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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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Importing Outlook Express Emails Into Thunderbird And Evolution

This tutorial shows how you can import Outlook Express emails, contacts, and account settings into Mozilla Thunderbird and Evolution. This is quite useful if you want to switch from Windows to Linux but do not want to lose your mails and address book. The procedure should be similar if you use Outlook instead of Outlook Express. http://www.howtoforge.com/importing_outlook_express_into_thunderbird_evolution

Virtualization and remote desktop

After seeing this threadhttp://techrepublic.com.com/5208-6230-0.html?forumID=102&threadID=213785&messageID=2187517and trying out the program I thought it was a very helpful program to help others (friends and family) with their problems on the computer.But since I mainly use Linux I thought it was bothersome to have to boot into windows just to use this tool.So since I've been using a program called Virtualbox that lets you install other Operating Systems inside of Linux and Windows, I thought well lets see if it works inside of the virtual Windows that is actually running inside of my Linux system. It did work perfectly and I thought it was cool to say the least.So If you would like to see a screenshot of it here it ishttp://www.filehive.com/i.php?i=0323/crossloop.jpgSo crossloop is a cool tool for those end users who don't know enough about computers to set up a vnc server. And Virtualbox is a cool tool for both Windows users and Linux users. I'm just sharing this with you guys hoping you will find it as useful a tool as I have.

uninstall linux, enough is enough

why? why? why?

hallo therei like ubunto very much but i have get many things and would like to know why? 1. i cant control what iam going to install in my PC? idont need lot of things comes with the cd (never use it) so why i have to install it? 2. if i try to delete for example open office i cant, why? you have to delete the entire desktpo to do even a small program (standerd one) you cant why? 3. there is no special icons for the no one desktop, why ? thank you and sorry about my langbut realy i like it very much and hope to see no thing like it. menour

problem with installing ubuntu

please some one i need help i've tried to install Ubuntu  several times and i  keep getting the same  error message "failed to start x server ( your graphical interface) it is likly that it is not set up correctly." i've tried this boot disc on  another computer and it  installed beauitfully  not problems... can some one help?

need help : usb sound !

Hi, I,ve got a problem whit my usb sound cart -  problem is - there is no sound , I've got kubuntu and the card is speed link (bought on e-bay) the    lsmod | grep snd   give me this:nd_usb_audio 80416 2snd_usb_lib 18816 1 snd_usb_audiosnd_rawmidi 27264 1 snd_usb_libsnd_seq_device 9868 1 snd_rawmidisnd_hwdep 10756 1 snd_usb_audiosnd_intel8x0 34844 4snd_ac97_codec 97696 1 snd_intel8x0snd_ac97_bus 3456 1 snd_ac97_codecsnd_pcm_oss 47360 1snd_mixer_oss 19584 3 snd_pcm_osssnd_pcm 84612 4 snd_usb_audio,snd_intel8x0,snd_ac97_codec,snd_pcm_osssnd_timer 25348 1 snd_pcmsnd 58372 16 snd_usb_audio,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq_device,snd_hwdep,snd_intel8x0,snd_ac97_codec,snd_pcm_oss,snd_mixer_oss,snd_pcm,snd_timer

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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Virtual Users And Domains With Postfix, Courier And MySQL (Ubuntu 6.10 Edgy Eft)

This document describes how to install a Postfix mail server that is based on virtual users and domains, i.e. users and domains that are in a MySQL database. I'll also demonstrate the installation and configuration of Courier (Courier-POP3, Courier-IMAP), so that Courier can authenticate against the same MySQL database Postfix uses. The resulting Postfix server is capable of SMTP-AUTH and TLS and quota. In addition to that, this tutorial covers the installation of Amavisd, SpamAssassin and ClamAV so that emails will be scanned for spam and viruses. http://www.howtoforge.com/virtual_postfix_mysql_quota_courier_ubuntu_edgy

Headphone + external speaker working together

Hello all!!I have a VAIO VGN-C1S whre I installed ubuntu and everything is perfect except for the fact that when I plug in my headphone the sound keeps coming out from the normal laptop speaker... I mean, I get sound from both!!! I have searched the web and I've found all kinds of problems about "no sound", but my problem is just the oposite....Does anybody knows something about it??PS: In case it helps, aplay -ll gives me this:**** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices ****card 0: Intel [HDA Intel], device 0: ALC262 Analog [ALC262 Analog]  Subdevices: 1/1  Subdevice #0: subdevice #0

The Business Case for Open Source Software

High Mobley's article The Business Case for Open Source Software is not the usual "OSS saves money" argument. The article addresses issues like proprietary software vendors going out of business, being bought out, or even just dropping support for some of their products and leaving their customers out in the cold...

Open Source Network Monitoring at SCALE 5x

High Mobley's article Open Source Network Monitoring at SCALE 5x he talks about the three big Open Source networking monitoring systems who had booths at last month's Southern California Linux Expo - Zenoss, OpenNMS, and GroundWork. The article gives an overview of each project and it's associated company's business model, as well as a short run down of a few of the interesting features of each project.

How to Handle Network Growing Pains

In How to Handle Network Growing Pains, Cynthia Kuo outlines the presentation "Admin++, What Root Never Told You", which Ron Gorodetzky, Senior Systems Administrator for Digg, gave at the Southern California Linux Expo (SCALE) in February. It includes a link to Gorodetzky's presentation slides.

Linux File System Security Options

Josh Kuo's article Linux File System Security Options outlines various software-based methods to encrypt your Linux filesystems. He addresses loop-AES, FUSE, eCryptfs, steganographic filesystems, sshfs, and ReiserFSv4.

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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