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Recover from a frozen system with the magic SysRq key| Tips

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The magic SysRq key is an old tip to be used to recover from a frozen system, it is advised to be used when the system absolutely locks up - freeze, and when using Ctrl+Alt+Backspace does nothing .

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Firefox 3.6 tips and tweaks

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Here are five quick tips to enhance your Firefox 3.6 experience...

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Ten essential Python tips for beginners

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We've compiled ten essential Python tips especially for the new user, so without further ado, let's get started...

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How to Install any Linux on a USB

http://www.hungry-hackers.com

There are so many reasons why having a Linux distribution on a USB drive can come in handy. But getting Linux onto a USB drive can’t be simple. Right? Wrong. There is a tool, UNetbootin, that makes installing Linux on a USB drive simple.

UNetbootin can be used on either Linux or Windows. In this article, we’ll be illustrating it for Both.

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Linux command line tips

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I thought it would be useful to break away from all the GUI-goodness and offer up a few command line tips and tricks. Why? No matter how powerful, user-friendly, and modern the Linux desktop becomes, there may come a time when you want to step up your game and get down and dirty with the command line interface.

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10 Mistakes Linux learners should avoid

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Today, Linux distributions are getting more and more popular, specially Ubuntu. Many ‘technical users’ of Microsoft Windows are showing interest in using or trying out Linux, but they repeat some common mistakes. Which are,

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Banish mouse pointer on emacs

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"In ratpoison and stumpwm, there's a 'banish' command that exiles the mouse pointer to a corner of the screen. It's quite useful when you don't want the mouse to distract you or clobber the text you are writing [...] emacs has a more sophisticated way to do it..."

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TuxArena's 10 Most Popular Tips in 2009

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Following the most popular TuxArena articles in 2009 post, here are the 10 most popular tips published here at TuxArena in 2009:

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5 Linux Tricks to Make Your Life Simpler

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Download a website in linux, change root password, play videos in RAR, five ways to logout from bash, and browsing in text mode.

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6 Different Ways To End Unresponsive Programs In Linux

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Most Windows users know about the utility of the Ctrl + Alt + Del keys when dealing with an unresponsive application. A program is said to be unresponsive when it doesn’t respond to any user interaction and neither does it perform its intended actions.

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Checking Your Work: Validating Input - The Cool Stuff

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One of the most common validation checks is the simple check for data type. Validating by data type involves checking the user's input to make sure it is an integer number, a monetary amount, or some other type comparison.

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Some Reasonable Defaults for MySQL Settings

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Out of the box, MySQL isn't exactly tuned for resilience on a busy network where things occasionally go haywire.

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20 Essential Tips Every Ubuntu User Should Know

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Diving right into a new OS is daunting, even if it is as polished and stable as Ubuntu. That's OK though, because we're here to help. We've compiled a list of the 20 most important skills that every Ubuntu user should have.

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10 secrets of Nautilus (file manager)

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There are many secrets about Nautilus normal users might not familiar with them; therefore, in this article, I will try to shed light on some of them.

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Created by gooogle 4 years 42 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 42 weeks ago
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Ubuntu Tip:How to Play VCD using VLC Player

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This is very simple tutorial how to open VCD using VLC Player

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