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  • How To Set Up A Facebook RSS Feed Reader Application For Your Blog

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: Comments: 6

    How To Set Up A Facebook RSS Feed Reader Application For Your Blog This guide shows how you can build an RSS feed reader application for the social network Facebook that will display your blog's/web site's RSS feed on the profile pages of Facebook users (that have installed the RSS feed reader application). Each item of the RSS feed will have a Share button so that people can share the story with their friends, and the application will have an Invite link so that people can invite up to ten friends at once to also install this feed reader application. I will use PHP5 to build the RSS feed reader application. To parse the RSS feed and generate HTML from it, I will use Magpie RSS.

  • How To Enable NTFS Write Support (ntfs-3g) On Mandriva 2007 Spring

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 1

    How To Enable NTFS Write Support (ntfs-3g) On Mandriva 2007 Spring Normally Linux systems can only read from Windows NTFS partitions, but not write to them which can be very annoying if you have to work with Linux and Windows systems. This is where ntfs-3g comes into play. ntfs-3g is an open source, freely available NTFS driver for Linux with read and write support. This tutorial shows how to install and use ntfs-3g on a Mandriva 2007 Spring desktop to read from and write to Windows NTFS drives and partitions.

  • Set Up PC-BSD v1.4 beta

    Author: o.meyerTags: , Comments: 0

    Set Up PC-BSD v1.4 beta This document describes how to set up PC-BSD v1.4 beta. PC-BSD is released under the BSD license.

  • Sending Email From PHP

    Author: fwantuchTags: Comments: 5

    Sending Email From PHP This tutorial shows how you can easily send email messages from a PHP-enabled web server. It can be utilized for processing forms data, sending alerts, etc. It also explains a bit about email headers formatting.

  • Optical Character Recognition With Tesseract OCR On Ubuntu 7.04

    Author: o.meyerTags: , Comments: 6

    Optical Character Recognition With Tesseract OCR On Ubuntu 7.04 This document describes how to set up Tesseract OCR on Ubuntu 7.04. OCR means "Optical Character Recognition". The resulting system will be able to convert images with embedded text to text files. Tesseract is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.

  • Booting On PXE And On A Customized Debian System

    Author: olivierb2Tags: Comments: 7

    Booting On PXE And On A Customized Debian System This document describes how to boot on a Debian system with a PXE boot. It is not recommended to use this tutorial for many PXE clients, but you can use it for network deployement, for example.

  • Network Management And Monitoring With Hyperic HQ On Ubuntu 7.04

    Author: o.meyerTags: , Comments: 1

    Network Management And Monitoring With Hyperic HQ On Ubuntu 7.04 This document describes how to set up Hyperic HQ on Ubuntu 7.04. The resulting system provides an awesome, web-based "Systems-Management-Software". It's the next stage of classical monitoring and able to manage all kinds of operating systems, web servers, application servers and database servers.

  • PostBooks ERP On Ubuntu 7.04

    Author: o.meyerTags: , Comments: 7

    PostBooks ERP On Ubuntu 7.04 This document describes how to set up PostBooks ERP on Ubuntu 7.04. The resulting system provides a powerful GUI-based ERP-system. Postbooks is licensed under the CPAL license (OSI-certified Common Public Attribution License).

  • How To Enable NTFS Write Support (ntfs-3g) On PCLinuxOS

    Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 0

    How To Enable NTFS Write Support (ntfs-3g) On PCLinuxOS Normally Linux systems can only read from Windows NTFS partitions, but not write to them which can be very annoying if you have to work with Linux and Windows systems. This is where ntfs-3g comes into play. ntfs-3g is an open source, freely available NTFS driver for Linux with read and write support. This tutorial shows how to install and use ntfs-3g on a PCLinuxOS 2007 desktop to read from and write to Windows NTFS drives and partitions.

  • CPU Frequency Scaling In Ubuntu

    Author: leftcaseTags: Comments: 3

    CPU Frequency Scaling In Ubuntu So, you have an irritatingly loud CPU fan which is making you consider whether or not launching your laptop through the nearest window is a good idea. Well, before you do that, why not give CPU frequency scaling a go.