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Short Tip: Get UUID of Hard Disks
Had some situations that this could have come in handy.
"The Universally Unique Identifier can be used to identify a device independent form its mount point or device name. This is more and more important as many devices today support hot-plugging or are external anyway. Therefore it makes sometimes sense to access a device (for example in fstab) not by device name but by the UUID."
Short Tip: Get UUID of Hard Disks /home/liquidat

( Permalink: Short Tip: Get UUID of Hard Disks      Submitted by Noel Mon Oct 29, 2007 )

The Perfect Desktop - Linux Mint 3.1 Celena
This document describes how to set up a Linux Mint 3.1 full edition desktop. The result is a fast, secure and extendable system that provides all you need for daily work and entertainment. Linux Mint 3.1 builds upon Ubuntu Feisty and is compatible to its repositories - about 22.000 packages are available.

( Permalink: The Perfect Desktop - Linux Mint 3.1 Celena      Submitted by Falko Timme Mon Oct 29, 2007 )

Create Lisp Apps with Cusp Eclipse Plug-In
Lisp is an excellent programming language that allows you to expand your knowledge of programming languages due to its largely typeless nature. Find out how to develop Lisp applications using the Cusp Eclipse plug-in. It can also help those seasoned in the Java language, PHP, or C/C++ think in new ways when developing applications.

( Permalink: Create Lisp Apps with Cusp Eclipse Plug-In      Submitted by LinucksGirl Mon Oct 29, 2007 )

Setting Up Master-Master Replication With MySQL 5
Since version 5, MySQL comes with built-in support for master-master replication, solving the problem that can happen with self-generated keys. In former MySQL versions, the problem with master-master replication was that conflicts arose immediately if node A and node B both inserted an auto-incrementing key on the same table. The advantages of master-master replication over the traditional master-slave replication are that you do not have to modify your applications to make write accesses only to the master, and that it is easier to provide high-availability because if the master fails, you still have the other master.

( Permalink: Setting Up Master-Master Replication With MySQL 5      Submitted by Falko Timme Fri Oct 26, 2007 )

KDE 4 Beta 3 - Screenshot Tour
Nice work.
"KDE is an ecosystem providing a desktop environment experience. Therefore it comes along with a wealth of prepared and tightly integrated applications. And out of these applications there are two areas where KDE really stands out: Education and Games. With KDE 4 both areas will show what they are capable of - and at the same time what KDE 4 is capable of."
KDE 4 Beta 3 - Screenshot Tour /home/liquidat

( Permalink: KDE 4 Beta 3 - Screenshot Tour      Submitted by Noel Fri Oct 26, 2007 )

Fit PC: A Tiny Linux PC that Fits Anywhere
Very cool.
"What if you really wanted a small PC just for web and email? Here at the Case House, we often have a need for a communal system to quickly check email or browse web sites for shopping or homework. Most of the real work gets done on personal PCs, while important files are stored on a RAID 5 NAS server. So a small PC that fits into a small space would be ideal."
Fit PC: A Tiny Linux PC that Fits Anywhere

( Permalink: Fit PC: A Tiny Linux PC that Fits Anywhere      Submitted by Noel Fri Oct 26, 2007 )

Refine and Debug PHP Applications with Syslog
One of the fun aspects of programming is learning about new ways to use an old tool. An old technique for exploring a running program is to place code that "displays" the current value of variables at strategic points. Find out how PHP’s syslog() can examine these values easily without interfering with the standard output of the program.

( Permalink: Refine and Debug PHP Applications with Syslog      Submitted by IdaAshley Fri Oct 26, 2007 )

Chrooted SSH/SFTP On Fedora 7
This document describes how to set up a chrooted SSH/SFTP environment on Fedora 7. The chrooted users will be jailed in a specific directory where they can't break out. They will be able to access their jail via SSH and SFTP.

( Permalink: Chrooted SSH/SFTP On Fedora 7      Submitted by Falko Timme Thu Oct 25, 2007 )

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon)
This document describes how to set up an Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon) desktop. The result is a fast, secure and extendable system that provides all you need for daily work and entertainment. About 23.000 packages are available in the repositories.

( Permalink: The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon)      Submitted by Falko Timme Thu Oct 25, 2007 )

The Perfect Server - OpenSUSE 10.3 (32-bit)
This is a detailed description about how to set up an OpenSUSE 10.3 server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters: Apache web server (SSL-capable), Postfix mail server with SMTP-AUTH and TLS, BIND DNS server, Proftpd FTP server, MySQL server, Dovecot POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc. This tutorial is written for the 32-bit version of OpenSUSE 10.3, but should apply to the 64-bit version with very little modifications as well.

( Permalink: The Perfect Server - OpenSUSE 10.3 (32-bit)      Submitted by Falko Timme Thu Oct 25, 2007 )

Create a Photo Album with Project Zero & REST
Combine Yahoo!’s Flickr with existing Zero components to create a photo sharing service that supports many of the same functions as Flickr. Flickr provides a user friendly, scalable and extensible service, and is an excellent example of an RIA, validating Zero as an RIA platform as well. Also learn more about RESTful design, connecting components via HTTP, and the use of JavaScript to provide a function that isn't already part of Zero.

( Permalink: Create a Photo Album with Project Zero & REST      Submitted by LinucksGirl Thu Oct 25, 2007 )

A look at making Ajax easier with AjaxTags
These days, developers everywhere are flocking to new tricks and techniques to drastically improve the performance and user experience within Web-based applications. This article describes a compact little JSP tag library that uses some external JavaScript to bring easy-to-use Ajax support to your JSP pages. In this article you will see how AjaxTags makes an excellent choice for quick, easy, and sophisticated Ajax applications.

( Permalink: A look at making Ajax easier with AjaxTags      Submitted by Anonymous Thu Oct 25, 2007 )

Using ATA Over Ethernet On Debian Etch
Imagine you have a machine with all of its disk full and another with unused gigabytes, and you do not want to move the data from one to the other. Why not use the second's disk on the first, you could do it with iSCSI, but you can do it with ATA over Ethernet (AoE) as well. It is the second method I will explain in this article. All of this was made with two computers running Debian Etch.

( Permalink: Using ATA Over Ethernet On Debian Etch      Submitted by Falko Timme Wed Oct 24, 2007 )

Options Parsing vs Natural(ish) Processing
The traditional Unix utility uses options and arguments to parse command line parms that dictate how the utility should work. Long options is one way to make a utility's usage somewhat natural; for example: util --version. Some utilities use keywords and command/sub-command syntax. It is possible to combine the two without causing too much confusion. Link

( Permalink: Options Parsing vs Natural(ish) Processing      Submitted by Jay Fink Wed Oct 24, 2007 )

Howto Install Freecom Musicpal in Ubuntu Feisty
Freecom just brought a brand new product to the Dutch market called the “Musicpal“. On the box it says it’s supported for Windows and Mac, although its software is based on Linux Kernel. Stubborn and Windows/Mac hater as I am, I decided to buy this nice product convinced of managing to make it work somehow in Ubuntu (Linux geek as I am!). Two days later I managed to make it work! Still not perfect, but enough not to bring my Musicpal back to the store. Therefor I thought it would be nice to write the beginning of a good tutorial. Full Story

( Permalink: Howto Install Freecom Musicpal in Ubuntu Feisty      Submitted by dave Wed Oct 24, 2007 )

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