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Using Skrooge's advanced features for your christmas expenses

http://skrooge.org

Getting a gift for every child in the family, trying to keep inside your budget, and making sure they are treated equally. Not to speak about the crowd in the shops, that's another topic. Of course, all of this is weighs nothing when seeing the lights in their eyes when they crack open their presents, but the road to that moment can be a bit bumpy.

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Ubuntu 11.04 Alpha 1 review

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Ubuntu 11.04 Alpha 1 is the first release in the run up to Ubuntu 11.04, aka Natty Narwhal. The unique feature of Ubuntu 11.04, when it is released, will be the Unity interface, which will be the default desktop interface on computers that meet the minimum hardware requirements. Other computers will be able to use the Classic desktop interface.

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How to Add a Program to Ubuntu Bootup

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Init scripts are the scripts located in /etc/init.d. These scripts are part of the bootup sequence of Ubuntu. During boot, they are not called directly, but through a structure of symbolic links which manage the services which are to be started in a particular runlevel.

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Install BURG in Ubuntu: A stylish replacement for GRUB

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If you use dual boot Linux, that is, if you use more than one operating system on your machine, maybe you should try BURG. It is a new boot loader, much more stylish than the simple text-based GRUB.

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Introduction to the MeeGo Software Platform

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Distros come and go, and sometimes they combine with others to form new distros. Take Intel's Moblin and combine it with Nokia's Maemo, and you get MeeGo.

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How to block flash videos / Youtube using Squid proxy Server

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Youtube bandwidth eater is a main headache for network administrators . Here you can see how to block Youtube with squid.

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How to share /home directory between two linux installations

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Frequent re-installations of operating system due to crashes is always been a problem for many of the linux users, and my case is also the same.... Everytime i start with doing something like trying some new commands or editing some configuration files and finally ends up with an 'OS crash' and a fresh installation thereafter.

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How to Create PDF Files from Web page in Ubuntu with Html2Pdf

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html2pdf is an open source program whose function is to create PDF documents from a web page.

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I can't post news anymore

I can't post news anymore on the site , it says permission denied

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Matching Literal Text Strings to Locate Data in Shell Scripting

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One of the most powerful tools available to you in shell scripting is the ability to search for text strings which highlight the information you need.

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Using Variables With awk

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awk supports user defined variables as well as variables that are predefined. These variables do not need to be declared like they do in bash scripts. There are three types of variables.

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Linux Mint 10 review

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Linux Mint 10, aka Julia, is the latest release of Linux Mint, the desktop-oriented distribution based on Ubuntu. Like most distributions, Linux Mint has editions, or versions, for several desktop environments. There is, for example, GNOME, KDE, LXDE, Xfce, and Fluxbox editions. The main edition is GNOME-based, and is always the first one to be made available for the public.

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Declaring Variables in Bash Shell Scripting

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When using variables, they should be declared in order to be useful in shell scripting. This bash shell tutorial explains the declaration process.

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Linux Mint 10 New Menu Features

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Included in the Linux Mint 10 release are some significant improvements to the Linux Mint main menu. Mint users can now install applications, add GTK bookmarks, apply GTK themes and more. I've taken a video and some screenshots highlighting the new menu features in action.

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13 Features of Regular Expressions

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Regular expressions provide a robust set of features in the Bash Shell. This article lists 13 features you need to know about regex.

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