Instructables: exploring - technology - linux http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:32:58 PDT BLOX v1.01 Yours, Mine, and AUR's http://www.instructables.com/id/Yours-Mine-and-AURs/
Yours, Mine, and AUR's - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/D0UJ/HU1RYJUK/FDUD0UJHU1RYJUK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/D0UJ/HU1RYJUK/FDUD0UJHU1RYJUK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDU/D0UJ/HU1RYJUK/FDUD0UJHU1RYJUK.SMALL.jpg romanyacik The fact that the Arch User Repository(AUR) is not easily accessible from pacman may be frustrating to new users of Arch Linux and its derrivatives. Even worse is that many popular programs such as the Arduino IDE are in the AUR. In this Instructable, I will provide a tutorial on how to install prog...
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:17:04 PDT
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
How to install " Private Internet Access " VPN on Kali linux http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-install-Private-Internet-Access-VPN-on-Kali/
How to install " Private Internet Access " VPN on Kali linux - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/6HZ5/HTVDZMQW/FYC6HZ5HTVDZMQW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/6HZ5/HTVDZMQW/FYC6HZ5HTVDZMQW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYC/6HZ5/HTVDZMQW/FYC6HZ5HTVDZMQW.SMALL.jpg Th3_k4l1_k1d I'm running custom Kali Linux with KDE desktop with some minor tweaks, it probably won't look exact. This is a tutorial on how to instal the " Private Internet Acess " vpn on your Kali machine, keep in mind they don't fully support Kali like they do for other versions. https://www.privateinternetac...
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 18:49:37 PDT
How to remotely boot pcDuino from a NFS server http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-remotely-boot-pcDuino-from-a-NFS-server/
How to remotely boot pcDuino from a NFS server - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/KG2M/HTOUD9MM/FHSKG2MHTOUD9MM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/KG2M/HTOUD9MM/FHSKG2MHTOUD9MM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHS/KG2M/HTOUD9MM/FHSKG2MHTOUD9MM.SMALL.jpg Linksprite In cases, we would like pcDuino to boot from a network hosted file system. In this tutorial, we will explain how to make this happen. NFS server We will first set up a NFS server. The following command will be used on a X86 server, and starts with the character ‘#’. To install NFS server, we type...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 14:54:21 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/
Install Liquorix in Debian-based Linux - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/RIBD/HSVGDFJC/FU7RIBDHSVGDFJC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/RIBD/HSVGDFJC/FU7RIBDHSVGDFJC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU7/RIBD/HSVGDFJC/FU7RIBDHSVGDFJC.SMALL.jpg romanyacik This is the best kernel in the 'verse for gaming! It can be easily installed in Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Debian. Note: Liquorix contains non-free drivers, so if you are a holier-than-thou member of the Free Software Foundation or hate the concept of proprietary software in general, ignore this post. ...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 18:21:38 PDT
How to get Ubuntu 13.04 on Acer C7 Chromebook http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-get-Ubuntu-1304-on-Acer-C7-Chromebook/
How to get Ubuntu 13.04 on Acer C7 Chromebook - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/DAGR/HSPP731K/F93DAGRHSPP731K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/DAGR/HSPP731K/F93DAGRHSPP731K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F93/DAGR/HSPP731K/F93DAGRHSPP731K.SMALL.jpg Geekoverload Hey guys, I am showing you how to get Ubuntu on your Acer C7 chrobmebook (IT HAS TO BE A C7 CHROMEBOOK) I am not responsible for any damages to your computer Use at your own risk although this is not very risky 1. Enter Developer Mode Press esc-refresh- and Power button all at onece it will re...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 07:00:07 PDT
Introduction to GitHub http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-to-GitHub/
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Thu, 13 Mar 2014 09:33:38 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
RBPi http://www.instructables.com/id/RBPi/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/RRD6/HRBE2RSK/FQ4RRD6HRBE2RSK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/RRD6/HRBE2RSK/FQ4RRD6HRBE2RSK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/RRD6/HRBE2RSK/FQ4RRD6HRBE2RSK.SMALL.jpg Ah-che null null null null null
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Thu, 6 Feb 2014 11:37:54 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
Fix Chrubuntu C7 Touchpad http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-Chrubuntu-C7-Touchpad/
Fix Chrubuntu C7 Touchpad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/6S6G/HMVJOOPH/F3Y6S6GHMVJOOPH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/6S6G/HMVJOOPH/F3Y6S6GHMVJOOPH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/6S6G/HMVJOOPH/F3Y6S6GHMVJOOPH.SMALL.jpg htan10 Chrubuntu on Acer C7 is really cool, except for one flaw - the touchpad is not responsive when it is not plugged on. The issue is that the Synaptics driver default settings for sensitivity is set too low. We have to make it more sensitive. It is weird though that the trackpad works perfectly if the ...
