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Three Simple Tweaks for Better SSD Performance

http://www.linux-magazine.com

As I explained in the previous post, replacing my notebook's hard disk with an SSD significantly improved the overall system performance -- even without any additional tweaking. But there are also a couple of simple tricks that can boost performance even further.

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Things To Fix / Tweak After Installing Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

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Everybody posts about applications to install after upgrading to Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala. I'm not saying they are not interesting, I'll even post some links to such posts from other blogs (look at the bottom of the post) I really liked, but to get there, you must firstly fix everything that's not working for you, tweak some things and so on.

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Created by nilarimogard 4 years 36 weeks ago – Made popular 4 years 36 weeks ago
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OpenOffice.org 3.1's Usability Tweaks

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It hit the servers [a few] days ago, but OpenOffice.org 3.1 is now in official release. The open-source office suite focused on anti-aliased drawing and usability tweaks for this release, which we've quickly previewed below.

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3 Tweaks to Speed Up Firefox 3 and Free Memory

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Sometimes Firefox can become a real memory hog, especially if you keep it running for hours and have many tabs opened. In order to make Firefox a little more responsive and save some RAM memory, here are three tweaks I bumped into over time. Notice that most of these tips only free up some memory at the expense of (usually) loading speed for web pages.

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Handy Tweaks To Make GIMP Replace Photoshop

http://www.smashingmagazine.com

GIMP is the favorite graphics editing program of many designers and graphic artists. It has a wide array of features, as well as plug-ins, filters and brushes. Documentation is primarily available in online communities, as well as through extensive add-ons.

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Top Tweaks to Speeding Up Firefox

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In Firefox you might have noticed that after opening several tabs and browsing a while system memory starts to be eaten up a lot and performance start degrading a little. Here are some not so obvious tweaks to improving performance.

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Slim Down and Speed Up Linux

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While Linux is pretty efficient with a computer's resources out of the box, there are still ways you can make it run leaner and meaner on your desktop. Using a little bit of know-how, a willingness to run a few terminal commands and a mind for efficiency, you can get every last bit of power from your Linux box, or get more life from an older system. Read on for a roundup of ways to slim down and speed up Linux that any level of user can implement.

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Howto Tweak Ubuntu

http://www.ubuntugeek.com

This tool is for ubuntu which makes it easy to change hidden system and desktop settings.Ubuntu Tweak is only for GNOME desktop environment.This is still under heavy development and very good utility for ubuntu users.

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6 Simple & Safe Postfix Changes for Over 95% Spam Reduction

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I used to receive around 5,000-7,000 spams daily on angsuman [at] taragana [dot] com email which is publicly available on the internet. It was consuming too many productive hours daily to fight spam. I decided to fight back. To reduce the spams I first made changes to my postfix configuration with the aim to stop most spams upfront.

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How To: Unlock The Power Of Gnome's Text Editor

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When I first started using Ubuntu I wanted to find a text editor something like BBEdit or TextMate on the Mac. After flirting with both Vi and Emacs, I eventually turned to gEdit, the humble little default text editor for the Gnome desktop. But I quickly realized that gEdit is actually quite powerful.

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Ubuntu - a Speedup guide

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Ubuntu has been main player in Linux distro for a couple of years, and yet some might found it to be a little bit slow in a few aspects. Here i try to show some of guides that might give a boost to your Ubuntu systems.

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Created by snotbutter 6 years 40 weeks ago – Made popular 6 years 40 weeks ago
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Top 10 Gnome Desktop Tweaks

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The desktop environment for many Linux users, Gnome, is fast, organized and very easy to learn. But Gnome is also very powerful and highly customizable. Today's top 10 lists the various ways you can tweak Nautilus and the Gnome desktop to turn Linux into a productivity powerhouse.

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