Instructables: exploring - technology - linux - linux http://www.instructables.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:31:12 PDT BLOX v1.01 Write a new service for linux (opensuse) http://www.instructables.com/id/Write-a-new-service-for-linux-opensuse/
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 03:00:04 PDT
Changing the Ubuntu 13.10 Splash Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-the-Ubuntu-1310-Splash-Screen/
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 14:14:09 PDT
Install Liquorix in Debian-based Linux http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-Liquorix-in-Debian-based-Linux/
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 18:21:38 PDT
compile custom linux kernel in Mint/Ubuntu/LMDE http://www.instructables.com/id/Compile-custom-linux-kernel-in-MintUbuntuLMDE/
compile custom linux kernel in Mint/Ubuntu/LMDE - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/WHQB/HSBSMK83/FFRWHQBHSBSMK83.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/WHQB/HSBSMK83/FFRWHQBHSBSMK83.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/WHQB/HSBSMK83/FFRWHQBHSBSMK83.SMALL.gif romanyacik If you didn't build linux from scratch, chances are that your GNU/Linux distro is using a long-term support distribution kernel, that as the name suggests, is specific to your distro. Distribution kernels lag behind the current version significantly. I.E., at the time this was written, Linux Mint an...
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 20:25:18 PST
Simple micro sd card organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-micro-sd-card-organizer/
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Wed, 8 Jan 2014 13:05:15 PST
EasyCap DC60 (STK1160) + VLC + Xubuntu 13.10 = OpenSource Video Capture!! http://www.instructables.com/id/EasyCap-DC60-STK1160-VLC-Xubuntu-1310-OpenSource-V/
EasyCap DC60 (STK1160) + VLC + Xubuntu 13.10 = OpenSource Video Capture!! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/U6XK/HP989MSJ/FL6U6XKHP989MSJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/U6XK/HP989MSJ/FL6U6XKHP989MSJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/U6XK/HP989MSJ/FL6U6XKHP989MSJ.SMALL.jpg daiatlus79 This tutorial is an overview on how to use VLC to capture the audio and video streams from a device using an Easycap DC60 (Syntek Chipset) and the 3.5mm stereo microphone input of a computer running Xubuntu 13.10 64-Bit. The Materials needed will be only a few simple ones, mostly found at local Doll...
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 03:21:37 PST
How To Get Started With Linux http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Get-Started-With-Linux/
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Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:49:24 PST
The messiest Conky setup ever http://www.instructables.com/id/The-messiest-Conky-setup-ever/
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 18:18:29 PDT
Linux Presentation in PPT and PDF. http://www.instructables.com/id/Linux-Presentation-in-PDF/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/A2NX/HMMFA5V2/FK2A2NXHMMFA5V2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/A2NX/HMMFA5V2/FK2A2NXHMMFA5V2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/A2NX/HMMFA5V2/FK2A2NXHMMFA5V2.SMALL.jpg matt392 Attached is a Linux presentation in PPT, PDF and ODP I put together for PerScholas.org during my A+ training class.  It can be used to introduce people to Linux and its uses.
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Thu, 10 Oct 2013 22:13:08 PDT
Linux hints. http://www.instructables.com/id/Linux-hints/
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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 19:50:27 PDT
Ubuntu BASH MIDI to WAV http://www.instructables.com/id/Ubuntu-BASH-MIDI-to-WAV/
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Fri, 7 Jun 2013 14:17:14 PDT
Put Ubuntu (or any linux distro) on a bootable flash drive with LinuxLive USB Creator http://www.instructables.com/id/Put-Ubuntu-or-any-linux-distro-on-a-bootable-fla/
Put Ubuntu (or any linux distro) on a bootable flash drive with LinuxLive USB Creator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/7E6V/HFSHFBON/FJ17E6VHFSHFBON.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/7E6V/HFSHFBON/FJ17E6VHFSHFBON.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ1/7E6V/HFSHFBON/FJ17E6VHFSHFBON.SMALL.jpg cfay1 With the Windows 8 annoying everyone from casual computer users to the most stressed power user, an alternative is more than welcome. Rather than drop the £1000 or more on a mac, why not try linux? Or, to be specific, Ubuntu. Free and secure, its easy to use and install, and here is how to get it ...