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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 21:01:03 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
My Archbang Conky configuration http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Archbang-Conky-configuration/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/V7VM/HLZRVEEQ/FJ8V7VMHLZRVEEQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/V7VM/HLZRVEEQ/FJ8V7VMHLZRVEEQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/V7VM/HLZRVEEQ/FJ8V7VMHLZRVEEQ.SMALL.jpg CreativeGeek I switched to Archbang a couple weeks ago, and I really love it so far, also, I went ahead and played with my Conky configuration in Archbang today, and the result is shown in the photo above. In addition, here's the configuration for 'ya. background yes use_xft yes xftfont monospace:size=9 xftalp...
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Sat, 28 Sep 2013 21:06:50 PDT
Linux hints. http://www.instructables.com/id/Linux-hints/
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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 19:50:27 PDT
Install Google Chrome in Fedora http://www.instructables.com/id/Install-Google-Chrome-in-Fedora/
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Sat, 29 Jun 2013 16:27:47 PDT
Ubuntu BASH MIDI to WAV http://www.instructables.com/id/Ubuntu-BASH-MIDI-to-WAV/
Ubuntu BASH MIDI to WAV - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/BM5D/HHMI8VQG/F5NBM5DHHMI8VQG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/BM5D/HHMI8VQG/F5NBM5DHHMI8VQG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/BM5D/HHMI8VQG/F5NBM5DHHMI8VQG.SMALL.jpg qazxsw21000 So there I was, looking for a MIDI to WAV converter that made use of soundfonts. All I got was shareware and payware. Not what I needed, it was. There had to be something somewhere that was free. I knew Timidity could do it, but I didn't know the command line. After some extensive looks through the ...
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Fri, 7 Jun 2013 14:17:14 PDT
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/
Get Firefox Nightly and Thunderbird Daily, or Aurora and Earlybird in Ubuntu - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/ZIOH/HH11O23F/FSGZIOHHH11O23F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/ZIOH/HH11O23F/FSGZIOHHH11O23F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSG/ZIOH/HH11O23F/FSGZIOHHH11O23F.SMALL.jpg CreativeGeek We all know Firefox is a great browser and that Thunderbird is a great e-Mail and chat client, right, and the Stable build of that software is pretty good as well, but what if you want the bleeding-edge versions of the software? Well, getting it in Windows is easy, just download the installer, unins...
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Thu, 23 May 2013 01:15:55 PDT
Xubuntu 13.04 - GNOME 2 mimic http://www.instructables.com/id/Xubuntu-1304-GNOME-2-mimic/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/M03O/HH11O21I/FHYM03OHH11O21I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/M03O/HH11O21I/FHYM03OHH11O21I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHY/M03O/HH11O21I/FHYM03OHH11O21I.SMALL.jpg CreativeGeek Here's screenshots of my current Xubuntu setup.  How I got it to look like GNOME 2 is first I started with a stock Xubuntu desktop after a clean install, then I removed the stock bottom panel, replaced it with an empty panel, moved the Window List and Workspace Switcher to the bottom panel, separat...
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Sat, 18 May 2013 09:44:47 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
How to use serial console recovery for OpenWRT http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-serial-console-recovery-for-OpenWRT/
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Wed, 5 Dec 2012 16:47:12 PST
Musical Computer-based Alarm Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Musical-Computer-based-Alarm-Clock/
Musical Computer-based Alarm Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/L65Z/H994XNU1/F57L65ZH994XNU1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/L65Z/H994XNU1/F57L65ZH994XNU1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/L65Z/H994XNU1/F57L65ZH994XNU1.SMALL.jpg rogers236 As a college student I don't get enough sleep, my bed is warm and comfy, and I don't like getting out of it in the mornings. I typically - as I'm sure many of you do as well - set an alarm (or two) on my phone and on a regular, plugs-into-the-wall alarm clock to get up in the morning. I don't like ...
