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  • Apache Logs: how long does it take to serve a request?

  • Probing the Linux kernel
  • rkhunter & chkrootkit: wise crackers only
  • Quickly and fastly installing LaTeX: LaTeX in Debian Quick HOWTO
  • How to get the Debian Menu back in Ubuntu 7.10
  • mytop - top like query monitor for MySQL
  • How to Use a Mobile Phone as Modem in Linux

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  • CLI Magic: Manage all your archives with atool

  • Filesystem check after every 30 boot ups
  • Installing (K)Ubuntu In Ubuntu With VMware Server
  • Unlocking a LUKS encrypted root partition via ssh
  • Sync your iPhone with Ubuntu Linux
  • 3 ways to fix a bad Ubuntu screen resolution
  • USB PCLinuxOS MiniMe 2008

Viewing all the gory details of an RPM

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suseblog.com: For the RPM-based distributions, the package manager tries to take care of resolving dependencies for you. Some of them do a great job at this. At some point, however, you’ll likely have to work directly with an RPM package on the command-line.

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  • VirtualBox in Seamless Mode

  • Ubuntu: Close a Non-Responding App with xkill
  • VMware going amuck…
  • OpenSSH Change a Passphrase With ssh-keygen command
  • Easily build a Debian xen kernel package without PAE
  • How to learn linux

SSH 101: Secure Shell Basics and X11 Forwarding

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techthrob.com: SSH, or the Secure SHell, is a powerful unix tool that allows you to securely connect to a remote computer, whether it be across a local network, or over the internet. This article will discuss the uses of SSH, and explain how to setup an SSH server on your Ubuntu computer, enable X11 (graphical) forwarding, as well as how to access your Linux computer from anywhere in the world, from any computer.

Creating Snapshot-Backups with FlyBack On Ubuntu 7.10

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FlyBack is a tool similar to Apple's TimeMachine. It is intended to create snapshot-backups of selected directories or even your full hard drive. From the FlyBack project page: "FlyBack is a snapshot-based backup tool based on rsync.

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  • How To Install KDE 4 on PCLinuxOS 2008 MiniME

  • Typography in LaTeX
  • Install JRE & JDK in Ubuntu
  • Setup Easy Hosting Control Panel (ehcp) for Debian/Ubuntu
  • Guide: Mythtv Frontend on Debian Testing (Lenny)
  • listadmin
  • How to Configure Listadmin : Command Line Mailman Moderation
  • How-To: email notification upon available package updates with cron-apt
  • Configuring NICs on Debian
  • How to install Conky

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  • Tips and Tricks for Taming SELinux

  • How do I… Install plugins for Firefox in Linux?
  • Automatic MySQL backups using PHP
  • Dig Up System Information Using Graphical Utilities
  • How To Do Seamless Window and Folder Integration with Ubuntu & VirtualBox
  • A little bit of bashing
  • Background a Process
  • Efficient rsyncrypto hides remote sync data
  • Functions of the Firewall
  • Setup A Forwarding Caching-only DNS Server On Ubuntu
  • Run something at boot

Open Movie Editor How-To: Fade to Black Transition

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After my previous overview of Open Movie Editor (OME), I decided to create a small How-To regarding an easily obtainable piece of functionality that's not yet standard within OME.

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