arstechnica: Compiz brings a lot of bling to the Linux desktop, but with such an extensive selection of configurable features, it can sometimes be difficult to figure out how to take advantage of specific functionality. Several readers have asked me how to use Compiz to make menus and tooltips transparent, so I figured I'd share this trick with the Open Ended audience.
Carla Schroder: Last week we got our backup hardware in order, so today we're going into detail on backing up our data to a locally-attached backup device. We'll learn how to configure which files to backup, and create an easy one-word-command backup.
- My what a pretty prompt! The colours, they are colourful!
- Howto Setup a Remote Calendar using WebDAV with Mozilla Sunbird
- How to Randomize login screen in Ubuntu (GDM)
- Howto set up a DNS server in Ubuntu
- Howto bind ssh to selected IP address
- Basic presentations with LaTeX Beamer
This tutorial shows how you can set up a gOS 1.0.1 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.
- Quickzi: Delete files that are a year old
- Paragraph and page spacing in OpenOffice.org Writer
- Understanding CVS
- Be heard: Podcasting with Linux
- Fixing problem OpenOffice files by unzipping, mixing, and matching
- A small script I find useful for finding connections
- How To Install The Epiphany Browser
- Howto Check you external IP Address from the command line
- Fedora 8 on a USB key
- Changing the GNOME File Manager to use Browser mode
latenightpc.com: There are a couple things I’ve done to tweak World of Warcraft on my Linux box. I run OpenSuse 10.3 now but most of this will be the same for other distros, especially if you use KDE. These are just specific to what worked for me but I guess that some other Linux WoW players might benefit from the same settings.
benin.1st: This a a little sample of emerge the python system Gentoo Linux uses to download compile install and manage packages Awesome indeed.
how-to-geek: Amarok is a wonderful application for managing and playing your music collection, but the default settings aren't optimized for speed when it comes to large collections of music. The problems are especially noticeable while trying to use the search box.
Red Hat Magazine: SSH (Secure SHell) is well known to Linux administrators as the de facto method for connecting to other systems. An administrator typically runs SSH to login to another system, often to run a shell on the remote host and issue commands. SSH, however, has many extra tricks up its sleeve beyond simply securing a connection.
Also: Automatic SSH login
onlamp.com: X Window, X11 or "X," as it is known for short, provides the programming framework and the underlying runtime system for most Unix and Linux-based network-transparent windowing implementations. On its own, X Window requires, but does not provide software to manage and display flexible GUI elements, e.g., windows.