Instructables: exploring - technology - linux - desktop http://www.instructables.com Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:10:33 PDT BLOX v1.01 Linux command line window manager. http://www.instructables.com/id/Linux-command-line-window-manager/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/50MF/GXL5OX28/F8K50MFGXL5OX28.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/50MF/GXL5OX28/F8K50MFGXL5OX28.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8K/50MF/GXL5OX28/F8K50MFGXL5OX28.SMALL.jpg Computothought Dvtmv is a nice program for linux command line users  You can have multiple windows without having a gui. One thing I like to do is to do commands in one window and use the man command to display the options of a command in another window. This is especially helpful when logged into a remote termina...
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Fri, 20 Jan 2012 13:14:17 PST
Using a computer with one monitor, but multiple screens. http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-a-computer-with-one-monitor-but-multiple-sc/
Using a computer with one monitor, but multiple screens. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/1PKV/GJQEKP96/FZ31PKVGJQEKP96.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/1PKV/GJQEKP96/FZ31PKVGJQEKP96.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ3/1PKV/GJQEKP96/FZ31PKVGJQEKP96.SMALL.jpg Computothought Having worked as a technician at a college doing computer support, I could tell some war stories. One of the things that really concerned was how resources were used. As a taxpayer, it really concerned me. For example I would have to set up four monitors on one computer. The cost of the monitors and...
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Sat, 12 Feb 2011 15:01:13 PST
Installing Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-Ubuntu-1004-Lucid-Lynx/
Installing Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/NKQQ/GAPV8EJA/FZ1NKQQGAPV8EJA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/NKQQ/GAPV8EJA/FZ1NKQQGAPV8EJA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/NKQQ/GAPV8EJA/FZ1NKQQGAPV8EJA.SMALL.jpg natrinicle After a quick search on Instructables I could not find a good guide on the installation of my favorite distribution of Linux: Ubuntu.  I quickly added an Oracle Virtual Machine and began the installation screen shotting the whole process.  Skip to the end if you've already installed Ubuntu and would...
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Tue, 29 Jun 2010 10:11:59 PDT
Computer for RE Systems (Part 1 of 2) (Hardware) http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-for-RE-Systems-Part-1-of-2-Hardware/
Computer for RE Systems (Part 1 of 2) (Hardware) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/5S4F/FVW24XWH/FZH5S4FFVW24XWH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/5S4F/FVW24XWH/FZH5S4FFVW24XWH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/5S4F/FVW24XWH/FZH5S4FFVW24XWH.SMALL.jpg scob89 Here I will show you how I made a fully working Mini Desktop computer for small Renewable Energy systems.The RE system that I plan to be using will be primarily a 12 Volt system with 6 or 8 Golf Cart batteries, and I will have a 700 watt power inverter to power the lights and such, but I need a comp...
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Wed, 17 Jun 2009 20:19:28 PDT
part2: personalized gdesklets clock image http://www.instructables.com/id/part2-personalized-gdesklets-clock-image/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/LFTA/FOHU3GV0/FDOLFTAFOHU3GV0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/LFTA/FOHU3GV0/FDOLFTAFOHU3GV0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/LFTA/FOHU3GV0/FDOLFTAFOHU3GV0.SMALL.jpg acidrain1 put your own personal pictures on the face of the clock in gdesklets for ubuntu. Its a little bit of a task but cool nonetheless. important points are 1.you must resize image to be used to 200 pixels or so,do not resize the clock though. 2.in order to save to the gdesklets folder and to edit the dis...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2008 20:13:08 PST
part 1:personalized gdesklets clock image http://www.instructables.com/id/part-1personalized-gdesklets-clock-image/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/LV6I/FOHU3GUV/FIWLV6IFOHU3GUV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/LV6I/FOHU3GUV/FIWLV6IFOHU3GUV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIW/LV6I/FOHU3GUV/FIWLV6IFOHU3GUV.SMALL.jpg acidrain1 put your own personal pictures on the face of the clock in gdesklets for ubuntu. Its a little bit of a task but cool nonetheless. important points are 1.you must resize image to be used to 200 pixels or so,do not resize the clock though. 2.in order to save to the gdesklets folder and to edit the dis...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2008 20:10:10 PST
creating desktop shortcut for root permissions in ubuntu linux http://www.instructables.com/id/creating-desktop-shortcut-for-root-permissions-in-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/68BU/FOHTTXSW/F3C68BUFOHTTXSW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/68BU/FOHTTXSW/F3C68BUFOHTTXSW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3C/68BU/FOHTTXSW/F3C68BUFOHTTXSW.SMALL.jpg acidrain1 create a desktop shortcut for root permissions in ubuntu linux so you dont need a terminal and you dont need to be logged in as root all the time. click your desktop icon,type your root password and your good to go.
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Fri, 12 Dec 2008 22:04:34 PST