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Enabling the NetworkManager applet on openSUSE

With default settings, the NetworkManager applet on openSUSE is disabled. Here’s how to enable it.

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Installing proprietary codecs in openSUSE

Like many Linux distributions, openSUSE does not come out of the box with proprietary formats for legal reasons. Installing them is easy enough, however.

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The Huawei E153 modem on Mac

Getting the Huawei E153 modem working on Mac is not difficult.

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Freeing disk space on a shared hosting account

Recently my web host informed my that my account was over-quota on disk space usage. Here’s how I tracked down and fixed the problem.

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Freeing space by deleting btrfs snapshots

As a btrfs newbie, I didn’t realize that automatically generated snapshots could accumulate and overrun the root partition. It’s easy enough to fix however.

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Installing the TeamSpeak 3 client on Linux

TeamSpeak is a proprietary VoIP client, server, and protocol. You would set up a server, then you and other users would set up your clients and connect to the server. Here’s how to set up the client on Linux.

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Reinstalling Kano OS using Linux

How to reinstall the operating system of the Kano computer using a Linux box.

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Ripping CDs with Asunder

Asunder lets you save tracks from an audio CD in any of several formats. It’s lightweight and easy to use.

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Using the Enigmail add-on for Thunderbird

Enigmail adds OpenPGP message encryption and authentication to Thunderbird.

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Category managment in Evolution

Tips and tricks for managing categories in Evolution.

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