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$STDIN; $STDOUT and $STDERRThe difference between $STDIN; $STDOUT and $STDERR
 The Difference between $STDIN
 GIMP verses Adobe PhotoshopWhat is GIMP missing compared to Photoshop?
 What does Adobe PhotoShop offer that GIMP is missing?
A Scripting ExampleExamples of how to develop a shell script from scratch
 An example of the evolution of a Shell Script
ADSL RoutersDefining ADSL Routers / Internet Hubs
 What is a Router?
About UsA little about our aims and organisation
 Who we are
 Why we created this Website
 Our Ethos
 Why we are Different
Accessing the MediaTomb GUIHow to access the MediaTomb GUI
 Accessing the MediaTomb GUI
Accounting Using GnuCashHow to use the GnuCash application to keep track of your personal or business accounts
 Accounting on Linux
 Importing Quicken file into GnuCash
 Installing GnuCash
 Running GnuCash
 Using the GnuCash Setup Wizard
Adding  Applications to GnomeHow to add an application into the Gnome Activities Area
 Adding Applications to the Activity Area under Gnome 3.x
 Running the 'alacarte' Utility
Adding Content to MediaTombHow to add content to the MediaTomb database
 How to Add Content to MediaTomb
Adding Samba UsersHow to add new Samba users to your server
 Adding Samba Users
Adding Transitions in KDEnliveHow to transition from one video clip to another in KDEnlive
 Adding Transitions in KDEnlive
Adding a new Internet Radio StationHow to add a new internet radio station
 Adding a new Internet Radio Station in RhythmBox
 Adding a new Internet Radio Station in Banshee
 Finding an Internet Radio Station
Adding and Calling Skype ContactsHow to add Skype contacts and call them
 Adding Skype Contacts and Making Calls
Adobe Flash ProblemsProblems playing videos with Adobe Flash Player
 Flash Player is installed but will not run (Ubuntu)
 Flash Player will not run (Fedora)
An Introduction to AnimationAn introduction to animation software on Linux
 What is an Animation?
 Creating Animations using Linux
An Introduction to FedoraAn introduction to the Fedora Linux Distribution
 The Advantages of Fedora
 Different Versions of Fedora
 The Disadvantages of Fedora
 Video Tours of the Fedora Desktop
 Fedora Releases
 Links to Fedora Linux Articles
 Fedora Applications
 Fedora Minimum Requirements
 Installing Fedora
An Introduction to MEPISAn introduction to the MEPIS Linux Distributions: SimplyMEPIS and AntiX
 MEPIS Minimum Requirements
 The Advantages of MEPIS
 The Disadvantages of MEPIS
 Links to MEPIS Linux Articles
 Video Tour of the MEPIS Desktop
 MEPIS Releases
 MEPIS Applications
 Installing MEPIS
An Introduction to MintAn introduction to the Linux Mint Distribution
 The Advantages of Linux Mint
 Different Versions of Linux Mint
 The Disadvantages of Linux Mint
 Video Tour of the Linux Mint Desktop
 Mint Releases
 Links to Linux Mint Articles
 Mint Applications
 Mint Minimum Requirements
 Installing Mint
An Introduction to PuppyAn introduction to the Puppy Linux Distribution
 The Advantages of Puppy Linux
 The Disadvantages of Puppy Linux
 Video Tour of the Puppy Linux Desktop
 Puppy Linux Releases
 Links to Puppy Linux Articles
 Puppy Applications
 Puppy Minimum Requirements
 Installing Puppy
An Introduction to Synfig StudioHow to create an animation using Synfig Studio
 What is Synfig Studio?
 Installing Synfig Studio
 A Quick Tour of the Synfig Studio
 Running Synfig Studio
An Introduction to TinyCoreAn introduction to the TinyCore Linux Distribution
 The Advantages of TinyCore
 The Disadvantages of TinyCore
 Video Tour of the TinyCore Desktop
 Links to TinyCore Linux Articles
 TinyCore Minimum Requirements
 Installing TinyCore
An Introduction to UbuntuAn introduction to the Ubuntu Linux Distribution
 The Advantages of Ubuntu
 Different Versions of Ubuntu
 The Disadvantages of Ubuntu
 Ubuntu Releases
 Links to Ubuntu Linux Articles
 Ubuntu Applications
 Ubuntu Minimum Requirements
 Installing Ubuntu
 Video Tours of the Ubuntu Desktop
An Introduction to ZorinAn introduction to the Zorin Linux Distribution
 The Advantages of Zorin OS
 Different Versions of Zorin OS
 The Disadvantages of Zorin OS
 Video Tour of the Zorin OS Desktop
 Zorin Releases
 Links to Zorin OS Articles
 Zorin Applications
 Zorin Minimum Requirements
 Installing Zorin
An Xfce Desktop OverviewAn overview of the Xfce desktop
 The Xfce Graphical User Interface (GUI)
 Xfce Core Components
 Xfce Minimum Requirements
 Can I run Gnome/KDE Applications unde Xfce?
 Should I use Xfce or LXDE?
Animating Photo using GIMPHow to animate your photos using GIMP
 An Introduction to using GIMP in Animation
 Using GIMP Layers
 Photo Animation: an Example
Animation using KDEnliveHow create an animation in KDEnlive
 What is an Animation?
 Frame by Frame Animation in KDEnlive
 Animation using Keyframes in KDEnlive
Animation using PencilHow to create an animation using Pencil
 Creating a Simple Animation using Pencil
 Installing Pencil
 What is Pencil?
Applying Effects to your PhotosUsing GIMP to apply Artistics effects to your Photos
 Introduction to Photo Effects
 Creating an Oil Painting from a Photo
 Creating a Pop-Art Effect
Applying Transformation in SynfigHow to apply a transformation such as a rotation to parts of an image in Synfig Studio
 Applying a Transformation to a Layer
 Compound Transformations
Auto Mounting RAID ArraysHow to get Linux to auto mount a RAID array at startup
 Auto Mounting RAID Arrays upon Boot
 Updating the /etc/fstab File
 Updating the /etc/mdadm/mdadm.conf File
Auto Starting ApplicationsHow to automatically start applications when you log in
 Enabling Programs to Start Automatically in Ubuntu
 Stopping Programs from Starting Automatically in Ubuntu or Fedora
 Enabling Programs to Start Automatically in Fedora
 Adding Startup Programs in Ubuntu or Fedora
Backing Up your DataHow to backup your data using the Deja Dup Utility
 Why Backup your Data?
 Installing Deja Dup
 Running Deja Dup
 Configuring which Files to Save
 Backing Up your Data
 Restoring your Data
Before you BeginPrecautions to take before you begin
 Electrostatic Precautions
 Tools Required
Blending Video Tracks in KDEnliveHow to blend video tracks together in KDEnlive
 Adding a New Track in KDEnlive
 Adding Titles in KDEnlive
 Blending Tracks using Chroma Key / Blue Screen in KDEnlive
Buying a WebcamBuying a webcam for Linux
 Purchasing a Webcam for Linux
Can I Run Adobe Photoshop?Running Photoshop under the Windows emulator
 Can I run Adobe PhotoShop under Linux?
 Can I run make GIMP look more like PhotoShop?
 Installing Adobe Photoshop Elements 4.0 using WINE
Can I run Windows Apps under Linux?The Windows emulator
 Is there any way I can run my Windows Application under Linux?
