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Tip: Commands To Find Out The Shell You Are Using

http://tech.shantanugoel.com

Many times you might not be sure about which shell you are currently using. Especially if you are not on your system and logging into someone else’s, or maybe ssh’ing into a remote server. Worry not, because here are few simple commands that you can use to find out which shell you are using currently.

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Created by extra 5 years 22 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 22 weeks ago
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3 Popular Tips for Konqueror 3.5.9

http://tuxarena.blogspot.com

KDE 3.5.x comes with Konqueror as the default file manager and it is still used in distributions like Debian (the upcoming Lenny release) or older Kubuntu releases, like the LTS 8.04 version. In this article I will show three tips (which I consider popular) for tweaking or working with this older version of Konqueror.

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Created by Chris7mas 5 years 23 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 23 weeks ago
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Disabling Firefox's yellow plugin bar

http://psung.blogspot.com

"I hate Flash. But that is a rant for a different post. I don't have Flash installed, and I don't want to have Flash installed. That means I get Firefox's yellow "Additional plugins are required to display all the media on this page" bar on many pages with Flash content.

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Created by can.axis 5 years 26 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 26 weeks ago
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Learn the Linux command line

http://www.tectonic.co.za

Eight must-know Linux commands that will turn any Linux novice into an apparent command line guru. Go on. Impress your friends and family.

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Created by born_again 5 years 30 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 30 weeks ago
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10 mistakes new Linux administrators make

http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com

If you’re new to Linux, a few common mistakes are likely to get you into trouble. Learn about them up front so you can avoid major problems as you become increasingly Linux-savvy.

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Created by missgeek 5 years 31 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 31 weeks ago
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10 Awk Tips, Tricks and Pitfalls

http://www.catonmat.net

"Hi guys and girls, this is the first guest post on my blog. It’s written by Waldner from #awk on FreeNode IRC Network. He works as a sysadmin and does shell scripting as a hobby. Waldner will be happy to take any questions about the article. You can ask them in the comments of this post or on IRC. This article takes a look at ten tips, tricks and pitfalls in Awk programming language.

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Created by can.axis 5 years 37 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 37 weeks ago
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15 Tips For a Better Linux Experience

http://www.linuxhaxor.net

The beauty of Linux is in users ability to do large amount of customization to have a unique user expereince. So today we will look in to some tips for a “better” Linux experience.

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Created by KDEmon 5 years 37 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 37 weeks ago
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Playing Ogg

http://aaronhawley.livejournal.com

"I like to listen to music while I work. In support of the Play Ogg! movement, I converted some of my audio collection into the patent-unencumbered audio file format, Ogg Vorbis.

To convert my audio CDs to Ogg, I use the friendly abcde package..."

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Created by can.axis 5 years 48 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 48 weeks ago
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My take on negative voting on FSDaily

It has been suggested by one of our prominent community members that the use of negative votes should be confined to demoting spam. As the individual responsible for the introduction of negative voting on FSDaily, I feel I should explain my rationale for its inclusion and provide my tips on negative voting.

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Submitted by dave on Sat, 07/12/2008 - 05:52
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A Compilation of Frequent Linux Tips

http://vivapinkfloyd.blogspot.com

A compilation of frequent Linux tips. 1. Mount an ISO image 2. Rip FLAC and WAV files to OGG Vorbis 3. Split a FLAC/WAV file when a CUE file is available 4. Run a second X server 5. Convert MPEG video files to Theora Video 6. Get audio from DVD .VOB files 7. APT: Install needed dependencies to compile a source

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Created by Chris7mas 6 years 1 week ago – Made popular 6 years 1 week ago
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Tips on Long Term Emacs Productivity

http://xahlee.org

"...Here are 6 general emacs tips i felt that's the most important in emacs productivity, among all other emacs tips and tricks of my decade-long experience. If you use emacs only occasionally, these tips may not be very meaningful because they are general and does not solve any specific problems.

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Created by can.axis 6 years 5 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 5 weeks ago
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13 useful Ubuntu tips & tricks

http://icehot.wordpress.com

1. Play youtube videos directly in Totem Movie Player (Hardy):
2. Another tip: i recently find out that by holding the mouse over audio files:
3. To customize most of the colors of your ubuntu:
4. To refresh the gnome panel:
5. To find out the UUID of your partitions:

13 tips& tricks and some useful little software

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Created by hotice 6 years 9 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 8 weeks ago
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10 common mistakes to avoid when you’re installing Linux software

http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com

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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Created by chimera 6 years 11 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 11 weeks ago
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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Linux Users

http://hehe2.net

I compiled a list of 7 habits that I wish someone told me when I started out. I believe that getting into these habits will make the Linux experience more secure, convenient, educational, and ultimately more enjoyable.

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Created by Jimbob 6 years 12 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 11 weeks ago
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Living a life without a Hard Disk

http://anojrs.blogspot.com

Life without a hard disk is tough.. but fun in many ways.. Here is what you could do, to keep working on your computer:

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Created by vlovindia 6 years 12 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 12 weeks ago
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