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Linux+Mint

The Perfect Desktop - Linux Mint 10 (Julia)

Post date: November 18, 2010, 13:11 Category: Desktop Views: 4117 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up a Linux Mint 10 (Julia) 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 Mint 10 is a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu 10.10 that has lots of packages in its repositories (like multimedia codecs, Adobe Flash, Adobe Reader, Skype, Google Earth, etc.) that are relatively hard to install on other distributions; it therefore provides a user-friendly desktop experience even for Linux newbies.
Fedora

The Perfect Desktop - Fedora 14 i686 (GNOME)

Post date: November 10, 2010, 15:11 Category: Desktop Views: 1993 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up a Fedora 14 desktop (GNOME) 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

How to install Unity on Ubuntu 10.10 desktop edition

Post date: November 4, 2010, 21:11 Category: Desktop Views: 2248 Comments
Tutorial quote: Unity is going to become the default UI for Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal' desktop edition and learn how to install it on Ubuntu 10.10 desktop edition.
Ubuntu

How to install GNOME shell on Ubuntu 10.10 desktop edition

Post date: November 4, 2010, 21:11 Category: Desktop Views: 2065 Comments
Tutorial quote: Discover what's new with GNOME Shell (GNOME 3.0) and learn how to install GNOME shell on Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop edition.
Linux+Mint

The Perfect Desktop - Linux Mint Debian 201009

Post date: November 4, 2010, 12:11 Category: Desktop Views: 3351 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up a Linux Mint Debian 201009 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. While the "normal" Linux Mint editions are based on Ubuntu, Linux Mint Debian 201009 is a Linux distribution based on Debian Squeeze (testing); its aim is to look identical to the main edition and to provide the same functionality while using Debian as a base.
Ubuntu+Studio

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu Studio 10.10

Post date: October 31, 2010, 09:10 Category: Desktop Views: 3385 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up an Ubuntu Studio 10.10 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

How To Make An Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop Resemble A Mac (With Elementary, Docky & Gloobus-Preview)

Post date: October 27, 2010, 11:10 Category: Desktop Views: 3760 Comments
Tutorial quote: This article shows how you can change the appearance of your Ubuntu 10.10 desktop so that it resembles a Mac. This can be achieved with the help of Elementary, Docky, and Gloobus-Preview. Elementary is a project that provides a popular icon set and GTK theme; Docky is an interactive dock (like the one you know from a Mac) that provides easy access to some of the files, folders, and applications on your computer, and more; and Gloobus-Preview is an extension for the Gnome Desktop Environment designed to enable a full screen preview of any kind of file or directory.
Ubuntu

Enabling Compiz Fusion On An Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop (NVIDIA GeForce 8200)

Post date: October 26, 2010, 11:10 Category: Desktop Views: 3098 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can enable Compiz Fusion on an Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) desktop (the system must have a 3D-capable graphics card - I'm using an NVIDIA GeForce 8200 here). With Compiz Fusion you can use beautiful 3D effects like wobbly windows or a desktop cube on your desktop.
Ubuntu

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat)

Post date: October 15, 2010, 10:10 Category: Desktop Views: 3963 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up an Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) 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

Recover your deleted jpeg pictures from filesystem or camera memory card - recoverjpeg

Post date: October 10, 2010, 05:10 Category: Desktop Views: 2323 Comments
Tutorial quote: Deleted or lost files can usually be recovered from failed or formatted drives and partitions, CD-ROMs and memory cards using the free software available in the Ubuntu repositories. The data is recoverable because the information is not immediately removed from the disk.
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