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How to get Suspend and Hibernate Working for Linux (Ubuntu 11.04, Mint 11)

Suspend and hibernate have always been screwed up with Linux, however luckily there is hope. I got mine working after scouring google. In this tutorial I will share with you how I got it working in hopes that it will … Continue reading

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Apache Crashing Because of Lack of Memory – How to Fix

I host this website on a Virtual Private Server (VPS). In a normal web hosting plan someone buys space on a server. Where they can put their files. With a VPS I bought the whole server, not just the space … Continue reading

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What kind of website do I want?

Okay you want to make a website. What kind of website do you want? Below I have a basic breakdown of types of websites. Click on the one that best describes what you want. Blog: I just want to blog … Continue reading

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Custom Screensaver in Linux — GL Matrix Cyan Color Mod

I have always liked the Matrix screen saver that is packaged with most linux distributions. However I have a blue backlight keyboard and when the green martix screensaver came on it really clashed with the keyboard. If only there was … Continue reading

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BASH – Beginners Guide for Quick Learning

I have been learning BASH (Bourne Again Shell) over the few days and I want to share with you my experience so you don’t have to expose your poor computer to any profanity. Before beginning this tutorial you should have … Continue reading

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How To Install Emerald Windows Decorator for Linux

Emerald is extremely customizable and easy to use and produced a lot of marvelous themes including one I made myself. I’ve been though a couple different Linux distributions, and I’ve still never found any windows decorator that could give a … Continue reading

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How To Setup Bumblebee NVIDIA Optimus Linux – Ubuntu and Mint

I recently got a new laptop

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Brainstorming and Initial Design

To come up with a design to defeat the evil spin myself and my team came up with several initial concepts

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How to set up an SSD on Linux

I recently bought an awesome new ASUS G53SW and to go along with it I purchased a 128 Gb Plextor SATA III SSD. I wanted to use the SSD for the Mint Linux OS. It seems that there are a … Continue reading

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Linux Is My 2nd Best Friend

I switched to Linux on my Main Laptop 3 months ago on May 20th 2010. I had several concerns about it when I started. Will my wireless card work? What will happen if I don’t have Microsoft Office to rely … Continue reading

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