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Ubuntu Pybackpack - A user friendly file backup tool for Ubuntu Linux Desktop
Post date: September 7, 2008, 11:09 Category: System Views: 803 Comments: 0
Tutorial quote: A graphical tool to make file backup simpler. Provides a user-friendly interface which allows you to back up your files easily to an archive, to a CD/DVD or to a remote location using SSH.pybackpack is a user-friendly file backup tool written for the Gnome desktop and released under the GPL.

Ubuntu How To Install VMware Server On Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn)
Post date: April 30, 2007, 18:04 Category: Installing Views: 1318 Comments: 0
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how to install the free VMware Server on an Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn) system. With VMware Server you can create and run guest operating systems (virtual machines) such as Linux, Windows, FreeBSD, etc. under a host operating system. This has the benefit that you can run multiple operating systems on the same hardware which saves a lot of money, and you can move virtual machines from one VMware Server to the next one (or to a system that has the VMware Player which is also free).
Ubuntu Installing VirtualBox 3.0 On An Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop
Post date: July 9, 2009, 04:07 Category: Desktop Views: 1996 Comments: 0
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can install Sun VirtualBox 3.0 (released on June 30, 2009) on an Ubuntu 9.04 desktop. With VirtualBox you can create and run guest operating systems ("virtual machines") such as Linux and Windows under a host operating system. There are two ways of installing VirtualBox: from precompiled binaries that are available for some distributions and come under the PUEL license, and from the sources that are released under the GPL. This article will show how to set up VirtualBox 3.0 from the precompiled binaries.
Fedora Installing Xbox Media Center (XBMC) On Fedora 9 (i386)
Post date: October 21, 2008, 06:10 Category: Desktop Views: 1231 Comments: 0
Tutorial quote: The Xbox Media Center (XBMC) is a media center application for Linux, Mac, and Windows that allows you to manage/watch/listen to/view your videos, music, and pictures. It has a nice interface, can be controlled from the desktop or a remote control or via its built-in web interface, and it can be extended by custom scripts. This guide shows how you can install XBMC on a Fedora 9 desktop (i386).
Linux How To Make Desktop Applications Start Automatically After Login (GNOME)
Post date: November 9, 2007, 05:11 Category: Desktop Views: 846 Comments: 0
Tutorial quote: How To Make Desktop Applications Start Automatically After Login (GNOME)

You probably know this: you power on your machine, and immediately after you have logged in you manually start your two or three favourite applications. Why not have the system start these applications for you automatically? This short guide shows how to accomplish this under GNOME.
Debian How to Obtain the Dell/HP Server (May be other vendors) service tag in Debian
Post date: October 26, 2008, 14:10 Category: System Views: 737 Comments: 0
Tutorial quote: You are using debian on Dell or HP servers if you want to know the serialnumber and model you can use the following procedure.This is verr useful when you are connected remotely and find the details.

Dump Desktop Management Interface data.The Desktop Management Interface provides a standardized description of
a computer’s hardware, including characteristics such as BIOS serial number and hardware connectors. dmidecode provides a dump of the DMI data available from the BIOS. It is used as a back-end tool by other hardware detection programs.
Debian Little-known APT utilities for Debian desktop users
Post date: July 30, 2006, 13:07 Category: Desktop Views: 954 Comments: 0
Tutorial quote: The Advanced Packaging Tool (APT) is a distinguishing feature of Debian-based systems. APT was the first major alternative in GNU/Linux to boast automatic dependency resolution. Most GNU/Linux users know it through the apt-get command, a utility that calls on the lower-level dpkg command. However, other APT-based utilities remain largely unknown to desktop users. Some of these utilities offer a range of functionality far beyond those of the basic tools.
Debian How To Install VMware Server On Debian 4.0 (Etch)
Post date: April 24, 2007, 15:04 Category: Installing Views: 1007 Comments: 0
Tutorial quote: This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions about how to install the free VMware Server (version 1.0.2) on a Debian Etch system. With VMware Server you can create and run guest operating systems (virtual machines) such as Linux, Windows, FreeBSD, etc. under a host operating system. This has the benefit that you can run multiple operating systems on the same hardware which saves a lot of money, and you can move virtual machines from one VMware Server to the next one (or to a system that has the VMware Player which is also free). In this article we use Debian Etch (4.0) as the host operating system.
Ubuntu VBoxHeadless - Running VirtualBox 2.0 On A Headless Ubuntu 8.04 Server
Post date: September 25, 2008, 08:09 Category: Miscellaneous Views: 1565 Comments: 0
Tutorial quote: This guide explains how you can run virtual machines with Sun xVM VirtualBox 2.0 on a headless Ubuntu 8.04 server. Normally you use the VirtualBox GUI to manage your virtual machines, but a server does not have a desktop environment. Fortunately, VirtualBox comes with a tool called VBoxHeadless that allows you to connect to the virtual machines over a remote desktop connection, so there's no need for the VirtualBox GUI.
Ubuntu Creating Snapshot Backups Of Your Desktop With TimeVault On Ubuntu 7.10
Post date: December 20, 2007, 06:12 Category: Miscellaneous Views: 1225 Comments: 0
Tutorial quote: This document describes how to set up, configure and use TimeVault on Ubuntu 7.10. The resulting system provides a powerful backup system for desktop usage. TimeVault is a simple front-end for making snapshots of a set of directories. Snapshots are a copy of a directory structure or file at a certain point in time. Restore functionality is integrated into Nautilus - previous versions of a file or directory that has a snapshot can be accessed by examining the properties and selecting the 'Previous Versions' tab.