There is a new version of virtual box out, I love this freeware virtualization solution that is less bloated and more efficient then Vmware. You really dont need any help installing this and running this, it has the simplest gui ever as you see above. It comes with full documentation, check it out!
Here is a collection of 125 Nautilus scripts you can use to simplify your Nautilus experience, from simply creating a blank text file, to converting, creating, and encoding video.
Check it out:
Windows XP install a VMware workstation, make a new Ubuntu virtual machine with NAT networking, install Ubuntu onto the virtual machine, stop it, go to the virtual machine's settings, connect your HDDs which contains Linux-like partitions and You want to use them to Your virtual machine. Then boot it up, locate the drives, than put them into the fstab. After that setup a SAMBA server, and share your drives. Now you can discover your drives via windows networks.
First Download the FS-Driver from its webpage.
Once you have on your Vista disk, right click on it and select compatibility for XP Service Pack 2 as shown on this picture.
I have always been security conscious, in todays world privacy & security is a thing of the past unless we take matters into our own hands. I have used many types of encryption applications, dm-crypt, luks, cryptsetup, encfs, and truecrypt. personally I like truecrypt more than all the others simply because you can hide encrypted files in encrypted files.
Many people complain that Sony Vaio laptops are loud because of the fan. Fan is running almost all the time, which can be very annoying. This program works under Linux and requires SonyPI driver to work. This driver is preinstalled at least in Ubuntu distribution.
Downloading software from repositories can be a long and daunting task especially when you are downloading from a repository server which is far from your location.
A fresh install of Ubuntu can look like a dogs dinner thanks to the massive icons and massive fonts, a couple of tips here to make gnome a little nicer to work with...
This how to is a summary of the How to you can find on the official site of OpenVPN.
You can follow this step by step and should success to create your VPN
TrueCrypt is open source software for on-the-fly encryption. TrueCrypt can use an encrypted file or partition and mount it for use transparently by any application. The Windows version has a fancy GUI, but on Linux there is a good command line interface.
A nice little article which helps you get the most out of your SpeedStep or CPU Scaling processor.
Having problems with your wireless internet conection? No probs, here is the solution for you.
Convert all those filthy lil'videos for your Smart/media phone or you iPod, with just a right click.
In addition to Chris DiBona’s words about NVIDIA and ATI binary display drivers, Google had also made an interesting splash at the first-ever Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit (which they had kindly hosted at their Mountain View campus) during a presentation by the Google Linux Client Team. What was it?
Today I want to show you a real good network administration tool, if you do network administration, you should use ping and traceroute to check whenever a host is alive or not.
I really love vim (vi), is my preferred text editor, I am no expert at it, not even intermediate user, as it has a lot of options and features to learn, I have been using it since I started with Linux in 1997.
If you want to access a remote file system through ssh you need to install sshfs.sshfs is a filesystem client based on the SSH File Transfer Protocol. Since most SSH servers already support this protocol it is very easy to set up: i.e. on the server side there’s nothing to do. On the client side mounting the file system is as easy as logging into the server with ssh.
good distro once ready for running on 256 usbkey.
This guide to install samba server on Ubuntu Feisty Fawn, will help you share files from your Ubuntu Feisty with the windows machines on your network.
This way maybe you will be able to use Ubuntu at your office, hope you can.
The ability to have a seperate /home partition on Linux to keep all your settings, personalised stuff and so on is an incredible feature.
A small guide on how to install packages while sitting behind a proxy server. I've explained the installation through the UI based Synaptics Pacakge manager instead of the normal apt-get commands.
How important is time for Linux Lots of the task your Linux machine are controlled by the time, things like cron jobs, emails' Date, file's dates, so it is really important to have your computer's clock on time. Setting the time using Gnome If you are using Gnome you can set ...
Powertop is linux tool that finds the software component(s) that make your laptop use more power than necessary while it is idle. As of Linux kernel version 2.6.21, the kernel no longer has a fixed 1000Hz timer tick. This will (in theory) give a huge power savings because the CPU stays in low power mode for longer periods of time during system idle.
One day, I was tired of the slow booting process of Ubuntu and did some tweaks to make it boot faster. Read about how I did it on the blog.
The Ubuntu-centric magazine Full Circle Magazine released their fourth issue earlier this week. Of course there is lots of new interesting content as usual, but this time there is another thing to take note of.