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Two cornerstones for learning the nitty-gritty!

Posted 07-07-2009 at 08:28 PM by kcoriginal
Updated 07-07-2009 at 08:34 PM by kcoriginal

Part I - - - - Learn Intermediate-Level Networking


After several years as a perfectionist procrastinator... I have learned to recommend Ubuntu, NOW! JUST GET IT INSTALLED SO YOU CAN GET ON WITH LEARNING LINUX! No other distro comes close out-of-the-box. BUT. USE UBUNTU WHILE YOU LEARN ANOTHER, MORE TRADITIONAL DISTRO! Red Hat, BSD, Solaris, CentOS ( <---- my personal favorite... )

Just get started. If you like my title. Then ignore all the flames that this...
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Firefox 3.5: The Good, The Bad, and The "Meh"

Posted 07-07-2009 at 02:52 PM by pereb
Updated 07-08-2009 at 09:26 AM by pereb (Fixed a typo)

Just over a year after Firefox 3.0 set a Guinness World Record for the most downloads in a single day, Mozilla released the official version of Firefox 3.5 last week. While not a full new version, 3.5 packed in a ton of upgrades (fun fact: it was originally numbered Version 3.1, but developers changed the name because they felt it didn’t reflect the amount of new stuff added). I’ve been using the official Firefox Version 3.5 since it came out on June 30, and while it does boast some...
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Lists, new users, and the thick of it all

Posted 07-07-2009 at 12:16 PM by gruven
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One thing that really bugs me, is all of the "top ten" lists on various news sites. How many "top ten" lists do we need for Linux?

I just saw one top ten list that was "The top ten Linux wallpapers" and it should have read "The top ten Gnome wallpapers that have been around since dirt". I realize new users are happy and proud about their new operating system, but we really don't care about what you think are the best wallpapers.
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Easy way to install Multimedia codecs, flash, java, mplayer

Posted 07-07-2009 at 11:06 AM by craigevil (craigevil's random words of wisdom)

New Debian users tend to struggle tryng to get things like java and flash installed. here is a simple and easy way to get the things you want.

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Originally Posted by craigevil View Post
exoodles debian multimedia installer script

To install, do, as root: cd /usr/local/bin; wget -Nc ex.505.ru; chmod +x exoodles; exoodles
Quote:
Here are some popular multimedia packages for you to install.
You can install them one at a time.
When you are done, just hit the quit number and the...
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How to find internal ip for a site hosted on linux server. I have external ip of it.

Posted 07-07-2009 at 05:37 AM by rohit.dhaval1

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"Internal IP" is another term for a non-routable IP address. Non-routable means that a router will never forward packets to a computer or other device that has a non-routable IP address.

"External IP" is another term for a routable IP address. When people talk about internal and external IPs, they are usually talking about a NAT router. NAT stands for Network Address Translation, and the form of it that most people are familiar with is the form that allows multiple
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