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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/
Unlimited free domain names - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/9OZM/H8RVDD8L/F129OZMH8RVDD8L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/9OZM/H8RVDD8L/F129OZMH8RVDD8L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/9OZM/H8RVDD8L/F129OZMH8RVDD8L.SMALL.jpg thelinuxnerd This is a way to get unlimited free domains, but there is a catch, all the viewers have to use your DNS IP. Things you need: 1. A computer 2. A copy of Ubuntu server 3. slight knowledge of the Linux terminal (ifconfig and other simple commands) 4. your site with no domain name     ex: http://123.4...
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Mon, 5 Nov 2012 22:12:57 PST
Raspberry Pi I2C (Python) http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-I2C-Python/
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Tue, 23 Oct 2012 06:09:32 PDT
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
The Deck - Portable Penetration Testing and Forensics System http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Deck-Portable-Penetration-Testing-and-Forens/
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Thu, 4 Oct 2012 08:51:02 PDT
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
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
Skype for linux? http://www.instructables.com/id/Skype-for-linux/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/U7QR/H1DVMGTU/F7EU7QRH1DVMGTU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/U7QR/H1DVMGTU/F7EU7QRH1DVMGTU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7E/U7QR/H1DVMGTU/F7EU7QRH1DVMGTU.SMALL.jpg Computothought Just a photo array of how quick it was to install Skype. At this time, it is a beta. Not sure whether Microsoft will continue to support it. Yes, it is no longer open source from what I understand. Caveat Emptor.  How secure it is will also be a foregoing issue. Go to http://www.skype.com/intl/en-u...
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Tue, 10 Apr 2012 08:25:25 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
Smart home automation webserver on OpenWRT router WR703N interfaced to Arduino, compared to Raspberry Pi and Ubuntu http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-set-up-OpenWRT-on-a-pocket-router-WR703N/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/45OA/H2MYJPM4/FAK45OAH2MYJPM4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/45OA/H2MYJPM4/FAK45OAH2MYJPM4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/45OA/H2MYJPM4/FAK45OAH2MYJPM4.SMALL.jpg janisalnis Download the WR703N Digest (340MB zip file): https://sourceforge.net/projects/wr703n/ --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Dear Reader, there are many Linux boards on the market: Bifferboard, NanosG20, Fo...
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Sun, 18 Mar 2012 14:16:41 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
Your personal intranet (Part 2). http://www.instructables.com/id/Your-personal-intranet-Part-2/
Your personal intranet (Part 2). - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/D41N/GXBK87E9/FPXD41NGXBK87E9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/D41N/GXBK87E9/FPXD41NGXBK87E9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPX/D41N/GXBK87E9/FPXD41NGXBK87E9.SMALL.jpg Computothought In part two we will get into virtual private networks, dnsmasq,  and other media servers. Vpn. Mediatomb. Irc. See also: http://www.instructables.com/id/Your-personal-intranet-Part-1/ You may also like: http://www.instructables.com/id/Statusnet-the-Twitter-clone-setup/ Update: added wireless opt...
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Tue, 31 Jan 2012 12:25:46 PST
Super simple crontab example. http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-simple-crontab-example/
Super simple crontab example. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/REYR/GXUZMZOD/FDFREYRGXUZMZOD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/REYR/GXUZMZOD/FDFREYRGXUZMZOD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/REYR/GXUZMZOD/FDFREYRGXUZMZOD.SMALL.jpg Computothought There comes a time when you want to let your computer be sort of a secretary and do jobs for you automatically at certain times, This instructable will help you do that,  Wanted  the computer to tell me when I was at 200,000 total views. The goal was to have a little popup tell when that happened. I...
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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
Pelican linux cluster. http://www.instructables.com/id/Pelican-linux-cluster/
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Fri, 13 Jan 2012 10:08:44 PST