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  • Create your own spinoff
  • How-To: Mounting /dev in a chroot environment
  • HOWTO: Setting up an ARM toolchain
  • How-to install secure pure ftp server chrooted with virtual users
  • Create Encrypted Filesystem Within a File (truecrypt way)
  • Monitor a Service with a Watchdog Script
  • Listen to your music from anywhere using Ubuntu and SSH
  • MySQL Database Server on the Linux Desktop

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  • Installing fonts in Ubuntu 10.04
  • How to protect a password file in linux
  • boot ubuntu 10.04 “Lucid Lynx” in text mode
  • Howto Fix ureadahead problem after upgrading to Ubuntu 10.04
  • How to Accelerates the Performance of PHP Scripts - XCache
  • Fix ATI vsync & video tearing issue once and for all!
  • Turn any Linux computer into SOCKS5 proxy in one command
  • AMD64 Ubuntu 10.04 and Flash
  • Upgrade Fedora 12 to Fedora 13 using YUM

some howtos:

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  • Split and Merge files using GNOME Split
  • Simple Steps with Puppet
  • Boot From a USB Drive Even if your BIOS Won’t Let You
  • PXE dust: scalable day-to-day diskless booting
  • make Gnome remember, return last workspace
  • Using Ubuntu as a thin client
  • Upgrade To Ubuntu 10.04: No internet, no problem
  • Quick Tip:Plymouth themes in Ubuntu 10.04
  • Install KDE 4.4.3 on Kubuntu 10.04
  • Game fixes after upgrading to Lucid Lynx
  • Manual fan control with /proc/acpi
  • Ubuntu on ASUS UL30VT
  • How to disable shutdown notification in Ubuntu 10.04

How To Build A Standalone File Server With Nexenta 3.0 Beta2

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Nexenta is a project developing a debian user-land for the OpenSolaris kernel. This provides all of the advantages of apt as a package respoitory (based on the Ubuntu LTS apt repository, currently using 8.04) as well as the advantages of the ZFS filesystem. In the resulting setup every user can have his/her own home directory accessible via the SMB protocol or NFS with read-/write access.

some howtos:

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  • Enable larger persistent data for Linux Live on SolidState or USB devices
  • Bg, Fg, &, Ctrl-Z – 5 Examples to Manage Unix Background Jobs
  • 16 GB encrypted candy file
  • Installing CRUX from a CD-ROM
  • Symbian development using Linux on real life
  • How to Install XAMPP on Ubuntu Linux
  • Diagnose PC Hardware Problems with an Ubuntu Live CD
  • switching from gnu screen to tmux
  • Improving battery life time in Linux
  • Browse Folders In openSUSE With Full Root Access
  • Restore Grub 2 As The Main Bootloader
  • fix function keys (FN) issue after upgrading to ubuntu 10.04
  • Hudzilla Coding Academy: Project Ten
  • How to enable a second monitor NVIDIA
  • Compiling and installing gcocoadialog in Ubuntu

some howtos:

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  • Grub Error codes explained
  • create a customize Ubuntu distribution – Reconstructor
  • Unable to mount USB
  • Browse Through Your System Information
  • fix intel video card freezing problem in Ubuntu 10.04
  • Managing MySQL with MySQL Workbench
  • Rotating email into your inbox using imapfilter
  • Bug in Ubuntu 10.04 causing Firefox crashes with NoScript
  • Creating an Underwater Scene in Blender- Part 1
  • Complete Guide to Symbolic Links (symlinks) on Windows or Linux
  • Wacom bamboo CTL-460 in Ubuntu 10.04

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx)

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This tutorial shows how you can set up an Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx) desktop 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.

some howtos:

