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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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A Slimline Debian Install: It's Easier Than You Might Think

http://www.linuxjournal.com

There are some superb desktop Linux distributions that are designed to work with very old hardware. However, there are a lot of machines floating around that are a bit too good for something as limited as Puppy.

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Linux Myth: Installing Software on Linux is Hard

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While installing software on Linux might have been challenging in the early days of Linux this is no longer true....Watch the video and decide for yourself how “hard” it is to install software on Linux.

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Bill Gates Would Like Apt-Get

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I think if Bill Gates met a Debian system and installed a program from the repositories, he might just go to his engineers and say, "Why can't it be like this?"

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Installing mod_python and Django on Apache

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I’ve recently started learning Django for doing web development, so as part of that, I needed to also learn how to set up Django within mod_python so I could deploy my new Django applications on my server.

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10 common mistakes to avoid when you’re installing Linux software

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Installing software in Linux is nothing like it used to be, but there are still some pitfalls to watch out for. If you follow this little guide, your Linux life will be made simpler and safer.

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How to install Ubuntu Linux from USB Stick

http://www.ubuntugeek.com

This tutorial describes how to install Ubuntu by copying the contents of the installation CD to an USB memory stick (aka flash drive) and making the stick bootable. This is handy for machines like ultra portable notebooks that do not have a CD drive but can boot from USB media.

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Linux on a Macintosh

http://www.tuxation.com

Since Apple introduced the Intel chip in their Macintosh computers, people have been using this technology to run other software that they would normally run on their PCs, such as Windows or various blends of *nix. Because of their specialized hardware, Macs present somewhat of a challenge to get a PC operating system that would run without a hitch on a normal PC computer, running on an Intel Mac. This guide aims to highlight, avoid and deal with main complications that arise when running (or trying to run) Linux on a Macintosh.

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Installing and Using a SSH Server

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Having an SSH server can be incredibly useful; you can access a “headless” server without a monitor, get shell access to your system from anywhere in the world, transfer files without using FTP, securely tunnel VNC or web browsing, safely restart a locked-up system, and a lot more. However, improperly setting up a SSH server can leave your system vulnerable. Here’s how to install a secure SSH server (specifically OpenSSH) on Ubuntu or other Debian-based distributions.

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OpenBSD: The installer isn't easy, but the documentation carries the day

http://www.insidesocal.com

If you gripe about a console-based installer, even those as relatively "easy" as Debian, the alternative disc for Ubuntu or even Slackware, then doing a BSD installation isn't for you. (Actually, it is, because DesktopBSD and PC-BSD, both of which I've also installed, make it much, much easier.)

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Howto Install qBittorrent in Ubuntu Gutsy

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A Bittorrent client using C++ / libtorrent and a Qt4 Graphical User Interface. It aims to be a good alternative to other bittorrent clients. It has more and more features such as an integrated search engine, UPnP, encryption, PeX, a torrent creation tool .

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How to compile program under Linux / UNIX / FreeBSD

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Q. I’ve downloaded tar ball software but I don’t know how to compile the same? Can you provide the instructions for compiling a program?

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See this? Easy software install under Linux

http://www.geekzone.co.nz

Even in this day and age you can sometimes still hear the echo of the old FUD: Installing software under Linux is difficult! Really?

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Get down and dirty with Linux

http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk

Let me start with a controversial statement: installing new software is almost always easier on Linux than on Windows. On most Linux systems, a package manager takes care of both the installation and removal of software.

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Install any Linux distro directly from hard disk without burning any DVD

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After you download any Linux distro from the internet, you have to burn it to a DVD, CD or a number of CDs to install it. You generally only use each CD/DVD once so What a wastage of disks! But with a little trick you can install any Linux directly from the hard disk without burning a single CD or DVD.

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