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How to use apt-p2p For Faster Upgrades From Ubuntu 8.10 to 9.04

Posted 04-20-2009 at 02:18 AM by sridhar11

apt-p2p is a p2p proxy for apt dowloads, it will act as a proxy between apt requests and a repository server, downloading any request files from peers (if possible), else will fallback to direct HTTP download. In general, apt-p2p save bandwidth, use limited cpu and memory resources and reduce congestion on the ubuntu mirrors.apt-p2p will get the request files from peers,therefore, it will avoid the congestion on the ubuntu mirrors.

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Genisoimage - Creates ISO-9660 CD-ROM filesystem images

Posted 04-16-2009 at 01:43 AM by sridhar11

genisoimage is a pre-mastering program for creating ISO-9660 CD-ROM filesystem images, which can then be written to CD or DVD media using the wodim program. genisoimage includes support for making bootable “El Torito” CDs, as well as CDs with support for the Macintosh HFS filesystem.

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How to Install Microsoft Office 2007 on Ubuntu Intrepid

Posted 04-13-2009 at 06:56 AM by sridhar11

This is simple and easy tutorial How to Install Microsoft Office 2007 on Ubuntu Intrepid.

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How to setup FreeNX server and Client in Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid)

Posted 04-13-2009 at 02:00 AM by sridhar11

FreeNX is a system that allows you to access your desktop from another machine over the Internet. You can use this to login graphically to your desktop from a remote location. One example of its use would be to have a FreeNX server set up on your home computer, and graphically logging in to the home computer from your work computer, using a FreeNX client.

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vimdiff - Edit two or Three versions of a file with Vim and show differences

Posted 04-08-2009 at 01:39 AM by sridhar11

Vimdiff starts Vim on two (or three) files. Each file gets its own window. The differences between the files are highlighted.

This is a nice way to inspect changes and to move changes from one version to another version of the same file.

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