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Dual-Boot Windows and Ubuntu
with your dual-boot Windows and Ubuntu configuration you can see what Ubuntu can do when installed to your hard disk running at full speed, and you can still run Windows when you need to use legacy applications that don't come in a Linux version. More ...

Fedora 3 Modem Installation
An external modem connects to your computer's USB or serial port. External modems have their own controller and DSP circuits. An external modem is the best choice if you have several computers because it be moved without opening the computer's case. More ...

Bootloaders In Linux
A boot loader is a program that controls the the initial sequence of operations performed in the process of starting the Operating System when the computer is switched on. More ...

Ubuntu Quick Start
One of the biggest buzz words on the Internet today is "Ubunto". Why is Ubunto so popular? Is it really that much better than any other Linux? Is Ubunto a threat to Microsoft Windows? And how difficult is it to try Ubunto? More ...

Migrating to Linux: Installing Software
The typical approach to get software installed on your computer is to get it from a vendor and run the install program. With Linux there is a central repository of software. Just about any program you might want will be in a list of available packages that you can install. More ...

What You Need to Know to Set Up a Simple Firewall in Linux
Like any other OS, Linux needs to be protected with a firewall. Essentially, a firewall is a protective fence that keeps unwanted external data and software out and sensitive internal data and software in. More ...

Configuration of Conky System Monitor for Linux
For those who work with computer resources conky universal system monitor will rouse some interest. The main peculiarity of this program is the usage of X Window System functionality to display data on the desktop, be it XFCE, IceWM, KDE, or any other. More ...

Setting Up a Basic Ethernet LAN on a Linux PC
When you install most the Linux distributions on a PC connected with an Ethernet card, the Linux kernel automatically detects the Ethernet card and installs the appropriate drivers. The installer also lets you set up TCP/IP networking. More ...

Linux Server Hardening
For today's computing platforms, ease of access and openness is essential for web based communications. This is at odds with the increased necessity for comprehensive security measures in a world full of malware and hacking threats. More ...

What is Ubuntu?
Ubuntu is a completely free, easy-to-use, and popular Linux distribution that is geared toward the desktop user and is designed to be user friendly. More ...

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) With Ubuntu Linux
Ubuntu Linux is ideal for anyone who is concerned about security of a WAN based virtual desktop infrastructure. It is also perfect for organizations hosting their applications in the cloud, utilizing software-as-a-service through a web browser. More ...

Connecting Linux to the Internet
Today, a computer without Internet access would be severely limited. Mozilla running on Linux provides more reliable and secure Internet access than Internet Explorer running on Microsoft Windows. More ...