iarematt.com: One of the first things I did when I moved from Vista to Ubuntu was install a nice looking theme. The default Ubuntu theme is pretty decent, but I dont like the brown and when browsing posts like this and this, I knew I wanted a sexier look for my laptop.
tuxtraining.com: This HOWTO will explain how to install the Amazon MP3 Downloader application under openSUSE 11 (both 11.0 and 11.1). Unfortunately, as of this writing, Amazon only provides a package for openSUSE 10.3, which will not work directly with 11.0. But you can get the downloader working under 11 with some manual steps.
- Setting Up Ubuntu to Share Video, Music, Pictures with Your PlayStation 3
- Thumbnails for Samba Shares in Nautilus
- How to ‘Watch’ Over Your Linux System Automatically
- 3D acceleration in virtual machines - Part 2: VirtualBox & OpenGL
- Upgrading Slackware
- Global command in VIM
- How to Install Standalone Flashplayer in Linux
This article explains how you can set up a caching reverse proxy with Squid 2.6 in front of your web server on Debian Etch.
computingtech.blogspot: X-windows is a system that divides the labor up quite a bit. An X-windows application draws and controls only the area "inside" the window, the so-called client area. A totally separate program, called a "window manager" paints the borders and controls (such as resizing edges, maximize, minimize, and close buttons).
- Ubuntu 4GB Ram Limitation and Solution
- migrate ext3 > ext4
- How to get your iRiver E100 working nicely in Linux
- Ubuntu Desktop Effects : Composite not available
- Instructing APT to not consider recommends packages as strict dependecies
- The Debian Package Management System
- Desktop Resources
- How To Backup Gmail In Ubuntu Intrepid
- Menage Skype and Facebook with Pidgin
- How to install VMware Tools - Tutorial
- Banish your daemons for a faster Linux PC
- Cropping Images using GIMP
- Using .htaccess for password protecting web directory
commandline.org.uk: I had a browse through my shell history (history | less), and there are some interesting commands that I have used recently. The really experienced command line warriors among you will probably know them already, but it never hurts to have a reminder.
This article explains how to move a full profile (addons, themes, cookies, browsing history, passwords and so on) from Firefox 3.0.x to Firefox 3.1.x beta or any other version, but it also works for synchronizing Firefox on 2 different computers or backing up a full profile of Firefox.
Read about moving a FF 3.0 profile to FF 3.1x here.
Nginx (pronounced "engine x") is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server. Nginx is known for its stability, rich feature set, simple configuration, and low resource consumption.
This tutorial shows how you can set up an OpenSUSE 11.1 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.