Linux Journal

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Linux Journal, first published in 1994, is the original publication of the global Linux community, covering topics critical to intelligent implementation of the Linux operation system. With its award-winning Linux how-tos, tutorials, reviews, in-depth rep

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Oops... wrong window Jan. 16, 2012
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The Windows version of Firefox comes with a fancy menu button in the title bar. Linux doesn't have that exact feature, but you can come close. Shawn Powers shows us how.
Shawn shows us how to set up a quick SSH tunnel for accessing a computer behind a remote firewall. He demonstrates this from his hotel room 400 miles away from his home network! :)
Unity: 3 Rants And A Tip April 28, 2011
Shawn rants a bit about Ubuntu's new Unity interface, and gives us a couple tips on how to adjust.
Review: Boxee Box Feb. 22, 2011
Shawn reviews the Boxee Box from D-Link. Oddly enough, it's not really box shaped. Thankfully it still works well, for the most part.
Shawn shows us the Recompute PC from Sustainable Computers. It's a full blown workstation that you could use to start a camp fire. We don't recommend the camp fire part though.
Skype Call Recorder Jan. 12, 2011
Linux Journal's Shawn Powers demonstrates Skype Call Recorder for Linux.
Associate Editor Shawn Powers reviews the Slim N20 nettop from Giada.
Google Tasks Tray Nov. 23, 2010
Shawn Powers shows us how to use the program "alltray" to put applications up in the system tray, even if they're not designed to do so. Shawn demonstrates with Google Tasks and Prism, but you can use it for whatever program you like.
Kristofer Occhipinti shows us how to work with MDB files from the command line.
Kris Occhipinti demonstrates easier navigation within Nautilus.
Ross Larson demonstrates split pane functionality in Ubuntu 10.04. View multiple folders in one window.
Kris Occhipinti shows us how to move our window buttons back to the right side in Ubuntu's latest release, Lucid.
Working With Suse Studio April 20, 2010
Ross Larson walks you through Suse Studio's Test Drive feature.
Linux Journal's Mitch Frazier shows you how to alter image backgrounds with GIMP.
Linux Journal's Shawn Powers shows you how to move a presentation file without breaking your images.
Eliminate the old background in an image and then copy the image onto a new background.
Shawn Powers shows us a very quick way to take screenshots using Compiz under Linux. Yes, there are plenty of screenshot tools available for Linux, but Compiz allows for a literal one click method.
Configuring Grub 2 Jan. 21, 2010
Linux Journal reader, Bill Parmley, demonstrates configuring Grub 2 on Ubuntu 9.10.