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Linux

How To Manage An iPod From A Linux Desktop With Amarok

Post date: July 27, 2007, 22:07 Category: Desktop Views: 3910 Comments
Tutorial quote: This article shows how you can use an iPod on a Linux desktop with Amarok. It covers how you can upload MP3 files from your desktop to your iPod, download MP3 files from your iPod to your desktop, and how you can delete files on the iPod. Normally, Apple's iTunes software is needed to manage an iPod, but iTunes is not available for Linux. Fortunately, there are Linux alternatives such as Amarok that can handle the task.
CentOS

Installing Beryl On A CentOS 5.0 Desktop

Post date: July 22, 2007, 23:07 Category: Desktop Views: 6096 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can install and use Beryl on a CentOS 5.0 desktop (the system must have a 3D-capable graphics card). With Beryl, you can make your desktop use beautiful 3D effects like wobbly windows or a desktop cube.
Ubuntu

Dual-Booting Windows XP/Vista And Ubuntu 7.04

Post date: July 21, 2007, 00:07 Category: Desktop Views: 4763 Comments
Tutorial quote: In this tutorial I will teach you how to dual-boot between Windows XP/Vista and Ubuntu. This tutorial will be split up into two parts: Part one for people who have no operating system installed. Part two for people who have Windows XP/Vista installed and do not want to re-install Windows.
Mandriva

Using Compiz, Beryl, And Metisse On A Mandriva 2007 Spring Desktop

Post date: July 8, 2007, 23:07 Category: Desktop Views: 4383 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can use Compiz, Beryl, and Metisse on a Mandriva 2007 Spring (Mandriva 2007.1) desktop (the system must have a 3D-capable graphics card). With Compiz, Beryl, and Metisse, you can make your desktop use beautiful 3D effects like wobbly windows or a desktop cube (although the desktop cube is not available on Metisse).
Linux

Installing Google Desktop On PCLinuxOS 2007 And Ubuntu Feisty Fawn

Post date: July 3, 2007, 23:07 Category: Desktop Views: 3493 Comments
Tutorial quote: This article shows how you can install the Linux version of Google Desktop on a PCLinuxOS 2007 desktop and an Ubuntu Feisty Fawn (Ubuntu 7.04) desktop. Although the program is still marked as beta, Linux users can already search for text inside documents, local email messages, their Web history, and their Gmail accounts.
Fedora+Core

Installing Beryl Or Compiz Fusion On A Fedora 7 Desktop

Post date: July 1, 2007, 23:07 Category: Desktop Views: 9163 Comments
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

The Perfect Desktop - Fedora 7

Post date: June 2, 2007, 01:06 Category: Desktop Views: 7954 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up a Fedora 7 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.
Ubuntu

Fixing a scanner broken by the Feisty upgrade

Post date: May 28, 2007, 00:05 Category: Desktop Views: 3787 Comments
Tutorial quote: If you have been using a USB scanner and upgrade from Edgy to Feisty, you may find that your scanner no longer works.You can use this fix to solve your scanner problem.
PCLinuxOS

The Perfect Desktop - PCLinuxOS 2007

Post date: May 26, 2007, 00:05 Category: Desktop Views: 7683 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up a PCLinuxOS 2007 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. I found that PCLinuxOS is really easy to install and use, and it is a real alternative.
Mandriva

Beryl, Compiz, And Metisse - The 3D Desktop on Mandriva Linux 2007 Spring

Post date: May 20, 2007, 22:05 Category: Desktop Views: 3911 Comments
Tutorial quote: After having included the AIGLX, Xgl and Compiz 3D desktop technologies in Mandriva Linux 2007, Mandriva has added all the latest 3D desktop updates in Mandriva Linux 2007 Spring, like Metisse and Beryl.
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