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=== Welcome to the LXF Wiki Area === === Welcome to the LXF Wiki Area ===
-This site is intended to be a useful information resource for all visitors, created and maintained in co-operation with the community. The beauty of the Wiki is that you can edit it yourself. To edit or create pages, you'll need to register a username -- it only takes a few seconds. '''This front page is protected'''; if there is something you wish to change, email ''mike.saunders@futurenet.co.uk''+This site is intended to be a useful information resource for all visitors, created and maintained in co-operation with the community. The beauty of the Wiki is that you can edit it yourself. To edit or create pages, you'll need to register a username -- it only takes a few seconds. '''This front page is protected'''; if there is something you wish to change, email ''mike.saunders@futurenet.co.uk''. See [[SiteCopyright|this page]] for copyright information.
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 +* '''[[The Answers Archive]]''' - converting solutions from the Answers section of the magazine
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 +* '''[[Error Messages Explained]]''' - how to fix common problems
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 +* '''[[Compiling Made Easy]]''' - build the latest apps from source code
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* '''[[Build your own distro]]''' - a complete guide to the tips and techniques for creating your own custom Linux flavour! Help to keep it up-to-date with your own methods ands ideas. Using the popular Knoppix Live distro, we show you how to open up its contents, change the default software selection, and customise the theme. * '''[[Build your own distro]]''' - a complete guide to the tips and techniques for creating your own custom Linux flavour! Help to keep it up-to-date with your own methods ands ideas. Using the popular Knoppix Live distro, we show you how to open up its contents, change the default software selection, and customise the theme.
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 +<h1>Community Conversion Project</h1>
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 +Want to help convert Linux Format PDFs into wiki text? Visit the [[LXF Community Conversion Project]] page for more information!
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-<h1>Project Cupcake</h1> 
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-'''Project Cupcake''' 
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-[http://www.linuxformat.co.uk/makeitwithmono We asked the world] what they most wanted to see programmed in Mono, and they asked for Dreamweaver. This part of our wiki contains information about our progress... 
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-* [[Project Cupcake Home]] - Project Homepage 
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-* [[The Original Make it with Mono Entry]] 
-* [[Why Cupcake?]] 
-* [[Dreamweaver information]] 
-* [[Our Goals]] 
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-* [[How you can help]] 
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* [[Safer browsing in Firefox]] * [[Safer browsing in Firefox]]
* [[Adding sound to videos]] * [[Adding sound to videos]]
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 +'''Using the shell'''
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 +* [[Shell tutorial part 1|How the command line works]]
 +* [[Shell tutorial part 2|Text formatting]]
 +* [[Shell tutorial part 3|Arrays and ASCII art]]
 +* [[Shell tutorial part 4|Flow control and loops]]
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 +'''Mastering Gimp'''
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 +* [[Gimp part 1|Design an image gallery (pt 1)]]
 +* [[Gimp part 2|Design an image gallery (pt 2)]]
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* [[Audio production - Filters and effects]] * [[Audio production - Filters and effects]]
* [[Audio production - SuperCollider]] * [[Audio production - SuperCollider]]
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 +'''Set up a VoIP phone system'''
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 +* [[Asterisk tutorial]]
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* [[Programming with Mono]] * [[Programming with Mono]]
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 +'''Fixing problems'''
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Welcome to the LXF Wiki Area

This site is intended to be a useful information resource for all visitors, created and maintained in co-operation with the community. The beauty of the Wiki is that you can edit it yourself. To edit or create pages, you'll need to register a username -- it only takes a few seconds. This front page is protected; if there is something you wish to change, email mike.saunders@futurenet.co.uk. See this page for copyright information.

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  • Build your own distro - a complete guide to the tips and techniques for creating your own custom Linux flavour! Help to keep it up-to-date with your own methods ands ideas. Using the popular Knoppix Live distro, we show you how to open up its contents, change the default software selection, and customise the theme.


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