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Ubuntu

How To Upgrade Your Desktop From Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn) To 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon)

Post date: November 2, 2007, 10:11 Category: Desktop Views: 2742 Comments
Tutorial quote: This guide shows how you can upgrade your desktop from Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn) to Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon).
Ubuntu

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu Studio 7.10

Post date: November 1, 2007, 10:11 Category: Desktop Views: 3962 Comments
Tutorial quote: This guide shows how to set up an Ubuntu Studio 7.10 desktop. The result is a fast, secure and extendable system with focus on multimedia creation - the real-time (RT) kernel is installed by default. It provides all you need for daily work and entertainment, incl. codecs, Flash, Adobe Reader, VMware, Skype, TrueType fonts, Cedega, and many more.
Linux

Make Your Linux Desktop Look Like A Mac - Mac4Lin Project Documentation

Post date: October 30, 2007, 11:10 Category: Desktop Views: 6515 Comments
Tutorial quote: Do you want to give your desktop a dash of Mac OS X? The goal of this project is to bring the look and feel of Mac OS X (latest being 10.5, Leopard) to *nix GTK based systems. This document will present the procedure to install Mac4Lin pack & tweak certain things to get that almost perfect Mac OS X like desktop.
Ubuntu

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon)

Post date: October 23, 2007, 07:10 Category: Desktop Views: 3947 Comments
Tutorial quote: This document describes how to set up an Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon) desktop. The result is a fast, secure and extendable system that provides all you need for daily work and entertainment. About 23.000 packages are available in the repositories.
Slackware

The Perfect Desktop - Slackware 12

Post date: October 12, 2007, 09:10 Category: Desktop Views: 10491 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up a Slackware 12 GNU/Linux 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 desktop.
Fedora

How to compile and install compiz-fusion from git on Fedora 7

Post date: October 10, 2007, 10:10 Category: Desktop Views: 3479 Comments
Tutorial quote: This guide describes how to compile and install the latest compiz-fusion from git on Fedora 7. compiz-fusion is the cool cube desktop you see all over the internet from linux users. Fedora 7 has packages only for beryl which is concidered obsolete. compiz-fusion is the merge of beryl and compiz!
OpenSUSE

The Perfect Desktop - OpenSUSE 10.3 (GNOME)

Post date: October 9, 2007, 09:10 Category: Desktop Views: 4084 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up an OpenSUSE 10.3 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.
Linux

Five X Windows Background Hacks You Probably Didn't Know

Post date: September 26, 2007, 09:09 Category: Desktop Views: 3477 Comments
Tutorial quote: Command lines to do amazing things to your desktop background, when you get tired of wallpaper. Includes animated and static backgrounds using fbsetroot, bggen, ImageMagick, xaos, xlock, and xscreensaver.
Unix+clones

HOWTO create keyboard macros in Emacs

Post date: September 26, 2007, 09:09 Category: Desktop Views: 2757 Comments
Tutorial quote: Simple guide to making custom keyboard macros in Emacs and what they're for.
Ubuntu

Installing The IBM Lotus Symphony Beta 1 Office Suite On Ubuntu 7.04

Post date: September 25, 2007, 08:09 Category: Desktop Views: 3327 Comments
Tutorial quote: This document describes how to set up IBM Lotus Symphony Beta 1 on Ubuntu 7.04. IBM Lotus Symphony is an office-suite that is based on OpenOffice.org (a fork of v1.x) and ported to Lotus Expeditor (IBM's enhancement of the Eclipse Rich Client Platform). It contains programs for word processing, spreadsheet and presentation.
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