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Introduction to Linux - A Hands on Guide
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Remastersys is a tool that can be used to do 2 things with an existing Klikit or Ubuntu or derivative installation.It can make a full system backup including personal data to a live cd or dvd that you can use anywhere and install. It can make a distributable copy you can share with friends. This will not have any of your personal user data in it.
I wrote a little applet called Logician, which is similar to the game Master Mind. Hardly a unique applet, of course, but it was a good way for me to "warm up" and learn a lot of the API. It is available here:
One thing which took me by surprise, as far as Java programming goes, is that drawing to the graphics buffer, and then calling repaint(), is not the same thing as using double buffering. I had just assumed,...
I finally made the plunge this week and switched over to KDE4 from Gnome. I'm running Fedora 12 x64 KDE4 and it looks awesome. It's quite stable and responsive. I never really understood what I was missing in Gnome until I really tried KDE. The ability to adjust so many settings is absolutely great. My wife still runs Gnome on her machine and it looks so flat and stale. For all of you previous KDE users, go back and see it now. For all of you Gnome users, you might as well get started using...