Debian / Ubuntu Linux HowTos and Guides

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How do I sort all *.avi or *.py files in $HOME/Download/ directory by file size using Linux ls command line utility?

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I recently installed Debian version 6.x on my Mac book pro. I wanted to write code in C/Gnome GTK and develop apps for fun and profit. How do I install C and Gnome gtk development environment under Debian or Ubuntu Linux operating systems?

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A wireless NIC is showing as wlan0 but I need to be appear as eth1. How can I rename wlan0 devices through udev as eth1? How do I change or rename eth0 as wan0 under Linux operating systems?

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My server has five Ethernet ports and one ADSL port. How do I setup IPv4 software bridge using Debian Linux operating systems so that the rest of five ports act as a network switch?

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The ethtool can be used to query and change settings such as speed, auto- negotiation and checksum offload on many network devices, especially Ethernet devices. How do I install and use ethtool under Ubuntu or Debian Linux based system running on my IBM server?

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Cherokee is an open-source Cross-platform Web server. How do I install Cherokee web server under Debian or Ubuntu Linux operating system?

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How do I setup “Planet Venus” under Debian or Ubuntu Linux to downloads news feeds (RSS) published by web sites and aggregates their content together into a single combined feed?

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