 Installing WINE
 Installing Programs under WINE
 Running Programs under WINE
Changing Default RulesHow to change the default firewall rules
 Changing the Default Firewall Rules
Changing Specific RulesHow to change the specific firewall rules
 Adding Specific Firewall Rules
Changing the Grub Default OptionHow to change the default boot option in Grub
 How to Change your Default O/S
Changing the HostnameHow to change the name of your Linux host
 What is the Hostname and why would I want to change it?
 How to Change the Hostname Temporarily
 How to Change the Hostname Permanently
Checking Software Centre AppsShows you how to check which Linux applications have been installed from the Software Centre
 Checking Applications installed via the Software Centre
Choosing a PrinterHow to choose a new printer for Linux
 What is a Printer?
 Ink Delivery Systems
 Different Types of Printer
 Narrowing down the Field
Common Linux ApplicationsGives a sample of the applications available to run natively under Linux
 Useful Linux Applications
Common Linux CommandsLists some of the commonly used Linux commands
 Common Commands
 Command Documentation
 A Session Example
Computer CasesHow to choose the right case
 What is a Computer Case?
 Computer Case Sizes
 Choosing a Computer Case
Configuring KDEnliveHow to run KDEnlive for the first time and configure it
 Running KDEnlive
 Configuring KDEnlive
Configuring MediaTombConfiguring MediaTomb if the UI is disable
 Problems Running MediaTomb for the First Time in Fedora
 Running MediaTomb for the First Time
Configuring Proxy ClientsConfiguring the SquidProxy on the clients
 Configuring Proxy Clients
Configuring SambaHow to configure Samba using the smb.conf file
 Configuring the smb.conf File
Configuring TranscodingHow to translate files from one format to another using MediaTomb
 What is Transcoding?
 Source and Destination Formats
 Creating a Profile
 Specifying when to use the Profile
Configuring a Home LANNetwork Setup and Configuration
 Creating a Simple Home LAN
 Creating a Home LAN containing Multiple Centres
 Creating a More Advanced Home LAN
Configuring a KDE PanelHow to Configure and Customize KDE Panels
 KDE Panel Configuration
 Creating a New KDE Panel
 Adding a Widget to a KDE Panel
 Configuring the KDE Panel
 Preventing Accidental Changes
 Adding Applications to the Panel
Configuring an NFS ClientHow to configure the Network File System (NFS) on a Linux client
 Mounting an NFS share on a Linux Client
Configuring the NFS ServerHow to configure the Network File System (NFS) on a Linux server
 Setting up NFS on an Ubuntu Linux Server
Controlling ProcessesHow to check running processes and stop them
 Monitoring Processes from the Command Line
 Stopping Processes from the Command Line
 Process Permissions
Controlling the WebserverHow to use start / stop the webserver
 Starting the Lighttpd Webserver
 Stopping the Lighttpd Webserver
Creating ChartsHow to create a chart in a presentation
 Creating a Chart within a Presentation
Creating Documents using ScribusCreating a new DTP document in Scribus
 Creating a New Document in Scribus
 Adding Text
 Adding Images
Creating Fedora Live USBsHow to use the Fedora Live USB Creator utility to create a USB stick
 Introduction
 Installing the Fedora Live USB Creator
 Using the Fedora Live USB Creator
Creating Images with GIMPHow to create a new image with the GIMP image editor
 Creating an Image with GIMP
Creating Logical VolumesHow to create a logical volume
Creating Logical VolumesHow to create a new Logical Volume (LV)
 Creating Logical Volumes
 Creating Logical Volumes
Creating RAID PartitionsHow to create a RAID partitions on two physical discs
 Setting up RAID Partitions
Creating Users and GroupsHow to create users and groups
 Creating New Linux Groups
 Creating New Linux Users
Creating a DiagramHow to create a diagram using OpenOffice
 Using the OpenOffice Drawing Module
 Creating a Diagram using OpenOffice
Creating a Simple DocumentHow to create a simple Word Processor document on Linux
 Creating a Document using OpenOffice
Creating a Simple SpreadsheetHow to create a simple spreadsheet on Linux
 Creating a Spreadsheet using OpenOffice
Creating an Email AccountHow to create a free email account
 Setting up a Free Mail Account
Creating an Install USBHow to write the .iso image to a USB stick for booting the new server
 Creating a Startup USB stick containing the Ubuntu Server Edition of Linux
Creating new SlidesHow to create new slides in a presentation
 Creating new Slides using the OpenOffice Presentation Module
Creating the RAID DeviceHow to create the RAID device spanning two physical discs
 Creating the RAID Device
Cron and SchedulingHow to schedule your scripts to run at certain times
 Using Cron to Schedule the running of Scripts
 The Crontab File
 Changing the Crontab File
 Troubleshooting Cron Issues
Customising Gnome PanelsShows you how to customise your Gnome Panels
 Creating a New Panel
 Adding Built-In Functions to a Panel
 Adding User Shortcuts to a Panel
 Removing Functions from a Panel
 Removing a Panel
Customising MenusShows you how to customise Gnome 2.x Menus
 Customising Menus in Ubuntu 10.x
Customising the 2.x DesktopShows you how to customise your Gnome 2.x Desktop
 Changing the Desktop Wallpaper in Ubuntu 10.x
 Adding User Shortcuts to the Desktop in Ubuntu 10.x
 Removing User Shortcuts from the Ubuntu 10.x Desktop
 Finding the Desktop in Ubuntu 10.x
Customising the 3.x DesktopShows you how to customise your Gnome 3.x Desktop
 Changing the Desktop Wallpaper in Fedora
Customizing the KDE DesktopHow to create Icons/Widgets/Shortcuts on the KDE Desktop
 KDE Panel Configuration
 Adding a Widget to the KDE Desktop
 Adding an Application to the KDE Desktop
 Adding a Folder or File to the KDE Desktop
 Changing a Widget / Icon or Folder on the Desktop
 Changing the Desktop Wallpaper
 Preventing Accidental Changes
Customizing the LXDE DesktopHow to customize the LXDE-based Desktop
 LXDE Panel Configuration
 Creating a New LXDE Panel
 Editing an LXDE Panel
 Deleting an LXDE Panel
 Changing the Desktop Wallpaper
Customizing the Unity DesktopShows you how to personalize the Unity desktop in Ubuntu 11.04 and above
 Customizing the Unity Desktop
 Adding a Desktop Launcher in Ubuntu 12.04 and above
 Adding a Desktop Launcher pre-Ubuntu 12.04
 Customizing the Unity Launcher
Customizing the Xfce DesktopAn tutorial on how to customize the Xfce desktop
 Xfce Panel Configuration
 Customizing an Xfce Panel
 Adding a New Xfce Panel
 Deleting an Xfce Panel
 Changing the Desktop Wallpaper
Cutting Scenes in KinoHow to cut video scenes in the Kino video editor
 Cutting Video out of Kino
Dealing with Copy ProtectionDealing with Copy Protection
 Dealing with Copy Protection
 Installing the Copy Protection Libraries
Debugging MediaTombHow to troubleshoot problems with MediaTomb
 The MediaTomb Logfile
 Debugging Transcoding Problems
Desktop Reference HomeWelcome to the Linux Desktop guide
Diagnosing Hardware FailuresHow to diagnose hardware failures and helpful tools
 Tools for helping to diagnose Hardware Faults
Different Linux DistrosDifferent versions of Linux available
 Linux Distros
Directory StructureFinding your way around the directory structure
 The Linux Directory Structure
 Using Absolute Paths
 Using Relative Paths
 The Ubuntu /home Structure
 The Fedora /home Structure
Disabling UnityShows you how to disable the Unity desktop in Ubuntu 11.04 and above and use the Classic Gnome Desktop Instead
 Disabling Unity
Displaying Data as GraphsHow to display spreadsheet data as graphs or charts
 Displaying Spreadsheet Data as a Graph or Chart in OpenOffice
Downloading Ubuntu ServerHow to download the server edition of Ubuntu
 Downloading the Ubuntu Server Edition of Linux
Downloading a Linux ImageShows you how to download a Linux distribution
 Downloading a Linux Image to your PC
 Downloading the Ubuntu Image
 Downloading the Fedora Image
 Downloading the TinyCore Image
 Downloading the Puppy Image
 Downloading the Mint Image
 Downloading the SimplyMEPIS / AntiX Image
Downloading a PodcastHow to download a podcasting
 Downloading Podcasts in RhythmBox
Downloading to a Portable DeviceHow to download music to a portable device
Downloading to a Portable DeviceDownloading video to an MP4 Player
 Downloading Music to an
 Downloading Videos to an MP4 Player
Downloading to an MP3 PlayerHow to download a podcast to an MP3/MP4 player
 Downloading Podcasts to an MP3/MP4 Player
DrivesDifferent types of drive
 What is A Drive?
