how-to-geek: Amarok is a wonderful application for managing and playing your music collection, but the default settings aren't optimized for speed when it comes to large collections of music. The problems are especially noticeable while trying to use the search box.
Red Hat Magazine: SSH (Secure SHell) is well known to Linux administrators as the de facto method for connecting to other systems. An administrator typically runs SSH to login to another system, often to run a shell on the remote host and issue commands. SSH, however, has many extra tricks up its sleeve beyond simply securing a connection.
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onlamp.com: X Window, X11 or "X," as it is known for short, provides the programming framework and the underlying runtime system for most Unix and Linux-based network-transparent windowing implementations. On its own, X Window requires, but does not provide software to manage and display flexible GUI elements, e.g., windows.
nixcraft: Is it possible to migrate the printer configuration from one machine to another, just like user migration? Yes, it is possible since Linux uses CUPS.
linux.com: When you're programming a shell script, you often only need the current directory name, not the whole path that the pwd command returns. Here are four ways you can extract only the current directory.
This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions on how to install Xen on an Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon (Ubuntu 7.10) server system (i386).
packtpub.com: Recording a good podcast is as much about good voice training and delivery, as much as it is about the technology used to record it. As with other things, you only get better with practice. In this article we will use Linux command line tools and optionally Audacity to create a quick, no-frills podcast with a background music track.
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linux.com: When you listen to digital music, your software or hardware player usually shows information about the current song, which it gets from MP3 tags or Ogg Vorbis comments. Most ripping software supports acquiring this metadata from the CDDB or FreeDB services based on a CD's disc ID. But you can also can fill in and edit metadata with tools such as EasyTag and Picard.
iTWire: Network monitoring and intrusion detection are integral parts of network security. This becomes even more important when introducing wireless access, because now there’s an openly available entry point into your network. Here’s how to build monitoring in from the onset along with some great open-source tools.