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Enabling Compiz Fusion On An Ubuntu 7.10 Desktop (ATI Mobility Radeon 9200)

Enabling Compiz Fusion On An Ubuntu 7.10 Desktop (ATI Mobility Radeon 9200)

This tutorial shows how you can enable Compiz Fusion on an Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon) 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.

Enabling Compiz Fusion On A Fedora 8 GNOME Desktop (ATI Mobility Radeon 9200)

Enabling Compiz Fusion On A Fedora 8 GNOME Desktop (ATI Mobility Radeon 9200)

This tutorial shows how you can enable Compiz Fusion on a Fedora 8 GNOME 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.

How To Manage An iPod From A Linux Desktop With Songbird 0.3

How To Manage An iPod From A Linux Desktop With Songbird 0.3

This article shows how you can use an iPod on a Linux desktop with Songbird 0.3. It covers how you can upload MP3 files from your desktop to your iPod, download MP3 files from your iPod to your desktop, and how you can delete files on the iPod. Normally, Apple's iTunes software is needed to manage an iPod, but iTunes is not available for Linux. Fortunately, there are Linux alternatives such as Songbird that can handle the task.

How To Make Desktop Applications Start Automatically After Login (GNOME)

How To Make Desktop Applications Start Automatically After Login (GNOME)

You probably know this: you power on your machine, and immediately after you've logged in you manually start your two or three favourite applications. Why not have the system start these applications for you automatically? This short guide shows how to accomplish this under GNOME.

The Perfect Desktop - gOS 1.0.1

The Perfect Desktop - gOS 1.0.1

This tutorial shows how you can set up a gOS 1.0.1 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. gOS is a lightweight Linux distribution, based on Ubuntu 7.10, that comes with Google Apps and some other Web 2.0 applications; it uses the Enlightenment 17 window manager instead of GNOME or KDE.

Creating Virtual Machines In VMware Server From ISO Files Without Burning CDs/DVDs

Creating Virtual Machines In VMware Server From ISO Files Without Burning CDs/DVDs

This article explains how you can create virtual machines in VMware Server from .iso files without burning the .iso file to a CD or DVD. This way you can save lots of blank CDs/DVDs.

How To Upgrade Your Desktop From Mandriva 2007.1 To Mandriva 2008.0

How To Upgrade Your Desktop From Mandriva 2007.1 To Mandriva 2008.0

This guide shows how you can upgrade your desktop from Mandriva 2007.1 to Mandriva 2008.0.

How To Upgrade Your Desktop From Ubuntu Studio 7.04 To 7.10

How To Upgrade Your Desktop From Ubuntu Studio 7.04 To 7.10

This guide shows how you can upgrade your desktop from Ubuntu Studio 7.04 to Ubuntu Studio 7.10.

Installing Songbird 0.3 Developer Pre-Release On Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon)

Installing Songbird 0.3 Developer Pre-Release On Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon)

This guide shows how to install the Songbird media player (0.3 Developer Pre-Release) on an Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon) desktop. Songbird is a free software audio player with media database capabilities written using XUL and VLC, with an interface similar to Apple's iTunes. From the Songbird web site: "Songbird is a desktop media player mashed-up with the Web. Songbird is committed to playing the music you want, from the sites you want, on the devices you want, challenging the conventions of discovery, purchase, consumption and organization of music on the Internet."

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu Studio 7.10

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu Studio 7.10

This document describes how to set up an Ubuntu Studio 7.10 desktop. The result is a fast, secure and extendable system with focus on multimedia creation - the real-time (RT) kernel is installed by default. It provides all you need for daily work and entertainment.

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