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GUV NEWS: Guvnr & MakeUseOf Karmic Tie Up

Karmic Bible really Digged

PRESS RELEASE: Guvnr.com teams up with MakeUseOf.com to promote the ultimate Ubuntu 9.10 installation guide.

Been a busy week or so with the release of the Karmic Koala Bible as a pdf with the boys at MakeUseOf.com *. ...

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INTRO: The 22-Part Ubuntu KARMIC KOALA BIBLE

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Detailing every aspect over 22 tutorials, this reference helps you to set up, enhance and use the ultimate installation of Ubuntu's superb new operating system.

Stepped out in easy-read copy/paste detail, these how-to guides and tutorials are uniquely ideal for Linux noobs and invariably handy for Linux intermediates.

So make the most of Ubuntu's newly kernelled, beautifully bundled OS, for work and ...

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Add Windows & Other Systems with VirtualBox

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Here is how to use VirtualBox to install & emulate virtual operating systems to run in Linux. Launch Windows, for example, rather like any other application, with no reboot requirement. Hey, Windows even loads faster than the real thing (not that that's hard.) Or compare alternative operating systems. You can add as many as you like.

Dual or ...

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Superb Software for Work & Play

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This package resource list has the best Karmic-compliant software, by category, for work or play. Fonts, multimedia codecs, system tools, you name it.

With our repositories nicely set up, we're set to install some creamy warez.

This works pretty much as before, with Jaunty. The only change I've found is that, for those packages not from repositories but downloaded from the software ...

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Kill the System Beep

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Here's how to stop that ruddy system beep every time the computer boots up.

As it ‘appens, there are several solutions for Ubuntu users, depending on your setup, so I'll list the lot and one should work for your PC.

First up, navigate the menu:-

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Shield Your Linux Box: iptables & Much Much More

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Here's the ideal start to find out about the options available to safeguard your Ubuntu PC & data, using antivirus & firewall softwares, plus iptables.

This section of the Karmic Koala Bible weighs the basic firewall & anti-virus options for sole Linux PCs & network ...

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Create Bespoke Keyboard Actions

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Here are some fast access tips, showing how to make time with keystroke shortcut combinations to open quickly anything you need on a regular basis.

Maybe you open and close some application, like Nautilus or the terminal, regularly, or maybe you need to type frequently some special character.

.. What a palava! Not any more.

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Get the Most from Nautilus File Manager

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Here are some simple tips to tweak Nautilus – Ubuntu's file explorer – or at least to introduce some of the options. For some they are pretty obvious but for noobs they are well worth a peek.

This is a personal thing, not necessary at all! Then again, if you're a tweak freak, like me, and like your file management ...

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Upgrading the System and Software

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Once you have repositories set up and your system updated to reflect what upgrades, patches, packages, software, libraries and so on are available, it's time to safe-upgrade.

Safe-upgrade? Didn't it used to be called upgrade?

Yes, but with the Karmic advent they've deprecated that command in favor of safe-upgrade. Dunno why. Sounds, er, safer, I suppose. ...

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Choosing an Edition: Here’s the Difference

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So what's the difference between the Desktop & Server editions?

Basically, the kernel. Server's is configured for the demands of a web server, Desktop's for those of a production environment.

Otherwise ..

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