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The Linux file system Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, July 23 2008 @ 02:05 PM EDT
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In this article Hamish Taylor wants to explain the basics of the Linux file system and where you can expect to find things.

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Linux HOWTO: Secure Your Data with PGP Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, July 09 2008 @ 03:48 PM EDT
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In today's time of rampant information crimes, including identity theft, security is more important to the average computer user than ever. This tutorial shows how you can use GnuPG to secure and verify data on your Linux box.

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Ubuntu Netbook Remix on the OLPC XO Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, July 06 2008 @ 04:43 AM EDT
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Ubuntu Netbook Remix is a slick new user interface for Ubuntu on sub-notebooks like the Asus eeePC and the OLPC XO. Installing Netbook Remix on the XO is not for the faint of heart, but if you're looking to get some extra geek points then strap in: it's going to be a long ride.

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Ten tips for securing Linux desktops Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, July 02 2008 @ 03:29 PM EDT
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Out of the box, a Linux desktop is far more secure than most others.

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Ripping Videos for MythTV with AcidRip Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, June 26 2008 @ 02:07 PM EDT
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MythTV is an open source DVR solution that supports recording of live video broadcast and playback of recorded material. It also supports the direct import of DVD content. But if you’ve got multiple DVD players spread across different computer systems and a need to control disk space usage on your MythTV backend, AcidRip offers a more flexible option.

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Installing applications on Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, June 23 2008 @ 01:59 PM EDT
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Hamish Taylor chats about how to install applications.

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PulseAudio Tames the Linux Audio Zoo, Part 1 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, June 23 2008 @ 01:55 PM EDT
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There are a lot of great sound-related applications for Linux, from basic audio drivers and sound servers to sophisticated mixers, editors, and special effects engines.

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How to be a good (and lazy) System Administrator Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, June 02 2008 @ 03:42 PM EDT
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As a good System Administrator, you want to get the job done right, but as a lazy System Administrator, you don't want to work too hard to get it done. In this article, I'm going to share a few simple things you can do to make your job easier.

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Migrating to ext4 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, May 07 2008 @ 03:38 PM EDT
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Ext4 is the latest in a long line of Linux® file systems, and it's likely to be as important and popular as its predecessors. As a Linux system administrator, you should be aware of the advantages, disadvantages, and basic steps for migrating to ext4. This article explains when to adopt ext4, how to adapt traditional file system maintenance tool usage to ext4, and how to get the most out of the file system.

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Make any PC your own with Linux on a USB key Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, April 23 2008 @ 02:19 PM EDT
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It's easy to carry around useful files on a USB key, but it's even better to carry around a complete OS and set of apps, customised to just how want them. In this guide, Andrew Spode Miller shows how to install the tiny 25MB Slitaz Linux OS onto a USB key so that you can make any PC feel like your own.

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