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Linux Backups For Real People, Part 1 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, November 07 2007 @ 05:56 PM EST
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Everyone knows they should make regular backups of their data. But hardly anyone is as diligent with backups as they should be. So in this two-part series we're going to learn some nice simple methods for making regular backups on single PCs or small networks. Part 1 covers external backup media, and bending udev to your will so that your backup devices will have persistent names. Part 2 will reveal fast, easy, reliable ways to run your backups, both automated and on-demand by clicking a button.

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JACK Sync: A Primer For Linux Users Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, November 01 2007 @ 01:28 PM EST
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Recently I've been working with the transport synchronization capabilities of the JACK audio server. This article is a report on those capabilities as tested with a variety of Linux audio applications under the JAD and 64 Studio distributions.

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Make Your Linux Desktop Look Like A Mac - Mac4Lin Project Documentation Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, October 30 2007 @ 04:36 PM EST
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Do you want to give your desktop a dash of Mac OS X?

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The ever cunning Linux dances the Samba Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, October 24 2007 @ 04:01 PM EDT
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TCP/IP, the lingua franca of the Internet, was developed on UNIX systems. As such, Linux has benefited from this heritage by naturally fitting in to any TCP/IP network. Yet, sometimes you still need to deal with computers whose operating system has distinctly non-TCP/IP legacy networking components. A case in point is sharing your printer to Windows users.

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iTunes 7.3 on Linux with Wine Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, October 03 2007 @ 01:30 PM EDT
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iTunes is an audio player for playing and organizing digital music files, and purchasing digital music files in the FairPlay digital rights management format. The iTunes Music Store is the component of iTunes through which users can purchase digital music files from within iTunes.

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Loop-based Music Composition With Linux, Pt. 2 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, October 01 2007 @ 06:57 AM EDT
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Dave Phillips writes "In this second and final part I'll demonstrate some of the loop-specific tools I've found in Ardour, Reaper, and Audacity. Tutorials and links to project demos are included, so warm up your headphones and let's get loopy."

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Chrooted SSH/SFTP Tutorial (Debian Etch) Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, September 11 2007 @ 08:34 AM EDT
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This tutorial describes two ways how to give users chrooted SSH access. With this setup, you can give your users shell access without having to fear that they can see your whole system. Your users will be jailed in a specific directory which they will not be able to break out of. The users will also be able to use SFTP in their chroot jails.

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Configuring your webcam to work under Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, September 06 2007 @ 01:59 PM EDT
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If you want the old-time GNU/Linux experience, try configuring a Web camera. Unlike most peripherals, webcams are generally not configured during installation.

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Linux Command-Line Cheat Sheet Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, September 04 2007 @ 02:52 PM EDT
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This article is reprinted from The Official Ubuntu Book, 2nd Edition, by Benjamin Mako Hill and Jono Bacon, with permission of publisher Prentice Hall Professional, copyright 2007, all rights reserved. While instructions are specific for Ubuntu Linux, most commands will work with other Linux distributions.

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Migrating from Windows to Linux: the gentle guide Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, August 23 2007 @ 01:55 PM EDT
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Linux has long been held in mystique as an operating system for hard-core techies or hackers. Yet, this is far from true for today’s distros. A modern version of Linux is as easy to setup and use as the Macintosh is legendary for. Here’s reasons why people stick to Windows and how those factors can be solved in what we like to call a ‘gentle’ approach to Linux.

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