Instructables: exploring - technology - linux - ubuntu http://www.instructables.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 11:34:27 PDT BLOX v1.01 Working With btrfs http://www.instructables.com/id/Working-With-btrfs/
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Tue, 1 Jul 2014 23:07:22 PDT
Super fast LAMP Install on CMD line Linux http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-fast-LAMP-Install-on-CMD-line-Linux/
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Mon, 19 May 2014 04:51:23 PDT
Getting Started With Ubuntu Linux http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-With-Ubuntu-Linux/
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:08:40 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
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
Get Firefox Nightly and Thunderbird Daily, or Aurora and Earlybird in Ubuntu http://www.instructables.com/id/Get-Firefox-Nightly-and-Thunderbird-Daily-in-Ubunt/
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Thu, 23 May 2013 01:15:55 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
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
installing tar.gz or tar.bz2 http://www.instructables.com/id/installing-targz-or-tarbz2/
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Sun, 9 Sep 2012 13:42:09 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/
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Mon, 11 Jun 2012 19:12:09 PDT
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
Apache SSL WebDav Server http://www.instructables.com/id/Apache-SSL-WebDav-Server/
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Fri, 2 Dec 2011 09:18:56 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
Screencasting revisited. http://www.instructables.com/id/Screencasting-revisited/
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Sat, 8 Oct 2011 13:04:10 PDT
How to play Windows games on Linux http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-play-Windows-games-on-Linux/
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Sun, 2 Oct 2011 11:42:34 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/
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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/
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Wed, 10 Aug 2011 17:06:29 PDT
Show your enthusiasm with an Ubuntu Linux Mousepad! http://www.instructables.com/id/Show-your-enthusiasm-with-an-Ubuntu-Linux-Mousepad/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/RS17/GMSXHLVP/FLWRS17GMSXHLVP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/RS17/GMSXHLVP/FLWRS17GMSXHLVP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLW/RS17/GMSXHLVP/FLWRS17GMSXHLVP.SMALL.jpg jdogtotherescue I needed a new mouse pad so i got a black one from the store.  It was just a blank one so i wanted to give it a decal.  So from the same store i got a few other supplies for the project but most important was a metallic silver permanent marker.  Sharpie used to make them but i guess they don't anym...
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Sat, 23 Apr 2011 20:55:02 PDT
How to make Ubuntu look like a Mac http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Ubuntu-look-like-a-Mac/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/8FGP/GIKL3QZU/F2P8FGPGIKL3QZU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/8FGP/GIKL3QZU/F2P8FGPGIKL3QZU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2P/8FGP/GIKL3QZU/F2P8FGPGIKL3QZU.SMALL.jpg TechyGeeky Macbuntu: http://sourceforge.net/projects/macbuntu/ Ubuntu: http://www.ubuntu.com/desktop Blog: http://techreviewerblog.blogspot.com/ Facebook: http://on.fb.me/fsCTE8 Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/comsa42 Website: http://techygeeky.dyndns-blog.com/ Instructables: http://www.instructables.com...
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Fri, 25 Mar 2011 16:53:54 PDT
Another almost free computers thin client set up. http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-almost-free-computers-thin-client-set-up/
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Wed, 23 Feb 2011 10:03:56 PST
Harddiskless web server. http://www.instructables.com/id/Harddiskless-web-server/
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Tue, 18 Jan 2011 17:59:19 PST
VSFTPD Installation & Setup on Ubuntu http://www.instructables.com/id/VSFTPD-Installation-Setup-on-Ubuntu/
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Sun, 31 Oct 2010 04:32:52 PDT
How to make Ubuntu Linux look like Mac OS X http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Ubuntu-Linux-look-like-Mac-OS-X/
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Wed, 11 Aug 2010 04:46:48 PDT
Setting Up Ubuntu as a Kiosk Web Appliance http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-Up-Ubuntu-as-a-Kiosk-Web-Appliance/
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Sun, 4 Jul 2010 16:59:43 PDT
Installing Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-Ubuntu-1004-Lucid-Lynx/
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Tue, 29 Jun 2010 10:11:59 PDT
How to Install Microsoft and Mac fonts on Ubuntu. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Install-Microsoft-and-Mac-fonts-on-Ubuntu/
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Sat, 26 Jun 2010 14:20:33 PDT
Enable mouse and keyboard functionality on an iPod Touch or an iPhone! [Linux] http://www.instructables.com/id/Enable-mouse-and-keyboard-functionality-on-an-iPod/
Enable mouse and keyboard functionality on an iPod Touch or an iPhone! [Linux] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/VY6U/G9GQGXFB/F09VY6UG9GQGXFB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/VY6U/G9GQGXFB/F09VY6UG9GQGXFB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F09/VY6U/G9GQGXFB/F09VY6UG9GQGXFB.SMALL.jpg TheBlackParrot Ever wanted to use your iPod Touch or iPhone as a "computer"? Now you can! You need:  - a computer with Linux Ubuntu 10.04 [Older versions may very likely work, please tell me if so.]  - a Jailbroken iPod Touch/iPhone with WiFi enabled  - Veency from Cydia or Rock (also called Rock Your Phone or Ro...