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Sun, 28 Apr 2013 09:11:20 PDT
Resetting your password in Ubuntu http://www.instructables.com/id/Resetting-your-password-in-Ubuntu/
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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 16:36:02 PDT
Linux music server controlled by an Android device http://www.instructables.com/id/Linux-music-server-controlled-by-an-Android-device/
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Mon, 4 Mar 2013 07:52:50 PST
The AnonyBox - A cheap and easy network device to manage anonymity online http://www.instructables.com/id/The-AnonyBox-A-cheap-and-easy-network-device-to-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/FSJP/HD4VDSBQ/FUSFSJPHD4VDSBQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/FSJP/HD4VDSBQ/FUSFSJPHD4VDSBQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUS/FSJP/HD4VDSBQ/FUSFSJPHD4VDSBQ.SMALL.jpg gschoppe With the return of CISPA, the growing likelihood of future SOPA-like laws, and the drastic hardware advances that have made Eschelon and Carnivore believable possiilities, anonymizing internet activity has become very important to maintaining the free flow of information. To this end, I recently pu...
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Sat, 23 Feb 2013 07:10:03 PST
The Always Up-to-Date Guide to Ubuntu http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Always-Up-to-Date-Guide-to-Ubuntu/
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Sun, 17 Feb 2013 16:28:52 PST
Musical Computer-based Alarm Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Computer-based-Alarm-Clock/
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Mon, 12 Nov 2012 08:22:46 PST
Unlimited free domain names http://www.instructables.com/id/Unlimited-free-domain-names/
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Mon, 5 Nov 2012 22:12:57 PST
Creating a USB Live Installer/Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-USB-Live-InstallerDrive/
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Fri, 19 Oct 2012 19:43:54 PDT
Give your Cisco Linksys NSLU2 some muscle. (part 1) http://www.instructables.com/id/Give-your-Cisco-Linksys-NSLU2-some-muscle-part-1/
Give your Cisco Linksys NSLU2 some muscle. (part 1) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/T730/H4AGJ3Y0/F1GT730H4AGJ3Y0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/T730/H4AGJ3Y0/F1GT730H4AGJ3Y0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1G/T730/H4AGJ3Y0/F1GT730H4AGJ3Y0.SMALL.jpg Computothought The NSLU2 is sort of a NAS (network addressed storage) where you have to use your own drives. Great for backups and whatever, but it can do so much more. There is alternative firmware such as Openwrt that can be installed on it to allow it to act as a router, You can find other firmware that will ev...
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Tue, 10 Jul 2012 15:46:38 PDT
Change Audio Source Index and Peak Speed for Impulse Screenlet for Linux http://www.instructables.com/id/Change-Audio-Source-Index-and-Peak-Speed-for-Impul/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/RLZA/H3XN8EJE/F50RLZAH3XN8EJE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/RLZA/H3XN8EJE/F50RLZAH3XN8EJE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F50/RLZA/H3XN8EJE/F50RLZAH3XN8EJE.SMALL.jpg N.fletch The Impulse Screenlet is an awesome looking widget to put on your Linux desktop. Impulse is a graphical spectrum analyzer for your audio sources. However I had some small issues with the widget when I first installed the screenlet. First, I found that the audio source index is not always persistent...
