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Command-Line Guide to Audio Files in Ubuntu

http://www.tuxarena.com

In this tutorial I will focus mostly on manipulating and converting files to free formats, which in our case will be FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) and Ogg Vorbis (free lossy codec), but support for MP3 is also included where it is the case. These formats are not patented and are free to use without the need to pay for using them.

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How to safely create a partion inside an already partitioned device

http://theopenhelp.com

A partition is a means of dividing the storage capacity of a device, such as a hard disk, into several parts which can then be treated as separate storage devices (“logical devices”).

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Created by gokulvarma 4 years 2 days ago – Made popular 4 years 2 days ago
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Installing Cherokee With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 10.10

http://www.howtoforge.com

Cherokee is a very fast, flexible and easy to configure Web Server. It supports the widespread technologies nowadays: FastCGI, SCGI, PHP, CGI, TLS and SSL encrypted connections, virtual hosts, authentication, on the fly encoding, load balancing, Apache compatible log files, and much more.

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Using Ubuntu ARM cross-compiler for bare metal programming

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Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat includes an ARM cross-compiler to compile programs for Linux. The compiler can also be used for bare-metal programming with a few arrangements.

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Bad Decision Made at Canonical Regarding Media Player

http://techrights.org

Insertion of Mono-based software like Banshee endangers Ubuntu as it makes the parent company more reliant on Microsoft and more sensitive to Microsoft extortion

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Install BURG in Ubuntu: A stylish replacement for GRUB

http://reviewhubs.com

If you use dual boot Linux, that is, if you use more than one operating system on your machine, maybe you should try BURG. It is a new boot loader, much more stylish than the simple text-based GRUB.

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Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 10.10

http://www.howtoforge.com

Lighttpd is a secure, fast, standards-compliant web server designed for speed-critical environments. This tutorial shows how you can install Lighttpd on an Ubuntu 10.10 server with PHP5 support (through FastCGI) and MySQL support.

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redefining the fork bomb...

http://1024bitez.blogspot.com

A fork bomb is simply a line of some characters entered into the command line of a Unix system, and when the enter key is pressed, within seconds the computer will crash... The little program we entered in to the bash shell act as a process & make multiple copies of itself, setting off a chain reaction and thus quickly exhausting the system’s resources.

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Why I don't recommend Ubuntu, for now

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For the times, they are a-changing" Oh yes sirree Bob, that they are indeed. A few years ago, I dabbled with the SuSE Linux distro, and then a chap from Bristol introduced me to the Hoary Hedgehog. I was hooked and have been reeled in ever since. Until now. Until 10.10.

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How to share /home directory between two linux installations

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Frequent re-installations of operating system due to crashes is always been a problem for many of the linux users, and my case is also the same.... Everytime i start with doing something like trying some new commands or editing some configuration files and finally ends up with an 'OS crash' and a fresh installation thereafter.

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Ubuntu PPA Problem - Reason for Concern?

http://jeffhoogland.blogspot.com

jeffhoogland.blogspot: There is namely one issue: Canonical does not review any of the packages that are uploaded to PPAs. Because of this adding software from various PPAs wily nilly in reality is more dangerous than installing software on Windows.

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Intellectual Ventures and Other Microsoft-affiliated Groups Are Poisoning Linux With Patents

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New examples of patent trolls and patent boosters (possibly even lobbyists) putting a form of patent tax on the de facto universal platform which is free Myhrvold’s Intellectual Ventures, which is funded and made with Microsoft’s investments (Myhrvold is Microsoft’s former CTO), is expanding the pyramid scheme by signing a patent deal with HTC. The Register says:

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Ubuntu: Rolling release rumours wrong

http://www.h-online.com

Recent news has suggested that the Ubuntu Linux distribution is to change to a rolling release schedule. Ubuntu's Rick Spencer has now issued a statement that these rumours are wrong

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French Gendarmerie switch 85,000 PC’s to Ubuntu and save €€€

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Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, now reports the police force has upgraded its 85,000 PCs to Ubuntu Desktop Edition, removing its reliance on the Microsoft operating system completely.

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Alternative To The "200 Lines Kernel Patch That Does Wonders" Which You Can Use Right Away

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Phoronix recently published an article regarding a ~200 lines Linux Kernel patch that improves responsiveness under system strain. Well, Lennart Poettering, a RedHat developer replied to Linus Torvalds on a maling list with an alternative to this patch that does the same thing yet all you have to do is run 2 commands and paste 4 lines in your ~/.bashrc file.

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