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Back Up Your Files With Areca On Fedora 9

Back Up Your Files With Areca On Fedora 9

Areca is a personal file backup software developed in Java. It allows you to select files or directories to backup, filter, encrypt and compress their content, and store them on your backup location. Areca supports incremental backups and generates backup reports, which can be stored on your disk or sent by email. This guide explains how to install and use it on a Fedora 9 desktop (GNOME).

Manage Your Laptop's Hotkeys On Fedora

Manage Your Laptop's Hotkeys On Fedora

This document describes how to make your laptop's hotkeys usable on Fedora. I've tested this with Fedora 8 but it should also work with other Fedora versions - and maybe, with a little modification, also with other distributions.

Upgrade Your Desktop From Fedora 8 To Fedora 9 With PreUpgrade

Upgrade Your Desktop From Fedora 8 To Fedora 9 With PreUpgrade

This document describes how to upgrade your desktop from Fedora 8 to Fedora 9 via PreUpgrade. PreUpgrade provides a frontend that allows the user to easily download all packages that are needed for the distribution upgrade, and then perform the distribution upgrade.

The Perfect Desktop - Fedora 9

The Perfect Desktop - Fedora 9

This document describes step-by-step how to set up a Fedora 9 desktop (GNOME). The result is a fast, secure and extendable system that provides all you need for daily work and entertainment.

Protect Your Files With TrueCrypt 5.1a On Debian Etch (GNOME)

Protect Your Files With TrueCrypt 5.1a On Debian Etch (GNOME)

This document describes how to set up TrueCrypt 5.1a on Debian Etch (GNOME). Taken from the TrueCrypt page: "TrueCrypt is a software system for establishing and maintaining an on-the-fly-encrypted volume (data storage device). On-the-fly encryption means that data are automatically encrypted or decrypted right before they are loaded or saved, without any user intervention. No data stored on an encrypted volume can be read (decrypted) without using the correct password/keyfile(s) or correct encryption keys. Entire file system is encrypted (e.g., file names, folder names, contents of every file, free space, meta data, etc)."

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."

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.

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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