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I recently posted a wallpaper, but sent the wrong image how do I change it ?thanks in advance

Ubuntu is ready for any computer user

I believe that today Ubuntu has come to a state that makes it easy to install and use by any computer user. If you can work with Microsoft Windows, you should have no problem working with Ubuntu. The transition from Windows to Ubuntu might take a short time of adjustment, but by any standard it is not a difficult transition. Ubuntu is built to be easy as possible, and it gets easier from day to day. In addition the web community is very supportive, and it is easy to find on-line help whenever a problem oucers. I will try to explain some of the stuff that beginners need to now in my new blog: http://ubuntua2z.blogspot.com . My guides will be written with the less technically inclined computer users in mind. I will also use http://www.ubuntux.org as place to exchange ideas about these issues with my peers. 

How To Use NTFS Drives/Partitions Under Ubuntu Edgy Eft

Normally Linux systems can only read from Windows NTFS partitions, but not write to them which can be very annoying if you have to work with Linux and Windows systems. This is where ntfs-3g comes into play. ntfs-3g is an open source, freely available NTFS driver for Linux with read and write support. This tutorial shows how to install and use ntfs-3g on an Ubuntu Edgy Eft desktop to read from and write to Windows NTFS drives and partitions. It covers the usage of internal NTFS partitions (e.g. in a dual-boot environment) and of external USB NTFS drives. http://www.howtoforge.com/ubuntu_edgy_eft_ntfs_ntfs_3g

System hangs during large filetransfers on nfs mount

Hi After mounting a nfts usb drive to my ubuntu box, I have expericed that the system hangs when I try to transfer files larger than 1 GB from the nfts to the ext3 disk. Am unable to do anything other that shutting down the system. Have anyone expericed something similar - or have any ideas for troubleshooting. thx guys irminger

boot error since i installed beryl

my story: i had ubuntu dapper drake running perfectly fine. then i installed beryl. i wasn't able to use it but i have it on my toolbar. when i configured it, the buttons disappeared so i rebooted. since then my OS boots but only the default desktop image and the mouse can be seen. please help! i don't know how to reboot/shutdown from there so i just force it off by pressing the power button.

compile c++ problem

Hi:everyonei just installed the new Kubuntu Linux in my computer,but i can`t compile any *.cpp file with g++ command . Terminal show me "bash : g++: command not found"i dont know the why i cant use g++ to compile.thanks alot , please help me with this small problem.

cpia deb fails to find python when using python?

Greetings from the edge of the world!We have been trying to figure out why this happens with no luck for a week so we thought we would drop it here and see if any of you recognize it.We downloaded the latest cpia deb and went to install it and it pops up and says it cant install because it needs python.The thing is we were then and are now running python and idle.The only thing we can come up with is that the deb installer wants an older version of python????Ok thanx all...breaking windows one user at a time

How to dial up on 56 k modem

I was wondering if someone could explaine HOW to dial up on ubuntu linux.Thanks =)

hi every body

i am new in linux and i have some problems.... i can't play avi in ubuntuis threre anay body to help me please...........thanks............

How To Create A Local Debian/Ubuntu Mirror With apt-mirror

This tutorial shows how to create a Debian/Ubuntu mirror for your local network with the tool apt-mirror. Having a local Debian/Ubuntu mirror is good if you have to install multiple systems in your local network because then all needed packages can be downloaded over the fast LAN connection, thus saving your internet bandwidth.http://www.howtoforge.com/local_debian_ubuntu_mirror

Change your Network card MAC ( Media Access Control) address Using macchanger

Media Access Control address, a hardware address that uniquely identifies each node of a network. In IEEE 802 networks, the Data Link Control (DLC) layer of the OSI Reference Model is divided into two sublayers: the Logical Link Control (LLC) layer and the Media Access Control (MAC) layer. The MAC layer interfaces directly with the network medium.Consequently, each different type of network medium requires a different MAC layer. On networks that do not conform to the IEEE 802 standards but do conform to the OSI Reference Model, the node address is called the Data Link Control (DLC) address.

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Blogging From Ubuntu Using Drivel

Drivel is a GNOME client for working with online journals, also known as weblogs or simply blogs. It retains a simple and elegant design while providing many powerful features. Read Full article here

Installation problem on Kubuntu 6.10 x64 DVD

Hi, I tried installing Kubuntu 6.10 x64 DVD, it freezes after loading kernel, no error messages or anything. It's probably in the udev phase since I had a similar problem when trying to install SUSE 10.2 x64 (freezing when running udev), which was kind of fixed with the no-acpi option, but the resulting installation was very unstable. The problem seems to be x64 specific, because a 32bit system installs fine (it's running Mepis 6 at the moment, so it's Ubutnu base). The machine is relatively new, an Athlon x2 4000+ with the K9Neo-F mobo (integrated nVidia video and sound), no extra cards or anything, plenty of memory (2GB) and a SATA II hard drive. I can't find anything about it in the forums, but it seems to me that 64bit intallation is more problematic than 32bit one. Cheers and thanks for any advice.

Tunneling MySQL connections through SSH

This is a description of how to set up a secure tunnel between your MySQL Server and a locally running MySQL Administrator using Putty. By creating a secure tunnel to your MySQL server using Putty, you can grant localhost access to powerful applications like MySQL Administrator while at the same time, make your server appear as if it is not even there. In effect, make your MySQL server disappear from the outside world. http://www.howtoforge.com/secure_mysql_connection_ssh_tunnel

SSH your Debian servers without password

Secure Shell is a program to log into another computer over a network, to execute commands in a remote machine, and to move files from one machine to another. It provides strong authentication and secure communications over unsecure channels. It is intended as a replacement for telnet, rlogin, rsh, and rcp. For SSH2, there is a replacement for FTP: sftp.This might be useful if you are trying to connect everytime to your server remotely. SSH your Debian servers without password