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  • Nouveau on Gentoo
  • Dirty fix for yahoo kopete issue in kde 4.4 on Kubuntu
  • Transfer mailboxes between IMAP servers with imapsync
  • Blocking MAC addresses with OpenSuse Firewall
  • Work on remote Subversion repositories locally with Git
  • Linux NFS Root under QEMU ARM emulator
  • Quickly Access Windows Shares From openSUSE Linux With Samba
  • disable Recent Documents in Places in Ubuntu
  • Airtel GPRS Internet on Your Linux PC through USB Cable
  • setup Squid Proxy & DansGuardian Internet Content Filter
  • Force fsck (Filesystem check) on next boot

Processing 10000 Pictures Using Many Computers With Oropo (Debian/Ubuntu)

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Have you ever had a lot of data to process? In such a moment after a while of processing we realize that it will take ages to complete. It would be faster if we could use two or three or even more computers. Let's use some computers - you think it is a lot of configuration? You are wrong. With Oropo it's easy. Let's discuss a problem of processing large number of pictures. First approach for solving this problem is to process pictures sequentially on one computer. Second approach is to process pictures parallelly on many computers.

some howtos:

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  • Stop brute force attacks with these iptables examples
  • How to select a background image in OOo
  • Add Microsoft Core Fonts to Ubuntu
  • The Ultimate Tar Command Tutorial with 10 Practical Examples
  • Ubuntu how to faillog
  • How To Install VirtualBox on openSUSE Linux
  • How to enable port 587 (submission) in postfix
  • Python 2.6+MySQL for CentOS/RedHat/Fedora

More Konqueror tips and tricks

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  • More Konqueror tips and tricks
  • How to Use KDE’s Clipboard and Klipper App

The Perfect Desktop - PCLinuxOS 2010 (KDE)

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This tutorial shows how you can set up a PCLinuxOS 2010 desktop (with KDE) 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.

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  • Using git-svn to connect to a Subversion repository via Git
  • replicate your MySQL database
  • Easy way to Reduce/Skip "sudo" Password Query's in Linux
  • bash: send a command to a screen session
  • Tip: discover and terminate high CPU processes
  • How to Color Gradient match photos in GIMP
  • Fix Google Gadgets incessant crashing with an update

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  • How to make see-through text to image in GIMP
  • Disable CapsLock in GNOME (and other keyboard fun)
  • Configure apt-get to work behind a proxy in Ubuntu 10.04
  • install Roxbird Download Manager in Ubuntu
  • sed (stream editor) to colorise script output
  • How to Use Your Palm Pilot With Ubuntu
  • mount ftp folder to local directory in Ubuntu
  • Install Wolvix to a Flash Drive using Windows

More cool gnome-shell tips and tricks

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HowTos Because of this stability I feel confident that, with the help of these (and more) tips, you can also become an early adopter of GNOME 3 and be ahead of the curve. In this article you will see a few more of these tips.

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  • 7zip File: How to Uncompress 7z files
  • Bash: Handling Command Not Found
  • Encrypt your files quick n’ dirty
  • How to Install Vuze 4.4.0 on Ubuntu
  • Check your unread messages in Gmail, from terminal

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  • Installing Software Pattern/Groups in SUSE/openSUSE
  • Locating source for any Python module
  • remove anchor icon from ubuntu docky
  • five more docky tips
  • Install ubuntu from USB stick
  • OOo: Making Cross-References Work All the Time
  • X11 Forwarding with SSH
  • revert custom ubuntu to standard
  • Accept or Reject mail from selected Domains / Users using Sendmail
  • Controlling Your Linux System With fstab
  • make a terminal remember sudo passowrd for ever
  • Create a separate /home partition in Ubuntu
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today's leftovers

Software: VirtualBox, Franz, ClipGrab, Gammu, AppArmor, Xfce4, GTK+

  • Oracle Releases VM VirtualBox 5.2
    It was more than one year ago that VirtualBox 5.1 was released while today it's finally been succeeded by a new feature release.
  • Franz Combines all Your Messaging Apps in a Single Application
    Franz is a free to use application that combines different messaging services like WhatsApp, WeChat, Facebook Messenger, Gmail, Telegram, Skype, Slack and other chat applications in one application.
  • ClipGrab: Video Downloader and Converter Updated for Ubuntu/Linux Mint (PPA)
    ClipGrab is a free software to download and convert videos from different famous sites of Internet. You can easily save your favorite videos from sites like Dailymotion or Vimeo. And you can convert these videos into "usable" formats like WMV, MPEG or MP3. You can check here which sites are supported by this software.
  • Gammu 1.38.5
    Today, Gammu 1.38.5 has been released. After long period of bugfix only releases, this comes with several new noteworthy features.
  • Watch Out Upgrading To Linux 4.14 If You Use AppArmor
    Just a quick public service announcement if you rely upon AppArmor for security on your Linux distribution like Ubuntu/Debian and plan to soon upgrade to the Linux 4.14 kernel...
  • New hotness: xfce4-notifyd 0.4.0
    After quite some development time I have decided to push out xfce4-notifyd 0.4.0 today. This is not just a bugfix, but a feature-packed release.
  • Xfce Gets Notification Improvements With xfce4-notifyd 0.4
    For users of the Xfce4 desktop environment, a new release of xfce4-notifyd 0.4 is now available as the project's newest feature release.
  • GTK+ 3.92 Released With Many Improvements & New Features
    Matthias Clasen has today released GTK+ 3.92 as the latest test release in the long road towards the major GTK4 tool-kit update. GTK+ 3.92 features Vulkan improvements, more widget reworking, continued Emoji support, and more. Highlights of changes found in this GTK+ 3.92 update include:
  • SteelCloud Expands Linux STIG Support to Ubuntu, SUSE, and Oracle Linux
    SteelCloud LLC announced today that it has enhanced ConfigOS, its patented STIG remediation software, to support the newly released Ubuntu, SUSE, and Oracle Linux STIGs. These new supported platforms bolster the product's existing Red Hat Linux automated STIG remediation capabilities. The expanded ConfigOS Linux security content will be provided to new and existing customers at no additional charge.

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