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Howto Add Items to the Right-Click Menu in Nautilus

Monday, March 2, 2009

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How to add items to the right-click menu in Nautilus, Gnome’s desktop interface.

Setup a Software Firewall in Linux using Firestarter

Monday, March 2, 2009

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Howto: Setup a Software Firewall in Linux using Firestarter

Fluxbuntu: User-friendly Featherweight Linux?

Monday, March 2, 2009

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Introduction While Linux is praised for its ability to run on older hardware, modern distributions such as [K]Ubuntu and Fedora eat up lots of disk space, memory, and processing power. And, while there are many smaller distributions that are designed to run on antiquated machines, most of them require years of Linux experience, lest the […]

Virtualization in Linux: A Review of Four Software Choices

Monday, March 2, 2009

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Introduction This week Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu Linux, announced a partnership with Parallels, maker of the Virtualization products Parallels Workstation and Parallels Desktop for Mac. Consequently, the Parallels Workstation virtualization software is now available to download and install in Ubuntu Linux, completely supported by Canonical, and done entirely through the Add/Remove programs interface. This […]

Howto Delete Files Permanently and Securely in Linux

Monday, March 2, 2009

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How to use the secure delete toolset to delete files securely and permanently in Linux.

SSH 101: Secure Shell Basics

Monday, March 2, 2009

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The basics of SSH, including X11 forwarding, accessing your Linux machine from anywhere using Windows, and basic SSH options.

Hardy Heron Alpha4: A Glimpse into the Future of Ubuntu

Monday, March 2, 2009

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Introduction Its official release is just under three months away, and Ubuntu 8.04, or Hardy Heron, promises some great improvements over the already user-friendly Ubuntu 7.10 (also known as Gusty Gibbon). This is a look at the fourth Alpha release of Hardy; including many of the applications that are now included by default and the […]

The Seven Most Annoying Problems with Ubuntu Linux

Monday, March 2, 2009

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My seven major gripes with Ubuntu Linux.

Enabling Hardware Sensors in Linux

Monday, March 2, 2009

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This article explains how to enable your hardware’s sensors in Linux.

Backing-up in Linux Made Easy with TimeVault: An In-Depth Review

Monday, March 2, 2009

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Backing up in Linux is finally made simple with Time-Vault, a graphical, periodic, snapshot-based program that makes it easy to start, monitor, and modify backups, as well as restore data.

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