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OpenSUSE

The Perfect Desktop - OpenSUSE 11.2 (GNOME)

Post date: December 6, 2009, 14:12 Category: Desktop Views: 3254 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up an OpenSUSE 11.2 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

The Perfect Desktop - Linux Mint 8 (Helena)

Post date: December 1, 2009, 14:12 Category: Desktop Views: 4608 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up a Linux Mint 8 (Helena) 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 8 is a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu 9.10 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 12 i686 (GNOME)

Post date: November 30, 2009, 00:11 Category: Desktop Views: 2718 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up a Fedora 12 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.
Kubuntu

The Perfect Desktop - Kubuntu 9.10

Post date: November 19, 2009, 13:11 Category: Desktop Views: 5460 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up a Kubuntu 9.10 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. Kubuntu 9.10 is derived from Ubuntu 9.10 and uses the KDE desktop instead of the GNOME desktop.
Ubuntu

Enabling Compiz Fusion On An Ubuntu 9.10 Desktop (NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200)

Post date: November 15, 2009, 13:11 Category: Desktop Views: 3779 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can enable Compiz Fusion on an Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) desktop (the system must have a 3D-capable graphics card - I'm 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.
Mandriva

The Perfect Desktop - Mandriva One 2010.0 With GNOME

Post date: November 12, 2009, 16:11 Category: Desktop Views: 3498 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up a Mandriva One 2010.0 desktop (with the GNOME 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.
Ubuntu+Studio

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu Studio 9.10

Post date: November 10, 2009, 13:11 Category: Desktop Views: 4733 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up an Ubuntu Studio 9.10 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

Newbie-Friendly Post-Installation Ubuntu Usability Setup Guide

Post date: November 5, 2009, 12:11 Category: Desktop Views: 3515 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial is designed for new Linux users that are familiar with Microsoft Windows. The goal is to address some of the most common issues that these people face. (Namely, media codecs, and general terminology.) I tried to write it as someone might explain it vocally; I attempted to add humor in an effort to keep it interesting, although I make no guarantees that it is actually funny.
Ubuntu

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala)

Post date: November 3, 2009, 12:11 Category: Desktop Views: 3801 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up an Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) 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 Enable Adobe's Flash Player In Google Chrome (Ubuntu 9.04)

Post date: August 27, 2009, 09:08 Category: Desktop Views: 2517 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial explains how you can install the Google Chrome browser on Ubuntu 9.04 and how to enable the Adobe Flash plugin in it. Please note that Google Chrome for Ubuntu is still in alpha state and should not be used on production systems.
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