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Everything about Linux that I have found useful.

How to Import a Large CSV file to MySQL

I recently had to import a large csv file into mysql. Here’s how I did it. Also be sure that you have an ssh account/access to the terminal on the computer with the sql server. 1. Create the table you … Continue reading

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Step By Step How to get Hibernate Working for Linux (Ubuntu 11.04, Mint 11)

What Hibernation Is and Does Hibernation takes all the data in your ram and stores it on your hard drive and then powers down the computer. The data is stored in a special type of partition called a swap partition … Continue reading

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How I got Suspend and Hibernate working in Linux (Ubuntu 11.04, Mint 11)

Suspend and hibernate have always been screwed up with Linux. Luckily if you absolutely need this feature there is hope. I got mine working after scouring google. In this tutorial I will share with you what I learned, and how … Continue reading

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Linux is so Customizable — GL Matrix Cyan Color Screen Saver 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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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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Starace – Tron Inspired Beryl Theme For Linux

I’ve been working on making eye candy for my new Linux laptop. I decided to go with a Tron like theme. The first thing I did is make an emerald beryl window decorator theme called Starace. I am releasing the … Continue reading

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Starcraft II in Linux using WINE and Dualboot

I got Starcraft II running in Linux and it was dirt simple.  The steps I took are detailed below. I first installed Starcraft II on my windows 7 machine. I attempted to get WINE to run the installer but it … Continue reading

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