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Wed, 27 Jun 2012 07:22:35 PDT
How to Dual-boot Linux and Windows (on a PC with Windows 7 already installed) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Dual-boot-Linux-and-Windows-on-a-PC-with-W/
How to Dual-boot Linux and Windows (on a PC with Windows 7 already installed) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/MNW1/H3BL0DK9/F73MNW1H3BL0DK9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/MNW1/H3BL0DK9/F73MNW1H3BL0DK9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/MNW1/H3BL0DK9/F73MNW1H3BL0DK9.SMALL.jpg stephftw The purpose of this Instructable is to set up your computer to dual-boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu Linux. Dual-booting is a technique which allows a single physical computer to run two or more operating systems (OSes). This is useful for experimenting with new OSes without putting all your eggs in one ba...
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Mon, 11 Jun 2012 19:12:09 PDT
Recovering files with Linux http://www.instructables.com/id/Intro-and-disclaimer/
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Mon, 4 Jun 2012 06:31:18 PDT
How to put any Linux distro on a USB flash drive http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-put-any-Linux-distro-on-a-USB-flash-drive/
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Mon, 7 May 2012 21:07:10 PDT
Radar graphics in a text world. http://www.instructables.com/id/Radar-graphics-in-a-text-world/
Radar graphics in a text world. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/ZLZF/HKF5CV69/F7NZLZFHKF5CV69.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/ZLZF/HKF5CV69/F7NZLZFHKF5CV69.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/ZLZF/HKF5CV69/F7NZLZFHKF5CV69.SMALL.jpg Computothought This is a continuation of the text in a graphics world instructable (http://www.instructables.com/id/graphics-in-a-text-world/) . Getting the weather is important. One nice thing about this instructable is that you can take graphical images and turn them into text. That saves a lot of disk space (de...
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Sat, 21 Apr 2012 19:53:34 PDT
Mixing the command line and the gui. http://www.instructables.com/id/Mixing-the-command-line-and-the-gui/
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Tue, 10 Apr 2012 08:21:27 PDT
How to install Fedora on a USB flash drive with persistence install! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-install-Fedora-on-a-USB-flash-drive-with-pe/
How to install Fedora on a USB flash drive with persistence install! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/RY5K/H05NHCBZ/FL5RY5KH05NHCBZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/RY5K/H05NHCBZ/FL5RY5KH05NHCBZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL5/RY5K/H05NHCBZ/FL5RY5KH05NHCBZ.SMALL.jpg Se1f_Destruct DISCLAIMER: I (Se1f_Destruct) am NOT responsible for any problems that may arrise from following this instructable. This includes: 1. Loss of data 2. Damage 3. Loss of warranty 4. Injury 5. World Domination Hello! Today, I will show you how to make a bootable flash drive that runs Fedora (16, 32 b...
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Sat, 24 Mar 2012 14:19:47 PDT
Beginner's Guide to Linux http://www.instructables.com/id/Beginners-Guide-To-Linux/
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Fri, 2 Mar 2012 03:41:49 PST
Data mining. http://www.instructables.com/id/Data-mining/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/901S/GQGQH1H7/FK6901SGQGQH1H7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/901S/GQGQH1H7/FK6901SGQGQH1H7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/901S/GQGQH1H7/FK6901SGQGQH1H7.SMALL.jpg Computothought Ever whished you could get data from a web page without reading the whole thing, or for even just getting data from a server. These starter instructables can help you out. Deleted the "Getting instructable counts with MSWindows" and moved the meat of it to "Getting instructable counts". Beginning...
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Sun, 12 Feb 2012 19:43:06 PST
Super simple crontab example. http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-simple-crontab-example/
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Fri, 27 Jan 2012 12:27:56 PST
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
Ubuntu and the arduino. http://www.instructables.com/id/Ubuntu-and-the-arduino/
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Mon, 9 Jan 2012 09:10:07 PST
Linux themed instructables. http://www.instructables.com/id/Linux-themed-instructables/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/VC0E/H1YOEO5V/F4VVC0EH1YOEO5V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/VC0E/H1YOEO5V/F4VVC0EH1YOEO5V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/VC0E/H1YOEO5V/F4VVC0EH1YOEO5V.SMALL.jpg Computothought Here I we have take a sample of our linux based instructables for you to peruse. null What happens when computer people get together much like old car talk. What's in you machine? You want to say more than I don's know. The newest devices such as the touchpads, some netbooks, and etc. ... null ...
