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How to get Linux in your office

http://www.tuxradar.com

With Linux and free software making a name for itself in the world of big business, many more people are testing the feasibility of switching small and home office software to their open source equivalents.

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Created by jeff2007 4 years 13 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 13 weeks ago
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4 new themes added for bisigi themes project and screenshots included

http://www.ubuntugeek.com

This article is just an update that we have already posted some time ago about Nice Ubuntu themes for ubuntu 9.10 (karmic) Users

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Created by bolony_and_cheese 4 years 15 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 15 weeks ago
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Replace a failed drive in Linux RAID

http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com

A few weeks ago I had the distinct displeasure of waking up to a series of emails indicating that a series of RAID arrays on a remote system had degraded. The remote system was still running, but one of the hard drives was pretty much dead.

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Created by bythicalmeast 4 years 15 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 15 weeks ago
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High-Availability Storage With GlusterFS On CentOS 5.4

http://www.howtoforge.com

This tutorial shows how to set up a high-availability storage with two storage servers (CentOS 5.4) that use GlusterFS. Each storage server will be a mirror of the other storage server, and files will be replicated automatically across both storage servers. The client system (CentOS 5.4 as well) will be able to access the storage as if it was a local filesystem.

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Created by andrejzh 4 years 16 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 16 weeks ago
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How to compile the Linux kernel

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Do you want to remove bloat from your Linux installation? Are you looking to enable extra features that aren't provided by your distro? Fancy trying some of the cutting-edge patches doing the rounds? You'll need to recompile your kernel.

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How to Install Debian Linux on an Embedded System

http://www.thebitsource.com

In this article, I will describe how to bring up Debian Linux on an Embedded System. The hardware chosen for the embedded system is a PowerPC 440EPxX.

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Setting up MySQL Cluster 7.0 in Linux

http://linuxadminzone.com

You might know that beginning with MySQL 5.1.24, support for the NDBCLUSTER storage engine was removed from the standard MySQL server binaries built by MySQL. Therefore, here I'm using MySQL Cluster edition instead of MySQL Community edition.

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Created by laloj 4 years 18 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 18 weeks ago
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Using Nmap to "Fix" a Problem

http://systhread.net

Fixing a Problem with Nmap Ever had an ipv4 network address that is supposed to migrate over via a high availability mechanism simply not work or even stranger if there were several addresses some do and some do not?

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Linux Howto: Cleaning up Your GRUB 2 Menu (part 2)

http://www.linuxplanet.com

The GRUB 2 boot menu is long, confusing, and ugly. Akkana Pecks reveals undocumented features and shows us how to weed out bogus entries, and make it look nicer and more readable.

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Virtual Hosting With Proftpd And MySQL (Incl. Quota) On Ubuntu 9.10

http://www.howtoforge.com

This document describes how to install a Proftpd server that uses virtual users from a MySQL database instead of real system users. This is much more performant and allows to have thousands of ftp users on a single machine. In addition to that I will show the use of quota with this setup.

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Update on Controlling Konsole via DBUS

http://www.linuxjournal.com

Recently I wrote about controlling konsole with dbus. As I've begun to use that script for setting up my konsoles I, like others, have discovered that the tab title that you set with dbus doesn't stick. This short note shows you a workaround to make your tab titles stay put.

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Should you upgrade your Ubuntu - and how?

http://www.dedoimedo.com

Every six months, a new edition of Ubuntu is released and the Update Manager that pops every now and then offers you the choice of upgrading your current version to a newer one. Every six months, Ubuntu users worldwide face a tough choice. Should they keep running their current version or should they upgrade?

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Created by t1000 4 years 21 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 21 weeks ago
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How to install KDE Software Compilation 4.4 from PPA in ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic)

http://www.ubuntugeek.com

KDE announces the immediate availability of the KDE Software Compilation 4.4 on 9th feb 2010, "Caikaku", bringing an innovative collection of applications to Free Software users. Major new technologies have been introduced, including social networking and online collaboration features, a new netbook-oriented interface and infrastructural innovations such as the KAuth authentication framework.

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Created by Rimodoc 4 years 21 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 21 weeks ago
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How To install OpenOffice 3.2 in Ubuntu

http://www.ubuntugeek.com

This tutorial will explain how to install latest version of openoffice in ubuntu

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Created by kandykorn 4 years 21 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 21 weeks ago
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Traffic Analysis Using Debian Lenny

http://www.howtoforge.com

By using my Network Monitoring Appliance we noticed a link in MRTG always under heavy load. On this link a lot of different traffic aggregates, so we decided to analyze of what quantities of protocols and therefore applications the cumulative traffic consists.

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Created by lmfao 4 years 22 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 22 weeks ago
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