Instructables: exploring - technology - linux - ubuntu http://www.instructables.com Tue, 30 Aug 2016 04:11:12 PDT BLOX v1.01 Ubuntu recent files quicklists like on windows (in quicklaunch / taskbar) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ubuntu-Recent-Files-Quicklists-Like-on-Windows-in-/
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Thu, 23 Jun 2016 12:22:24 PDT
Ubuntu Server Apache Server http://www.instructables.com/id/Ubuntu-Server-Apache-Server/
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Fri, 27 May 2016 09:08:26 PDT
Ubuntu Server File Server http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Ubuntu-Server-File-Server/
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Sun, 22 May 2016 11:21:34 PDT
Getting started with Ubuntu http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-With-Ubuntu/
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Wed, 10 Feb 2016 11:55:50 PST
Install Linux on your Android Phone/Tablet (root required) http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-Linux-on-your-Android-PhoneTablet-root-req/
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Sat, 3 Oct 2015 11:24:57 PDT
Web server on Ubuntu 14.04 made esasy http://www.instructables.com/id/Web-server-on-Ubuntu-1404-made-esasy/
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Thu, 3 Sep 2015 13:47:51 PDT
Installing Ubuntu Alongside Windows http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-Ubuntu-Alongside-Windows/
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Mon, 25 May 2015 19:18:01 PDT
Hello world of Parallel programming in Ubuntu with OpenMP http://www.instructables.com/id/Hello-world-of-Parallel-programming-in-Ubuntu-with/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 07:34:04 PDT
Tweeting Photos from Webcam http://www.instructables.com/id/Tweeting-Photos-from-Webcam/
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:37:57 PST
How to Install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Virtual box http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Install-Ubuntu-1404-LTS-on-Virtual-box/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 07:03:11 PDT
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/
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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
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
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/
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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/
How to make a virtual machine of Linux on Windows using VirtualBox - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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/
How to make a virtual machine of Linux on Windows using VirtualBox - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/NJ3O/GRLTQJES/FPWNJ3OGRLTQJES.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/NJ3O/GRLTQJES/FPWNJ3OGRLTQJES.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
Ubuntu: Getting Started (11.04) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/XUOX/GR3935P4/FDDXUOXGR3935P4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDD/XUOX/GR3935P4/FDDXUOXGR3935P4.SQUARE.jpg https://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
Show your enthusiasm with an Ubuntu Linux Mousepad! http://www.instructables.com/id/Show-your-enthusiasm-with-an-Ubuntu-Linux-Mousepad/
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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/
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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/
Installing Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/NKQQ/GAPV8EJA/FZ1NKQQGAPV8EJA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/NKQQ/GAPV8EJA/FZ1NKQQGAPV8EJA.SQUARE.jpg https://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
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]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F09/VY6U/G9GQGXFB/F09VY6UG9GQGXFB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F09/VY6U/G9GQGXFB/F09VY6UG9GQGXFB.SQUARE.jpg https://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/
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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/
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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/
How to setup Samba (file server) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/IUWW/FWYHVF5Z/F7MIUWWFWYHVF5Z.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/IUWW/FWYHVF5Z/F7MIUWWFWYHVF5Z.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7M/IUWW/FWYHVF5Z/F7MIUWWFWYHVF5Z.SMALL.jpg thermoelectric This Instructable will guide you through configuring SambaThis Instructable is based on Linux Ubuntu 9.04. The instructions on setting it up with newer versions will be pretty much identicalI will focus on just setting up a file server in this Instructable, although Samba can be expanded to run as a...
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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/
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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/
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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-/
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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