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Installing Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 13.04 (LAMP)

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LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on an Ubuntu 13.04 server with PHP5 support (mod_php) and MySQL support.

Make everything transparent!

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  • Make everything in GNOME Shell transparent!
  • Half-Life 2 Receives More Improvements on Linux
  • Swift: The Easy Scripting Language for Parallel Computing
  • AMD Has Massive Radeon Patch Set - Power Management!
  • Scrot: A Command-Line Screenshot Tool
  • How to Create a sysfs File Correctly
  • How to customize Linux Deepin 12.12
  • Install rtl8192cu based Wifi on the Beaglebone Black
  • Singletons, shared instances, the modern way
  • 2ping – A bi-directional ping utility
  • greed: Alluring to some
  • FlightGear 2.12 is taking shape

Three great ways to use variables in LibreOffice

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techrepublic.com: Learn how to get the most out of the variables feature in both OpenOffice and LibreOffice.

How to Build a Linux Gaming PC

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maximumpc.com: The free Linux operating system has been around for ages, but its inherent complexity and limited support has always relegated its use to extreme enthusiasts, programmers, and other hardcore types. That might be changing, though. We decided to build a Linux gaming box to see for ourselves.

How to Install and Configure

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  • How to Install and Configure RCP100 Routing Suite on Debian 7
  • Test KDE 4.11 in openSUSE
  • Installing The Maker On Linux
  • Python List Examples
  • 5 ways to display line numbers in a file
  • Beginner's Guide to Beginner's Guides
  • Easy way to install Firefox browser on Debian 7 wheezy
  • Speed Up Linux Mint 15′s Boot-up Times by Disabling ‘Update Manager’
  • Take screenshot of virtualbox guest os
  • Linux du Command All Options To Study
  • Reset forgotten password debian derivative

some leftovers:

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Software
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  • What it Takes to be an Open Source Expert
  • LibreOffice 4.1 RC Triage Contest Has Begun
  • Setup The Raspberry Pi As A NAS
  • Mozilla again postpones Firefox third-party cookie-blocking
  • New developer getting started on KDEPIM
  • How to take screenshot of the login screen of Linux Mint 15
  • Build your own custom modules for Drupal 7, part 2
  • NVIDIA Driver Soon Likely To Support EGL, Mir
  • Free Software alternatives to help you outwit PRISM
  • Is that really the source code for this software?
  • Gnome Shell 3.9.3 Release
  • The openSUSE TSP application
  • BASH Decision Constructs

How to change the UUID of a partition

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  • The User Guide to Dual-Boot Windows 8 and Ubuntu
  • How To Find Default Gateway In Linux
  • The Linux Kernel: The Source Code
  • Drawing water drops with Inkscape
  • Break free of PRISM with the EFFs PRISM Break site
  • How to change the UUID of a partition
  • How to create transparent favicons
  • Transferring Linux Skills to Your Solaris UNIX Staff: Ten Tips for CIOs
  • Speed Up Your Web Site with Varnish
  • Using BlinkStick with Raspberry Pi

some leftovers:

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  • OpenMandriva Releases Public Alpha
  • Reality Check: Success of GNU/Linux
  • Open Source Initiative seeks first manager
  • Linux Potpourri: KDE, Debian, & Pisi
  • Root 101 Open Source Tablet Alternative
  • History And Guide To Linux Touch
  • Dim any website you visit in Firefox
  • "Close tabs to the right" comes to Firefox
  • Keep PRISM and NSA Off Your Back with Bauer-Puntu Linux
  • Alternatives to Macs : WeAreTheMusicMakers
  • BSD Magazine (June 2013): FreeBSD on Rails
  • Incredipede goes free for Linux users
  • The Humble Bundle with Android 6
  • Install Great Little Radio Player On Debian and Red Hat Derivatives

other leftovers:

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Gaming
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  • 10 Popular Free First Person Shooter Linux Games
  • Linux Community Distro Poll
  • Do-over for Linux Community Distro Poll
  • Peppermint OS Four Review: Linux Mint of Web apps
  • synapse indicator for elementary OS
  • Build your own custom modules for Drupal 7
  • Forbes Earnings Preview: Red Hat (RHT)
  • Help Heavy Gear Assault to become reality
  • Pisi Linux 1.0 Is about to Release its Beta!
  • RHEL 7 software stack still under wraps
  • Netflix outside the USA - in Linux & with Tunlr
  • Debian Edu interview: Victor Nițu
  • openSUSE Conference - Chameleon Ad
  • Fixing lack of output in AWstats after Debian Linux upgrade
  • Is MariaDB replacing MySQL?
  • Joeffice, an open source office suite one developer built in 30 days
  • tbclock: Probably the best binary clock
  • GNOME Accessibility bid selected
  • Linux Outlaws 314 – Particular Hate
  • Easy As Pi Tor Proxy | LAS s27e05

The Linux Kernel: Introduction

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  • The Linux Kernel: Introduction
  • How to Compile Linux from Source to Build Custom Kernel
  • How to Access Linux Ext4 Partition From Windows
  • CentOS system administration using text-based user interfaces

today's leftovers & howtos:

