This tutorial will take you every single step of the way through installing Fedora 7 KDE using VirtualBox for OS X. In other words, even your parents should be able to follow along. …
This tutorial will guide you in installing, setting up and using Avant Window Navigator (Awn) – a dock-like bar that sits at the bottom of your Linux desktop.
First, a tiny bit of history. You can skip this entirely and just get to the tutorial if you’d like.
Why doesn’t Fedora support MP3 ‘out of the box’?
Fedora cannot include support for MP3 or DVD video playback or recording. MP3 formats are patented, and the patent holders have not provided the necessary licenses. Fedora also excludes other multimedia software due to patent, copyright, or license restrictions, such as Adobe Flash Player and RealNetworks RealPlayer.
That doesn’t mean you can’t play .mp3 files in Fedora, it just takes a bit of work (not much).
If you’ve seen the following screen (or something familiar), follow the steps below and you’ll be playing MP3s in Fedora in no time at all.
This tutorial will take you every single step of the way through installing PCLinuxOS 2007 using VMWare Fusion for OS X. In other words, even your parents should be able to follow along. …
This brief tutorial will outline how to enable file sharing in Ubuntu. …
This somewhat brief tutorial will guide you in installing Wine, and then using it to install Windows applications. Though the steps and screenshots are specific to Ubuntu Linux, they will be very similar for most Linux/*nix distributions. …
This tutorial will take you every single step of the way through installing Ubuntu Studio using VirtualBox for Windows. In other words, even your parents should be able to follow along. …
This tutorial will take you each and every step of the way through installing Linux programs in OS X – using Fink and FinkCommander. …
Now that almost everyone knows what RSS is, I figured I’d review a few of the ways you can read RSS feeds. With a heavy emphasis on cross-platform and/or open source, here are 20 (albeit somewhat brief) reviews of the free RSS readers available. Links to download, screenshots and system requirements are included with every review.
|Attensa for Outlook||client|
|Newsgator Online (Ajax beta)||web|
|Vista Media Center RSS Reader||client|
Synaptic is a graphical package management program for apt. It provides the same features as the apt-get command line utility with a GUI front-end. What does that mean? It’s a program that allows you to easily install other programs (and any software required to run them) in Linux. You can also use it to update and/or remove software.
A number of blogs have recently pointed out the amazing collection of desktop wallpapers that can be found in the Flickr Wallpapers Group. So I thought I’d share a few of my favorite desktop wallpaper sites.. …
I’ve recently decided to start using GIMP, in large part because I can’t afford to purchase Photoshop for OS X right now (and it’s a pain to use XP in Parallels just for Photoshop). Below you’ll find the list of resources I used to learn the GIMP …
What? Songbird is a desktop Web player, a digital jukebox and Web browser mash-up. Like Winamp, it supports extensions and
skins feathers. Like Firefox, it is built from Mozilla, cross-platform and open source. Keep reading for the Why and How :) …
This guide will explain what lossless audio is, how to convert lossless audio files (flac, shn) to mp3, how to burn lossless audio to CD etc. Windows and OS X are both covered. …