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Fade Out Images with GIMP

http://tuxtweaks.com

Follow this simple GIMP howto to learn how to fade out the edges of images and give them some of that fancy Web 2.0 look.

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Created by Linerd 4 years 45 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 45 weeks ago
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Lighttpd by Andre Bogus- Book Review

http://www.sexybiggetje.nl

This book guides you to everything you will need to know to installing, maintaining and getting the best out of Lighttpd (or "Lighty" if you will). This piece of software is named correctly for its purpose, being a lightweight webserver. There are chapters about building Lighttpd, but even more interesting the book goes in depth about optimizing and securing the software.

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Created by Anusonia 5 years 11 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 10 weeks ago
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The Moon Books Project 2.0 is on it's way

http://moonbooks.info

"I fully intend to use everything I have learned thus far, and create the next generation of The Moon Books Project. It will be faster, easier to use, more professional and all around much more groovy! In the planning stages I have had the fortunate experience to find Packt Publishing.

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Created by Anusonia 5 years 11 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 11 weeks ago
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Mail Merges in Openoffice.org: Everything You Need to Know

http://blog.worldlabel.com

In-depth guide to mail merge with OpenOffice.org which explains all the intricacies of using this powerful feature. Learn how to use the mail merge feature to create letters, labels, and envelopes. The guide is also available as a PDF Ebook document for your perusal.

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Created by Rubuntu 5 years 25 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 25 weeks ago
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DebianOnFreeRunner - Debian Wiki

http://wiki.debian.org

Learn how to install Debian GNU/Linux on the OpenMoko Freerunner.

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Created by brunomiguel 5 years 44 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 44 weeks ago
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Create a xpi language extension for IceCat

http://gnuzilla-watcher.blogspot.com

Learn how to create a language extension for IceCat (and probably also for Firefox and other Firefox-based browsers).

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Created by brunomiguel 5 years 48 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 48 weeks ago
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Compile IceCat with support for your language

http://gnuzilla-watcher.blogspot.com

This is an howto explaining how you can compile IceCat with support for a language of your choise

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Created by brunomiguel 5 years 48 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 48 weeks ago
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13 useful Ubuntu tips & tricks

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1. Play youtube videos directly in Totem Movie Player (Hardy):
2. Another tip: i recently find out that by holding the mouse over audio files:
3. To customize most of the colors of your ubuntu:
4. To refresh the gnome panel:
5. To find out the UUID of your partitions:

13 tips& tricks and some useful little software

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Created by hotice 6 years 9 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 8 weeks ago
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Best Greasemonkey and Stylish scripts

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Best Greasemonkey and Stylish scripts (both are Firefox extensions). How to modify the look of websites like gmail, google, google reader, last.fm, lyrics and other stuff to make youtube better and some other cool greasemonkey and stylish scripts.

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Firefox 3 beta 5 reached Hardy’s repositories

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Ubuntu users, Firefox 3 beta 5 (3b5) has reached Hardy’s repositories.
To be able to install the extensions that are not supported by this version of firefox, here’s what you must do to bypass it:

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Created by hotice 6 years 13 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 13 weeks ago
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Customize the Update Manager in Ubuntu

http://www.techthrob.com

One of the great things about using open source software is the frequency with which bugs are fixed, security holes are patched, and new features are added. Ubuntu includes a very convenient update manager but constantly upgrading your system can be a burden. This guide will explain howto customize the manager to run less often, or automatically install updates.

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Created by nemilar 6 years 20 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 20 weeks ago
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Purchasing free-software-friendly hardware

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Many people have complained about the lack of pre-integrated computers running GNU/Linux or the lack of fully free software drivers for important hardware. Ultimately though, it’s up to you, the consumer, both to satisfy your own requirements and to send a message to vendors that supporting free software pays. You can do this fairly easily by integrating your own computer from its major components, and selecting only components that have free software drivers. It’s certainly possible, and even if you’ve never built a computer before, it’s not all that hard!

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Created by dave 6 years 22 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 22 weeks ago
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Installing Linux over network (no CDROM drive)

http://polishlinux.org

Installing Linux is trivial nowadays. You just need to download ISO image, burn it on CD/DVD and reboot the machine. But, what if… the computer doesn’t have a CD drive? Well, don’t worry. In such case you can install Linux directly through the net. This is called PXE and in this article you’ll learn how to use it.

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Created by missgeek 6 years 25 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 25 weeks ago
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PCLinuxOS Magazine December 2007 Released

http://www.pclosmag.com

PCLinuxOS Magazine, December 2007 (Issue 16) is available to download.

Some highlights include:
Multibooting using 2 harddrives
Camera Review
ndiswrapper howto
How to open .docx files
Syncing The Repos
And more...

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Created by Jaws 6 years 31 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 31 weeks ago
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sudoers file...

http://www.go2linux.org

The file /etc/sudoers, has the rules that users have to follow when using sudo command.

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Created by mark 6 years 32 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 32 weeks ago
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