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How To Set Up Internet Connection Sharing For Ubuntu

What you need for ICS (Internet Connection Sharing) on Ubuntu:

-2 network cards on the computer the internet is coming from
-1 network cable (not crossover) to connect the two computers
-1 network card on the second computer (obviously)

 

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Ubuntu Jaunty Jackalope (9.04) Alpha 5 Screenshots

Ubuntu Jaunty Jackalope (9.04) Alpha 5 Screenshots

Top 10 Applications to Install After Installing Ubuntu

Amarok - in my opinion, this is the greatest music player and collection management for the Linux platform. I think it's also a killer application for Linux with all the features it has.

The best Ubuntu video editors

A list of the best 8 Ubuntu video editors (install instructions for Ubuntu, they work on any linux distro)

Download Pidgin 2.5.4 for Ubuntu (deb package) - MSN fix also

Since yesterday, MSN hasn’t been working on Pidgin anymore because of some changes made by Microsuck. [...]

Get The Gimp 2.6.4 .deb (for Ubuntu)

GIMP or GNU Image Manipulation Program is a freely distributed piece of software suitable for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It can be used as a simple paint program, an expert quality photo retouching program, an online batch processing system, a mass production image renderer, a image format converter, etc.

Review: ZaReason Makes Desktop Linux A Breeze

Before you finish your holiday shopping, consider the following option: If you’re in the market for a low-end PC, put aside about $300 for the ZaReason Breeze, a small desktop computer that runs Ubuntu Linux. Based on our testing, we see some clear market segments where the Breeze is an ideal option for today’s consumers and small businesses.

System76 Launches Biometric Ubuntu Linux Laptop

As big PC companies like Hewlett-Packard finally push into desktop Linux, WorksWithU will give equal time to the industry pioneers that evangelized desktop Linux before it went mainstream.

How to install Firefox 3.1b2 in Ubuntu (from repo)

Go to System > Administration > Software Sources, to the Third-Party Software tab and add this repository:

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Play video inside .rar files in Ubuntu (without extracting the archives)

There are two methods one can use to play video inside .rar files in Ubuntu (without extracting the archives).

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The Wonderful Joys Of SCREEN

Ever logged on via SSH to a machine and started a long running process and then realize that you need to shutdown your laptop and take it with you? Ever accidentally get get disconnected from an SSH session and lose hours of work? Ever started a command that's going to take longer than you expected and you want to do some other things while you're waiting?

5 Simple APT Tricks for Debian and Ubuntu

Install the dependencies of an application
Sometimes you need to compile from source a newer version of an application which is already included in the repositories. For example, to install the development libraries for BasKet, you would run as root:

apt-get build-dep basket

Google Gadgets for Linux in Debian and Ubuntu

Compiling Google Gadgets 0.10.12 in Debian and Ubuntu
Here are a few steps you need to follow in order to compile Google Gadgets from source on Debian and Ubuntu. To install the needed dependencies type as root:

7 Reasons to Pick Ubuntu and When Not to Choose It

I guess most of the readers are already familiar with Ubuntu, but I'm also writing this for new users, which use Linux for the first time. I use Debian for over a year now, but I used both Ubuntu and Kubuntu in the past (especially Dapper Drake and Edgy Eft) and also 8.04 and 8.10 Beta.

Download Pidgin 2.5.2 for Ubuntu (deb package)

Even though the new version of Pidgin (2.5.2) does not appear on http://pidgin.im/, it seems it was released, as you can see here.

Changes:
version 2.5.2 (10/19/2008):
libpurple:

Running Google Chrome Under Wine 1.1.6 in Debian and Ubuntu

Google Chrome is an open-source web browser from Google, currently available only for the Windows platform. It aims to have a minimal and easy to use interface. Chrome uses the WebKit rendering engine, which was developed from KHTML, and it is used in various browsers like Konqueror on KDE4 or Safari (on Mac OS X).

Ubuntu 8.10 'Intrepid Ibex' Beta Screenshots Tour

Although I'm a KDE fan, after the last Kubuntu release (8.04 - LTS) I was a little disappointed, so I decided to try Ubuntu 8.10, which is going to be the next release of this wonderful distribution, codenamed 'Intrepid Ibex'.

Exaile 0.2.14 and Exaile 0.3.0a music player - released

0.2.14 has been released! This release includes a lot of bug fixes, and the lastfmradio plugin.

Pimp your Blackberry with the Ubuntu Theme!

Want linux on your blackberry? I wish there was a mod available for that but for now everyone can enjoy the crisp smooth Ubuntu Hardy theme on their blackberry smartphone!

Check it out!

Compiling C/C++ Code in Ubuntu and Available IDEs

One of the many questions users who switch from Windows to Linux have is how to compile C/C++ sources and what IDEs (Integrated Development Environment) Linux has to offer. Most of them study C or C++ at school or home and are usually used from Windows with an IDE like Dev-C++ or Code::Blocks.

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