 Different Types of Drive
 Choosing a Drive
 SATA verses IDE
Driving GamesAn overview of the best driving games currently available for Linux
 Introduction
 TORCS
 Extreme Tux Racer
 Q3Rally
 SuperTuxKart
Dual BootingDual Booting Problems with Windows XP and Linux
 Problems Dual Booting Linux with Windows XP
Editing Audio in KDEnliveHow to edit audio tracks in KDEnlive
Editing Audio in KDEnliveHow to edit audio tracks in KDEnlive
 Editing Audio in KDEnlive
 Editing Audio in KDEnlive
 Splitting Audio from Video in KDEnlive
 Splitting Audio from Video in KDEnlive
 Resizing Audio in KDEnlive
 Resizing Audio in KDEnlive
 Overdubbing Audio in KDEnlive
 Overdubbing Audio in KDEnlive
 Cutting Audio from the Middle of a Clip in KDEnlive
 Cutting Audio from the Middle of a Clip in KDEnlive
 Applying Audio Effects in KDEnlive
 Applying Audio Effects in KDEnlive
Editing Audio with AudacityHow edit and fix audio tracks using the Audacity tool
 Introduction to Audio Editing
 Installing Audacity
 Importing Audio using Audacity
 Selecting an Audio Sequence using Audacity
 Adding Sounds and Effects to a Selected Sequence
 Saving Edited Audio Files
 Saving your Audio Project
 Recording Audio using Audacity
Editing Documents using ScribusEditing an existing DTP document in Scribus
 Editing Existing DTP Documents using Scribus
Editing Images with GIMPHow to update an existing image using the GIMP image editor
 Editing Existing Images with GIMP
Editing Video in KDEnliveHow to cut and splice video in KDEnlive
 Editing Video Footage using the Clip Monitor
 Reviewing your Edited Clip
 Adjusting Clips via the Timeline
 Positioning Clips in the Timeline
 Cutting Scenes in the Timeline
 Cloning Scenes
Enhancing Photos Using GIMPUsing GIMP to Enhance your Photos
 Introduction to Photo Enhancement
 Adjusting Levels in GIMP
 Correcting Dust Spots in GIMP
 Sharpening Images in GIMP
Ethernet Ports & ConnectorsIdentifying Ethernet ports and cables
 What is Ethernet?
 Identifying an Ethernet Cable
 Identifying an Ethernet Port
Evolution Email IssuesIssues with the Evolution email client
 Setting up a Default Signature using Evolution
Example Firewall ScriptAn example of a script to setup firewall rules
 An Example Firewall Rules Setup Script
Exporting Video from KinoHow to export your edited video from the Kino video editor
 Exporting a file from Kino
FAQsFrequently Asked Questions
 Introduction
 Q&A
File System will not MountWhat to do if a File System will not mount
 File System Mounting Problems
Finding Internet Radio StationsHow to locate available internet radio stations
 Introduction
 BBC Radio Stations
 Other Radio Stations
Finding your IP & Mac AddressHow to find your IP and Mac address on Linux and Windows PCs
 Finding the IP and Mac Address on a Linux PC
 Finding the IP and Mac Address on a Windows PC
First Person ShootersAn overview of the best first person shooter games currently available for Linux
 What is a First Person Shooter Game?
 Alien Arena
 Urban Terror
 Tremulous
GIMP IssuesIssues with the GNU Image Manipulation Program
 Cutting and Pasting in GIMP
 GIMP not Painting in Foreground Colour
 Custom GIMP Themes
Hardware GuideOur guide to Hardware
Hints and Tips HomeWelcome to the Hints and Tips Section
Housekeeping DutiesHow to perform periodic cleanup activities
 Performing Routine Housekeeping
IDE CablesIdentifying IDE Cables
 What is IDE?
 Identifying IDE Cables
 Identifying IDE Ports on the Motherboard
IO Redirection and PipesShows how to use Input/Output redirection and Pipes
 Input / Output Redirectors
 Redirection Examples
 Dealing with Long Lines of Code
Identifying USB PortsIdentifying USB ports and USB memory sticks
 Identifying a USB Port on your Computer
 USB Memory Sticks
 Identifying a USB Cable
Importing Clips into KDEnliveHow to import video into KDEnlive ready for editing
 Creating a New Project in KDEnlive
 Adding a Video Clip to a Project
Importing Images into SynfigHow to import images into Synfig Studio
 Preparing your Images
 Preparing the Canvas
 Importing an Image
 Locking the Image Components
 Changing the order of Images
 Encapsulating Image Layers
 Adjusting Image Positions
Including Diagrams in DocumentsHow to include a diagram in other OpenOffice documents
 Including a Diagram in an OpenOffice Document
Index of SectionsShows a clickable list of all the available Desktop topics
Index of SectionsShows a clickable list of all the available O/S topics
Index of SectionsShows a clickable list of all the available Hardware Topics
Index of SectionsShows a clickable list of all the available Hints and Tips
Index of SectionsShows a clickable list of all the available Server Topics
 Index of topics in our Linux Desktop guide
 Index of topics in our Using Linux guide
 Index of topics in our Linux Desktop guide
 Index of topics in our Linux Hints and Tips section
 Index of topics in our Linux Server guide
Inserting Scenes in KinoHow to insert scenes in the Kino video editor
 Inserting Video Into Kino
Installing & Using BitTorrentHow to download/install and use a LinuxBitTorrent Client on your Linux PC
 What is BitTorrent?
 Installing a BitTorrent Client
 Running a BitTorrent Client
 Using a BitTorrent Download
 Exiting the BitTorrent Client
Installing Apps in MintShows you how to install applications in Linux Mint
 Installing Applications from the Mint Software Manager
 Removing Installed Applications in Mint
Installing Apps in Puppy Package ManagerShows you how to install Puppy Linux applications from the Puppy Package Manger
 Installing Applications from Puppy
 Starting the Puppy Package Manager
 Installing an Application using the Puppy Package Manager
Installing Apps in Puppy QuickPetShows you how to install Puppy Linux applications from Quickpet
 Installing Applications from Puppy
Installing Apps in TinyCoreShows you how to install applications in TinyCore
 Installing Applications in TinyCore
Installing Fedora 15Shows you how to install Fedora 15 Linux
 The Fedora Installer
Installing Fedora 17Shows you how to install Fedora 17 Linux
 Introduction
 Test Driving Fedora
 The Fedora Installer
Installing GIMPHow to install the GNU Image Manupulation Program (GIMP)
 Installing GIMP
Installing KDEnliveHow to install the KDEnlive video editor
 What is KDEnlive?
