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IPv6 Crash Course For Linux

You might be used to working with IPv4 on Linux, but like it or not IPv6 is on its way in. Roll up your sleeves, spit on your palms, and get ready to go to work because this is your crash course in actually using IPv6. It hardly hurts at all. Linux has supported it since the 2.1 kernel, so you shouldn't have to install anything. Make sure you have the ping6, ip, and ifconfig commands.

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Professional Quality CAD on Linux with DraftSight

Many computer-aided design (CAD) users in the Linux community were thrilled recently with the beta release of DraftSight, a freeware (meaning zero-cost-but-proprietary) CAD package for Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X. DraftSight's creator, Dassault Systèmes, is a well-known CAD shop most famous for its Windows product SolidWorks. Although this new app is not open source, it is the first professional-level package available for free on Linux that can read and write the industry-standard .DWG file format. Free software CAD still has a long way to go, but for now DraftSight offers Linux users a rare glimmer of hope.

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Stopping Runaway Applications in Linux

With Linux comes great power — and great control. When you're running Linux, you have thousands of applications, utilities, and commands at your fingertips — and ultimate control over those applications as well. When they start, how they start, and (more importantly) how they stop. Let's take a look at some of the commands and utilities you have to master your Linux systems.

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Weekend Project: Create a Paperless Linux Office

The paperless office: whether to combat clutter or save the forests, it has been the dream of many a computer user ever since the first electronic record of, well, probably anything. But it remains elusive, in no small part because whatever your personal intentions, you just cannot control the actions of other people, and many businesses today still insist on sending you printed bills and receipts. You can at least dispense with the filing cabinets, however, by scanning in the documents you need as searchable, full-text PDFs. Fire up the scanner and the weekend.

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How To Set Up A Feng Office Suite Web Server On Ubuntu Server 10.10

This howto describes how to set up a local intranet web based office suite server (on Ubuntu 10.10 server) based on Feng Office which used to be OpenGoo. Feng Office has a range of groupware type...

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