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  • Adding Date And Time To Your Bash History

    tux Author: linuxscooterTags: Comments: 11

    Adding Date And Time To Your Bash History This is a quick but handy addon (RedHat/CentOS) to enhance your bash history (bash > 3.0). It comes in handy particularly if there are multiple people maintaining a given server (so you can see when a command was performed) or even if you are the sole maintainer, but can't remember exactly when you did or changed something.

  • How To Build xfstools, xfsprogs And xfsdump From Source On Ubuntu

    Author: vantreesedaTags: Comments: 10

    How To Build xfstools, xfsprogs And xfsdump From Source On Ubuntu This short guide explains how you can build xfstools, xfsprogs, and xfsdump from the sources on an Ubuntu system.

  • How To Configure An Email Account In Evolution

    Author: rini90Tags: , Comments: 13

    How To Configure An Email Account In Evolution This tutorial shows step by step how to set up a POP3 email address with Evolution Email under the most Linux distributions. I'm assuming that Evolution Email is already installed on your system.

  • The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu Studio 9.04

    ubuntustudio Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 7

    This tutorial shows how you can set up an Ubuntu Studio 9.04 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.

  • Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Debian Lenny

    debian VMWare Image Download Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 2

    Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Debian Lenny Lighttpd is a secure, fast, standards-compliant web server designed for speed-critical environments. This tutorial shows how you can install Lighttpd on a Debian Lenny server with PHP5 support (through FastCGI) and MySQL support.

  • How To Add Bash Completion In Debian

    debian Author: sjauTags: Comments: 15

    How To Add Bash Completion In Debian Bash completion is a useful tool for completion of file paths, commands etc. By default it is enabled on Ubuntu but not on Debian. With two simple steps it can also be enabled on Debian.

  • Installing SugarCRM Community Edition On Fedora 10

    fedora Author: Falko TimmeTags: Comments: 0

    Installing SugarCRM Community Edition On Fedora 10 SugarCRM is a webbased CRM solution written in PHP. SugarCRM is available in different flavours called "Editions" ("Community" (free), "Professional", and "Enterprise"). For a detailed overview of the different editions, have a look at the SugarCRM website. In this tutorial I will describe the installation of the free Community Edition on Fedora 10. With the modules My Portal, Calendar, Activities, Contacts, Accounts, Leads, Opportunities, Cases, Bugtracker, Documents and Email, SugarCRM Community Edition offers everything that can be expected from a CRM solution.

  • The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope)

    ubuntu Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 70

    This tutorial shows how you can set up an Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope) 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 Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) To 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope) (Desktop & Server)

    ubuntu Author: Falko TimmeTags: , Comments: 4

    How To Upgrade Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) To 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope) (Desktop & Server) Yesterday the new Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope) was released. This guide shows how you can upgrade your Ubuntu 8.10 desktop and server installations to Ubuntu 9.04.

  • Installing Windows TTF Fonts Automatically

    Author: h4deszTags: , Comments: 2

    Installing Windows TTF Fonts Automatically Sometimes you miss some good looking fonts available over the Internet, mostly because you work on design or you just want to make something look better. However, most of the fonts are in the truetype format, which is a little bit tricky to get to work in Ubuntu. The process of installing TTF fonts manually isn't very complex, but doing it over and over again everytime you want to install a new font can become tiring. That's why I wrote a little application in C which does all the work for you.