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Sat, 22 May 2010 20:27:07 PDT
Making Ubuntu Faster http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Ubuntu-Faster/
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Wed, 19 May 2010 12:22:43 PDT
Dell running Ubuntu 10.04 http://www.instructables.com/id/Dell-running-Ubuntu-1004/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/FP7K/G8XPCCGZ/FQYFP7KG8XPCCGZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/FP7K/G8XPCCGZ/FQYFP7KG8XPCCGZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQY/FP7K/G8XPCCGZ/FQYFP7KG8XPCCGZ.SMALL.jpg your dog Here is my Dell Latitude D600 running Ubuntu 10.04. Before upgrading from 9.10, I was not able to use the toolbar at the bottom because of how slow the graphic's chip was. It is still really slow. Now I can in Ubuntu 10.04. I am still working on getting a newer laptop and dual booting Windows 7 and ...
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Fri, 7 May 2010 20:25:13 PDT
Linux(ubuntu 9.10) Flash http://www.instructables.com/id/Linuxubuntu-910-Flash/
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Thu, 10 Dec 2009 19:59:15 PST
Renegade BBS in Ubuntu Linux - Telnet|Multi-Node http://www.instructables.com/id/Renegade-BBS-in-Ubuntu-Linux-Telnet-Multi-Node/
Renegade BBS in Ubuntu Linux - Telnet|Multi-Node - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/1Z3B/FXA3D3YQ/FLO1Z3BFXA3D3YQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/1Z3B/FXA3D3YQ/FLO1Z3BFXA3D3YQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLO/1Z3B/FXA3D3YQ/FLO1Z3BFXA3D3YQ.SMALL.jpg pyro222 Install a classic multi-node Renegade BBS with telnet support in Ubuntu Linux. Remember the good ol' days? When social networks consisted of nothing more than a copy of pcplus, a 9600 baud modem and for many SysOps, a copy of the legendary Renegade BBS. Wouldn't it be great to revisit those days us...
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Tue, 11 Aug 2009 10:42:07 PDT
How to setup Samba (file server) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-setup-Samba-file-server/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2009 02:56:14 PDT
How to Make Flash Media Bootable: A Guide http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Flash-Media-Bootable-A-Guide/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2009 16:32:29 PST
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
change fonts in linux ubuntu http://www.instructables.com/id/change-fonts-in-linux-ubuntu/
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Fri, 5 Dec 2008 19:29:58 PST
Make a pedal for rotating the Linux cube http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-pedal-for-rotating-the-Linux-cube/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2008 23:32:05 PDT
How to Install Pardus On Any PC http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Install-Pardus-On-Any-PC/
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Fri, 26 Sep 2008 21:30:26 PDT
Set up web content filtering in 4 steps with Ubuntu http://www.instructables.com/id/Set-up-web-content-filtering-in-4-steps-with-Ubunt/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2008 18:59:17 PDT
How To Easily Record The Screen With Linux And Convert Video http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Easily-Record-The-Screen-With-Linux-And-Con/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/6JI2/FEAQ3UX5/F186JI2FEAQ3UX5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/6JI2/FEAQ3UX5/F186JI2FEAQ3UX5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F18/6JI2/FEAQ3UX5/F186JI2FEAQ3UX5.SMALL.jpg tdrusk I spent hours writing a guide on how to record a screencast, or record what is on the desktop, and convert it. I then found out that this was is much simpler and faster... More» and doesn't even involve opening the commandline. In order to do this you need VLC and gtk-recordmydesktop. They are av...
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Thu, 27 Mar 2008 13:23:36 PDT
upgrade from windows to ubuntu http://www.instructables.com/id/ubgrade-from-windows-to-ubuntu/
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Mon, 14 Jan 2008 06:36:12 PST
How to set up multiple monitors in linux http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-set-up-multiple-monitors-in-linux/
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Fri, 11 Jan 2008 18:54:25 PST
Make an invisible desktop folder for your stuff in Ubuntu! http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-invisible-desktop-folder-for-your-stuff-in/
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Wed, 21 Nov 2007 08:59:00 PST
Linux Terminal Basics http://www.instructables.com/id/Linux-Terminal-Basics/
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Tue, 3 Jul 2007 16:42:57 PDT