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Displaying "MyComputer", "Trash", "Network Servers" Icons On A GNOME Desktop

This short guide describes how you can configure your GNOME desktop to display various icons such as My Computer, Network Servers, Trash, etc. on the desktop. By default, these items are placed on one of the panels (Trash) or hidden in the Places menu. Having these icons on the desktop is useful if you switch from a Windows desktop to a GNOME desktop and are used to having them on the desktop. http://www.howtoforge.com/display_my_computer_and_trash_icons_on_gnome_desktop

Still no sound in Ubuntu Edgy Eft 6.10

I still get no sound in Ubuntu 6.10.
This is the soundcard I have on my pc:
**** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices ****
card 0: I82801BAICH2 [Intel 82801BA-ICH2], device 0: Intel ICH [Intel 82801BA-ICH2]
Subdevices: 1/1
Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
Does anyone has a solution how to get this fixed?

Does OpenOffice 2.2.0 work on Ubuntu 6.10?

I just wanted to know, if the OpenOffice 2.2.0 installation will work on Ubuntu 6.10?

Building DVD Images Of Debian/Ubuntu Repositories

This article offers a simple way of creating DVD images of Debian or Ubuntu http/ftp repositories. Ubuntu does not offer DVDs ready to download with its main, universe, multiverse and/or restricted repositories. With the contents of this guide you can do it yourself. Having the Ubuntu or Debian repositories on DVD can be useful for those users who do not have access to the internet where they have their Ubuntu installed but have access somewhere else to download the repository and build and burn the DVDs. http://www.howtoforge.com/dvd_images_of_ubuntu_repositories

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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Opening Files With A Single Click Instead Of A Double Click In GNOME

This short guide describes how you can configure your GNOME desktop so that you can open files and directories with a single mouseclick instead of a double click. This is helpful if you switch from Windows to Linux and used to open files and directories with a single click on your Windows desktop, too. http://www.howtoforge.com/gnome_single_mouseclick

Speed Up Google Analytics

This method uses crontab to execute a shell script that downloads an updated urchin.js file every 24 hours and saves it into your local sites directory so that it can be served by your web server instead of the google-analytics.com web server. The problem with google-analytics.com is that when google-analytics.com/urchin.js is requested by billions of web users all over the world at one time, it can cause your pages to load very slowly, especially if you are using WordPress or a similar CMS. http://www.howtoforge.com/speed_up_google_analytics

which linux supports 915 mercury motherboard..help

hey hiiii,,,,i wanna know that which linux supports 915 mercury motherboard ( Pl915GLM )since i got 80 GB PATA + 80 GB SATA , Mercury 915 mother board , 256 MB ram , P-IV intel processorOnly Red Hat Lnux 9 is installed , but i don't want it...since it is now older ,no better graphics and multimedia and other applications too.(i really dont want it)i tried fedora core 4 , Knoppix ,UBUNTU , KUBUNTU but it failed to installed on system config.help i want to work on linux platform , which linux i should use ?With UBUNTU and KUBUNTU even live is not opening , where it should show the desktop it si showing VERTICAL lines of different colors.please help me sooni am fed up with trying different linux

mount an extenal usb hdd

hi everybody i think i did a misstake and now i need help. i try to explain my problem i recently upgrated to 7.04 feisty and on fooling around  a bit  trying to set rw priviliges .  i  unmount  my  external  usb  ntfs  hdd. i am very attached to this drive because all my files are there and i use it to transport and use the contents between diferent windoze boxes and my ubuntu-laptop. now i try to remount and it  doesnt. help please...

How To Set Up suPHP On A Debian Based ISPConfig Server

With this guide I explain how to set up suPHP on a Debian based ISPConfig server with PHP 4. When you have configured suPHP on your ISPConfig server, you are able to run the PHP scripts under the admin user of the website instead of the Apache user. http://www.howtoforge.com/suphp_debian_ispconfig

External Modem installation

Ubuntu 6.06 is successfully installed on my Dell Dimension. However the installed internal 56K modem does not appear to be supported so an old Zoom V34 EXTERNAL modem on serial port was substituted. Apparently it is recognized by Linux but when my ISP (Earthlink claims to support Linux and V34 protocol) is dialed no connection is made. The website for Zoom modem talks only to experienced Linux users but not for newbies like me. What else can i do to continue testing this config ? Newbie Bob

SAMBA (Domaincontroller) Server For Small Workgroups With Ubuntu 6.10

This is a detailed description about how to set up a Ubuntu based server (Ubuntu 6.10) to act as a file- and printserver for Windows workstations in small workgroups. This howto uses the tdb backend for SAMBA to store passwords and account information. This is suitable for workgroups for up to 250 users and is easier to set up than an LDAP backend. http://www.howtoforge.com/samba_domaincontroller_setup_ubuntu_6.10

Install Flash

I'm quite the windows guy, but completely new to ubuntu. I downloaded Flash and put it in tmp but how do I get it installed. I'm a noob..so please go slow.

ipalias module

Hey I was wondering if ipalias exists in the current 2.6 kernel?Ive searched but i havent found anything.....i know that it decrepated in 2.4 kernel series..Is it part of another package like firewall och linuxroute perhaps? Best regards /xorl

Ubuntu rocks

Have been using Ubuntu for almost a year now and i am really happy to say that this has turned out to be so far the best linux distro that i have come accross !! Kudos to the Ubuntu team.Only query i have and a couple of people at my office is on how to get the wireless working on Ubuntu ? I have searched for several forums and email threads and all of hem endup in a back to ground zero situation :( .If someone could or has succesfuly setup wireless on Ubuntu, please lemme know !I love the synaptic manager , just too wonderful !!Also plan to try out the new 7.x release of Ubuntu, hard to find time , but will install and write about it soon !!