Printable Guide - Installing Software on Ubuntu

Ubuntu 'Circle of Friends' logoIf you're brand new to Ubuntu, or Linux, many concepts will be alien to you and whilst it is pretty simple to pick it up after a while, you may be left in the dark when things differ from how Windows works.

One of the key differences between the two is how you install software. With terms like package and repository flying around, it can be a challenge to ...

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Installing Gentoo 2008.0 Live CD

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Traditionally, Gentoo Linux has been a distribution designed more towards the more experienced Linux user, perhaps the 'power user', if you will.

Its source-based package management and offering the user complete control over the system installation and configuration have meant that traditionally, it can be difficult to approach.

Having myself tried and failed to install Gentoo in the past, I thought I would take the recently released 2008.0 Live ...

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Installing mod_python and Django on Apache

I've recently started learning Django for doing web development, so as part of that, I needed to also learn how to set up Django within mod_python so I could deploy my new Django applications on my server.

In this post, I'll be sharing the method I used to install mod_python and Django on my CentOS 5, Apache-based web server. So without any further ado, let's get started ...

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