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OpenSUSE TrueCrypt - Free opensource on the fly Disk Encryption tool
Post date: August 7, 2008, 17:08 Category: Security Views: 950 Comments: 0
Tutorial quote: TrueCrypt is a free opensource software system for establishing and maintaining an on-the-fly-encrypted volume (data storage device). On-the-fly encryption means that data are automatically encrypted or decrypted right before they are loaded or saved, without any user intervention. No data stored on an encrypted volume can be read (decrypted) without using the correct password/keyfile(s) or correct encryption keys. Entire file system is encrypted (e.g., file names, folder names, contents of every file, free space, meta data, etc).
Ubuntu QuickStart, The Swiss Army Knife For Ubuntu 8.04 Desktop
Post date: August 17, 2008, 05:08 Category: Desktop Views: 1234 Comments: 0
Tutorial quote: In this article I will show how to install and use QuickStart on an Ubuntu 8.04 desktop. QuickStart is like a Swiss army knife, it allows you to do various things on your Ubuntu desktop: creating and restoring backups, running scheduled backups, backing up configuration files, installing some common applications, installing DVD codecs, deleting unnecessary files, etc.
Ubuntu Virus Protection With AVG Antivirus On Ubuntu Feisty Fawn
Post date: September 10, 2007, 17:09 Category: Security Views: 1607 Comments: 0
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can install and use AVG Antivirus on an Ubuntu Feisty Fawn desktop. Although there are not many Linux viruses out there, this can be useful if you often exchange files with Windows users - it can help you to not pass on any Windows viruses (that do not do any harm to Linux systems) to Windows users. AVG Antivirus for Linux is free for private and non-commercial use.
Ubuntu Virus Protection With F-PROT Antivirus On Ubuntu Feisty Fawn
Post date: September 24, 2007, 03:09 Category: Security Views: 1660 Comments: 0
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can install and use F-PROT Antivirus on an Ubuntu Feisty Fawn desktop. Although there are not many Linux viruses out there, this can be useful if you often exchange files with Windows users - it can help you to not pass on any Windows viruses (that do not do any harm to Linux systems) to Windows users. F-PROT Antivirus for Linux is free for home use.
OpenSUSE Conky - Lightweight system monitor in openSUSE
Post date: May 11, 2009, 17:05 Category: System Views: 763 Comments: 0
Tutorial quote: Conky is a free, light-weight system monitor for X, that displays any information on your desktop. Conky is licensed under the GPL and runs on Linux and BSD. Conky has more than 250 built in objects, including support for a plethora of OS stats (uname, uptime, CPU usage, mem usage, disk usage, “top” like process stats, and network monitoring, built in support for IMAP and POP3 and many popular music players (MPD, XMMS2, BMPx, Audacious).
Linux Optimizing Desktop Performance, Part III
Post date: May 31, 2005, 09:05 Category: Optimizing Views: 1797 Comments: 0
Tutorial quote: For desktop and laptop users who want a fast-booting operating system, getting rid of services you do not need can appear to improve performance. Obviously, if you are new to Linux, though, you probably do not know which processes you can get rid of safely nor how to stop them and keep them from restarting at boot time.
Unix+clones Introduction to Python
Post date: April 17, 2005, 04:04 Category: Programming Views: 924 Comments: 0
Tutorial quote: Ok, first part is going to be fairly boring, but put up with it. Im just going to go through a few reasons why you should choose Python as a language to learn. First off it free!, there is no cost involved in gettin Python, although there is a license, but this is just a standard license that goes with all free and open source software. Python is an open source language, as is the interpreter (Python is written in C).
Ubuntu 3D Desktop (Beryl and Xgl) on Ubuntu Edgy Eft with ATI card.
Post date: October 31, 2006, 21:10 Category: Installing Views: 5904 Comments: 0
Tutorial quote: The goal of this guide is to make it as easy as possible for everyone to install a 3D Desktop on Ubuntu Linux (Edgy Eft) with Beryl and Xgl, there will be no use of the terminal in this guide so everyone should be able to follow this guide and install a 3D Desktop on there very own and brand new installation of Ubuntu Edgy Eft. With alot of screenshots.
CentOS Installation Guide: CentOS 5.1 Desktop
Post date: December 16, 2007, 05:12 Category: Desktop Views: 2475 Comments: 0
Tutorial quote: This document describes how to set up a CentOS 5.1 desktop. It provides all you need for daily work and entertainment, incl. multimedia codecs, Adobe Flash, Adobe Reader, Skype, TrueType fonts, VMware Server, ntfs-3g, Sun Java, and many more.
Linux Modify Your Partitions With GParted Without Losing Data
Post date: January 23, 2007, 17:01 Category: System Views: 1442 Comments: 0
Tutorial quote: This article shows how you can modify the partitioning of your Linux system with GParted (Gnome Partition Editor) without losing data. This includes resizing partitions (enlarging and shrinking), moving partitions on the hard drive, creating and deleting partitions, and even modifying filesystem types. GParted is a free partition editor available as a desktop program and also as a Live-CD. It supports the following filesystems: ext2, ext3, fat16, fat32, hfs, hfs+, jfs, linux-swap, reiserfs, reiser4, ufs, xfs, and even ntfs (Windows).