Instructables: exploring - technology - linux - windows http://www.instructables.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:05:45 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
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
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
Linux computer duplication. http://www.instructables.com/id/Linux-computer-duplication/
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By: Computothought

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Sun, 13 Nov 2011 04:00:54 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...
By: Computothought

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Sun, 13 Nov 2011 04:00:54 PST
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
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
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...
By: iampiggywiggy

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Sat, 20 Aug 2011 19:12:08 PDT
Linux computer tweeting. http://www.instructables.com/id/Linux-computer-tweeting/
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By: Computothought

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Sun, 15 May 2011 03:37:34 PDT
Ltsp clustering. http://www.instructables.com/id/Ltsp-clustering/
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Thu, 12 May 2011 03:04:13 PDT
Part III LTSP Maintenance. http://www.instructables.com/id/Part-III-LTSP-Maintenance/
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Tue, 10 May 2011 22:54:08 PDT
Introduction to installing web apps. http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-to-installing-web-apps/
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Wed, 13 Apr 2011 18:38:05 PDT
Another almost free computers thin client set up Part II. http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-almost-free-computers-thin-client-set-up-P/
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Tue, 5 Apr 2011 16:07:48 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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By: Computothought

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Wed, 23 Feb 2011 10:03:56 PST
Using a computer with one monitor, but multiple screens. http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-a-computer-with-one-monitor-but-multiple-sc/
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By: Computothought

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Sat, 12 Feb 2011 15:01:13 PST
Starting your linux box remotely. http://www.instructables.com/id/Starting-your-linux-box-remotely/
Starting your linux box remotely. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/1XP2/GJC42C0T/FFR1XP2GJC42C0T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/1XP2/GJC42C0T/FFR1XP2GJC42C0T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/1XP2/GJC42C0T/FFR1XP2GJC42C0T.SMALL.jpg Computothought There are just times when I can not get to a computer, but I still need to access it. So now when I install a machine, I set the machine to allow it to be started remotely. You can on some systems, password protect that process for security reasons. At home that is not a big deal most of the time. H...
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Wed, 19 Jan 2011 21:53:34 PST
Ereader is optional by using your portable music player and Linux. http://www.instructables.com/id/Ereader-is-optional-by-using-your-portable-music-p/
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Wed, 17 Nov 2010 01:04:50 PST
Installing a simple virtual machine on linux. http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-a-simple-virtual-machine-on-linux/
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Mon, 15 Nov 2010 23:32:09 PST
Almost free computers or Using Thin Clients with Debian linux. http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Thin-Clients-a-quick-way-with-Debian-linux/
Almost free computers or Using Thin Clients with Debian linux. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/RG8Z/H1DVMGQM/F9ARG8ZH1DVMGQM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/RG8Z/H1DVMGQM/F9ARG8ZH1DVMGQM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9A/RG8Z/H1DVMGQM/F9ARG8ZH1DVMGQM.SMALL.jpg Computothought So you want to set up a small network for a business or just for home. Think about thin clients. Using thin clients has always been an important thing with me.Though they are mini subsets of full computers they save money in electricity and require less support. Most thin clients work by depending o...
By: Computothought

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Sat, 3 Apr 2010 02:14:39 PDT
Blender game engine http://www.instructables.com/id/Blender-game-engine/
Blender game engine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/N1J5/G79F1GX7/F3TN1J5G79F1GX7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/N1J5/G79F1GX7/F3TN1J5G79F1GX7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3T/N1J5/G79F1GX7/F3TN1J5G79F1GX7.SMALL.jpg dinky  you might didn't notice that there is one in blender. so, take a look and go try it your self! Getting strated  delete th Cube, Make a "plane" The player  how to make the movement and the player. And a bit of creative work make the borders, and other objects if you want to do that. mak...
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Sat, 27 Mar 2010 14:19:23 PDT