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Thu, 5 Jan 2012 03:12:56 PST
Xubuntu in your local network http://www.instructables.com/id/Xubuntu-in-your-local-network/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/3UPZ/GVMITD2F/FAB3UPZGVMITD2F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/3UPZ/GVMITD2F/FAB3UPZGVMITD2F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAB/3UPZ/GVMITD2F/FAB3UPZGVMITD2F.SMALL.jpg robertodelle Hi, in this tutorial I will show you how I have resolved a problem in xubuntu, as soon as you install it in your computer, xubuntu don't support browsing in your local network. I used only graphic interface. Xubuntu is a simple version of Ubuntu, particulary suitable for old computers, I have in...
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Thu, 1 Dec 2011 06:24:42 PST
Screen real estate (linux). http://www.instructables.com/id/Screen-real-estate-linux/
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Wed, 16 Nov 2011 16:54:10 PST
Installing freebasic on (Debian) Linux. http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-freebasic-on-Debian-Linux/
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Sun, 13 Nov 2011 07:10:48 PST
Red October network discovery. http://www.instructables.com/id/Red-October-network-discovery/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/WX34/GZXW89AK/FP7WX34GZXW89AK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/WX34/GZXW89AK/FP7WX34GZXW89AK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP7/WX34/GZXW89AK/FP7WX34GZXW89AK.SMALL.jpg Computothought The basis of this Instructable is based on the dialog from the movie known as "The hunt for the Red October". In the movie, one of the key lines was I think "One ping and one ping only". Pinging was a method by submarines equipped with sonar to detect what is around them. Normally you would use mo...
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Sun, 13 Nov 2011 04:00:54 PST
Linux computer duplication. http://www.instructables.com/id/Linux-computer-duplication/
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Sun, 13 Nov 2011 04:00:54 PST
Multi-terminal fun. http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-terminal-fun/
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Tue, 1 Nov 2011 10:44:39 PDT
Linux command line news. http://www.instructables.com/id/Linux-command-line-news/
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Mon, 31 Oct 2011 21:40:21 PDT
Graphics in a text world. http://www.instructables.com/id/Graphics-in-a-text-world/
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Thu, 20 Oct 2011 20:31:16 PDT
Screencasting revisited. http://www.instructables.com/id/Screencasting-revisited/
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Sat, 8 Oct 2011 13:04:10 PDT
Share Files and Folders between Ubuntu11.04 (host) and Windows virtual Machine(VirtualBox OSE) http://www.instructables.com/id/Share-Files-and-Folders-between-Ubuntu1104-host/
Share Files and Folders between Ubuntu11.04 (host) and Windows virtual Machine(VirtualBox OSE) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/VCRS/GTGD4MVM/F4DVCRSGTGD4MVM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/VCRS/GTGD4MVM/F4DVCRSGTGD4MVM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4D/VCRS/GTGD4MVM/F4DVCRSGTGD4MVM.SMALL.jpg ron.rakesh.mandal Folder sharing between Linux and Windows Virtual Machine Picture tutorial Its a Step by step picture tutorial for sharing files and folder in between Host linux (ubuntu 11.04) and windows vitrual machine running inside ubuntu 11.04. First install VM virtual box guest add-on before continuing. To...
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Sat, 8 Oct 2011 07:07:09 PDT
Getting instructable counts. http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-instructable-counts/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/I4CY/GTGD4BSK/FQBI4CYGTGD4BSK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/I4CY/GTGD4BSK/FQBI4CYGTGD4BSK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/I4CY/GTGD4BSK/FQBI4CYGTGD4BSK.SMALL.jpg Computothought Note with the change in the way instructables.com now does web pages, I will probably have to redo this instructable. Lets say you wanted to know how several instructables are doing. Did not take the time to make it with a gui. that is your homework. Just picked a few instructables from the first p...
