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  • Add Location Shortcuts to the KDE Open File Dialog
  • Random Password Generator
  • Tutorial: Mandriva Powerpack Custom Install
  • How to set the Default Browser on Ubuntu From the Command-Line
  • Be Notified Of Ubuntu Releases in Google Calendar
  • How To: New Mail Notification
  • How To Enable Ubuntu Notifications In Kubuntu
  • CMake: How to define where to build a package
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  • X11 forwarding a chroot
  • HOWTO: Adding items in LXDE menu
  • Searching Ubuntu filesystem with (m)locate
  • Episode #60: Proper Attribution
  • Getting your Windows 7 fix in Linux with VirtualBox
  • Recover a Non-booting Linux System
  • gt5: Disk Usage Browser for Ubuntu Linux
  • How to find out the version (release) of the ubuntu (debian)
  • Find last modified files on a filesystem
  • Mysql Access Problems
  • GNOME Hotkeys
  • Install the latest version of Wine in Ubuntu the easy way
  • Spotify on Ubuntu

Virtual Hosting With PureFTPd And MySQL On Fedora 11

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This document describes how to install a PureFTPd server that uses virtual users from a MySQL database instead of real system users. This is much more performant and allows to have thousands of ftp users on a single machine.

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  • How To: Configure Dual Display with ATI Radeon (fglrx)
  • Gentoo: Recovering from installing a bad kernel
  • Replace Network-Manager with WICD Ubuntu 9.04
  • Get ClearType like Smooth Fonts in Ubuntu Linux
  • How to remove,install and reconfigure xorg without reinstalling ubuntu
  • Setting up Differential Backups for Websites
  • Commandline Dependencies with gdebi
  • Access More Samba shares in KDE
  • Fine-grained cookie management in Firefox
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  • How to Use Digikam to Export Photos to Flickr, PicasaWeb, and Facebook
  • Restore a Lost or Discarded Firefox Session in Three Quick Steps
  • Change Skype’s Default Sound Device in PulseAudio
  • Bash to Basics: The While Do Loop
  • Random xkcd comic
  • Rlogin the father of SSH
  • Integrate google calendar into your gnome calendar

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  • Ubuntu 9.04 Eye Candy
  • Running Warcraft 3 in Widescreen in Linux/Ubuntu
  • Kernel Compilation - The Debian way
  • Disable Ubuntu 9.04 Notifications
  • How to configure Firestarter firewall on Zenwalk 6.2
  • vCard printing with Scribus
  • Ubuntu Gaming made easy with PlayDeb
  • Fun and Profit with Liferea Conversion Filters
  • Hidden text files and the mysterious ~
  • Set Gmail As Your Default Mail Client In Firefox
  • Kernel Modules in Haskell
  • Enable GNOME Support in Firefox 3.5 with Ubuntu 9.04
  • Advanced Urban Terror Setup
  • Password less ssh login using RSA/DSA authentication in Fedora 11
  • Turn your Linux machine into a PDF printer

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  • Screen Compositing without Compiz, Metacity or KWin
  • openSUSE 11.2 64 bit and mp3
  • Installing, Configuring and Running VirtualBox 3 on Ubuntu
  • Disable Pidgin Pop-up Notification System
  • Building Stuff, the Gentoo Way
  • Set Up WebDAV With Apache2 On Fedora 11
  • Create your own mobile Ubuntu repository with APTonCD
  • Fix Dolphin Thumbnail Previews
  • Installing English - Malayalam Dictionary on Arch linux
  • gedit: Add Python / C++ Autocomplete Support
  • Playing with Synergy on Gentoo and Debian

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  • Get the Most Out of Your Multicore Processor
  • Ubuntu Cheat Sheets
  • HOWTO: Place programs on LXDE Desktop
  • Quickly preview files in Ubuntu with Gloobus
  • Tutorial: Seedboxes, BitTorrent and Linux Distros
  • cpulimit – Limit the cpu usage of a process
  • Make Your Root Windows Pretty
  • How to Assign Keyboard Shortcuts for Your Favorite Websites in Firefox
  • How To: Change The GNOME Menu Bar Icon
  • Returning Values from Bash Functions
  • Improve Slow Graphics on Intel Cards

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  • Adding a user on Zenwalk 6.2
  • Working with Bluetooth: Connecting to All Those Cool Devices
  • Changing the from field when sending email
  • OOo: How to tell what data your chart is based on, and update it
  • Add a second drive to your Ubuntu server
  • How to install Java Runtime on Zenwalk 6.2
  • How can I assign a user process to a specific pseudo tty?
  • How to update your custom Ubuntu Jaunty kernel
  • Protect Your Network With an Open-Source Firewall

The Perfect Server - CentOS 4.8 Server i386 [ISPConfig 2]

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This tutorial shows how to set up a CentOS 4.8 server that offers all services needed by ISPs and web hosters: Apache web server (SSL-capable), Postfix mail server with SMTP-AUTH and TLS, BIND DNS server, Proftpd FTP server, MySQL server, Dovecot POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc.

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  • No more printers / cups not running
  • Automatically Take a Screenshot and Make it Public using Dropbox
  • Debian Boot Messages
  • Virtual Interfaces: When One IP Isn't Enough
  • php tail
  • Launch Faster
  • How do I set up a network printer or print server?
  • How To: GNOME GMail Notifier
  • How to remove a deb package manually
  • Import SSH Key without Verification
  • Change the Default Editor
  • Building Linux Audio Applications 101: A User's Guide, Part 2
  • How can I make X start on a different tty?
  • Install Internet Explorer on Linux with IEs4Linux
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