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The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu Studio 7.04

Ubuntu Studio is a special Linux distribution tailored to the needs of audio, video, and graphic enthusiasts or professionals. Because Ubuntu Studio is based on Ubuntu, you are not limited to this area, but can install any application that is available for Ubuntu, thus turning Ubuntu Studio into a normal desktop for everyday use. This tutorial shows how you can turn Ubuntu Studio 7.04 into a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop. 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. http://www.howtoforge.com/the_perfect_desktop_ubuntustudio7.04

installation of ubuntu

The installation of ubuntu is a major barrier to its spread and use.This project aims to solve this problem by allowing installation fromwithin Windows using an install.exe file, and eliminatingthe need to partition the hard drive or burn a CD to install. It willallow a faster and more user-friendly installation for Windows users,the ability to install without the risk of data loss throughrepartitioning, and the ability to install on ultra-portable laptopswithout CD drives.

    How to Increase ext3 and ReiserFS filesystems Performance in Linux

    This tutorial explains how to increase ext3 and ReiserFS filesystems Performance in Linux.The ext3 or third extended filesystem is a journalled file system that is commonly used by the Linux operating system. It is the default file system for many popular Linux distributions

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    Ubuntu 7.04(Feisty Fawn) Screenshots Tour

    Ubuntu is a community developed, linux-based operating system that is perfect for laptops, desktops and servers. It contains all the applications you need - a web browser, presentation, document and spreadsheet software, instant messaging and much more.The most recent version, Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn), was released on April 19, 2007.

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    Server Monitoring With munin And monit On Debian Etch

    In this article I will describe how you can monitor your Debian Etch server with munin and monit. munin produces nifty little graphics about nearly every aspect of your server (load average, memory usage, CPU usage, MySQL throughput, eth0 traffic, etc.) without much configuration, whereas monit checks the availability of services like Apache, MySQL, Postfix and takes the appropriate action such as a restart if it finds a service is not behaving as expected.

    Microsoft makes false and nebulous IP claims (again)

    One of the most often convicted organized criminal associations (microsoft) has made false accusations of intellectual property rights violations by the Linux community.Yes I do consider microsoft to be an organized criminal association. Why? Organized: Functioning within a formal structure, as in the coordination and direction of activities. Criminal: Guilty of crime Association: a collection of persons who have joined together for a certain objectNote to shareholders of MSFT shares. SELL!Steve Balmer (The don) has shot his mouth off, yet again, blabbering about someone stole something at the same time they are probably in the middle of yet another lawsuit they will loose (or settle; which means the same thing to me). Maybe it's time for those of us in the Linux community who make our living from Linux, BSD or OpenOffice.org software to file a class action lawsuit to get this crazy monkey-boy, chair throwing narcissistic bozo to shut the f*ck up for a change.

    How To Back Up MySQL Databases Without Interrupting MySQL

    This article describes how you can back up MySQL databases without interrupting the MySQL service. Normally, when you want to create a MySQL backup, you either have to stop MySQL or issue a read lock on your MySQL tables in order to get a correct backup; if you do not do it this way, you can end up with an inconsistent backup. To get consistent backups without interrupting MySQL, I use a little trick: I replicate my MySQL database to a second MySQL server, and on the second MySQL server I use a cron job that creates regular backups of the replicated database. http://www.howtoforge.com/back_up_mysql_dbs_without_interruptions

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    Installing Ubuntu Studio 7.04 - Linux For The Creative

    Ubuntu Studio is a multimedia editing/creation flavour of Ubuntu, built for the GNU/Linux audio, video, and graphic enthusiast or professional. It is an official derivative of the Ubuntu open source operating system and comes with applications such as Ardour2, Wired, Hydrogen, Blender, Inkscape, Pitivi, and many more, as well as a beautiful dark theme. This walkthrough shows how to install it. http://www.howtoforge.com/ubuntustudio_7.04

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    NFS Server and Client Configuration in Ubuntu

    NFS was developed at a time when we weren’t able to share our drives like we are able to today - in the Windows environment. It offers the ability to share the hard disk space of a big server with many smaller clients. Again, this is a client/server environment. While this seems like a standard service to offer, it was not always like this. In the past, clients and servers were unable to share their disk space.

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    Automatix2 Setup in Debian Etch

    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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    The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn

    With the release of Microsoft's new Windows operating system (Vista), more and more people are looking for alternatives to Windows for various reasons. This tutorial shows people who are willing to switch to Linux how they can set up a Linux desktop (Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn in this article) that fully replaces their Windows desktop, i.e. that has all 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 runs also on older hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge. http://www.howtoforge.com/the_perfect_desktop_ubuntu7.04