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OpenSUSE

xclip - Copy contents from command line to X clipboard in openSUSE

Post date: April 14, 2009, 06:04 Category: Desktop Views: 3242 Comments
Tutorial quote: xclip is a command line interface to the X11 selections (X11 clipboard). It can also be used for copying files, as an alternative to sftp/scp, thus avoiding password prompts when X11 forwarding has already been setup. xclip reads from Standard Input or from one or more files and copy it to the X11 clipboard making it available to the X applications. xclip can also print the content of the current X clipboard onto the standard output or to a file.
PCLinuxOS

The Perfect Desktop - PCLinuxOS 2009.1

Post date: March 19, 2009, 12:03 Category: Desktop Views: 5261 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up a PCLinuxOS 2009.1 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.
Debian

The Perfect Desktop - Debian Lenny

Post date: February 22, 2009, 12:02 Category: Desktop Views: 3831 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up a Debian Lenny 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.
Debian

How to install ATI fglrx driver in debian

Post date: February 10, 2009, 07:02 Category: Desktop Views: 3644 Comments
Tutorial quote: Fglrx is a proprietary, Linux binary-only driver for ATI graphic chips with support for 3D acceleration..This tutorial will explain How to install ATI fglrx driver in debian

OpenSUSE

E-Mail Notification for OpenSuse 11.x

Post date: January 27, 2009, 07:01 Category: Desktop Views: 2986 Comments
Tutorial quote: Mail Notification monitors your mailboxes for new mail.

When new mail arrives, Mail Notification alerts you by displaying an icon in the notification area. Moreover, a mail summary can be displayed in the icon tooltip, a sound can be played, and notifications containing useful action buttons can be popped up.
Debian

HowTo upgrade from Debian Etch (4.0 ) to Lenny (5.0)

Post date: January 13, 2009, 13:01 Category: Desktop Views: 2936 Comments
Tutorial quote: Debian Lenny’s release is getting closer and closer and many people will want to upgrade their Debian Etch servers to Lenny.This is currently in testing so it is not recommended to use these instruction in production.This tutorial will explain how to upgrade from Debian Etch (4.0 ) to Lenny (5.0)
OpenSUSE

Read - Write support for NTFS partition on OpenSuse 11.x

Post date: January 12, 2009, 08:01 Category: Desktop Views: 3149 Comments
Tutorial quote: The ntfs-3g driver is an open source, GPL licensed, third generation Linux NTFS driver which was implemented by the Linux-NTFS project. It provides full read-write access to NTFS, excluding access to encrypted files, writing compressed files, changing file ownership, access right.

Technically it's based on and a major improvement to the third generation Linux NTFS driver, ntfsmount. The improvements includes functionality, quality and performance enhancements.
Ubuntu

Installing ubuntu-system-panel (USP) On Ubuntu 8.10

Post date: December 11, 2008, 12:12 Category: Desktop Views: 3309 Comments
Tutorial quote: ubuntu-system-panel is a simple launcher for the GNOME desktop, providing easy access to Places, Applications and common configuration items for your computer. This guide shows how to install and configure it on an Ubuntu 8.10 desktop.
Fedora

The Perfect Desktop - Fedora 10 (GNOME)

Post date: December 4, 2008, 14:12 Category: Desktop Views: 3246 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up a Fedora 10 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+Studio

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu Studio 8.10

Post date: November 23, 2008, 12:11 Category: Desktop Views: 5878 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how you can set up an Ubuntu Studio 8.10 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.
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