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Story My Ubuntu 12.04 Tweaks srlinuxx 08/05/2012 - 10:21pm

Ubuntu’s User Interface: No Learning Required

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allaboutubuntu: A few hours after setting up my new Dell Ubuntu PC, my wife jumped onto the system. You know her kind: She is an Apple Mac OS fan who uses Windows — but doesn’t really like Windows. So, how did she do with Linux?

Initial Review of Ubuntu 7.04 on Dell Laptop

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ITtoolbox Blogs: Recently I found that Dell has partnered with Canonical to offer the latest version of Ubuntu (7.04) with the sale of new Dell computers. (See Dell Sells Computers with Ubuntu & 100th Entry!) This piqued my interest because of the hoops I had to jump through to get my Dell Intel Pro Wireless (IPW) 2200bg card to work with Fedora Core 4. My theory is that Ubuntu 7.04 should be incredibly easy to install and configure on my Dell laptop. So I put my theory to the test.

Creating the GNOME 2.18 Live Media: An interview with Ken VanDine

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The Gnome Journal: Paul Cutler interviews Ken VanDine, founder of Foresight Linux, on building images for the recent GNOME 2.18 Live Media release. Ken discusses his goals in helping create new GNOME Live Media, the tools he used in putting the different images together, and his plans for future GNOME Live Media releases.

NVIDIA Graphics: Linux v. Solaris

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Phoronix: At Phoronix we are constantly exploring the different display drivers under Linux, and while we have reviewed Sun's Check Tool and test motherboards with Solaris in addition to covering a few other areas, we have yet to perform a graphics driver comparison between Linux and Solaris. That is until today.

Linux: Kernel Documentation and Translations

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kernelTRAP: Following a recent patch that translated Documentation/HOWTO into Japanese [story], a new patch offered a translation of the same document into Chinese. Li Yang noted, "Language could be the main obstacle. Hopefully this document will help."

Sharing Internet Connection in Ubuntu

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Ubuntu Geek: Setting up a computer to share its internet connection should be easy.After all, you’ve successfully networked your computers together and even shared files with all your home computers, so why not the Internet?

PCLinuxOS 2007 Synaptic Sections – Radically screwed up

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Ye Olde Blogge: Everybody knows PCLinuxOS is radically simple, right? And it is. It's one of the best Live CDs around because it has all the non-free codecs and plugins installed by default, it's easy to install on the harddisk, and it doesn't require much configuration afterwards – unless you are one of those people that like to configure, tweak and personalize their OS to the point of turning it into a new distro.

Setting Up Postfix As A Backup MX

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In this tutorial I will show how you can set up a Postfix mailserver as a backup mail exchanger for a domain so that it accepts mails for this domain in case the primary mail exchanger is down or unreachable, and passes the mails on to the primary MX once that one is up again.

On Open Source Dying...

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Yet Another Linux Blog: Let me make it clear for you Michael Hickins of Eweek. Your Article "Is Open Source Dying?" doesn’t even make it into the outer ring of the target for facts. If you were trying to shoot an arrow into the air with this article, you’d miss.


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/home/liquidat: Some days ago someone on slashdot mentioned that the next Opera version is going to pass all CSS 3 tests. While this is great news for Opera I wondered how well konqueror does on this tests.

Linux Shoots for Big League of Servers

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WSJ: Linux has had a great run. But to keep the growth, the upstart operating system needs to please more people like Jim Walsh.

10 Things To Do After You Install Ubuntu

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sheehantu: Ubuntu is a great distro, but it still needs some slight tweaking to get it just right. I’m going to show you how to use Automatix2 to get your OS perfected.

Linux Desktop User's Tips

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itmanagement: These are short and easy things to do which can make your Linux desktop even more convenient than it currently is. Trying Ubuntu out without changing your distribution or creating a new drive partition or installing it on another HD, setting up OpenOffice so ability to read/write Windows Office 2007 word processor documents are what you'll learn how to do today.

Why is Amarok's "Burn This Album" Disabled in Ubuntu?

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The How-to-geek: So you are using the killer Amarok music application under Ubuntu, but when you try to "Burn this Album", the menu item is grayed out and otherwise disabled. The reason for this is because Amarok is a KDE application designed to work with K3b.

Installing openSUSE 10.3 Alpha 5

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Notes from the Metaverse: It’s been a little bit of a bumpy ride (but what would you expect with an Alpha release?), but I’m typing from my newly installed Alpha 5 system. Time to share the experience.

Intrusion detection with Snort on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

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searchenterpriselinux: Intrusion detection and intrusion prevention systems (IDS and IPS, respectively) provide the ability to inspect and analyze network traffic and either generate alerts or drop traffic in the event that an attack or a malicious event is detected. We're going to demonstrate how to quickly install and run the open source IDS sensor Snort on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (RHEL 5).

Easy Cross Platform File Sharing With KPF

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Nosredna Ekim: For those Linux users who have multiple networked computers and who want to periodically want to get material off of their linux boxes onto their windows computer, many people suggest samba. A much simpler application for someone who does not want to tranfer files the other direction (Windows->Linux) is KPF.

After 10 years: What is Open Source?

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OSS In our earlier article, "Facts and Friction on Open Source and Free Software" we have explained where "Open Source" is coming from and what is its relation to Free Software and the Free Software Foundation that represents it. Well, enter 2007.

Windows share as seen by Mac OS X Leopard

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radr: A friend of mine got his copy of Leopard and it looks like the Apple team dropped a funny easter egg when viewing a Windows share.

Look closely

Why Red Hat doesn't need a deal with Microsoft

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Linux The trade press reported a lot of rumors this past week about the chances for a patent protection pact between Red Hat and Microsoft similar to the agreements Microsoft negotiated with Novell, Xandros, and Linspire. Red Hat doesn't appear to be interested in the least. Here's why.

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