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Back up like an expert with rsync

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linux.com: In the last two months I've been traveling a lot. During the same period my main desktop computer went belly up. I would have been in trouble without rsync at my disposal -- but thanks to my regular use of this utility, my data (or most of it, anyway) was already copied offsite just waiting to be used.

What is LAMP?

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sheehantu: Recently I’ve been seeing a lot of posts on digg about installing LAMP. I thought I’d take some time and inform those who are unfamiliar what exactly LAMP is, and how it is powering the Web 2.0 revolution.

Master Your Keyboard with Linux

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Carla Schroder: KeyTouch is an excellent program designed to put all those unsupported multi-media keys to useful work in Linux, instead of lying about uselessly. Some applications come with various launch options.

Also: Disabling the F10 Key (menu accelerators) in Gnome Terminal

Linux Tips for Newbies - Command Line

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techpersona: Today’s “Newbie Tip” is learning some basics about the “Command Line Interface” or as it’s mostly referred to, “Command Line”. The command line gives the user the ability to interact with the operating system by typing via a text terminal.

How to Install Compiz Fusion on Ubuntu Studio

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softpedia: Based on Ubuntu Feisty Fawn (7.04), Ubuntu Studio provides a suite of the best FREE and Open Source software available for multimedia creation. The following guide will teach you (step by step) how to install Compiz Fusion on your Ubuntu Studio operating system.

Installing LAMP On Ubuntu For Newbies

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In this guide I will show you how to install a LAMP system on Ubuntu. LAMP stands for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. The guide is intended to help those who have very little knowlegde of using Linux.

Katapult yourself to keyboard productivity

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linux.com: If you like to keep your hands on the keyboard, you may find it tricky to launch new apps, open folder and documents, and change tracks in your music playlist. Katapult is an application launcher that does everything the Alt-F2 run dialog does, and much more.

Picture-perfect MythTV: how to improve video quality

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Rudd-O: Envious of how good TVTime looks compared to MythTV? Envy no more. We’re about to fix that for ya.

Gimp Tutorial - Mirrored Ball on Checkered Plane

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Penguin Pete: I can hear everybody now: "Petey!" you all say, slapping your foreheads Howie-Mandel-style, "Can't be!!!" Everybody knows that Mirrored Ball on Checkered Plane is the exclusive domain of 3D ray-tracers, in programs like Yafray and Blender and POVray, and in fact is such a cliche that it's the canonical first image you post in a POVray group as a rite-of-passage.

Installing The Avivo Driver On Ubuntu

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phoronix: It was just a month ago that the open-source Avivo driver for the ATI Radeon X1000 (R500) series was introduced to the public, but in this time we've seen some great progress made. If you are running into problems with the fglrx driver, stuck using the VESA driver for one reason or another, or just want to get rid of the binary blob and experiment with this open-source driver, we have written a guide for setting up the Avivo driver from source on Ubuntu.

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