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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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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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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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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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How to remove files with special characters in Linux

http://www.ubuntugeek.com

To remove a file with dashes, slashes or other special characters, the easiest way is to access the file using its inode. To get the inode of a file, just do a ls -li. When you have that number, use find to delete the file using the following command.

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Wacom Control Panel - Easily configure wacom tablet

http://www.ubuntugeek.com

You can now easily configure a wacom tablet on linux !

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Record Installed .deb Packages In A Text File (Ubuntu/Debian)

http://howtoforge.com

This short guide shows two methods of recording all your installed .deb packages in a text file that you can then use on another computer to install the same packages there. This is useful if you want to install the same set of packages on more than one computer.

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How to Install KDE 4.5

http://maketecheasier.com

KDE 4.5 is a milestone release that took several months to complete, fixing over 16,000 bugs. While it also added new features, the selling point of this release is the stability that typically comes with a x.5 version of KDE. The desktop, applications, and development platforms have matured, and many of the outstanding bugs have been resolved.

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Creating a VPN in Minutes Using Remobo

http://www.ubuntugeek.com

Remobo is a free software which can be used to replace the paid versions of existing difficult to use VPN setups as it can create a VPN instantly and securely. It lets you login easily and add users to your buddy list, and create a secure network for you. In private chat messaging, the file sharing client helps share information within the buddy list as well.

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Install VLC 1.1.2 in Ubuntu 10.04/9.10

http://www.ubuntugeek.com

VLC media player is a media player, streamer, and encoder for Unix, Windows, Mac OS X, BeOS, QNX, and PocketPC. It can play from many inputs like files, network streams, capture device, desktops, or DVD, SVCD, VCD, and audio CD.

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Mesh Networking using OLSR Protocol on GNU Systems with Free Software

http://www.kwalinux.nl

"For viafrica.org I studied the possibility of setting up a wireless mesh network using ubuntu..."

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Setup your environment to develop Erlang programs on GNU Systems

http://renzhi.ca

"Erlang is great platform, however, if you want to develop Erlang programs, the best development environment is probably Emacs at this point..."

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Setting Up OpenVPN on a DD-WRT Router, Part 2

http://www.serverwatch.com

This is the second installment of a two-part series on setting up the OpenVPN server on DD-WRT router firmware. This is a great way to set up secure connections to your network for road-warriors or to remotely connect offices. This a cost-effective solution can support a dozen or two VPN users.

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How To Enable The Ctrl-Alt-Backspace Combo In KDE 4

http://blog.abhitux.com

The Ctrl+Alt+Backspace combo, which allowed killing the X server is now disabled by default in many major Linux distributions. Here's how to enable it in KDE.

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Created by JRepin 4 years 1 week ago – Made popular 4 years 1 week ago
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