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Entering A Safe Mirror When Logging In With Unionfs And Chroot

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When reading a hint on the website of LinuxFromScratch I discovered the special capabilities of unionfs, specially in combination with chroot. Later I read a HowTo on a wikiwebsite of Gentoo, about entering a chrooted home directory when using a special script as shell. Combining these two brings me to using a chrooted environment, which you enter when logging in as a special user. This environment is an exact copy (mirror) of the system you are working on.

Options in OpenOffice.org Calc

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LinuxJournal: Like other OpenOffice.org applications, Calc has several dozen options in how it is formatted and operates. Some of the tabs for these options resemble those found in other OpenOffice.org applications. Others are unique to Calc and the business of spreadsheets. Either way, the more you know about Calc's options, the more you can take control of your work.

GIMP tricks: Rotating Sphere with GAP

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polishlinux: This article shows how to create an rotating sphere in GIMP with GAP plugin. Basic knowledge of this graphics manipulation suite will be required to successfully follow the tutorial.

How the New OpenOffice Chart Tool Works When You Don't Specify a Data Range

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OpenOffice.org Training, Tips, and Ideas: If you choose Insert > Chart in Calc, in the new tool, without a range selected, it's not much use. You get a big blank chart. In Writer, however, at least in this stage of development of the tool, you get something different.

Postfix Monitoring With Mailgraph And pflogsumm On Debian Etch

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Virtual Hosting With vsftpd And MySQL On Debian Etch

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Vsftpd is one of the most secure and fastest FTP servers for Linux. Usually vsftpd is configured to work with system users. This document describes how to install a vsftpd server that uses virtual users from a MySQL database instead of real system users.

BASH Command-Line Editing

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lxpages.com blog: If you work on command-line often, then this reference guide is for you. This is a quick reference of Emacs and Vi while in command-line bash.

Tweaking KDE GUI Apps in a Gnome Environment

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nerdica: For those of us who enjoy using the Gnome desktop environment, we know we want our GUI applications to be easy to use and seamless. But, there’s always that one program that uses the KDE QT library to provide a front-end.

How to Install Compiz Fusion on Ubuntu

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softpedia: We talked a few days ago about the Compiz and Beryl mergence and the name of the newly born project resulted from this fusion, Compiz Fusion. The following guide will teach you (step by step) how to install Compiz Fusion on your Ubuntu (Kubuntu) 7.04 operating system.

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