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Tue, 4 Oct 2011 21:50:52 PDT
How to play Windows games on Linux http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-play-Windows-games-on-Linux/
How to play Windows games on Linux - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/RCJS/GSUSP2JV/FU7RCJSGSUSP2JV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/RCJS/GSUSP2JV/FU7RCJSGSUSP2JV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/RCJS/GSUSP2JV/FU7RCJSGSUSP2JV.SMALL.jpg mrehn Hello, im Max this is my first Instructable so, im gonna show you how to play windows games WITHOUT wine on linux (ubuntu). Download Playonlinux You can Manually install it on :http://www.playonlinux.com/en/ or you can search playonlinux  in your software center.  Set the games up Heres what ...
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Sun, 2 Oct 2011 11:42:34 PDT
Install any linux from a usb the easy way http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-any-linux-from-a-usb-the-easy-way/
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Wed, 7 Sep 2011 00:14:16 PDT
How to make a virtual machine of Linux on Windows using VirtualBox http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-virtual-machine-of-Linux-on-Windows--2/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/NJ3O/GRLTQJES/FPWNJ3OGRLTQJES.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/NJ3O/GRLTQJES/FPWNJ3OGRLTQJES.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/NJ3O/GRLTQJES/FPWNJ3OGRLTQJES.SMALL.jpg iampiggywiggy This video will teach you on how to make a virtual machine of Linux on a Windows 7 notebook using VirtualBox. Please tell if this video was good. :D This video was submitted for the fulfillment of our requirements in a computer subject. Machine Project in BASICON(Basic Computer Concepts) Submitt...
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Wed, 24 Aug 2011 12:19:50 PDT
How to make a virtual machine of Linux on Windows using VirtualBox http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-virtual-machine-of-Linux-on-Windows--1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/NJ3O/GRLTQJES/FPWNJ3OGRLTQJES.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/NJ3O/GRLTQJES/FPWNJ3OGRLTQJES.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/NJ3O/GRLTQJES/FPWNJ3OGRLTQJES.SMALL.jpg iampiggywiggy This video will teach you on how to make a virtual machine of Linux on a Windows 7 notebook using VirtualBox. Please tell if this video was good. :D This video was submitted for the fulfillment of our requirements in a computer subject. Machine Project in BASICON(Basic Computer Concepts) Submitte...
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Sat, 20 Aug 2011 19:12:08 PDT
How to Play DVD's in Ubuntu http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Play-DVDs-in-Ubuntu/
How to Play DVD's in Ubuntu - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/XUOX/GR3935P4/FDDXUOXGR3935P4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/XUOX/GR3935P4/FDDXUOXGR3935P4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/XUOX/GR3935P4/FDDXUOXGR3935P4.SMALL.jpg wazupwiop If you are just getting started in Ubuntu, I highly recommend that you check out my other guide "Ubuntu: Getting Started".  It will help you get started in the basics of Ubuntu.  That said, onto the instructable: Ubuntu is a great OS, but one issue is that DVD decryption is not included by default...
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Fri, 12 Aug 2011 15:00:57 PDT
Ubuntu: Getting Started (11.04) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ubuntu-Getting-Started-1104/
Ubuntu: Getting Started (11.04) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/XUOX/GR3935P4/FDDXUOXGR3935P4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/XUOX/GR3935P4/FDDXUOXGR3935P4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/XUOX/GR3935P4/FDDXUOXGR3935P4.SMALL.jpg wazupwiop Ubuntu is a linux operating system based off of Debian.  It is my personal favorite distribution of linux.  While Ubuntu is a great operating system, it can create some issues for both new and advanced linux users.  This instructable is to help demystify Ubuntu and give you some things to get starte...
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Wed, 10 Aug 2011 17:06:29 PDT