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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
If you are getting these errors while upgrading to Gutsy Gibbon.
warning: could not initiate dbus
current dist not found in meta-release
Navigation buttons are essential features of both web pages and application interfaces. In the following tutorial, we create an attractive navigation button in a few simple steps that can be followed even with limited Gimp knowledge.
Havin security as a constant issue, we all are always thinking in a good way to avoid people getting access to our passwords, and personal information.
You can now upgrade your Feisty Fawn to Gutsy Gibbon, and start testing this new Ubuntu release, How to upgrade from Feisty Fawn to Gutsy Gibbon
One of the things i like most about (gnu/?) linux, other than everything, is how you can get it to do things you never knew you wanted… and that’s what i’m all about, i like to dig down the stuff that creates the WOW-effect, even if it has little or no purpose at all. Being able to convert 8 friends so far, makes me certain that these things really do work on a psychological level.
Easy way to get ffmpeg going on your box. Source : http://nix101.com/2007/06/07/how-to-install-ffmpeg-on-centosrhel/
Quick and simple way to mitigate small to large apache floods. source : http://nix101.com
The easy way to install Beryl on the new Mandriva 2007 Spring, this guide with screenshots will show you how easy it is, you will not even need to use any console command.
This How To, describe how to configure in a simple way a samba server on your Feisty Fawn, (could be used for other distros) to share files with windows. Samba on Feisty Fawn
As I wanted to back up my mysql database on a server where I do not have ssh access only ftp, I made this way to do it, there surely be some better ways, if so I will be glad to know about them, but until that this is working for me.
This script permits you to automatically create Apache2, Virtual server, it creates the directory and the configuration files for the virtual server, useful if you need to create a lot of virtual servers, after this you just need to go to the virtual server directory and create the site itself.
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The new Debian Etch has been released, here are the installation screenshots, with a step by step guided installation.
Read the complete article of Installing Debian Etch with screenshots
Debian is one of my favorite distros; but in terms of look, I hate it. At each release, I am hoping for visual improvements but each time I get disappointed. Etch is no different, the artworks are unpolished, the icon set (Rodent on the Xfce desktop) is prehistoric and in general, the desktop has a poor aesthetic appearance.
This guide will take you step by step to have a usb Key with Debian Etch running on it, so you can have the power of Etch on your pocket, to be used as emergency and recovery tool.
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In case you have a dual boot system, and you want to share files between both Linux and Windows, you have some different choices, one of then is to use a FAT32 partition which both windows and Linux can access, but here is another one, in which installing a Driver to the Windows (XP or Vista) you can access your ext2 or ext3 partition from the Windows, and off course you can do it also from Linux.