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VNC over SSH : securing the remote desktop

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ubuntu tutorials: As you may have noticed most network protocols do not have much for built in security. Many rely on other programs for their network security needs, such as ssh. This is also the case with VNC.

Installing And Working With eyeOS Under Debian 4.0

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This tutorial shows how you can install eyeOS on a standard Linux system. EyeOS is a kind of operating system which works online, i.e. it manages files on the server and enables the user to upload, download and edit files.

Put Close/Maximize/Minimize Buttons on the Left in Ubuntu

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howtogeek: If you are a new Ubuntu user coming from a Mac background, you might be disoriented by the placement of the minimize/maximize/close box on Ubuntu, which mimics Windows by default.

Editing chestnuts with gimp

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blino.org: This week-end, I wanted to edit a chestnut image, to put some brightness on this blog (and I love doing chestnut things). So, I fired up cooker's gimp. But I didn't really expect this marathon...

Ralink Help For Ubuntu Feisty

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lockergnome: If you are reading this, chances are you are running a RT2500 based chipset wireless card that worked perfectly with Ubuntu Edgy and then stopped working after your upgrade to Feisty. I have a solution for you that will hopefully offer you a way to get around Ubuntu’s latest wireless “fix”.

A Sample Function inline with Bashprompt

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systhread.net: The bash prompt has built in commands that use escape charachter syntax. By default a lot of packages ship bash with a default that shows the hostname and relative path. The escape sequences for all users is usually kept in /etc/bashrc or a similar system location.

Linux configure point to point tunneling PPTP VPN client for Microsoft PPTP vpn server

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With this tip you will be able to work from home using VPN and that too from Linux / FreeBSD system for the proprietary Microsoft Point-to-Point vpn server.

iTunes in Linux

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pimp you linux: Will apple release iTunes for Linux? Not anytime soon. So what solutions does the open source community have? Wine.

Spice up Windows - replace it! [with Linux]; part 5

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A Blog Of Gentoo: In my few previous posts I've stated that I'd like to help people to spice their system and move from Windows to Linux. But we all know that it cannot be done in an instant. This time I will explain the 5th step: Playing around.

Installing Xen On CentOS 5.0 (i386)

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This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install Xen on a CentOS 5.0 system (i386). Xen lets you create guest operating systems (*nix operating systems like Linux and FreeBSD), so called virtual machines or domUs, under a host operating system (dom0). Using Xen you can separate your applications into different virtual machines that are totally independent from each other, but still use the same hardware.

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