Ubuntu How-Tos


  1. Unzip or Unrar Many Files at Once in Linux
  2. Track MySQL Queries with mysqlsniffer on Ubuntu
  3. Set Gmail as Default Mail Client in Ubuntu
  4. Fix “Password required” Error When Using Unrar in Ubuntu
  5. Add the Trash Can Icon to Your Ubuntu Desktop
  6. Hide Removable Drive Icons from Your Ubuntu Desktop
  7. Assign Custom Shortcut Keys on Ubuntu Linux
  8. Monitor Your Website in Real-Time with Apachetop
  9. Reinstall Ubuntu Grub Bootloader After Windows Wipes it Out
  10. Display Number of Processors on Linux
  11. Delete Files Older Than x Days on Linux
  12. Upgrading Ubuntu From Edgy to Feisty (6.10 to 7.04)
  13. Save 15 Keystrokes – Use Ctrl+Enter to Complete URL
  14. Installing Rainlendar2 on Ubuntu
  15. Install Samba Server on Ubuntu
  16. Share Ubuntu Home Directories using Samba
  17. Create a Samba User on Ubuntu
  18. Set Windows as Default OS when Dual Booting Ubuntu
  19. Change your Network Card MAC Address on Ubuntu
  20. Install MySQL Server 5 on Ubuntu
  21. Install MySQL Server 4.1 on Ubuntu
  22. Install Subversion with Web Access on Ubuntu
  23. Change the GRUB Menu Timeout on Ubuntu
  24. Show the GRUB Menu by Default on Ubuntu
  25. How to Customize Your Ubuntu Kernel
  26. Enable Remote Desktop (VNC) on Kubuntu
  27. Disable the System Beep on Ubuntu Edgy
  28. Disable the Login Sound on Ubuntu
  29. Install TrueCrypt on Ubuntu Edgy
  30. Keyboard Shortcuts for Bash ( Command Shell for Ubuntu, Debian, Suse, Redhat, Linux, etc)
  31. See What Updated Packages Are Available from Ubuntu Command Line
  32. See Where a Package is Installed on Ubuntu
  33. See What Version of a Package Is Installed on Ubuntu
  34. See Which Groups Your Linux User Belongs To
  35. Add a User on Ubuntu Server
  36. Keep Your SSH Session Running when You Disconnect
  37. How to Mount a Remote Folder using SSH on Ubuntu
  38. Switch Ubuntu Server to use Internet Repositories Instead of cdrom
  39. Open a Second Console Session on Ubuntu Server
  40. Scroll Backwards From the Ubuntu Server Command Line
  41. Change Ubuntu Server from DHCP to a Static IP Address
  42. Change Ubuntu Desktop from DHCP to a Static IP Address
  43. How To Empty the Ubuntu Gnome Trash from the Command Line
  44. Install a Drop-Down Console in Ubuntu
  45. View Hidden Files and Folders in Ubuntu File Browser
  46. How To Switch to Console Mode for Ubuntu VMware Guest
  47. How to Switch Between GDM and KDM on Ubuntu
  48. Make VLC Player Look like Windows Media Player 10
  49. Make VLC Player Look like Winamp 5 (Kinda)
  50. Install IceWM on Ubuntu Linux
  51. Launch an Application Really Fast With the Keyboard in Kubuntu or KDE
  52. Search Your Computer Quickly With the Deskbar Applet on Ubuntu
  53. Use the Windows Key for the “Start” Menu in Ubuntu Linux
  54. Assign a Hotkey to Open a Terminal Window in Ubuntu
  55. Make your Gnome Terminal Background (mostly)Transparent on Ubuntu
  56. Install the Firestarter Firewall on Ubuntu Linux
  57. Installing Ruby on Rails on Ubuntu Dapper or Edgy
  58. Sync Your System Clock with Internet Time Servers in Ubuntu
  59. Set the Default Terminal Emulator on Ubuntu Linux
  60. Set the Default Browser on Ubuntu From the Command Line
  61. Set gFTP as the Default Command Line FTP Client on Ubuntu
  62. Change the Default Editor From Nano on Ubuntu Linux
  63. Make VLC Player Look like Windows Media Player 11
  64. Install and Use the VLC Media Player on Ubuntu Linux
  65. Install and Use the gFTP Client on Ubuntu Linux