 Installing KDEnlive on Fedora
 Installing KDEnlive on other Linux Variants
 Problems with the MLT Library
 Problems with the Xine Library
Installing KinoHow to install the Kino basic video editing application
 Installing Kino on Fedora
 What is Kino?
Installing Linux MintShows you how to install and boot Linux Mint
 The Mint Installer
Installing Linux SoftwareHow to find and install Linux applications
 The Linux Software Repository
 The Linux Software Repository
Installing MediaTombInstalling the MediaTomb DLNA server
 Installing MediaTomb from the Ubuntu Software Centre
 Installing MediaTomb from the Command Line
Installing Multimedia Support in Fedora How to install proprietary multimedia support in Fedora 18
 Introduction
 Enabling the RPMFusion Software Repository
 Installing Adobe Flash Player
 Installing Video Support with VLC
 Installing MP3 Audio File Support
Installing New KDE WidgetsHow to Install New KDE Widgets from the Web
 Third Party KDE Widgets
 Downloading a New Widget to the KDE Desktop
Installing OpenSSHHow to install OpenSSH from Ubuntu
 Installing OpenSSH Client on an Ubuntu PC
Installing PHP SupportInstalling PHP Support
 What is PHP?
 Installing PHP
Installing PrintersHow to install a new printer under Linux
 Locating the Correct Driver
 Installing a Local Printer
 Installing a Network Printer
Installing Puppy LinuxShows you how to install Puppy Linux
 What is Puppy Linux?
 Installing Puppy Linux to a USB Drive
 Booting Puppy Linux from the USB Drive
Installing SambaHow to install Samba uder Ubuntu
 Installing Samba on an Ubuntu Server
Installing SimplyMEPIS & AntiX LinuxShows you how to install and boot both SimplyMEPIS and AntiX Linux
 The MEPIS Installer
Installing SkypeInstalling Skype under Linux
 Installing Skype under Linux
Installing Software from the WebShows you how to install applications from the Web
 Installing Applications Directly from the Web
Installing TinyCore LinuxShows you how to install and boot TinyCore Linux
 TinyCore Boot Modes
 Booting into Cloud Mode
 Booting into USB Stick Mode
 Creating a USB Boot Device
Installing Ubuntu LinuxShows you how to install Ubuntu Linux
 The Ubuntu Installer
 Partial Upgrades
Installing Ubuntu ServerUsing the USB/CD startup disc to install Ubuntu Server edition
 Installing the Ubuntu Server Edition using a Startup USB or Disc
Installing a BrowserHow to install a browser to access the internet
 Which Web Browser?
 Installing a Web Browser
Installing a RAID SoftwareHow to install the software needed for RAID
 Installing the RAID Software
Installing from the Software CentreShows you how to install Linux applications from the Software Centre
 Installing Applications from the Software Centre
Installing mySQL DatabaseInstalling the mySQL database
 What is mySQL?
 Installing mySQL under Ubuntu Linux
 Installing mySQL under Fedora Linux
Installing the WebserverInstalling and configuring the Webserver
 Installing the Lighttpd Webserver
 Configuring the Lighttpd Webserver
Internet TerminologyA brief introduction to some common internet terms
 Some Common Internet Terms
 URLs
 Using Hyperlinks
Introducing Video EditingWhy you might need to edit video and the packages available
 Why do we need to edit video?
 Using a Pocket Digital Camcorder
 Video Editing Packages for Linux
 What about Cinelerra?
Introducing the Unity DesktopIntroduction to the Unity GUI in Ubuntu 11.04 and above
 Introduction to Unity
 The Top Panel
 The Unity Launcher
 The Desktop
Introduction to DLNAWhat is DLNA - and why do we need it?
 What is DLNA?
 Why is the DLNA Standard Important?
 Where can I buy DLNA Devices?
 Which DLNA Media Server should I use?
 Installing and Configuring MediaTomb
Introduction to FirewallsWhat is a firewall - and why do we need it?
 What is a Firewall?
Introduction to Hardware ProblemsAn introduction to hardware problems on your PC
 What is a Hardware Problem?
 How to spot a Hardware Problem
 Fixing Hardware Problems
 Keeping a Problem Log
Introduction to NFSIntroduction to the Network File System (NFS)
 What is the Network File System (NFS)?
 Why use the Network File System (NFS)?
 Can I use Samba (CIFS) Instead?
 When to use NFS and when to use Samba
Introduction to OpenSSHHow to set up OpenSSH to connect to remote computers
 Introduction to OpenSSH
Introduction to PC ComponentsAn introduction to PC hardware
 The Main PC Components
Introduction to ProxyingWhy create an HTTP Proxy
 What is an HTTP Proxy?
Introduction to RAIDA brief introduction to RAID disc mirroring
 What is RAID?
Introduction to SambaAn introduction to sharing files with CIFS/Samba
 What is Samba/CIFS?
 When to use Samba/CIFS
Introduction to SpreadsheetsWhat is a spreadsheet and why use one?
 What are Spreadsheets?
 What are Spreadsheets used for?
Introduction to WebserversWhat is a webserver?
 What is a Webserver?
KDEnLive Tips & ProblemsProblems and Tips for using the KDEnlive Video Editor
 Saving Changes in KDEnlive
 Ubuntu 11.10 in KDEnlive
 KDEnlive and .ogv Files
 Video Tracks Render too Quickly in KDEnlive
 Project Monitor updates in KDEnlive
 Adding Slides or Stills in KDEnlive
 One or More Video Tracks fail to Render in KDEnlive
 Freezing the Action in KDEnlive
 Moving Small Clips in KDEnlive
 Crashes in KDEnlive
 Keyframe Monitoring in KDEnlive
 Frame Alignment in KDEnlive
Keeping Your AppointmentsHow to keep track of your appointments using Evolution
 Keeping track of your Appointments with Evolution
 Changing your Calendar Defaults in Evolution
Kernel Panic - not syncing VFSHow to deal with the error: Kernel Panic - not syncing VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown block
 Kernel Panic Error - not syncing VFS
Keyframe Animation in SynfigHow to create an animation using keyframes in Synfig Studio
 An Introduction to Keyframes
 Animation using Keyframes
 Previewing your Animation
LXDE Desktop OverviewAn overview of the LXDE desktop
 The LXDE Graphical User Interface (GUI)
 LXDE Minimum Requirements
 Can I run Gnome/KDE Applications under LXDE?
Linuceum VideoPlay a Linuceum Video
Linux Client ConfigHow to map to a Samba share from a Linux client
 Adding Samba Shares to a Linux Client
Linux Costings verses WindowsSoftware costs under Linux and Windows
 A Comparison of the Relative Costs of Linux verses Windows
 Remember the Cost of Upgrades!
 Multiple PCs
Linux DistributionsOur Guide to Using Linux
Linux GamesAn introduction to the games currently available for Linux
 What sort of Games are available under Linux?
