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  • Disable automatic polling of CD/DVD-ROM drives to save power

  • Improve your Clipboard with Parcellite Clipboard Manager
  • Configure Sendmail as SMTP Mail Client
  • Add Restrictions To Your Ubuntu System With Lockdown Editor (Pessulus)
  • Ubuntu Server Fault Tolerance
  • A good old-fashioned envelope template for OOo
  • How to: Install Zen Cart on a LAMP server
  • Rip audio from an .FLV file
  • Troubleshooting Ubuntu Server
  • Must Know Keyboard Shortcuts for Firefox 3.5 on Linux
  • How To: Find IP Address Owner
  • Multicore Video Decoding with MPlayer, Part 1

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  • Find python dependencies

  • Nautilus Chrome Uses Too Much Real Estate?
  • A Detailed Guide To Phoronix Test Suite 2.0
  • Create a Twitter Info Server with Bash
  • Change Firefox awesome bar search engine
  • wvdial conf settings for Tata Indicom CDMA 1x USB Modem
  • How To Find Your IP Address On Ubuntu Linux
  • My KDE 4.x Desktop Activities Tutorial
  • How to get non-free codecs workin on Moblin
  • Howto install VLC media player 1.0.0 in Ubuntu
  • How to set up your own Linux media server
  • Tutorial: Fix Invalid Dictionary Entries in Firefox
  • Ubuntu System Admin Class: Local Computer
  • Where is The Clear Cache Button In Firefox 3.5x?
  • Customizing XFCE
  • How To Customize Your Linux Desktop With GnomeART-NG

VBoxHeadless - Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 3.0 On A Fedora 11 Server

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This guide explains how you can run virtual machines with Sun VirtualBox 3.0 (released on June 30, 2009) on a headless Fedora 11 server. Normally you use the VirtualBox GUI to manage your virtual machines, but a server does not have a desktop environment.

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  • Converting OpenOffice documents to PDF or HTML, as a batch

  • Enabling DVD playback in Ubuntu 9.04
  • The only Linux command you need to know
  • Nautilus User Interface Tweaks
  • Howto remove NSM Configuration from a Juniper Firewall
  • Kickstarting Ubuntu …
  • See who’s poking your Linux box
  • Playing with RAM disks on OpenSolaris 2009.06
  • A Deeper Look: whatis man and other stuff
  • Rebuilding a single kernel module
  • Building and Running a New Kernel
  • DVD Playback in Arch Linux
  • Bulk renaming made easy with Thunar bulk renamer
  • How to Convert DVDs and TiVo MPEG2 Videos to H.264
  • My Ubuntu Look & Feel
  • MPlayer play music recursively in a directory
  • Two Different Ways of Installing Firefox 3.5 on Ubuntu 9.04
  • KDE 3.5.10 - How to Stop Kwallet Annoyance
  • Firefox 3.5.1 on Mandriva, Red Hat 5

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  • Linux command for “What’s up on this here box?”

  • Unpacking recent ace archives in Ubuntu
  • Make Claws Mail aware when you need top or bottom posting
  • Professional Video Editing in Linux with Kdenlive
  • Tail More Than One File at a Time
  • Setting up a dynamic DNS service part 2: dhcpd
  • Update Default GDM Theme on Ubuntu
  • Command Line Packet Sniff Existing Running Process in Linux
  • Greasemonkey for beginners

Installing VirtualBox 3.0 On A Fedora 11 Desktop

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This tutorial shows how you can install Sun VirtualBox 3.0 (released on June 30, 2009) on a Fedora 11 desktop. With VirtualBox you can create and run guest operating systems ("virtual machines") such as Linux and Windows under a host operating system.

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  • LyX made easy

  • How to completely remove an application in GNU/Linux
  • Configure your Flash Player settings for maximum privacy and security
  • A gentle introduction to C# and Mono Part 3:
  • How to recursively copy files from an FTP server with Linux
  • Exploring Advanced Math with Maxima
  • Howto install amarok 1.4 in Ubuntu Jaunty
  • Make Nautlius Easier To Use
  • What to do with MP3s in Linux
  • How to Layout a Book with OpenOffice.org: Part 2
  • Synaptic tips and tricks

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  • How to Install Perl modules

  • How to query Yahoo search engine and get results from Perl script
  • Collecting and analyzing Linux kernel crashes - Kdump
  • How-To: Make a Screencast with recordMyDesktop
  • How to check Ubuntu version number
  • Linux Disable and Remove X Windows (X.org)

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  • Howto install Line6-GuitarPort in ubuntu

  • Tech Tip: Using Ghostscript to Convert and Combine Files
  • HOWTO : Sockso 1.1.8 (Music Server) on Ubuntu 9.04 Server
  • Removing the dreaded 'Read More' Link in Drupal
  • How to uninstall Linux
  • Simulate Eddington’s Experiment in Kstars
  • Using git behind a proxy
  • Kerberos fun Pt 2
  • Monitoring Linux and Windows hosts with SNMP and Cacti
  • Anonymous SSH sessions with TOR
  • Howto Optimize Firefox and Benchmarking
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Software: Grafana, Heaptrack, Vim

  • Grafana – An Open Source Software for Analytics and Monitoring
    Grafana is an open source, feature rich, powerful, elegant and highly-extensible analytics and monitoring software that runs on Linux, Windows and MacOS. It is a de facto software for data analytics, being used at Stack Overflow, eBay, PayPal, Uber and Digital Ocean – just to mention but a few. It supports 30+ open source as well as commercial databases/data sources including MySQL, PostgreSQL, Graphite, Elasticsearch, OpenTSDB, Prometheus and InfluxDB. It allows you to dig deeply into large volumes of real-time, operational data; visualize, query, set alerts and get insights from your metrics from differen
  • Heaptrack v1.1.0 release
    Better memory profiling on Linux After more than a year of work, I’m pleased to release another version of heaptrack, the Linux memory profiler! The new version 1.1.0 comes with some new features, significant performance improvements and – most importantly – much improved stability and correctness. If you have tried version v1.0 in the past and encountered problems, update to the new v1.1 and try again!
  • Ten Years of Vim
     

    The philosophy behind Vim takes a while to sink in: While other editors focus on writing as the central part of working with text, Vim thinks it's editing.

     

    You see, most of the time I don't spend writing new text; instead, I edit existing text.

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