Was it worth the upgrade from Fedora 16 to Fedora 17? Well that depends on how you use Fedora and what you want to achieve? I personally updated because the reviews of KDE 4.8 have been so positive that I wanted to update, plus according to the feature list there were supposed to be improvements [...]
Fedora 17 “The Beefy Miracle” Fedora 17 aka “The Beefy Miracle” was released on 05/29/2012 to much fanfare, but was it worth the upgrade? The upgrade from Fedora 16 to Fedora 17 was pretty simple using the following three commands. yum update. (reboot if needed.) yum install preupgrade. preupgrade. To see screen shots of the [...]
sudo apt-get update + NO_PUBKEY 2EBC26B60C5A2783 For those who say Linux never has issues.
I logged into a Linux machine running Ubuntu tonight and noticed it had a lot of updates to install. I tried several times through the GUI but it failed without an explanation as to what was wrong. So I fired up [...]
Recently I had a client that wanted to allow multiple users from different locations to log into an ftp server and show the same folder and only that folder. The folder name is Upload.
I chose a GNU/Linux setup using CentOS as the operating system and VSFTP as the FTP server.
I set this up [...]
The next article in our series on applications that run on all operating system platforms will look at office productivity. These were a little harder to find, and all of the productivity suites listed here have their ups and downs, but they all claim to be able to import Microsoft Office documents which is really [...]
This series of articles will focus on free, and when possible open-source tools but not necessarily open source operating systems. The goal of this series of articles is to pull together applications that can be used on GNU/Linux, Mac OSX, and of course Microsoft Windows, so you can open, make changes, and save your data [...]
Just a quick article on allowing users to setup spam filtering in Squirrelmail running on a Godaddy server. In my example the O/S is CentOS and the account only has the Simple Panel which is pretty limited. Before starting you need to know the hostname of your system. If you do not know the hostname [...]
Installing/Configuring Puppy Linux
My previous article discussed the highlights of Puppy Linux, as well as the advantages of implementing Puppy in your everyday life. Now let’s learn how to create a bootable Puppy CD.
First, there are a few things that you’ll need:
Download the latest version of Puppy Linux from this site. [...]
Today, I am going to talk about a Linux distribution that, in my opinion, is quite understated. Right now you’re thinking: Wait, Linux? I can’t use Linux, that stuff’s only for the expert geeks. Well, I’m afraid that ripe old excuse isn’t nearly as valid as it once was. With its lightweight interface, its immaculate speed and pocket-friendly size, Puppy has gradually matured into an incredibly useful and dependable tool that is sure to make your chaotic day a bit more bearable. [...]