Linux Log FilesA description of the various log files available and how to use them
 The Main Linux Log Files
 Log Files Generations
 Accessing the Linux Log Files
 Finding the Root Cause
Linux Software RepositoriesHow to enable and disable different Software Repostories for the main versions of Linux
 What is a Software Repository?
 Adding a New Software Repository in Fedora
 Adding a New Software Repository in Ubuntu
 Removing a Software Repository in Fedora
 Removing a Software Repository in Ubuntu
 Locating Software Repositories
Listening to Internet RadioHow to listen to an internet radio station
 Listening to Internet Radio with RhythmBox
 Listening to Internet Radio with Banshee
Listening to a PodcastHow to listen to a podcast
 Listening to Podcasts in Banshee
 Listening to Podcasts in RhythmBox
Listing Firewall RulesHow to list our your current firewall rulles
 Listing out your current Firewall Rules
Locating Other Audio MediaHow to find other audio media to listen to
 Using the Internet Archive Guide
 Using the Internet Archive Guide via Banshee
Locating PodcastsHow to find podcasts to listen to
 Using the MIRO Guide
Locating Scenes in KinoHow to locate a precise point in a video using the Kino video editor
 Using the Timeline in Kino
MP3 ProblemsProblems playing MP3 files on Linux
 MP3 Files will not play in the Browser
 MP3 Files will not play on Fedora
Making a Boot DiscShows you how to create a Boot Disc or USB Stick
 Restarting using the Boot Disc
 Writing the Image to a Boot Device
Mapping Client UsersHow to map client users to Samba users on your server
 Mapping Client Users to Samba Users
Memory (RAM)What is RAM and how to choose the right type
 What is Random Access Memory?
 Types of Random Access Memory
 Choosing RAM
Memory DIMMsIdentifying RAM memory DIMMs
 Identifying a DIMM
 What is a DIMM?
Missing GhostScript LibraryUbuntu Update Manager complains about Missing GhostScript Library
 Ubuntu Update Manager complains about Missing GhostScript Library
Monitoring System ResourcesHow to monitor what is running on your system
 Monitoring System Resources
Mounting Logical VolumesHow to mount a logical volume
 Mounting a Filesystem
Mounting a New File SystemHow to mount a new File System
 How to Mount a New File System
Navigating the WebHow to use your browser to access the internet
 The Web Browser Window
 Using Bookmarks
 Browsing History
Network Interface ConfigurationHow to set up or change your network configuration
 Setting up Networking from the Command Line
OpenSSH ConfigurationHow to configure OpenSSH
 Configuring SSH
Other Scripting LanguagesA brief overview of some of the many scripting languages available
 Other Scripting Languages
PCI and Graphics CardsHow to choose the right case
 What is a Graphics Card?
 What is a PCI Expansion Card?
Pan & Zoom in KDEnliveHow to pan & zoom in on clips in KDEnlive
 Introducing Keyframes
 Adding a Pan & Zoom Effect in KDEnlive
Passing Arguments to ScriptsHow to pass arguments into shell scripts
 Why use Arguments?
 Passing Arguments to Shell Scripts
Patching Fedora LinuxShows you how to patch Fedora Linux
 Making Updates to Fedora Linux
 Configuring Automatic Updates to Fedora
 Problems Updating Fedora Linux
Patching Linux MintShows you how to install patches on Linux Mint
 Making Updates to Linux Mint
Patching Ubuntu LinuxShows you how to update Ubuntu Linux
 Making Updates to Ubuntu Linux
Photo Management with ShotwellManaging and Viewingphots with Shotwell
 Introduction to Shotwell
 Displaying Photos by Date
 Displaying Photos by Tag
 Displaying Photos by Event
 Editing Photo Attributes
 Managing Photos in Shotwell
Playing CDsHow to listen to a CD on your Linux PC
 Playing CDs on your Linux PC with Rhythmbox
 Playing CDs on your Linux PC with Banshee
Podcast RecommendationsOur recommendations of great podcasts that you can subscribe to
 Finding the Right Podcast for You
 Independents
 Programmes from the Beeb
Power Supply UnitIntroduction to PSUs and how to choose one
 What is a Power Supply Unit?
 Connectors
Previewing SlidesHow to preview slides in a presentation
 Previewing your Slides using the OpenOffice Presentation Module
Purchasing Music from Other SourcesHow to purchase music from other sources
 Purchasing Music from Amazon with Banshee
 Purchasing Music in MP3 Format from Amazon (-without Banshee)
 Problems installing the Amazon Downloader
 Performing a Test Download from Amazon
Purchasing Music from Ubuntu OneHow to purchase music from Ubuntu One
 Purchasing Music in MP3 Format
Reading and Writing FilesA simple guide to file handling in scripts
 Reading from Text Files
 Writing Data to a Text File
 Updating an Existing File
 Testing an Existing File
Receiving PodcastsHow to setup Linux to receive a podcast
 Introduction
 Locating the RSS Feed
 Entering the RSS Feed into RhythmBox
 Entering the RSS Feed into Banshee
Recently Updated PagesA list of the most recently updated pages on the site
 A list of the recently changed pages in reverse date order
Recommend Me a Linux Distro!Use our tool to pick the right Linux Distro for you
 Introduction to the Distro Tool
 Specify your Criteria
 Your Recommended Distro(s)
Remove Software Centre AppsShows you how to remove Linux applications from the Software Centre
 Removing Applications from your PC
Removing Content from MediaTombHow to remove content from the MediaTomb database
 How to Remove Content from MediaTomb
Rendering & Exporting in SynfigHow to render your animation and export it to other packages then exit Synfig Studio
 What is Rendering?
 Rendering your Project
 Saving your Animation
 Exiting Synfig Studio
Rendering Video in KDEnliveHow to render video in KDEnlive
 Introduction to Rendering
 Rendering Video in KDEnlive
 Rendering Times in KDEnlive
 Rendering for the Web in KDEnlive
Running Scripts at StartupHow to run script and commands at system startup
 Running Scripts on Linux Startup
Running SkypeRunning Skype for the first time
 Running Skype for the first Time
SATA CablesIdentifying SATA Cables
 What is SATA?
 Identifying SATA Cables
 Identifying SATA Ports
Samba DaemonsHow to install Samba under Ubuntu
 Checking if the Samba Daemons are Running
 Stopping the Samba Daemons
 Starting the Samba Daemons
Scene Transition in KinoHow to create a smooth video scene transition using the Kino video editor
 Setting Scene Transition in Kino
Scheduling MeetingsHow to schedule a meeting using Evolution
 Scheduling Meetings with Evolution
 Checking Attendee Availability with Evolution
Screen Capture using KDEnliveHow to capture action on your screen in KDEnlive
 Why Capture your Desktop?
 Configuring your Webcam for Capturing Sound
 The RecordMyDesktop Utility
 Configuring Screen Capture in KDEnlive
 Screen Capture in KDEnlive
Script PermissionsSetting shell script permissions
 Checking Shell Script Permissions
 Setting Shell Script Permissions
Searching the WebHow to use a search engine to find things on the internet
 Search Engines
 How do Search Engines Work?
