This tutorial will explain how to install latest version of openoffice in ubuntuRead more »
With Linux distributions offering you everything on a plate, there is a temptation to stick with what they offer rather than taking things into your own hands.Read more »
Enlightenment just got a huge buzz now that Samsung is sponsoring it's development. Everyone wants to try it, so here's how to install it.Read more »
I have this computer. It came with windows xp pre-installed. I formatted it and installed CentOS Linux for some tests. The computer was then needed for an employee so we put windows xp back on. This is a step by step comparison of installation of the two operating systems on the exact same hardware.Read more »
This Ubuntu installation guide is available to anyone for free. Once you've completed this guide you'll be able to install Ubuntu and have a good understanding of the options on each step of the install. Users should also be able to perform a manual installation of Ubuntu after using this Ubuntu installation guide. A step by step video tutorial is included with this guide.Read more »
Upon reading responses to my previous post, I decided to put some of the community’s suggestions to the test and examine some of the other options out there. Of the suggestions given, I primarily focused my attention on Debian (Lenny), Damn Small Linux and the wattOS beta.Read more »
Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala now includes an installer slideshow. I’ve always liked the idea of rotating slides of information about the OS while it’s installing to give the users something to do. No matter what you put on the slides this is going to be more entertaining for users than staring at the progress bar.Read more »
Once you have burned an USB drive with a Moblin v2 image, you can follow the steps shown in the video in order to boot a live Moblin v2 image.Read more »
Tony Mobily published an article in Free Software Magazine discussing software installation, specifically end-user software installation, on Linux, which he calls broken. I agree that the system is flawed, but it is not broken. The most important thing is that we not reinvent everything around the fragmented models that OS X and Windows use.
What about Windows and OS X?
The Ubuntu-Doc mailing list just received word from Dylan McCall and the Ubiquity Slideshow Team that Ubiquity (the Ubuntu live CD's installer) is being retrofitted with a slideshow that will play during installation.Read more »
Some of the configuration scripts included with WiKID are designed for Redhat and friends, several steps in this guide focus on modifying these scripts for Slackware as well as working around some of them.Read more »
This guy describes his experience of leaving a livecd in the drive and his mum reboots and clicks her way through accidentally installing linux on the machine and in the process the hard drive is formatted. IOW: linux is too easy to install.Read more »
Yesterday evening, while I was at home in Freising, my brother called. He had some problems installing Ubuntu on our aunt’s computer, and asked for help. In the end, it was a success story.Read more »
Part two of a five part post series on setting up Linux and Unix servers securely.Read more »