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Installing all new Ubuntu Tweak 0.5.1 in Ubuntu Karmic, Lucid

http://techdrivein.blogspot.com

Ubuntu Tweak is a cute little application meant to make the life of Ubuntu user a lot more easier. It has a number of small workarounds which are really useful especially if you are a newbie Ubuntu user. Some of Compiz animations like "Show Windows" is not at all easy-to-find, if you are not using Ubuntu Tweak.

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FreeBSD 8.0 installation walk-through

http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com

Vincent Danen walks you through the initial installation of FreeBSD 8.0. The text-based installer can be a challenge, but the OS is solid.

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How To Back Up MySQL Databases With mylvmbackup On Debian Lenny

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mylvmbackup is a Perl script for quickly creating MySQL backups. It uses LVM's snapshot feature to do so. To perform a backup, mylvmbackup obtains a read lock on all tables and flushes all server caches to disk, creates a snapshot of the volume containing the MySQL data directory, and unlocks the tables again. This article shows how to use it on a Debian Lenny server.

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How to install firefox 3.6 stable from ubuntu ppa

http://www.ubuntugeek.com

This tutorial will explain how to install firefox 3.6 stable from ubuntu ppa

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Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 And MySQL Support On CentOS 5.4

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Lighttpd is a secure, fast, standards-compliant web server designed for speed-critical environments. This tutorial shows how you can install Lighttpd on a CentOS 5.4 server with PHP5 support (through FastCGI) and MySQL support.

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Howto: Linux and Windows virtualization with KVM and Qemu

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We're going to deliberately sidestep the jargon and the hype to take a practical look at the virtualisation technologies in Ubuntu, in particular KVM and Qemu and the related userspace tools that create and manage virtual machines. Although the discussion centres on Ubuntu, the technology is applicable to all Linux distros.

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Create a KVM-based virtual server in 3 steps

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In three relatively simple steps, you can create a virtual server on the Linux® KVM hypervisor host using full virtualization. The Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) is free, open source virtualization software for Linux that is based on hardware virtualization extensions (Intel VT-X and AMD-V) and a modified version of QEMU.

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Ubuntu, the Manual Project

https://wiki.ubuntu.com

A complete beginners manual for Ubuntu, featuring comprehensive guides, How Tos and information on anything you need to know after first installing Ubuntu.

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Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 9.10

http://www.howtoforge.com

Lighttpd is a secure, fast, standards-compliant web server designed for speed-critical environments. This tutorial shows how you can install Lighttpd on an Ubuntu 9.10 server with PHP5 support (through FastCGI) and MySQL support.

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How to install Thunderbird 3 in Ubuntu 9.10/9.04/8.10/8.04

http://www.ubuntugeek.com

Mozilla Thunderbird is a total redesign of the Mozilla mail component to produce a cross-platform, stand-alone mail application using the XUL user interface language. It has many new features, among them the ability to customize your toolbars the way you want them.

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Cleaning dust on photos: or “In Gimp We Trust!”

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I bought a real camera for me: a Nikon D40 – which is, according to many, many people, is the best DSLR out there. I could not ever EVER got close to those pictures with all my previous cameras. I found out that it came with some dust on its sensor. So the next step was to start thinking like a computer geek.

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How to install qBittorrent v2 in Ubuntu 9.10(Karmic)/9.04(Jaunty)

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The qBittorrent project was started in March 2006 to create a lightweight but featureful BitTorrent client that would be multi-platform and very easy to use.qBittorrent v2 is the closest open source (GNU GPL v2 license) equivalent to µtorrent. qBittorrent is based on Qt4 toolkit and libtorrent-rasterbar.

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How to get popup window before empty gnome trash in Ubuntu

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We have already discussed how to empty gnome trash from command line this will delete all the contents without prompt any warning this tutorial will explain how to get popup window before empty gnome trash.

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How-To: Post to Tweeter from Command-Line

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This is a short tutorial explaining how to post to Twitter using command-line in Linux, without needing to even open up your web browser.

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Hidden Docky 3D Mode

http://www.webupd8.org

Docky comes with a hidden 3D mode. Here is how to enable it...

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