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How to Install Java Runtime Environment (JRE) in Ubuntu

Java is an object-oriented programming language developed by Sun Microsystems in the early 1990s. Java applications are compiled to bytecode, which at runtime is either interpreted or compiled to native machine code for execution.

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Debian/Ubuntu Package management Using dpkg

Dpkg is the Debian package manager dpkg is a medium-level tool to install, build, remove and manage Debian packages. The primary and more user-friendly front-end for dpkg is dselect.dpkg itself is controlled entirely via command line parameters,which consist of exactly one action and zero or more options. The action-parameter tells dpkg what to do and options control the behavior of the action in some way.

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Automatix2 Overview Guide in Ubuntu Feisty Fawn With lots of Screenshots

Automatix is a graphical interface for automating the installation of the most commonly requested applications in Debian based Linux operating systems.

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Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon) Release Dates and Mark Shuttleworth About Gutsy

In addition to Ubuntu 6-months stable releases and the next version of ubuntu is 7.10 with Code Name “Gutsy Gibbon”.

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List of Bandwidth Monitoring Tools For Linux

Bandwidth in computer networking refers to the data rate supported by a network connection or interface. One most commonly expresses bandwidth in terms of bits per second (bps).This is hude list of Monitoring Tools For Linux Users.

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Desktop Search Engine with Doodle in Debian

Doodle is a tool to quickly search the documents on a computer. Doodle builds an index using meta-data contained in the documents and allows fast searches on the resulting database. Doodle uses libextractor to support obtaining meta-data from various file-formats. The database used by doodle is a suffix tree, resulting in fast lookups.

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Howto Setup Streaming Media Server in Ubuntu GNU/Linux

If you have a large music collection then streaming it across a LAN, or the internet, is a logical thing to do with it.This is simple guide how to setup Streaming Media Server in Ubuntu GNU/Linux

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Galternatives - Graphical setup tool for Alternatives Configuration in Ubuntu

There are several programs fulfilling the same or similar functions to be installed on a single system at the same time. For example, many systems have several text editors or different web browsers installed,Multimedia players,graphics editors at once.

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How to install OTRS (Open source Ticket Request System) in Debian

OTRS is an Open source Ticket Request System (also well known as trouble ticket system) with many features to manage customer telephone calls and e-mails. The system is built to allow your support, sales, pre-sales, billing, internal IT, helpdesk, etc. department to react quickly to inbound inquiries.

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Bash Shell Keyboard Shortcuts For Linux Users

The default shell on most Linux operating systems is called Bash. There are a couple of important hotkeys that you should get familiar with if you plan to spend a lot of time at the command line. These shortcuts will save you a ton of time if you learn them.

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Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn) Beta Preview

This is very detailed Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn) Beta Preview with nice screebshots.This preview includes Easy-to-install codec wizards,Migration assistant,Plug and play network sharing with Avahi,network manager,windows mount tool,artwork,help center,desktop effects,new partition tool,gnome control center.

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Mount windows Partitions as Read/Write Made Easy in Ubuntu Feisty Fawn

This is very simple guide to Mount windows Partitions (NTFS) as Read/Write Made Easy in Ubuntu Feisty Fawn using ntfs-config .This is having simple GUI to mount your Widows partitions in Ubuntu.Very useful tool for ubuntu users

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Backup and Restore Ubuntu System using Sbackup

SBackup is a simple backup solution intended for desktop use. It can backup any subset of files and directories. Exclusions can be defined by regular expressions. A maximum individual file size limit can be defined. Backups may be saved to any local and remote directories that are supported by gnome-vfs. There is a Gnome GUI interface for configuration and restore.

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Media Players Available for Ubuntu Linux

This is list of Media Players Available for Ubuntu Linux with installation instructions and screenshots this includes Mplayer,songbird,amarok,listen,beep media player, banshee,Rhythmbox, xmms, quod libet,VLC Media Player,Exaile. Very Useful list for all Users and admins Full Story

Ubuntu Network Configuration Using Command Line

The basics for any network based on *nix hosts is the Transport Control Protocol/ Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) combination of three protocols. This combination consists of the Internet Protocol (IP),Transport Control Protocol (TCP), and Universal Datagram Protocol (UDP).

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