 Price Comparison Sites
Server Reference HomeWelcome to the Linux Server guide
Server Side ConfigurationConfiguring the SquidProxy on the server
 HTTP Proxy Configuration
Server Side InstallationInstalling the Squid Software
 Squid Installation
Setting up a WebcamConfiguring a webcam for Linux
 Setting up a Webcam under Linux
Shell ScriptsBundling commands into files for automating tasks
 Introduction to Shell Scripts
Simulation GamesAn overview of the best simulation games currently available for Linux
 Introduction
 FlightGear
 X-Plane
 TORCS
 openBVE
Site IndexShows a clickable list of all the available topics on the site
 Index of all Topics on the Linuceum Site
Software Centre IssuesIssues with the Fedora Add / Remove Software Centre
 "Unfinished Transactions Remaining" Message
 Enabling / Disabling Repositories in Fedora
Sourcing a Linux DistributionShows you where to locate linux distributions
 Obtaining a Linux Distribution
Starting & Stopping MediaTombStarting and Stopping MediaTomb
 Starting MediaTomb
 Restarting MediaTomb from the Command Line
 Stopping MediaTomb from the Command Line
Starting & Stopping OpenSSHHow to stop/start and check if OpenSSH is running
 Checking if the SSH Daemon is Running
 Stopping and Starting SSH
Testing Skype AudioTesting your Skype audio setup
 Testing your Skype Audio Configuration
Testing Skype VideoTesting your Skype video setup
 Checking your Skype Video Configuration
Testing a RAID1 ArrayHow to create a RAID filesystem
 Checking the Status of a RAID Array
 Marking a RAID 1 Member as Failed
 Removing a RAID 1 Member
 Adding Back a RAID 1 Member
Testing your WebcamTesting out a webcam under Linux
 Testing a Webcam under Linux
The AntiX LXDE DesktopUsing the LXDE-based Desktop in AntiX Linux
 The AntiX Graphical User Interface (GUI)
 The AntiX Control Center
 The IceApe Email Client
 The AntiX Fluxbox Desktop
 Default Applications
 The AntiX Desktop
 The AntiX Toolbar
 The Main Menu
 The Thunar File Manager
 The Context Menu
 Exiting AntiX
The BIOSDefining BIOS
 What is the BIOS?
 Types of BIOS
 The Hardware Configuration Database
The Central Processing UnitWhat is a CPU; who makes them and how to choose one
 What is a CPU?
 Manufacturers and Processor Family
 Choosing a CPU
The Fedora Gnome 3 GUIGives you a brief tour of the Gnome 3 desktop used by Fedora 15
 The Fedora Gnome 3 Graphical User Interface (GUI)
 The Menu Bar
 The Activities Area
 The Desktop
 Alerts and Messages
The Fedora KDE DesktopUsing the KDE-based Desktop in the Fedora Linux Spin
 The Fedora KDE Graphical User Interface (GUI)
 The Fedora Activity Manager
 The Escape Menu
 The Kmail Application
 Default Applications
 The Fedora KDE Desktop
 The KDE Panel
 The Main Menu
 The Dolphin File Manager
 The Context Menu
 Exiting Fedora
 The Desktop Cashew Menu
The Fedora LXDE DesktopUsing the LXDE-based Desktop in Fedora Linux
 The Fedora LXDE Graphical User Interface (GUI)
 The Firefox Browser
 The Fedora Workspace Switcher
 Default Applications
 The Fedora Desktop
 The LXDE Panel
 The Main Menu
 The PCManFM File Manager
 The Context Menu
 Exiting Fedora
The Fedora Xfce DesktopAn overview of the Fedora Xfce desktop
 The Fedora Xfce Spin Graphical User Interface (GUI)
 The Firefox Browser
 The Fedora Xfce Spin Workspace Switcher
 The Fedora Application Browser
 Default Applications
 The Fedora Xfce Spin Desktop
 The Xfce Top Panel
 The Main Menu
 The Thunar File Manager
 The Context Menu
 Exiting Fedora Xfce Spin
 The Application Launcher Bar
The Gnome GUIGives you a brief tour of the Gnome desktop
 The Gnome Graphical User Interface (GUI)
 The Top Panel
 The Bottom Panel
 The Desktop
The KDE DesktopAn overview of the KDE desktop
 The KDE Graphical User Interface (GUI)
 KDE verses Gnome
 KDE Releases
 Can I run Gnome Applications on KDE?
The Kubuntu KDE DesktopUsing the KDE-based Desktop in Kubuntu
 The Kubuntu Graphical User Interface (GUI)
 The Ubuntu Activity Manager
 The Escape Menu
 Default Applications
 The Kubuntu Desktop
 The KDE Panel
 The Main Menu
 The Dolphin File Manager
 The Context Menu
 Exiting Kubuntu
 The Desktop Cashew Menu
The Linux Mint Gnome 3 GUIGives you a brief tour of the Gnome 3 desktop used by Linux Mint 12
 The Linux Mint Gnome 3 Graphical User Interface (GUI)
 The Top Panel
 The Activities Area
 The Desktop
 The Bottom Panel
 The Context Menu
The Linux Mint LXDE DesktopUsing the LXDE-based Desktop in Linux Mint
 The Mint Graphical User Interface (GUI)
 Default Applications
 The Mint Desktop
 The Mint Bottom Panel
 The Mint File Manager
 Exiting Mint
The Lubuntu LXDE DesktopUsing the LXDE-based Desktop in Lubuntu Linux
 The Lubuntu Graphical User Interface (GUI)
 The Chromium Browser
 The Lubuntu Workspace Switcher
 Default Applications
 The Lubuntu Desktop
 The LXDE Panel
 The Main Menu
 The PCManFM File Manager
 The Context Menu
 Exiting Lubuntu
The Mint KDE DesktopUsing the KDE-based Desktop in Mint
 The Mint Graphical User Interface (GUI)
 The Activity Manager
 The Escape Menu
 Default Applications
 The Mint Desktop
 The KDE Panel
 The Main Menu
 The Dolphin File Manager
 The Context Menu
 Exiting Mint
 The Desktop Cashew Menu
The MotherboardWhat is a Motherboard; who makes them and how to choose one
 What is a Motherboard?
 Choosing a Motherboard
The OpenOffice SuiteAn introduction to the Linux equivalent of Microsoft Office
 Introduction to the OpenOffice Suite
 Downloading and Installing OpenOffice
The Puppy DesktopGetting around the Desktop in Puppy Linux
 The Puppy Linux Graphical User Interface (GUI)
 The Puppy Linux Desktop
 Using Virtual Desktops
 The Puppy Linux Toolbar
 Exiting Puppy Linux
 Configuring the Number of Desktops
The Puppy File ManagerUsing the Puppy File Manager to navigate the directory structure and access files
 Using Puppy Linux to View Files and Folders
 Accessing Files from the Puppy File Manager
The SimplyMEPIS KDE DesktopUsing the KDE-based Desktop in SimplyMEPIS Linux
 The SimplyMEPIS Graphical User Interface (GUI)
 System Settings
 The Kmail Application
 Default Applications
 The SimplyMEPIS Desktop
 The KDE Panel
 The Main Menu
 The Dolphin File Manager
 The Context Menu
 Exiting SimplyMEPIS
 The Cashew Menu
The TinyCore DesktopUsing the flwm Desktop in TinyCore Linux
 The TinyCore Graphical User Interface (GUI)
 The TinyCore Desktop
 Using Virtual Desktops
 The TinyCore Toolbar (wbar)
 Exiting TinyCore
The Xubuntu DesktopAn overview of the Xubuntu Xfce desktop
 The Xubuntu Graphical User Interface (GUI)
 The Firefox Browser
 The Xubuntu Workspace Switcher
 Default Applications
 The Xubuntu Desktop
 The Xfce Top Panel
 The Main Menu
 The Thunar File Manager
 The Context Menu
 Exiting Xubuntu
 The Application Launcher Bar
The Zorin Lite LXDE DesktopUsing the LXDE-based Desktop in Zorin Lite Linux
 The Zorin OS Lite LXDE Graphical User Interface (GUI)
 The Media Player
 The Zorin Look Changer
 Default Applications
 The Zorin Desktop
 The Bottom Panel
 The Main Menu
 The File Manager
 The Context Menu
 Exiting Zorin
 The Internet Browser
The Zorin OS Gnome 3 GUIGives you a brief tour of the Gnome 3 desktop used by Zorin OS6
 The Zorin OS Gnome Graphical User Interface (GUI)
 The Zorin Look Changer
 Default Applications
 The Zorin Desktop
 The Bottom Panel
 The Main Menu
 The Nautilus File Manager
 The Context Menu
 Exiting Zorin
Third Person ShootersAn overview of the best third person shooter games currently available for Linux
 What is a Third Person Shooter Game?
