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Ubuntu 11.04's Unity: What's new

Posted 01-21-2011 at 07:21 PM by Kenny_Strawn (Kenny the one-teen comittee to stamp out Proprietary $uckware)

Since Unity has been introduced in Ubuntu 10.10 Netbook Edition, there have been many changes in it just since 10.10's release. The switch from Mutter to Compiz is one example: Compiz, unlike Mutter, has more animations and other effects that allow some incredible things like autohiding of the Unity Launcher, Launcher transparency, and familiar things like the world-famous desktop cube enabled by other Compiz plugins that can run alongside Unity (also a Compiz plugin).

The switch...
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Posted 01-21-2011 at 04:34 PM by listener_it


Pls explain about VIP (Virtual IP) and real ip address. How they work and how to configure real ip
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My passtimes ... b) tramping (No, not loose women. Hiking!)

Posted 01-20-2011 at 11:47 PM by Tinkster

Love the great outdoors, and would spend more time in the bush
or the mountain tops if time-restrictions weren't an issue.

Pretty much spend all of my vacations and the odd weekend
walking with a heavy backpack, and am planning on doing so
this weekend. Weather shouldn't be too atrocious, and it
will make for a good opportunity to test my new tent.
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HOWTO: LAMP server on Slackware

Posted 01-20-2011 at 12:01 PM by lumak (Lumak's Guide to Random Things)

This is a short HOWTO in getting a basic LAMP server running on Slackware. You will have to do more reading if you really want to know the details about configuring everything. I call this 'ready to confirm you want the defaults.' Please send me a message if you think I missed something.

set the execute bit on /etc/rc.d/rc.httpd
chmod +x /etc/rc.d/rc.httpd
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The old market share chestnut.

Posted 01-20-2011 at 05:32 AM by rich_c

I'm sure we've all seen a discussion about malware where the old argument of "There's no Linux malware because Linux market share is tiny. No point in writing malware for it..." Well, it just dawned on me that's a bigger crock even than it used to be. Why? Android! OK,so Android isn't a desktop OS. None the less, it's close enough! Android devices get used for the same tasks that are a vector for most malware. Web browsing and email. Maybe as Android market share takes off, more...
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