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Installing fonts in Ubuntu

Ubuntu comes with a few fonts, but the list is not really all that exhaustive. Certainly anyone doing any sort of creative work will eventually need to install additional fonts. There are thousands of free fonts available, although you might be mistaken that they are for Windows and MacOS only. This is not the case - installing fonts in Ubuntu is actually quite easy.

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Howto install gimp 2.6.10 in ubuntu 10.04(Lucid)

GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed piece of software suitable for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It can be used as a simple paint program, an expert quality photo retouching program, an online batch processing system, a mass production image renderer, a image format converter, etc.

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Need to restore computer to factory condition

I was trying to run an update on my computer & got caught in a loop. I couldn't even log off. I had to turn it off with the buttons. Now I can't even get to the log in screen. I had this problem once before & someone told me how to get to a screen where I had the option to restore it to factory condition. Can anyone tell me how to do this? I don't know alot about computers ... obviously.

MirrorBrain - Download Redirector and generates Metalinks, Torrents and crypto-hashes

MirrorBrain is an open source framework to run a content delivery network using mirror servers. It solves a challenge that many popular open source projects face - a flood of download requests, often magnitudes more than a single site could practically handle.

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How to fix fglrx error after upgrading to 2.6.35 kernel in Ubuntu lucid

This tutorial will explain How to fix fglrx error after upgrading to 2.6.35 kernel in Ubuntu lucid

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Linux Server Monitoring with Bijk

How you can monitor your server and performs usage? With Bijk you get online 30 graphs about Load, CPU, memory,traffic, Apache, PostreSQL and others with Alerts. Bijk can be used on Debian, Ubuntu, CentOS, RedHat and with Cloud providers.

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Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) Beta Screenshots Gallery

The Ubuntu developers are moving quickly to bring you the absolute latest and greatest software the Open Source community has to offer. The Maverick Meerkat Beta is the beta release of Ubuntu 10.10, bringing with it new features for the next version of Ubuntu.This Screenshots Gallery includes installation process,Desktop,applications

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Step By Step Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx) LAMP Server Setup

In around 15 minutes, the time it takes to install Ubuntu Server Edition, you can have a LAMP (Linux, Apache,MySQL and PHP) server up and ready to go. This feature, exclusive to Ubuntu Server Edition, is available at the time of installation.The LAMP option means you don’t have to install and integrate each of the four separate LAMP components.

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How to install Ubuntu Tweak 0.5.6 beta in ubuntu 10.04/9.10

Ubuntu Tweak is an application to config Ubuntu easier for everyone.It provides many useful desktop and system ptions that the default desktop environment doesn’t provide.With its help, you will enjoy with the experience of Ubuntu!

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How to install Mint Style Gnome Menu in Ubuntu

For those of you who ave ever tried Linux Mint, a distro which is run off the back of Ubuntu, you will have oticed that it has it’s own special and somewhat unique gnome menu to select your applications to run, folders to browse etc

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Torrent Search - Torrent searching application for the Gnome desktop environment

Torrent Search is a torrent searching application for the Gnome desktop environment. It looks for torrent files on different websites, and allows the user
to filter the results, making it very easy to find the torrent you want.

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Creating a VPN in Minutes Using Remobo

Remobo is a free software which can be used to replace the paid versions of existing difficult to use VPN setups as it can create a VPN instantly and securely. It lets you login easily and add users to your buddy list, and create a secure network for you. In private chat messaging, the file sharing client helps share information within the buddy list as well. Remobo lets you control your computer and access files securely while away from the system.

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How To Make Windows 7 look like Ubuntu

This tutorial will explain step by step how to Make your Windows 7 look like Ubuntu.

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GCstar - An application for managing your movie/games collection

GCstar is a free open source application for managing your collections. Detailed information on each item can be automatically retrieved from the internet and you can store additional data, such as the location or who you’ve lent it to. You may also search and filter your collection by many criteria.

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Ubuntu tweak 0.5.5 released with Purge PPA and installation instructions inside

Ubuntu Tweak is an application to config Ubuntu easier for everyone.It provides many useful desktop and system options that the default desktop environment doesn’t provide.

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