Fun: Bill Gates recommends Ubuntu :)

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Top 7 iPod managing tools for Linux and Mac

Here is a list of iPod managing tools for Linux and Apple Mac. You can find detailed review of these tools here. AmarokBansheeFloolagtkpodRhythmboxSongbirdYamiPod

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Lingvo dictionaries with Stardict

I think that the best open source off-line dictionary is Stardict. It’s absolutely free, it’s very user friendly and, of course, it supports a huge amount of dictionaries which allow to translate words and phrases into many directions. Few will deny that there is no better Russian-English and English-Russian dictionary than Lingvo, but shame on it’s developers — it’s for Window$ only. This problem can be solved rather simply by […]

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Move linux to another hard drive (dump, restore, backup)

There are several methods to move running Linux to another hard drive at the same server. But I used Unix dump/restore utility to perform this… First of all it’s necessary to partition new hard drive in the same way as it’s done with old drive (Linux is running at). I usually use ‘fdisk’ utility. Let’s assume that old drive is /dev/hda and new one is /dev/hdb. To view hda’s partition […]

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Autostart programs in Ubuntu

Ubuntu newbies sometimes ask how to add certain program into startup or autostart. Actually it usually happens with ex-Windows users Answer: To make program start just after user logins Gnome, go to “System” menu, then choose “Preferences” and select “Sessions”: Then press button “Add”, type application name, command to start it (it’s location like /usr/sbin/local/liferea), and press “Ok” and then “Close”. After next login to Gnome application will start. It […]

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