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  • How to disable ipv6 in Ubuntu Linux
  • How to find out the filesystem type of devices and partitions
  • Setup Ubuntu-style Sudo on other Distributions
  • Video: How To Customize Avant Window Navigator - Lucido Style
  • How to Reset the Root Password in MySQL
  • ICH6 Intel Sound on Unity or Mandriva PulseAudio Fix
  • New kernel (2.6.36), new patch to apply to VMware Workstation 7.1
  • Tutorial: "Solar winds" graphics effect
  • Easily Install 2.6.35 (Maverick) Kernel on Ubuntu 10.04
  • A Simple Bash Script to Download and Organize Photos
  • Elegant Gnome Pack Themes On Ubuntu PPA
  • Installing Webmin on CentOS 5.5 Tutorial
  • Develop Apache HTTP Server Modules

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  • 10 Beginner Tips from PHP Masters
  • Customizing Colors for Your .bashrc
  • Increase available disk space by decreasing the reserved blocks
  • Multi-view terminal with Terminator
  • How to add loopback on ubuntu
  • Two Blender Tutorials That Comes as Sintel DVD Extras
  • Blender 2.5: Creating a UV Texture
  • Syncing Linux With iPad
  • Create a Custom Linux Command Line
  • 5 Ways To Fix Window Decorations – Visual Effect
  • Setting Up an Open Source Firewall, Router and Server on Endian, Part 1

From Noob to Ninja – Your Guide to Mastering Linux

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maketecheasier.com: Here is a high-level overview of series of steps designed to hone the skills of a Linux beginner, and turn them into the kind of geek who compiles a new kernel for fun.

The Perfect Server - Debian Lenny (Debian 5.0) With BIND & Dovecot [ISPConfig 3]

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This tutorial shows how to prepare a Debian Lenny (Debian 5.0) server for the installation of ISPConfig 3, and how to install ISPConfig 3. ISPConfig 3 is a webhosting control panel that allows you to configure the following services through a web browser: Apache web server, Postfix mail server, MySQL, BIND nameserver, PureFTPd, SpamAssassin, ClamAV, and many more. This tutorials differs from "The Perfect Server - Debian Lenny (Debian 5.0) With MyDNS & Courier [ISPConfig 3]" in that I use BIND and Dovecot here instead of MyDNS and Courier (of course, the other two variants - BIND & Courier or MyDNS & Dovecot are possible as well).

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  • How to install HP 1020n printer in Ubuntu
  • How To Hot Plug SATA / SCSI Drives On Linux
  • A Bushel of Resources for Mozilla Firefox
  • Install fast web server Nginx + Slackware - reverse proxy
  • Sharing entropy with the Entropy Key on Gentoo Hardened
  • Checking Your arp Entries
  • Microsoft’s new spooky Windows 7 themes: use them in Ubuntu
  • Install Teamviewer in Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick
  • HOWTO – Play Uplink in Ubuntu
  • Yum centos behind a proxy | Tip
  • How to use passwords securely with wget
  • Download Rapidshare and Megaupload files from the Linux Terminal
  • Reconfigure rkhunter to avoid false positive warninngs
  • solve , key problem of vim in screen
  • Add Applications To Your Sources List And Install Applications Using Ubuntu Tweak

Advanced KDE Administration

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  • Advanced KDE Administration
  • Use KDE Activities to Create Different Desktops for Work and Personal Use

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  • E17 Basics - An FAQ
  • Sudo without password on Fedora
  • Install Gnome Shell (From GIT) In Ubuntu
  • Slackware package manager - how to install applications
  • Configure a web server with PHP, MySQL, and Apache
  • Howto: Switch to a console lifestyle
  • How to Maximize the Battery Life on Your Linux Laptop
  • Unmount busy drives
  • How to Add a Background picture to Grub2 on Ubuntu 10.10
  • How To: Set Up RVM on Linux
  • Intro to Linux Pluggable Authentication Modules
  • Noflipqlo: Popular Screensaver "Fliqlo" Comes To Linux
  • 15 EMC PowerPath Powermt Command Examples
  • How to use spell check with vim
  • Gentoo, useradd, and SSH
  • ascii to pdf part 2, part 3
  • Proxy problem with pacman
  • Wallpapers Clocks Are Incredible

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  • How to set up a Linux OpenVPN client
  • Tell-tale signs that your Makefile is broken
  • Sleep from E17 on Arch linux
  • Guest session and guest user accounts in Ubuntu
  • Grabbing a screenshot without X
  • gyazo - Seriously Instant Screen-Grabbing
  • Intro to zsh
  • Use the command line to gather your networking information
  • Use Magic SysRq combination key to recover from a frozen system
  • Transform ascii to pdf
  • 131 Linux Error Codes for C using errno

"screen" on Linux

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  • Using Terminal Program "screen" on Linux
  • Make GNU Screen Your Default Shell
  • Sorry screen, tmux is better

Quality Printing with GIMP

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worldlabel.com: In spite of Silicon Valley’s best efforts, it is still not a paperless world. There are still a few things the average user can do to enhance the quality of prints from graphics applications like GIMP.

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Suitcase Computer Reborn with Raspberry Pi Inside

Fun fact, the Osborne 1 debuted with a price tag equivalent to about $5,000 in today’s value. With a gigantic 9″ screen and twin floppy drives (for making mix tapes, right?) the real miracle of the machine was its portability, something unheard of at the time. The retrocomputing trend is to lovingly and carefully restore these old machines to their former glory, regardless of how clunky or underpowered they are by modern standards. But sometimes they can’t be saved yet it’s still possible to gut and rebuild the machine with modern hardware, like with this Raspberry Pi used to revive an Osborne 1. Purists will turn their nose up at this one, and we admit that this one feels a little like “restoring” radios from the 30s by chucking out the original chassis and throwing in a streaming player. But [koff1979] went to a lot of effort to keep the original Osborne look and feel in the final product. We imagine that with the original guts replaced by a Pi and a small LCD display taking the place of the 80 character by 24 line CRT, the machine is less strain on the shoulder when carrying it around. (We hear the original Osborne 1 was portable in the same way that an anvil is technically portable.) The Pi runs an emulator to get the original CP/M experience; it even runs Wordstar. The tricky part about this build was making the original keyboard talk to the Pi, which was accomplished with an Arduino that translates key presses to USB. Read more