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Fedora 14 review

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Fedora 14, aka Laughlin, is the latest update of Fedora, the Red Hat-sponsored, Linux distribution. Like Ubuntu, it is a GNOME-based distribution. However, there are spins for the K Desktop Environment (KDE), the Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment (LXDE), and Xfce. This review is based on the main edition, that is, the GNOME edition, using a DVD installation image.

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How To Search Using The Awk Utility

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The awk utility provides a powerful way to search for text strings using regex. This great tool will help you solve many Bash shell script needs.

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Bash Shell Variables an Introduction

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The Bash Shell provides the ability to create symbolic names which the shell stores in memory and which can be assigned values so that it can be used repeatedly in a shell script.

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The Basic Structure of a Linux Command

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The Bash Shell utilizes a structure for commands that can be used with the shell. This article demonstrates how to use command, options and arguments.

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Introduction to awk

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The awk utility provides a powerful tool for searching patterns and printing them in the desired format. This is an introduction to awk with examples.

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Linux has the best eye-candy!

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Many people like Mac computers because of the eye-candy. Linux is open source and looks even better.

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Sabayon 5.4 E17 review

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Sabayon 5.4 E17 is one of several “Experimental Spins” of Sabayon Linux released just this week. It is based on E17, version 0.17 of Enlightenment, a multi-platform stacking window manager and desktop environment. This is the first time in more than two years that I have reviewed a distribution using the Enlightenment desktop environment.

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How to enable btrfs on Fedora 14

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Like Fedora 13, Fedora 14, the latest version of Fedora, has support for btrfs. However, it is not enabled out of the box, that is, it is not available as a File System Type option, if you did not edit the boot method to include btrfs. This post offers a very simple guide on how to pass the btrfs option to Fedora 14.

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Ubuntu Software Center For Beginners

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The basic tutorial and step-by-step video of the Ubuntu 10.10 Software Center and how to use it. How to install, remove, and check software history on the latest version Ubuntu 10.10.

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How To Expand Usable Storage Space In Ubuntu

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For partitions created on Logical Volume Manager (LVM) (Linux feature) at install time, they can be resized easily by concatenating extents onto them or truncating extents from them over multiple storage devices without major system reconfiguration.

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Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook review

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Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook Edition is the version of Ubuntu optimized for netbooks and other small screen computers. This article offers a detailed review, with emphasis on Unity, the new desktop interface that ships with it.

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Customize The Ubuntu Main Menu

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The Ubuntu menu can be customized so that it fits your needs and gives you access to what's important while not displaying menu items you'll never need. I've created a 'Customize The Ubuntu Menu' video and placed it on Youtube and at the end of this Ubuntu tutorial.

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How to configure LVM on Pardus 2011

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Pardus is a Linux distribution with roots in the National Research Institute of Electronics and Cryptology (UEKAE), Turkey. It is one of many distributions that does not have support for the Linux Logical Volume Manager (LVM). However, that is about to change because YALI, the installation program in the next stable version, Pardus 2011, will have full support for LVM.

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Debian Releases and its Code Names

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Debian, The famous Linux Distribution, Its Releases and its Code Names. Including The latest Version

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How to Install Virtual box 3.2.10 in Ubuntu 10.10

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VirtualBox is a powerful x86 and AMD64/Intel64 virtualization product for enterprise as well as home use. Not only is VirtualBox an extremely feature rich, high performance product for enterprise customers,

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