Ubuntu tutorial - set a new resolution

Most of the time, in Ubuntu, you can easily change the screen resolution by going to Preferences > Screen Resolution. However, sometimes that doesn't work, and sometimes the resolution that you want isn't on the list.

Thankfully, there is a more advanced way where you can completely control the resolution - the only bad thing is, it involves using the terminal. Most of it is just skipping through options and ...

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Mastering APT

Chances are, if you use Debian, Ubuntu, or Freespire, you've heard of it: APT. But what is it?

APT stands for Advanced Packaging Tool, and was developed for the Debian Linux distribution. Basically, it allows you to install anything supported on your system with one line in the terminal.

Most people prefer to use a GUI for this type of thing. Many APT-based distributions also have a GUI for ...

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Installing VMware Server on CentOS 5

The free of charge VMware Server makes a great virtualisation solution. What's even better is that the server version runs on Linux. Just a quick note - VMware Server is not an open source product, unlike other Linux virtualisation solutions like Xen, OpenVZ, qemu and others.

You do need to register with VMware before they will give you a key to the free version, but once you have, it's ...

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