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NTP Server and Client Configuration in debian

Posted 10-03-2007 at 03:37 AM by sridhar11
Updated 06-17-2016 at 10:00 AM by sridhar11

The Network Time Protocol (NTP) is a protocol for synchronizing the clocks of computer systems over packet-switched, variable-latency data networks. NTP uses UDP port 123 as its transport layer. It is designed particularly to resist the effects of variable latency (Jitter).

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How to create a transparent terminal session as your desktop background

Posted 10-03-2007 at 03:37 AM by sridhar11
Updated 06-17-2016 at 10:01 AM by sridhar11

This technique - utilizing devilspie - will create a transparent terminal session on your desktop that will remain for the duration of your login (unless you exit the terminal session for some reason) This particular how-to addresses Ubuntu specifically, but I’ve done this successfully in 3 or 4 distributions.


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Howto Set Flickr images as Ubuntu desktop wallpaper

Posted 09-23-2007 at 02:27 AM by sridhar11
Updated 06-17-2016 at 10:01 AM by sridhar11

Webilder delivers stunning wallpapers to your Linux desktop, directly from Flickr and Webshots. You choose what keywords (tags) to watch for, and photos are automatically downloaded to your computer. Webilder can also change the wallpaper every few minutes.

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Setup CUPS (Common UNIX Printing System) Server and Client in Debian

Posted 09-23-2007 at 02:26 AM by sridhar11
Updated 06-17-2016 at 10:02 AM by sridhar11

The Common UNIX Printing SystemTM, or CUPS, is the software you use to print from applications like the web browser you are using to read this page. It converts the page descriptions produced by your application (put a paragraph here, draw a line there, and so forth) into something your printer can understand and then sends the information to the printer for printing.

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Settingup an FTP Server on Ubuntu with ProFTPD

Posted 09-16-2007 at 02:31 AM by sridhar11
Updated 06-17-2016 at 10:02 AM by sridhar11

ProFTPD is a proven, high-performance, scalable FTP server written from scratch, with a focus toward simplicity, security,and ease of configuration. Naturally, ProFTPD powers some of the largest sites on the Internet. It features a very Apache-like configuration syntax, modules, and a highly customizable server infrastructure, including support for multiple ‘virtual’ FTP servers, anonymous FTP, and permission-based directory visibility.

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