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Both distros top in 260 countries; From the report: Ubuntu and Red Hat Linux are the most used Linux distributions among the 35,000 members of content-management vendor Alfresco’s community, the company found in its second survey of trends in enterprise open-source software usage. Alfresco collected data between July and December of last year, with survey […]

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This is a good news for all European Linux users. You can now order Dell Laptop preloaded with Ubuntu Linux 7.10. From the Dell blog: Starting today, customers in Germany, United Kingdom, France and now Spain can purchase Ubuntu Linux 7.10 with built-in DVD playback on the XPS 1330n (in addition to the previously-released Inspiron […]

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Generally, I recommend using gconf-editor ~ a tool used for editing the GConf configuration database (Gnome settings). You can always edit configuration files. Many new Linux users find it difficult to use both gconf-editor and text files. To make your life easier and to save time try out new Ubuntu Tweak software. It is designed […]

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I’ve been looking for something like this. One brand new feature of gutsy is that tracker, a desktop indexer like google desktop, runs by default. Tracker also supports taxonomy for your files and folders but this feature is not yet integrated into gnome. But wait…you can have it anyway in a few simple steps => […]

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I’m little surprised to find that Ubuntu Linux skips development man pages by default. A quick search using apt-cache pointed out to manpages-dev package. It includes manual pages about using GNU/Linux for development. Install development man pages Use apt-get command: $ sudo apt-get install manpages-dev To view library calls (functions within program libraries), enter: $ […]

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Recently updated/posted Linux and UNIX FAQ (mostly useful to Linux/UNIX new administrators or users) : CentOS Linux install kernel headers to build vmware / 3rd party modules Linux / UNIX : Argument list too long error in shell and solution Howto: Debian / Ubuntu Linux Install PostgreSQL Database Server Howto Display text files in a […]

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Here is one of the most frequently asked questions from my mailbag:

Hey I need to know how much ram memory I have in my Ubuntu Linux computer. Under Windows XP I can find out memory by visiting Start > Control Panels > System in control panel. So how do I find out RAM information under Linux PC?

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