watchingthenet: For Window users switching to Linux or Ubuntu, performing simple tasks can be a challenge. One simple task such as checking free and used hard drive disk space on Ubuntu.
Also: Ubuntu taskswitching
LinuxPlanet: Want to get rid of the evil caps lock key without mutilating your keyboard? Want to give those silly Windows keys useful jobs, or put all those extra multi-media keys to work? Want to become a powerhouse keyboarding commando? Then come along and join the fun.
linux.com: You can stop computer-based slacking -- like the compulsive reloading of Digg or Reddit at the expense of productivity -- with a few changes to your computer's DNS profile, and enforce the changes using Lockout, a tool designed to enforce discipline and increase productivity.
Penguin Pete: I figured the old chrome-text tutorial over at the Gimp User Group site could use both an update and an enhancement of technique. Mine is done on Gimp version 2.2.13.
Zabbix is a solution for monitoring applications, networks, and servers. With Zabbix, you can monitor multiple servers at a time, using a Zabbix server that comes with a web interface (that is used to configure Zabbix and holds the graphs of your systems) and Zabbix agents that are installed on the systems to be monitored.
polishlinux: In this article I will describe a very useful program: GNU Screen. Usually this program is used by people who have a shell account on a Unix server. But it can be also helpful to people who haven’t yet started to use a terminal or even Linux/Unix at all.
- Secure your X Window System
- Backup Windows Drive with cp
- linux shell automatic logout
- Securing Firefox: How to avoid hacker attacks on Mozilla’s browser
- Automatically Unlocking the Default Gnome-Keyring : PAM Keyring
- Install Useful Nautilus Menu Items
- Linux Postfix mail server SSL certificate installations and configuration
element14: Your GNU/Linux computer is an amazing machine. It can display images. It can run programs. It can perform dozens of functions all at the same time. How can you keep track of all this activity?
This document describes how to install a PureFTPd server that uses virtual users from a MySQL database instead of real system users.