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Mandriva

Compiz Fusion On Mandriva One 2008.1 Spring (GNOME/NVIDIA)

Post date: May 11, 2008, 14:05 Category: Desktop Views: 3491 Comments
Tutorial quote: This document describes how to enable and configure Compiz Fusion on a Mandriva One 2008.1 Spring GNOME desktop with an NVIDIA graphics card.
Ubuntu

Enabling Compiz Fusion On An Ubuntu 8.04 LTS Desktop (NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200)

Post date: May 6, 2008, 10:05 Category: Desktop Views: 3155 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can enable Compiz Fusion on an Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron) desktop (the system must have a 3D-capable graphics card - I am using an NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 here). With Compiz Fusion you can use beautiful 3D effects like wobbly windows or a desktop cube on your desktop.
Ubuntu

The Perfect Desktop - Kubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron)

Post date: May 1, 2008, 10:05 Category: Desktop Views: 3393 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up a Kubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron) desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge. Kubuntu 8.04 is derived from Ubuntu 8.04 LTS and uses the KDE desktop instead of the GNOME desktop.
Ubuntu

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron)

Post date: April 29, 2008, 10:04 Category: Desktop Views: 4280 Comments
Tutorial quote: This document describes step by step how to set up a Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron) desktop. The result is a fast, secure and extendable system that provides all you need for daily work and entertainment.
gOS

The Perfect Desktop - gOS Rocket G 2.0 (GNOME)

Post date: April 24, 2008, 08:04 Category: Desktop Views: 5893 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up a gOS Rocket G 2.0 (GNOME) desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge. gOS is a lightweight Linux distribution, based on Ubuntu 7.10, that comes with Google Apps and some other Web 2.0 applications; gOS Rocket G 2.0 uses the GNOME desktop.
Mandriva

The Perfect Desktop - Mandriva One 2008 Spring With KDE

Post date: April 20, 2008, 09:04 Category: Desktop Views: 3782 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up a Mandriva One 2008 Spring (Mandriva 2008.1) desktop (with the KDE desktop environment) that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge.
Mandriva

The Perfect Desktop - Mandriva One 2008 Spring (Gnome)

Post date: April 17, 2008, 11:04 Category: Desktop Views: 3437 Comments
Tutorial quote: This document describes step by step how to set up a Mandriva One 2008 Spring (Mandriva 2008.1) desktop (GNOME). The result is a fast, secure and extendable system that provides all you need for daily work and entertainment.
Ubuntu

Managing The GRUB Bootloader With QGRUBEditor On Ubuntu 7.10

Post date: April 6, 2008, 11:04 Category: Desktop Views: 3037 Comments
Tutorial quote: Managing The GRUB Bootloader With QGRUBEditor On Ubuntu 7.10

QGRUBEditor is a graphical frontend for managing the GRUB bootloader. By using QGRUBEditor, you do not have to mess around with the GRUB configuration in /boot/grub/menu.lst anymore. This article shows how to install and use QGRUBEditor on Ubuntu 7.10.
Ubuntu

Open-Source Classroom Management With iTALC On Ubuntu 7.10

Post date: March 27, 2008, 11:03 Category: Desktop Views: 3164 Comments
Tutorial quote: This document describes how to set up iTALC on Ubuntu 7.10. iTALC is an open-source classroom management solution that lets you view and control other computers in your network. It lets you remote-control other computers, show the teacher's screen on all students' computers, lock workstations, send text-messages to students, power on/off and reboot remote computers, etc.
PC-BSD

The Perfect Desktop - PC-BSD 1.5

Post date: March 20, 2008, 12:03 Category: Desktop Views: 8246 Comments
Tutorial quote: This document describes how to set up PC-BSD v1.5. This release is based upon FreeBSD 6.3 and uses KDE 3.5.8 as default desktop environment. Taken from the PC-BSD page: PC-BSD is a complete desktop operating system, which has been designed with the "casual" computer user in mind. It offers the stability and security that only a BSD-based operating system can bring, while as the same time providing a comfortable user experience, allowing you to get the most out of your computing time. With PC-BSD you can spend less time working to fix viruses or spyware and instead have the computer work for you.
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