 CounterStrike 2D
Tracking Tasks in EvolutionHow to keep track of your ToDo list in Evolution
 Keeping track of your Tasks with Evolution
 Changing your Task Defaults in Evolution
Tracking Tasks in GTGHow to keep track of your ToDo list in Getting Things Gnome (GTG)
 Why use Getting Things Gnome?
 Installing Getting Things Gnome
 Using Getting Things Gnome to manage your Tasks
Tracking Tasks in TomboyHow to keep track of your ToDo list in Tomboy
 Using Tomboy to keep track of your Tasks
 Synchronzing Tomboy Tasks across Multiple Devices
Troubleshooting CPU ProblemsHow to diagnose and fix problems with processors
 Confirming a CPU Problem
 Catastrophic CPU Failures
 Intermittent CPU Problems
Troubleshooting Card ProblemsHow to diagnose and fix problems with PCI/PCIe cards
 Problems with Expansion Cards
 Confirming a Problem with an Expansion Card
 Fixing a Problem with an Expansion Card
Troubleshooting Drive ProblemsHow to diagnose and fix problems with hard drives
 Confirming a Drive Problem
 Diagnosing Hard Drive Problems
 Diagnosing SSD Problems
 Diagnosing CD/DVD Problems
Troubleshooting Intermittent ProblemsHow to diagnose and fix intermittent hardware problems
 What is an Intermittent Problem
 Firmware Problems
 Overheating Problems
 Power Problems
 Motherboard Problems
Troubleshooting Memory ProblemsHow to diagnose and fix memory problems on your PC
 Confirming a Memory Problem
 Fixing a Memory Problem
Troubleshooting NFS ProblemsHow to verify the Network File System (NFS) configuration
 Gauging the Nature of the Problem
 Client Problems
 Server Problems
Troubleshooting PSU ProblemsHow to diagnose and fix problems with PC power supply units
 Problems with PSUs
 Catastrophic PSU Failure
 Diagnosing a Problem with a PSU
Troubleshooting Printer ProblemsHow to troubleshoot printing problems under Linux
 An Introduction to Printing in Linux
 Checking a Printer via the Desktop GUI
 Troubleshooting a Printer via the Command Line
 CUPS Log Files
Troubleshooting Proxy ProblemsTroubleshooting issues with the Squid HTTP Proxy service
 Squid Log Files
 Testing Using "squidclient"
Troubleshooting RAID1 ProblemsHow to diagnose problem with RAID 1 arrays
 Troubleshooting RAID Problems
Troubleshooting SambaHow to troubleshoot Samba problems
 Troubleshooting Samba Problems
 Samba Log Files
Tweaking the Fedora DesktopIssues with and customization of the Fedora Gnome Desktop
 Adding maximise and Minimise Controls to Windows
 Restoring Windows to their former Size following maximisation
 Desktop Customisation
Ubuntu One (10.x and Prior)How to create and use an UbuntuOne account under Ubuntu 10.x and below
 Why do I need an Ubuntu One Account?
 Setting up an Ubuntu One Account
 Synchronising Files to your Ubuntu One Account
 Managing Files in your Ubuntu One Account
 Logging out of your Ubuntu One Account
Ubuntu One (11.x Onwards)How to create and use an UbuntuOne account under Ubuntu 11.04 and above
 Why do I need an Ubuntu One Account?
 Setting up an Ubuntu One Account
 Synchronising Files to your Ubuntu One Account
 Adding Directories to your Ubuntu One Synchronisation
 Managing Files in your Ubuntu One Account
Ubuntu One IssuesIssues with the Ubuntu One storage and sharing facility
 Folder will not Synchronize in Ubuntu One
 Using the Ubuntu One Command Line Utility
Undeleting FilesShows you how to recover deleted files
 Undeleting Files using the Gnome Desktop GUI
 Opening the Rubbish Bin in Ubuntu
 Opening the Trash in Fedora
 Using the Rubbish Bin / Trash Can
Unity Keyboard ShortcutsShows you the various keyboard shortcuts you can use to speed up using Unity
 What is a Keyboard Shortcut?
 Available Keyboard Shortcuts in Unity
 Application Switching Shortcuts in Unity
 Window Switching Shortcuts in Unity
Unmounting a File SystemHow to unmount a Linux File System
 How to Permanently Unmount a Linux Filesystem
 How to Temporarily Unmount a Linux Filesystem
Updating SlidesHow to change slides in a presentation
 Updating a Presentation using OpenOffice
Updating a DiagramHow to update a diagram using OpenOffice
 Updating a Diagram using OpenOffice
Updating a DocumentHow to update a Word processor document and add formatting
 Editing a Document using OpenOffice
Updating a SpreadsheetHow to update spreadsheets and add formatting
 Editing an Existing Spreadsheet using OpenOffice
Upgrading DrivesHow to install a new drive in your PC
 When to Upgrade your Drives
 Choose a Device for the Correct Interface
 Removing an Existing Drive
 Installing a new Drive
 Post Installation
Upgrading PC RAMHow to upgrade the RAM in your PC
 Choosing the New Memory
 Removing the Old Memory
 Installing the New Memory
Upgrading PCI/Graphics CardsHow to install a new graphics/PCI card in your PC
 Choose a Card to fit your Socket!
 Removing an Existing Card
 Installing a new Card
 Post Installation
Upgrading a CPUHow to install a new CPU in your PC
 When to Upgrade your CPU
 Choosing a CPU
 Removing an Existing CPU
 Installing a New CPU
Upgrading a MotherboardHow to install a new motherboard in your PC
 When to Upgrade your Motherboard
 Choosing a Motherboard
 Removing an Existing Motherboard
 Installing a New Motherboard
 Post Installation Tasks
 Navigating a Motherboard
Upgrading a PSUHow to install a Power Supply Unit in your PC
 When to Upgrade your PSU
 Choosing a PSU
 Removing an Existing PSU
 Installing a new PSU
Uploading CDs with Sound JuicerHow to upload a CD to your Linux PC using Sound Juicer
 Uploading CDs to your Linux PC using the Sound Juicer Application
Uploading CDsHow to upload a CD to your Linux PC
 Uploading CDs to your Linux PC Using the CD Player Application
 Uploading CDs to your Linux PC Using Banshee
Uploading DVDs to your PCUploading your DVDs to your PC
 Loading DVDs to your Linux PC
Uploading Photos from a CameraHow to upload photos from a digital camera onto your hard drive
 Uploading Photos from a Digital Camera
Uploading VideoHow to upload your video files to Linux
 Uploading Footage from a Pocket Digital Camcorder
Using Chat AccountsHow to setup and use chat (instant messaging) on Linux
 What is Chat?