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  • Add Multimedia support in Ubuntu 10.04
  • Keyboard Problem with Ubuntu 10.04 Login Window on VMware
  • How To Disable IPv6 In Ubuntu 10.04
  • fsync() on a different thread: apparently a useless trick
  • Let’s Play With Tarballs
  • MySQL in SSH: Basic Guide
  • When you hit a strange Gentoo bug, make sure to rule out ccache
  • Downgrading GRUB [ Ubuntu 10.04 ]
  • Changing your password in Ubuntu
  • Set up infinote server for collaborative use
  • PDF pagination only takes a few lines
  • Preparation for Mounting /var/run as tmpfs
  • Installing Nagios Core monitoring system (client and server)

today's leftovers & howtos:

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HowTos
  • Who is KDE part XXX
  • A shout-out to nouveau
  • Debian on a Lenovo IdeaPad S10
  • Easter eggs in Firefox
  • It’s time for Hulu to adopt HTML5 instead of Flash
  • Apache Cassandra gets boost from Riptano (Q&A)
  • Nouveau, Gallium3D, and Compiz on Debian
  • apt-rdepends: How to know the dependencies of a package in Ubuntu
  • Using Linux again - on an Acer Aspire 250D
  • apt-get how to fix very broken packages
  • How to Split mp3 audio files - Mp3splt
  • Linux Action Show! s11e10 | Ubuntu 10.04 Review

The Perfect Server - Ubuntu Lucid Lynx

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This tutorial shows how to set up an Ubuntu Lucid Lynx (Ubuntu 10.04) server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters: Apache web server (SSL-capable), Postfix mail server with SMTP-AUTH and TLS, BIND DNS server, Proftpd FTP server, MySQL server, Courier POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc. In the end you should have a system that works reliably, and if you like you can install the free webhosting control panel ISPConfig 2 (i.e., ISPConfig runs on it out of the box).

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today's leftovers

'Turbo Boost Max 3.0' and Mesa 17.2.4

  • Turbo Boost Max 3.0 Support For Skylake Fixed With Linux 4.15
    The platform-drivers-x86 updates have been sent in for Linux 4.15 and include a range of improvements for Intel hardware support. One of the bigger items is support for Skylake CPUs with Turbo Boost Max 3.0.
  • Mesa 17.2.4 Graphics Stack Lands for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 17.10 Gamers
    Canonical's Timo Aaltonen reports on the availability of the Mesa 17.2.4 open-source graphics drivers stack on the X-SWAT updates PPA for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 17.10 systems. Ubuntu systems have always lagged behind the development of the Mesa 3D Graphics Library, the Linux graphics stack containing open-source drivers for Intel, AMD Radeon, and Nvidia GPUs, but they usually catch up with it through a specially crafted PPA (Personal Package Archive) repository that can be easily installed by users.

OSS Leftovers

  • The Future of Marketing Technology Is Headed for an Open-Source Revolution
  • Edging Closer – ODS Sydney
    Despite the fact that OpenStack’s mission statement has not fundamentally changed since the inception of the project in 2010, we have found many different interpretations of the technology through the years. One of them was that OpenStack would be an all-inclusive anything-as-a-service, in a striking parallel to the many different definitions the “cloud” assumed at the time. At the OpenStack Developer Summit in Sydney, we found a project that is returning to its roots: scalable Infrastructure-as-a-Service. It turns out, that resonates well with its user base.
  • Firefox Quantum Now Available on openSUSE Tumbleweed, Linux 4.14 Coming Soon
    Users of the openSUSE Tumbleweed rolling operating system can now update their computers to the latest and greatest Firefox Quantum web browser.
  • Short Delay with WordPress 4.9
    You may have heard WordPress 4.9 is out. While this seems a good improvement over 4.8, it has a new editor that uses codemirror.  So what’s the problem? Well, inside codemirror is jshint and this has that idiotic no evil license. I think this was added in by WordPress, not codemirror itself. So basically WordPress 4.9 has a file, or actually a tiny part of a file that is non-free.  I’ll now have to delay the update of WordPress to hack that piece out, which probably means removing the javascript linter. Not ideal but that’s the way things go.

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