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Importing Outlook Express Emails Into Thunderbird
This tutorial shows how you can import Outlook Express emails, contacts, and account settings into Mozilla Thunderbird and Evolution. This is quite useful if you want to switch from Windows to Linux but do not want to lose your mails and address book. The procedure should be similar if you use Outlook instead of Outlook Express.

( Permalink: Importing Outlook Express Emails Into Thunderbird      Submitted by Falko Timme Mon Mar 26, 2007 )

VLC beyond the basics
By: Dmitri Popov VideoLAN's VLC is a cross-platform media player with a simple interface that doesn't require a degree in rocket science to operate. That doesn't mean, however, that VLC is a simplistic application: it has a few tricks up its sleeve that can significantly extend its functionality and enhance your user experience. Here are a couple of VLC's nifty features you might want to try. Read more at Linux.com.

( Permalink: VLC beyond the basics      Submitted by FreeRhino Mon Mar 26, 2007 )

Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn) Beta Preview
This is very detailed Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn) Beta Preview with nice screebshots.This preview includes Easy-to-install codec wizards,Migration assistant,Plug and play network sharing with Avahi,network manager,windows mount tool,artwork,help center,desktop effects,new partition tool,gnome control center. Full Story

( Permalink: Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn) Beta Preview      Submitted by David Mon Mar 26, 2007 )

Remote access in Linux
If you have ever tried to access a Windows box remotely, it is very likely you suffered a lot of frustration. Remote desktop works great… but only when you have a stable broadband connection to your remote machine. In GNU/Linux you (as usual) have a choice – you can connect remotely, both graphically and text-based (for maximum performance) using at least a few methods described in the article.

( Permalink: Remote access in Linux      Submitted by michuk Mon Mar 26, 2007 )

Backup and Restore Ubuntu System using Sbackup
SBackup is a simple backup solution intended for desktop use. It can backup any subset of files and directories. Exclusions can be defined by regular expressions. A maximum individual file size limit can be defined. Backups may be saved to any local and remote directories that are supported by gnome-vfs. There is a Gnome GUI interface for configuration and restore. Full Story

( Permalink: Backup and Restore Ubuntu System using Sbackup      Submitted by David Thu Mar 22, 2007 )

Network Monitoring With ntop
ntop is a network traffic tools that shows network usage in a real time. One of the good things about this tool is that you can use a web browser to manage and navigate through ntop traffic information to better understand network status.


( Permalink: Network Monitoring With ntop      Submitted by Falko Timme Thu Mar 22, 2007 )

How to Install Claws mail (Mail Client) in Ubuntu
Claws Mail is an email client (and news reader), based on GTK+.The appearance and interface are designed to befamiliar to new users coming from other popular email clients, as well as experienced users. Full Story

( Permalink: How to Install Claws mail (Mail Client) in Ubuntu      Submitted by david Thu Mar 22, 2007 )

Import mail into Gmail with the Gmail Loader
By: Joe 'Zonker' Brockmeier So, you've turned your back on traditional mail clients and get your mail fix via Gmail these days. The only problem is getting to all those old message that are stuck in your old email client. One way to stuff that old mail into your shiny and capacious Gmail account is to use Mark Lyon's Gmail Loader. Read more at Linux.com.

( Permalink: Import mail into Gmail with the Gmail Loader      Submitted by FreeRhino Thu Mar 22, 2007 )

Rails extensions are growing fast thanks to many
A new wave of extensions for Rails have been created thanks to an effective plug-in architecture that thousands of people have used to extend Rails. Many of these techniques are available to Java developers too, through aspect-oriented programming or bytecode enhancement. See how Ruby on Rails plug-ins work by looking at a popular plug-in called acts_as_state_machine. Its a great example of a good integration technique.

( Permalink: Rails extensions are growing fast thanks to many      Submitted by Anonymous Thu Mar 22, 2007 )

How to create video titles and graphics with Kino
By: Joe 'Zonker' Brockmeier Kino is one of the better free software video editors for Linux, but it isn't always intuitive. Consider such common tasks as adding titles and graphics to a clip. The best approach isn't obvious. After a little exploring, I figured out good ways to add titles and graphics. Read more at Linux.com.

( Permalink: How to create video titles and graphics with Kino      Submitted by FreeRhino Thu Mar 22, 2007 )

Two spiffy dictionary tools for Linux desktop user
By: Dmitri Popov Whether you're learning a foreign language or just need to look up an unknown word or phrase, a good dictionary application can come in handy. JaLingo and StarDict are two such tools. Each sports a polished GUI and a set of features that puts it among the best dictionary applications on Linux. Read more at Linux.com.

( Permalink: Two spiffy dictionary tools for Linux desktop user      Submitted by FreeRhino Thu Mar 22, 2007 )

Linux file auditing howto
This is one of the key questions asked by new admins - How do I audit file events such as read / write etc? How can I use audit to see who changed a file in Linux?

The answer is to use Linux 2.6 kernelís audit system. Modern Linux kernel (2.6.x) comes with auditd daemon. Itís responsible for writing audit records to the disk. During startup, the rules in /etc/audit.rules are read by this daemon. You can open /etc/audit.rules file and make changes such as setup audit file log location and other option. The default file is good enough to get started with auditd.

( Permalink: Linux file auditing howto      Submitted by nixcraft Wed Mar 21, 2007 )

Weather And System Information On GNOME
This tutorial shows how you can display weather forecasts, system information like CPU and memory usage, news feeds, music player controls, etc. on a GNOME desktop with gDesklets. gDesklets is a programm that can place small desktop widgets on top of the user's desktop.


( Permalink: Weather And System Information On GNOME      Submitted by Falko Timme Wed Mar 21, 2007 )

Become a digital video editing guru using Linux
By: Alex Roitman Shooting, editing, and producing video clips has been my passion for about 10 years. As a free software adept, I always tried to perform this process on Linux. This year I have finally found a set of tools that work for me. This article provides a brief tutorial on home video production. Read more at Linux.com.

( Permalink: Become a digital video editing guru using Linux      Submitted by FreeRhino Wed Mar 21, 2007 )

Command-Line PHP? Yes, You CAN!
Give PHP a chance on the command-line interface, and you may find that it has become your new favorite shell-scripting tool. Learn how to debug PHP code from the command line and examine the strengths of PHP as a shell scripting language unto itself. Worst-case scenario: It can save you some Web server migraines.

( Permalink: Command-Line PHP? Yes, You CAN!      Submitted by IdaAshley Wed Mar 21, 2007 )

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