 Setting up a Chat using Pidgin
 Setting up a Chat using Empathy
Using CommentsHow to comment your code and why you should do it
 Using Comments
Using Conditional StatementsShows you how to use the if..then..else..fi construct
 Conditional Structures
Using DLNAWhat things can you do with DLNA and how easy is it to use?
 What does DLNA give Me?
 A Typical DLNA LAN Configuration
 What is DLNA like in use?
Using EvolutionHow to setup and use the Evolution email client on Linux
 Configuring the Evolution Client
 Problems Sending Email
Using FFMPEGHow to capture action on your screen using the FFMPEG utility from the command line
 Introduction to the FFMPEG Utility
 Installing FFMPEG
 Running FFMPEG from the Command Line
Using Freemind for Mind MappingHow to install and use Freemind to build mind maps
 What is Mind Mapping?
 Installing Freemind
 Using Freemind: the basics
 Getting Help
Using Gnome to View FoldersShows you how to navigate your directory structure graphically
Using Gnome to View FoldersShows you how to navigate your directory structure graphically
 Viewing Files in Fedora
 Viewing Files in Linux Mint
 Using the File Manager
 Using Gnome to View Folders
 Viewing Files in Ubuntu
 Using the File Manager
Using IstanbulHow to capture action on your screen using Istanbul
 Introduction to Istanbul
 Installing Istanbul
 Running Istanbul from the Command Line
 Running Istanbul from the Desktop
Using Layer MasksHow to combine two or more photos using GIMP Layer Masks
 Introduction to Layer Masks
 Using a Layer Mask to Correct a Washed-Out Sky
Using Loop StatementsIntroduces the various looping constructs
 What is a Loop?
 Using the FOR Loop
 Using the WHILE Loop
 Using the UNTIL Loop
Using PHPHow to use PHP to create dynamic webpages
 How to use PHP in your Web Pages
Using RecordMyDesktopHow to capture action on your screen using RecordMyDesktop
 Introduction to RecordMyDesktop
 Installing RecordMyDesktop
 Running RecordMyDesktop from the Command Line
 Using the gtk-RecordMyDesktop Utility
Using Regular ExpressionsExplains what Regular Expressions are and how to use them
 Using Regular Expressions
Using Social MediaHow to configure and use social media
 Setting Up Broadcast Accounts (aka Social Media)
 Setting Up Google Buzz using Gwibber
 Setting Up the Gwibber Client
Using Symbolic LinksUsing Symbolic Links to Ease Disc Space Problems
 What are Symbolic Links?
 Creating Symbolic Links
 Strategies to Deal with Lack of Disc Space
 Using Symbolic Links to Place Files on a Different Device
Using ThunderbirdHow to setup and use the Thunderbird email client on Linux
 Installing the Thunderbird Email Client
 Configuring the Thunderbird Email Client
 Reading Email using the Thunderbird Client
 Sending Email using the Thunderbird Client
 Exiting the Thunderbird Client
Using Workspaces in Gnome 3.xHow to use virtual workspaces in Gnome 3.x
 What are Workspaces?
 Switching Workspaces in Gnome 3.x
 Moving Windows between Workspaces
Using Workspaces in UnityShows you how to switch workspaces with the Unity desktop in Ubuntu 11.04 and above
 Switching Workspaces under Unity
 Moving Windows between Workspaces in Unity
Using WorkspacesShows you how to use Gnome workspaces
 What are Workspaces?
 Using Workspaces in Ubuntu
 Moving Windows between Workspaces
Using mySQLHow to run and use the mySQL database
 Introduction
 Running mySQL Interactively
 Running mySQL in Batch Mode
Using the  Gnome 3.x Activities AreaHow to use the Gnome 3.x Activities Area
 Finding Installed Applications under Gnome 3.x
 Finding and Switching Windows under Gnome 3.x
Using the Favourites List in FedoraHow to add and use applications in the Gnome 3.x Favourites list in Fedora
 Adding an Application to the Favourites List
 Using the Favourites List
Using the Fedora Software CentreShows you how to install Linux applications from the Fedora Software Centre
 Installing Applications from the Fedora Software Centre
 Checking the Fedora Installation Log
 Removing Installed Applications in Fedora
Using the Presentation WizardHow to create and update presentations (slides) using the OpenOffice Wizard
 Introduction
 Using the OpenOffice Wizard
Using the Ubuntu Software CentreShows you how to install Linux applications from the Ubuntu Software Centre
 Finding Software with the Ubuntu Software Centre
Using the Unity DesktopShows you how to use the Unity desktop in Ubuntu 11.04 and above
 Accessing Applications with the Unity Launcher
 Adding Applications to the Unity Launcher
 Dockable Menu Bars
 Keyboard Shortcuts
Verifying Samba ConfigHow to check for problems in your smb.conf file
 Testing the smb.conf Changes
Video Masking in KDEnliveHow to create and use video masking in KDEnlive
 An Introduction to Video Masking
 Creating a Video Mask using GIMP
 Using a Video Mask in KDEnlive
Video TutorialsA list of all our video tutorials along with some fun Linux shorts thrown in for good measure
 Index of the Video Tutorials and Fun Linux Shorts available from the Linuceum
Viewing and Tweaking RAW ImagesViewing and adjusting Camera RAW shots using UFRaw
 Introduction to RAW Format
 Introduction to UFRaw
 Viewing RAW Files
 Editing and Tweaking RAW Files
Watching DVDsHow to watch DVDs on the PC
 Playing DVDs on your Linux PC
 Playing DVDs with Ubuntu
 Playing DVDs with Fedora
Welcome PageWelcome to the Linuceum!
What is Desktop Publishing?What is DTP and why you might need it
 What is Desktop Publishing?
 Installing Scribus
What is Video Calling?Introduction to video calling and webcams
 Webcams and Video Calling
What is an Operating System?Introduction to Operating Systems
 Introduction to Operating Systems
What to UpgradeHow to decide what to upgrade on your in your PC
 What do I need to Upgrade?
 Building a New PC
When not to use LinuxLists reason why you would not want to use Linux
 When not to use Linux
 Making your Decision
Why Create a Server?How to set up the firewall rules
 The Difference between a Desktop and a Server
 What is a Server?
 Why Should I Create a Linux Server?
Why use Linux?Introduction to Linux and why you would want to use it
 Why Linux?
 Isn't Linux just for Geeks?
 If Linux is so good
Why use the Command Line?Why you should get know and love the command line
 Why use the Command Line?
 Invoking the Command Line in Ubuntu
 Invoking the Command Line in Fedora
 Invoking the Command Line in Mint
Windows Client ConfigHow to map to a Samba share from a Windows client
 Adding Samba Shares to a Windows Client
Wired or Wireless LAN?How to decide whether to use Wired or Wireless LAN
 Should I use a Wired or Wireless LAN?
Writing to CD or DVDHow to write files to a CD or DVD using the Brasero Utility
 Why do I need to burn CD / DVDs?
 Installing Brasero
 Running Brasero
 Burning a Data Disc
 Burning an ISO Image


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