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  • Getting Comfortable With The Fish Shell
  • Debian Developers Get User Input on Systemd
  • BrickPi Kit Marries the Raspberry Pi and LEGO for Robots
  • Dear Esther Linux Port Available for Download
  • Linux Gets Mentioned in "13 Things that Seem Like Scams But Are Actually Really Great"
  • IBM unveils two new power systems linux centers
  • Linux: GRUB Bootloader
  • What speech recognition application are you most looking forward to?
  • How to change the overview transitions in GNOME Shell
  • 16 students to work on Debian during GSoC
  • Vim and Elixir
  • US Navy ends century and a half of ALL-CAPS messages
  • Choqok will back soon
  • Firefox Rolls Out Web Audio API Support
  • FLOSS Weekly 255
  • Variety Wallpaper Changer now with Cinnamon and Mate Support
  • Ezame: new menu editor for unity
  • install intel graphics driver in ubuntu
  • myman: Still a magnificent achievement
  • Ubuntu Steam App Chart for May
  • Back on track for Sound Menu
  • How to use a Playstation 2 joypad with Linux

The Perfect Desktop - Linux Mint 15 (Olivia)

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This tutorial shows how you can set up a Linux Mint 15 (Olivia) desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge.

some leftovers:

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  • GNOME 3.9.2 Is Now Ready for Testing
  • Korora 19 (Bruce) beta is out
  • Red Hat announces ceremony date surrounding office tower
  • New videos for Mandriva Pulse 2
  • How to Force Install a Perl Module using CPAN
  • MariaDB in Red Hat Software Collections
  • Unbundling the OS From PCs
  • Telling GNOME’s Story
  • How-To: Make Xfce Like Unity
  • One Tail Just Isn't Enough
  • ROSA Presents ROSA Desktop R1
  • Weekly Fedora kernel bug statistics – June 07
  • Lifehackers Linux Desktop of the Week
  • snownews: Simple and straightforward
  • Intro to RAID
  • openQA in openSUSE

New GNOME Control Center

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  • New GNOME Control Center Brings Dozens of Features
  • Gnome Sound Recorder mock-ups
  • Xfce Theme Manager, Change themes w/ preview
  • Better Fonts through Infinality
  • My application base: bash and kiss tools
  • 10 Practical Linux Cut Command Examples
  • Python - Sorting Lists inside of Lists
  • snakes: another cdl distraction
  • 10 Easy Steps To Upgrade From MySQL To MariaDB On CentOS
  • How To Use Skype From Pidgin on Ubuntu & Mint

How to customize Linux Mint 15 Cinnamon

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linuxbsdos.com: How to customize Linux Mint 15 Cinnamon by disabling the Hot corner and adding the Expo, Scale and Workspace switcher applets to the panel.

A Beginners' Guide to Installing Arch Linux

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softpedia.com: The following tutorial will teach any computer user how to install the Arch Linux operating system on their personal computer or laptop.

20 Advanced Commands for Middle Level Linux Users

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tecmint.com: You might have found the first article very much useful, this article is an extension of the 20 Useful Commands for Linux Newbies. The first article was intended for newbies and this article is for Middle-Level-User and Advanced Users.

How to use bc

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  • How to use bc, the calculator tool
  • bc – 11 Extremely Useful Examples
  • How to Clear Bash History At Login
  • Restore Firefox’s All Tabs preview feature
  • Install Cinnamon 1.8 on debian 7.0 (Wheezy)

some leftovers:

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  • rekonq, working on extension support
  • Two Useful Apps to View CPU Info in Linux
  • CrunchBang 11 Waldorf
  • Dynamic DNS—an Object Lesson in Problem Solving
  • mrzoom: Not really for the underpowered
  • Maintain A Local Repo
  • Customizing Unity
  • Top Ten Sleeper Distros
  • 7 Linux Date Command Examples
  • Linux System Programming, 2ed
  • ZevenOS-Neptune 3.1 Efficiently Combines KDE and Debian 7.0
  • Unlicensed code: Movement or Madness?
  • Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 317
  • Another week of rawhide (2013-05-21 edition)
  • Free and open source support for RAR archives in Fedora
  • Accessing the Raspberry Pi’s 1MHz timer
  • Steganography- Hide Your Files Inside An Image In Linux
  • Blender 2.67a Released
  • GNU Hackers Meeting 2013
  • Samsung Talks About Its Aggressive Linux Talent Recruitment Strategy
  • Linux gamers trying to convince Blizzard, EA and Co.
  • Okular welcomes configurable review tools
  • Behold: A Newer, Better Firefox
  • Linux and Google Chrome get cozy with Kernel 2.9

Ubuntu 13.04: What’s New

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  • Ubuntu 13.04: What’s New In Raring Ringtail?
  • Ubuntu's Mir Moves Ahead With Unity 8 Interface
  • kenny: Create App Launcher Scripts in Ubuntu
  • How to install Steam client in Ubuntu 13.04
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