Setting Up a Simple VPN Connection

I get this question often from many: How does one use a Virtual Private Network in Linux?

The easiest way to accomplish this is with the help of Network Manager for both KDE (network-manager-kde) and GNOME (network-manager-gnome).

I'm going to use the GNOME version, however, the KDE variant is very similar. To start, your network must be managed by Network Manager and not through the standard method. You will ...

Click through to read more...

DVDs with DeVeDe

One would think that since Linux users have to jump through hoops to play restricted DVDs, that it would be difficult to make a DVD.

Welcome DeVeDe.

devede.png

DeVeDe is a full-scale application to convert your movies to DVDs, (S)VCDs, CVDs, and DIVX formats. In a general sense, it is a GUI frontend to Mplayer's "mencoder" which is able to convert between various formats.

DeVeDe keeps it simple with ...

Click through to read more...

Taking notes with Tomboy

Whether it's physical sticky notes, text documents you save on your desktop or something else, most of take notes. Reminders to do things or snippets of information you might need later.

While the latter method of text documents on your desktop is a way in which you can keep notes on your computer, it's not all that efficient and useful.

Enter Tomboy. Tomboy is a note-taking application for ...

Click through to read more...

  1. 1
  2. ...
  3. 8
  4. 9
  5. 10
  6. 11
  7. 12
  8. ...
  9. Go to