Fedora 12 KDE

How To Install Fedora 12 KDE

This is a very brief howto on installing Fedora 12 KDE on 64 bit machines. I installed it on my laptop, tweaked it and still tweaking. So here goes.....

How To Install VMware Server 2 On Ubuntu 9.10

How To Install VMware Server 2 On Ubuntu 9.10

This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install VMware Server 2 on an Ubuntu 9.10 desktop system. With VMware Server you can create and run guest operating systems ("virtual machines") such as Linux, Windows, FreeBSD, etc. under a host operating system. This has the benefit that you can run multiple operating systems on the same hardware which saves a lot of money, and you can move virtual machines from one VMware Server to the next one (or to a system that has the VMware Player which is also free).

Installing VirtualBox 3.1 On An Ubuntu 9.10 Desktop

Installing VirtualBox 3.1 On An Ubuntu 9.10 Desktop

This tutorial shows how you can install Sun xVM VirtualBox 3.1 on an Ubuntu 9.10 desktop. With VirtualBox you can create and run guest operating systems ("virtual machines") such as Linux and Windows under a host operating system.

How To Install VMware Server 1.0.x On An Ubuntu 9.10 Desktop

How To Install VMware Server 1.0.x On An Ubuntu 9.10 Desktop

This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install VMware Server 1.0.x (1.0.10 at the time of this writing) on an Ubuntu 9.10 desktop system. This is for those who prefer VMware Server 1.0.x over VMware Server 2.

The Perfect Desktop - OpenSUSE 11.2 (GNOME)

The Perfect Desktop - OpenSUSE 11.2 (GNOME)

This tutorial shows how you can set up an OpenSUSE 11.2 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 - Linux Mint 8 (Helena)

The Perfect Desktop - Linux Mint 8 (Helena)

This tutorial shows how you can set up a Linux Mint 8 (Helena) 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. Linux Mint 8 is a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu 9.10 that has lots of packages in its repositories (like multimedia codecs, Adobe Flash, Adobe Reader, Skype, Google Earth, etc.) that are relatively hard to install on other distributions; it therefore provides a user-friendly desktop experience even for Linux newbies.

The Perfect Desktop - Fedora 12 i686 (GNOME)

The Perfect Desktop - Fedora 12 i686 (GNOME)

This tutorial shows how you can set up a Fedora 12 desktop (GNOME) 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 From Fedora 11 To Fedora 12 (Desktop & Server)

How To Upgrade From Fedora 11 To Fedora 12 (Desktop & Server)

This article describes how you can upgrade your Fedora 11 system to Fedora 12. The upgrade procedure works for both desktop and server installations.

The Perfect Desktop - Kubuntu 9.10

The Perfect Desktop - Kubuntu 9.10

This tutorial shows how you can set up a Kubuntu 9.10 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 9.10 is derived from Ubuntu 9.10 and uses the KDE desktop instead of the GNOME desktop.

Enabling Compiz Fusion On An Ubuntu 9.10 Desktop (NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200)

Enabling Compiz Fusion On An Ubuntu 9.10 Desktop (NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200)

This tutorial shows how you can enable Compiz Fusion on an Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) 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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