  66. Find Path of Application Running on Solaris, Ubuntu, Suse or Redhat Linux
  67. Get CPU / System Load Average on Ubuntu Linux
  68. Restart the Ubuntu Gnome User Interface Quickly
  69. Install an RPM Package on Ubuntu Linux
  70. Get the Top 10 Files or Directories on Ubuntu Linux
  71. Get Last Accessed File Time In Ubuntu Linux
  72. Enable Google Search From Shortcut Key in KDE on (k)Ubuntu
  73. Start a KDE / Kubuntu GUI Application as Root User
  74. Start an Ubuntu Gnome Application as Root User
  75. Install AfterStep on Ubuntu Linux
  76. Install Enlightenment on Ubuntu Linux
  77. Install Blackbox on Ubuntu Linux
  78. Quickly Access KDE Settings Dialogs
  79. Using the Kubuntu Run Command Dialog (Alt+F2)
  80. Install Adobe PDF Reader on Ubuntu Edgy
  81. Install VMware Tools on Ubuntu Edgy With VMware 5.5.3
  82. Installing Fluxbox on Ubuntu Linux
  83. Install Xfce (Xubuntu) on Ubuntu Linux
  84. Install KDE (Kubuntu) on Ubuntu
  85. Disable AutoPlay of Blank CD or DVD media
  86. Turn Off Auto-Play of Audio and Video CDs and DVDs in Ubuntu
  87. Move a Window Without Clicking the Titlebar in Ubuntu
  88. Make Ubuntu Automatically Save Changes to Your Session
  89. Set the Default Browser and Email Client in Ubuntu
  90. Let Somebody Use Your Computer Without Logging Off in Ubuntu
  91. The Battery Icon On/Off Switch in Ubuntu
  92. Keep the Display From Turning Off on Ubuntu
  93. Allow Remote Control To Your Desktop On Ubuntu
  94. How to Add a Program to the Ubuntu Startup List (After Login)
  95. Update Ubuntu Repository list using Software Sources GUI Tool
  96. How to Share folders with your Ubuntu Virtual Machine (guest)
  97. How to Access your Box.Net Account from Ubuntu the Easy Way
  98. Configure How often Ubuntu checks for Automatic Updates
  99. Enable Copy and Paste from Ubuntu VMware Guest
  100. Add “Open with gedit” to the right click menu in Ubuntu
  101. How to Tell What Version of Ubuntu You Are Running
  102. Install VMware Tools on Ubuntu Edgy Eft
  103. Check your Disk Usage on Ubuntu from the command line
  104. Check your Disk Usage on Ubuntu with Disk Usage Analyzer
  105. Enable Smooth fonts on Ubuntu Linux
  106. How to display a list of recent commands in Ubuntu Linux
  107. Upgrading Ubuntu from Dapper to Edgy with apt-get
  108. Upgrading Ubuntu from Dapper to Edgy with Update Manager
  109. Make a Backup Copy of your Production WordPress Blog on Ubuntu
  110. Find a Forgotten Password Saved in Firefox
  111. How to use an ISO image on Ubuntu Linux
  112. Kill a Process by Process Name from Ubuntu Command Line
  113. Split a text file in half (or any percentage) on Ubuntu Linux
  114. Setup OpenSSH Server on Ubuntu Linux
  115. Run ASP.NET applications on Ubuntu (for developers)
  116. Install Monodevelop on Ubuntu Linux
  117. Search for Install Packages from the Ubuntu Command Line
  118. Installing PHP4 and Apache on Ubuntu
  119. Install Ubuntu Applications Easily with Automatix
  120. Display the routing table in either Windows or Ubuntu
  121. Clear the command shell window in Ubuntu
  122. Find files containing search terms on Ubuntu
  123. Display available memory on Linux / Ubuntu
  124. A “live” view of a logfile on Linux
  125. Installing PHP5 and Apache on Ubuntu
  126. Adding extra Repositories on Ubuntu
  127. List disk space usage on Ubuntu
  128. List the partition tables in Ubuntu
  129. Make Ubuntu Stay in Root Mode
  130. Upgrade Ubuntu from Breezy to Dapper

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