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Convert Audio with Ease in KDE

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I ripped a couple of CD’s for my son this evening. In the process, I decided to setup Kalarm and Korganizer on his computer so that he could set alarms to remind him to do various chores around the house. While doing all of this, I needed a .wav file so that he could use […]

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Autostart Apps in PCLinuxOS 2007 (KDE)

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There’s a question that is often asked via IRC on freenode #pclinuxos-support. Many people want to know how to get programs to startup immediately upon login. Now there are two ways to do this…kind of. Actually, there is only one way to get programs to autostart but there is another way you can have programs […]

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PCLinuxOS 2007, USR5411 MaxG Wireless Primer

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So you’ve just installed PCLinuxOS 2007 TR4 on your laptop and your wireless card is detected! Finally, a distro gets it right! However, you’re not too sure how to proceed next…do you manage the device through the PCLinuxOS Control Center? Do you start another program and work that way? Do you use KDE’s built in […]

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Dealing with Runaway Processes

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Have you ever been using your Linux distro and suddenly found a program won’t close? It’s frustrating when an application hangs. In Windows, one could right click on the taskbar and choose “Task Manager” and kill the hanging process (which doesn’t always work BTW). In Linux, you can also kill these hanging processes. First, if […]

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KDE Shortcut Keys

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Most people know shortcuts in Windows but neglect to find out shortcuts in KDE when they make the switch to Linux. So, if you have a shortcut in KDE that isn’t covered here…please comment it so that others can benefit from your knowledge! PS: Some of these might not work with your version of KDE…just […]

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Schedule Tasks in Linux with Ease – Kcron

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When I first started using Linux, one of the most daunting tasks was creating crontabs to automate processes. For example, one might want to rotate apache logs (done automatically now by most distros) or perhaps pull info out of those logs, paste them to a file, and send said file to the webmaster. Now this […]

Go to File >> Save and now you're in business. Never forget to save AFTER you've altered the task, otherwise your changes will go right out the window.

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