Instructables: exploring - technology - ubuntu - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 1 Sep 2014 17:50:42 PDT BLOX v1.01 Installing a Virtual Machine and Ubuntu on Windows 7 http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-38/
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Mon, 31 Dec 2012 11:41:22 PST
How to Host Your Own Cloud v2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Host-Your-Own-Cloud-v20/
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By: jayredge

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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 10:59:15 PDT
Make a Live USB to boot from a USB drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Live-USB-to-boot-from-a-USB-drive/
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Wed, 2 Jul 2014 19:44:39 PDT
Host Your Own Virtual Private Network (VPN) with OpenVPN http://www.instructables.com/id/Host-Your-Own-Virtual-Private-Network-VPN-with-O/
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Tue, 9 Jul 2013 17:03:10 PDT
Dual Boot Ubuntu and Windows 8 UEFI http://www.instructables.com/id/Dual-Boot-Ubuntu-and-Windows-8-UEFI/
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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 15:31:27 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
Acer C7 Trackpad Hardware Fix/Hack. http://www.instructables.com/id/Acer-C7-Trackpad-Hardware-FixHack/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/46SH/HFPTIWRM/FR946SHHFPTIWRM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/46SH/HFPTIWRM/FR946SHHFPTIWRM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/46SH/HFPTIWRM/FR946SHHFPTIWRM.SMALL.jpg gravesw This is a simple hardware hack that will void your warranty, but does fix the intermittent trackpad issues. The problem with the trackpad appears to be a lack of proper ground between the user and the machine(possibly compounded with static buildup?).   To check if this is your issue, when the trac...
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Wed, 1 May 2013 18:08:49 PDT
How to make your own "Ubuntu LiveUSB" http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-Ubuntu-LiveUSB/
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Mon, 20 Feb 2012 15:18:13 PST
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
Boot and Run Ubuntu from a Flash Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Boot-and-Run-Ubuntu-from-a-Flash-Drive/
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Sun, 16 Mar 2008 19:06:05 PDT
Hooking up a Kinect to your Computer (Using Ubuntu) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hooking-up-a-Kinect-to-your-Computer-Using-Ubuntu/
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Thu, 4 Aug 2011 12:06:51 PDT
POLYRO (oPen sOurce friendLY RObot) http://www.instructables.com/id/POLYRO-oPen-sOurce-friendLY-RObot/
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Sat, 30 Apr 2011 17:35:52 PDT