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Ubuntu Simple Home File Server (Based On Ubuntu)
Post date: January 27, 2008, 05:01 Category: Miscellaneous Views: 2175 Comments: 0
Tutorial quote: This tutorial explains how to turn an old PC with additional hard disks into a simple home file server. The file server is intended for home use. The home file server is accessible by Windows and Linux computers in the home network.
Ubuntu How to install Microsoft core fonts on Ubuntu
Post date: December 14, 2006, 03:12 Category: Desktop Views: 2722 Comments: 0
Tutorial quote: With Microsoft as dominant as it is (see Bug #1) we often need to look for compatibility options for a number of things. There are teams working on all types of compatibility issues but one of them is already taken care of (and I’m sure there are many more to come). This tutorial will allow you to install Microsoft’s Core Font package on your Ubuntu system, allowing you to see and use the same fonts that all of our Windows friends are used to.
Ubuntu SAMBA (Domaincontroller) Server For Small Workgroups With Ubuntu 7.10
Post date: November 23, 2007, 04:11 Category: Installing Views: 1398 Comments: 0
Tutorial quote: This is a detailed description about setting up an Ubuntu based server (Ubuntu 7.10) to act as file- and printserver for Windows(tm) workstations in small workgroups. This howto uses the tdb backend for SAMBA to store passwords and account information. This is suitable for workgroups for up to 250 users and is easier to set up than an LDAP backend.
Linux Connecting to a Wireless LAN with Linux, Part 1
Post date: April 13, 2005, 14:04 Category: Hardware Views: 1190 Comments: 0
Tutorial quote: Wireless hardware for Linux is a moving target. The wireless network adapter that worked fine with Linux yesterday may be released with an unsupported radio chipset today, and with no indication of the change. So buyer beware--always confirm the chipset before you buy. The good news is a lot of wireless adapters have native Linux support, and for those that don't, the NdisWrapper utility lets you use the Windows drivers on your Linux box.
Fedora Fedora 9 Installation Guide
Post date: May 14, 2008, 14:05 Category: Installing Views: 1852 Comments: 0
Tutorial quote: This guide describes how to easily configure your Fedora 9 installation. Learn how to upgrade from Fedora 7/8, add extra repositories, configure audio and video playback, install everyday needed applications and increase your system's performance and usability! Plus you can learn how to access your Windows Partitions and Shared folders, install Compiz-Fusion, SUN's JAVA, KDE and much more.
Fedora+Core Installing Beryl Or Compiz Fusion On A Fedora 7 Desktop
Post date: July 1, 2007, 18:07 Category: Desktop Views: 3294 Comments: 0
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can install and use Beryl or Compiz Fusion on a Fedora 7 desktop (the system must have a 3D-capable graphics card). With both Beryl and Compiz Fusion, you can make your desktop use beautiful 3D effects like wobbly windows or a desktop cube.
Fedora+Core VNC (Virtual Network Computing) 101
Post date: April 15, 2005, 19:04 Category: Network Views: 1464 Comments: 0
Tutorial quote: VNC stands for Virtual Network Computing. It is remote control software which allows you to view and interact with one computer (the "server") using a simple program (the "viewer") on another computer anywhere on the Internet. The two computers don't even have to be the same type, so for example you can use VNC to view an office Linux machine on your Windows PC at home. VNC is freely and publicly available and is in widespread active use by millions throughout industry, academia and privately.
Ubuntu How To Configure Remote Access To Your Ubuntu Desktop
Post date: February 14, 2008, 07:02 Category: Desktop Views: 2072 Comments: 0
Tutorial quote: This guide explains how you can enable a remote desktop on an Ubuntu desktop so that you can access and control it remotely. This makes sense for example if you have customers that are not very tech-savvy. If they have a problem, you can log in to their desktops without the need to drive to their location. I will also show how to access the remote Ubuntu desktop from a Windows XP client and an Ubuntu client.
Linux TrueCrypt Tutorial: Truly Portable Data Encryption
Post date: July 2, 2007, 18:07 Category: Security Views: 1238 Comments: 0
Tutorial quote: TrueCrypt is a free software that encrypts data on-the-fly. Right now the newest version released is version 4.3. You can create an encrypted hard drive, a separate partition or a directory with TrueCrypt. It does not simply encrypt the content of files, but their names and the names of the directories they are in as well. Moreover there is no way to check the size of the encrypted directory/HDD/partition. TrueCrypt is available for Windows and Linux.
Unix+clones Squeeze Your Gigabit NIC for Top Performance
Post date: June 24, 2005, 20:06 Category: Optimizing Views: 1550 Comments: 0
Tutorial quote: Many new workstations and servers are coming with integrated gigabit network cards, but quite a few people soon discover that they can't transfer data much faster than they did with 100 Mb/s network cards. Multiple factors can affect your ability to transfer at higher speeds, and most of them revolve around operating system settings. In this article we will discuss the necessary steps to make your new gigabit-enabled server obtain close to gigabit speeds in Linux, FreeBSD, and Windows.