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Install OpenSuse Tutorial in Video

http://tuxtraining.com

A video tutorial about installing opensuse.

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Beyond Synaptic - using apt for better package management

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

I’m a Debian user and—like many—I use apt and its associated tools. If you haven’t yet discovered apt here’s a brief summary of some of it and some of its tools which can make your package management even more powerful.

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mtr - Full screen ncurses and X11 traceroute tool

http://www.ubuntugeek.com

Full screen ncurses and X11 traceroute tool.mtr combines the functionality of the ‘traceroute’ and ‘ping’ programs in a single network diagnostic tool.

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Sudo and Su

http://fosswire.com

You’ve probably seen one of these commands. Debian and Ubuntu users have seen more of sudo, while SUSE and Fedora have used su more often. What exactly is the difference?

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Ten tips for new Ubuntu users

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Ubuntu has become the most popular Linux distribution for new Linux users. It's easy to install, easy to use, and usually "just works." But moving to a different operating system can be confusing, no matter how well-designed it is. Here's a list of tips that might save you some time while you're getting used to Ubuntu.

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Building a Home File Server

http://www.linuxjournal.com

With three desktop machines (Kubuntu, Win XP and a testbed, which is currently running ReactOS) and a laptop (Xubuntu) in use at home, our IT is reaching small office proportions, and like many small offices, we run into file sharing problems.

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How-to: Installing Ubuntu Linux on a usb pendrive

http://www.debuntu.org

This tutorial will show how-to install Ubuntu on a usb stick. Even though this tutorial uses Ubuntu as its base distribution, you could virtually use any type of Linux liveCD distribution.

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The Root of it All: The meanings of the folders in the / directory

http://kdubois.net

Most linux users know about the root directory, but many of the folders contained in / are a mystery as to their purpose. I wanted to write about this in one of my switching to linux articles, but it would have made the article far to long, so I’ve made a separate post about it. I hope this article will better prepare you better for managing your linux system, no matter what you use it for. With no more ado, here we go!

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HowTo install Avant Window Navigator (AWN) in Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon)

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Avant Window Navigator (Awn) is a dock-like bar which sits at the bottom of the screen. It has support for launchers, task lists, and third party applets.

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Building A Linux Music Studio Part 2

http://www.linuxplanet.com

Last week we made a music CD from a live digital recording the easy and simple way. Today we're going to fix volume levels and do graceful fades and transitions using Audacity and normalize.

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Bullet proof your server #2 - SSH

http://fosswire.com

In the first part of this multi-part tutorial on FOSSwire, I look at some simple ways you can boost your security for the Apache web server. In this part, I’m going to look at securing the OpenSSH server, which is used for remotely logging in to your server.

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Quick Linux Tip of the Day: Auto Kill

http://www.raiden.net

Ever had something you wanted to leave running on your system, but needed to have it automatically shutdown at a certain time, yet it has no ability to do that on its own? Enter the "auto kill" trick. I've done this on several of my machines over the years, and it works quite well.

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How to install Epiphany web browser in Ubuntu

http://www.ubuntugeek.com

Epiphany is the web browser for the GNOME desktop. Its goal is to be simple and easy to use. Epiphany ties together many GNOME components in order to let you focus on the Web content, instead of the browser application. As part of the GNOME project, Epiphany is Free Software.

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Learn OOP while creating 3-D animations with Alice

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College computer science students often find it difficult to get started in programming languages like C++ and Java, largley due to the disconnect between simple middle-school languages like logo and advanced object-oriented programming (OOP) languages.

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Making animated banners with GIMP….

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Ok, this time I’ll show you how to make one of these bad boys, an animated banner logo.

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