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Tips and Tricks

Tips and tricks for using Linux including extensive HOWTO's and step-by-step guides.

Subforums

  1. Samba and NFS

    Understanding Samba or Network File Sharing

    65
    posts
  2. Web Browsers

    Adding plug-ins, Java, Shockwave or other questions about using web browsers.

    86
    posts
  3. Updating Linux

    Updating Linux using apt-get, yum, up2date and any other package management questions.

    35
    posts
  4. Filesystem Management

    Questions about files, file permissions, directories, mounting hard discs, mounting windows partitions (FAT32 or NTFS).

    323
    posts
  5. Audio and Video

    XMMS, MP3's, audio, sound, video, WMV, Xine, mplayer and all other AV applications.

    148
    posts
  6. Package Management

    How to install new software using packages (such as .rpm and .deb), remove software and also how to build your own packages.

    54
    posts
  7. Compiling

    How to go about compiling programs under Linux

    80
    posts
  8. Compressed Files

    Managing and dealing with GZ, Tar, Zip, RAR and various other archiving formats

    61
    posts
  9. Grub and Lilo

    Having trouble with boot loaders?

    45
    posts
  10. Users and Groups

    Managing users and groups

    12
    posts
  11. Printers, Scanners and Other Hardware

    Setting up printers, scanners, printing, scanning, and other hardware

    37
    posts

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  4. compile XMMS2

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  5. Record Your desktop

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  6. vi

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  8. enable ident in IRC

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  9. Installing NVU

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  10. Displaying Hard Disk Info.

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  11. To untar a file

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  12. Beryl.

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  13. Stop and Start Terminal

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  14. SSH Break

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  15. vi/vim tips

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  16. SSH and BASH

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  17. Linux packag List.

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