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How to Manage Notification Settings in KDE 4

http://www.techrepublic.com

One of the many things the KDE developers did right in 4.x (currently 4.7) is the notification system. By far, this system is the cleanest and most flexible of nearly every desktop I have used. But most users don’t realize just how flexible this system is simply because they never bother to look into the configuration options available. It’s time that oversight is corrected.

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Created by JRepin 2 years 51 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 51 weeks ago
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How To Completely Customize Your KDE Wallpaper

http://www.makeuseof.com

KDE for Linux comes with plenty of customization options that exist on all distributions, adding to the uniform beauty of KDE. All of the great customization options can be found in the System/Desktop Settings area, where you can quite literally tweak everything without needing to install a separate program to do the job, as is often necessary with the GNOME desktop.

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Created by JRepin 3 years 3 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 3 weeks ago
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Sprinkle Some Eye Candy on your KDE Desktop

http://maketecheasier.com

KDE is beautiful, even if you never change a thing on your desktop. What makes it even more appealing is all of the customizable visual features. Three areas you should consider spicing up a little are your KDE style/theme, your Plasma Workspace theme, and your icons. The following are just a few of the most popular in each category on KDE-Look.org.

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Created by JRepin 3 years 22 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 22 weeks ago
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How to Access Your MySQL Server Remotely Over SSH

http://theopenhelp.com

So you’ve got MySQL on your web server, but it’s only opened to local ports by default for security reasons. If you want to access your database from a client tool like the MySQL Query Browser, normally you’d have to open up access from your local IP address… but that’s not nearly as secure

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Created by gokulvarma 3 years 23 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 23 weeks ago
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KDE Plasma Activities – A change in workflow?

http://hanschen.org

In this post I’ll instead write about my personal vision of how I hope activities will change my workflow. It’s based on my own experience and what I’ve read about activities. Note that it doesn’t necessarily coincide with the vision of the Plasma team...

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Created by JRepin 3 years 28 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 28 weeks ago
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How to create Debian packages with alternative compression methods

http://theopenhelp.com

While gzip is the standard Unix tool when it comes to compression, there are other tools available and some of them are performing better than gzip in terms of compression ratio.

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Created by gokulvarma 3 years 31 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 31 weeks ago
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Top 5 ssh tricks everyone should know

http://theopenhelp.com

ssh without password, run commands in a remote machine, remote backup the ultimate tricks.

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Created by gokulvarma 3 years 34 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 34 weeks ago
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Configuring Places, Bookmarks, and Locations in KDE Software

http://maketecheasier.com

Part of the free software experience is having the freedom to setup your workspace the way you want it. KDE, the popular free software compilation for Linux and other Unix-like operating systems, offers a plethora of configuration and customization options. Among those options are a number of methods for accessing files quickly and easily.

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Created by JRepin 3 years 35 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 35 weeks ago
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7 Ways to Beautify Your KDE 4 Desktop

http://maketecheasier.com

KDE offers more easily customizable features than any other desktop. Here are 7 ways to get the desktop look you dreamed about when you were a child.

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Created by JRepin 3 years 36 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 36 weeks ago
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Text Frames in Scribus

http://www.linuxjournal.com

As a layout program, Scribus puts objects in frames so that they can be manipulated more easily. Images, drawing primitives, tables - if it is content, Scribus puts it in a color-coded frame, with eight handles so that you can position it by dragging it around. But of all its frames, the most important - and probably the most customizable - is the text frame.

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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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Created by JRepin 3 years 37 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 36 weeks ago
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Howto install and set Firebird 2.5.x server in Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick

http://www.firebirdnews.org

I have updated the guide and the repository for Ubuntu Maverick to include the latest Firebird 2.5 stable

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Created by mariuz 3 years 39 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 39 weeks ago
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Google Custom Search How to fix the crackling sound problem in Ubuntu 10.10 startup

http://open-help.blogspot.com

Fix the annoying crackling sound problem when ubuntu 10.10 starts up

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Created by gokulvarma 3 years 43 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 43 weeks ago
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How to update to ubuntu 10.10 final release candidate

http://open-help.blogspot.com

Ubuntu final release candidate is now available for download.

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Created by gokulvarma 3 years 46 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 46 weeks ago
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Bulk conversion of documents using OpenOffice and Unoconv

http://bit.ly

A simple tutorial on mass conversion of documents using Openoffice and Unoconv. Also shows how to start OpenOffice in headless mode.

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Created by sreenadh 3 years 49 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 49 weeks ago
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