How To: Compiz Fusion on Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn)

I discourage the use of Trevino's repository.

Please see this updated guide

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Welcome to Gobuntu

It's official: the free (as in freedom) edition of Ubuntu has been named Gobuntu.

Mark Shuttleworth describes in his blog:

Thanks to Colin and Evan’s efforts we now have daily images of a freedom-focused flavour of Ubuntu, “Gobuntu”. This is a call for developers who are interested in pushing the limits of content and code freedom - including firmware, content, and authoring infrastructure, to join the team and help ...

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Using nice to control CPU usage

Managing tasks that use up a lot of CPU time can be quite a task and if you're working in a shared environment where you don't want to be antisocial and use all the available resources, it can be necessary to manage the tasks you are running to ensure you are being nice.

And nice is exactly the command you need to use for this purpose. What it ...

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OpenOffice.org alternatives - Part 1

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The free software office suite OpenOffice.org is great for many office productivity tasks and in a lot of cases can prove to be very useful. However, it's easy to forget that there are other open source alternatives to OOo for almost all portions of the suite. Also, with the OpenDocument Format (ODF) standard, you can be free to pick and choose which suite you use, as almost all ...

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