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The Perfect Desktop - Fedora 17

The Perfect Desktop - Fedora 17

This tutorial shows how you can set up a Fedora 17 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 From Fedora 16 To Fedora 17 (Desktop & Server)

How To Upgrade From Fedora 16 To Fedora 17 (Desktop & Server)

This article describes how you can upgrade your Fedora 16 system to Fedora 17. The upgrade procedure works for both desktop and server installations.

Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Fedora 16

Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Fedora 16

Lighttpd is a secure, fast, standards-compliant web server designed for speed-critical environments. This tutorial shows how you can install Lighttpd on a Fedora 16 server with PHP5 support (through FastCGI) and MySQL support.

Installing Cinnamon Desktop On Fedora 16 And OpenSuse 12.1

Installing Cinnamon Desktop On Fedora 16 And OpenSuse 12.1

This tutorial will show you how to install the Cinnamon desktop, Mint's new desktop environment to be used in Linux Mint 13, on Fedora 16 as well as on OpenSUSE 12.1. Cinnamon concentrates on holding on to classic design and functionality in times where Gnome 3 and Unity come up with different innovations to the user interface.

Installing Nginx With PHP5 (And PHP-FPM) And MySQL Support On Fedora 16

Installing Nginx With PHP5 (And PHP-FPM) And MySQL Support On Fedora 16

Nginx (pronounced "engine x") is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server. Nginx is known for its stability, rich feature set, simple configuration, and low resource consumption. This tutorial shows how you can install Nginx on a Fedora 16 server with PHP5 support (through PHP-FPM) and MySQL support.

Installing Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Fedora 16 (LAMP)

Installing Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Fedora 16 (LAMP)

LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on a Fedora 16 server with PHP5 support (mod_php) and MySQL support.

PDNSD HowTo - A DNS Caching Personal Server (Fedora 16)

PDNSD HowTo - A DNS Caching Personal Server (Fedora 16)

PDNSD is a non authoritative caching DNS server. It maintains a disk cache of the queries that your system performs and subsequent queries will be faster from the cache. It is safe enough to be used on a personal Unix/Linux system as a home Desktop or a Laptop.

Enabling Compiz On A Fedora 16 GNOME Classic Desktop (NVIDIA GeForce 8100)

Enabling Compiz On A Fedora 16 GNOME Classic Desktop (NVIDIA GeForce 8100)

This tutorial shows how you can enable Compiz on a Fedora 16 GNOME classic desktop (the system must have a 3D-capable graphics card - I'm using an NVIDIA GeForce 8100 here). With Compiz 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 16 - on my test system 3D support was working without any problems.

The Perfect Desktop - Fedora 16 i686 (GNOME)

The Perfect Desktop - Fedora 16 i686 (GNOME)

This tutorial shows how you can set up a Fedora 16 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 15 To Fedora 16 (Desktop & Server)

How To Upgrade From Fedora 15 To Fedora 16 (Desktop & Server)

This article describes how you can upgrade your Fedora 15 system to Fedora 16. The upgrade procedure works for both desktop and server installations.

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