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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''
-Although no doubt this site will grow organically with all sorts of information, we would like to keep it Linux specific. Inevitably, owing to the pace of change in the computing world, some of the information will date quickly. Please help keep it up-to-date!+<table width="100%">
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-'''Tutorials'''+<div style="float:right;padding:10px;">[http://www.linuxformat.co.uk/images/wiki/build_distro/result.png http://www.linuxformat.co.uk/images/wiki/build_distro/thumb-result.png]</div>
-* [[LXF Tutorials]] - In-depth guides originally from the magazine+* '''[[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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'''Documentation''' '''Documentation'''
* [[LXF HOWTOs]] - Walkthroughs written by the community * [[LXF HOWTOs]] - Walkthroughs written by the community
* [[Linux Glossary]] - A list of terms and software with brief explanations * [[Linux Glossary]] - A list of terms and software with brief explanations
-* [[NewbieZone]] - Guides and FAQs specifically for Linux novices 
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* [[Linux on Laptops]] - Information about running Linux on your laptop * [[Linux on Laptops]] - Information about running Linux on your laptop
* [[Linux Format]] - About the magazine * [[Linux Format]] - About the magazine
-* [http://linuxformat.co.uk/wiki/index.php/Category:Distro Distros] - Facts and user opinions on Linux distributions 
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 +<h1>Linux distros</h1>
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 +[[CentOS]] | [[Debian]] | [[Frugalware]] | [[Gentoo]] | [[Knoppix]] | [[Mandriva]] | [[Red Hat]] | [[SUSE]] | [[Slackware]] | [[Ubuntu]]
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 +<h1>New to Linux?</h1>
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 +* [[What is Linux?]] - A friendly [[FAQ]] outlining the history of Linux, and what it can do for you
 +* [[Distros]] - What is a distro, and what's the difference between them?
 +* [[Recommended Reading]] - Links to newbie-friendly information where you can find out more.
 +* [[Linux and Games]] - Information about games running in Linux
 +* [[Hardware]] - Hardware that works with Linux
 +* [[Software]] - How to get software and how to use it
 +* [[LXF HOWTOs]] - Guides on using Linux
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 +* [[NewbieZone]] - Visit our newbie zone for more information!
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 +<h1>Project Cupcake</h1>
'''Project Cupcake''' '''Project Cupcake'''
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* [[Project Cupcake Home]] - Project Homepage * [[Project Cupcake Home]] - Project Homepage
-* [[Project Cupcake Downloads]] - Downloads 
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 +* [[The Original Make it with Mono Entry]]
 +* [[Why Cupcake?]]
 +* [[Dreamweaver information]]
 +* [[Our Goals]]
 +* [[Release schedule]]
 +* [[Other MiwM entries]]
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 +* [[How you can help]]
 +* [[Contact information]]
 +* [[Developer information]]
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 +'''Featured tutorials'''
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 +* [[Build your own distro]]
 +* [[58 Cool Hacks]]
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 +'''Beginner's guides'''
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 +* [[Package management tools (apt and rpm)]]
 +* [[Compression with Ark and File Roller]]
 +* [[Create a desktop for kids]]
 +* [[Set up your printer]]
 +* [[Safer browsing in Firefox]]
 +* [[Adding sound to videos]]
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 +'''Sound'''
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 +* [[Audio production - JACK]]
 +* [[Audio production - Synthesis]]
 +* [[Audio production - Sound generation]]
 +* [[Audio production - Filters and effects]]
 +* [[Audio production - SuperCollider]]
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 +'''Programming with Mono and C#'''
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 +* [[Programming with Mono]]
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 +'''Perl programming'''
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 +* [[Perl - Getting started]]
 +* [[Perl - Regular expressions]]
 +* [[Perl - Flow control]]
 +* [[Perl - Modules]]
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 +'''Using Subversion'''
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 +* [[Subversion - Setting up]]
 +* [[Subversion - Accessing servers]]
 +* [[Subversion - Branches, tags and mergers]]
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 +'''Coding with PHP'''
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 +* [[PHP - Optimisation]]
 +* [[PHP - Handling tar files part 1]]
 +* [[PHP - Handling tar files part 2]]
 +* [[PHP - Performance tuning]]
 +* [[PHP - Optimising MySQL queries]]
 +* [[PHP - Output buffering]]
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 +* [[PHP - Sockets]]
 +* [[PHP - Using PEAR]]
 +* [[PHP - Introducing PHP 5]]
 +* [[PHP - Magic functions and XML]]
 +* [[PHP - SQLite]]
 +* [[PHP - Forking processes]]
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 +* [[PHP - Alarm functions]]
 +* [[PHP - Secure coding]]
 +* [[PHP - Interfict planning]]
 +* [[PHP - Interfict - how it works]]
 +* [[PHP - Interfict and SQL]]
 +* [[PHP - Interfict inventories]]
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 +* [[PHP - Regular expressions]]
 +* [[PHP - Finishing Interfict]]
 +* [[PHP - MySQL 4.1]]
 +* [[PHP - Tidy extension]]
 +* [[PHP - Form handling]]
 +* [[PHP - Validating data]]
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 +* [[PHP - Spell checking]]
 +* [[PHP - The Curl library]]
 +* [[PHP - Using ncurses]]
 +* [[PHP - The Monty Hall Problem]]
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Revision as of 11:19, 3 Sep 2007

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

Featured article

thumb-result.png (http://www.linuxformat.co.uk/images/wiki/build_distro/result.png)
  • 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.


Popular articles

Documentation

  • LXF HOWTOs - Walkthroughs written by the community
  • Linux Glossary - A list of terms and software with brief explanations


Information


Linux distros

CentOS | Debian | Frugalware | Gentoo | Knoppix | Mandriva | Red Hat | SUSE | Slackware | Ubuntu


New to Linux?

  • What is Linux? - A friendly FAQ outlining the history of Linux, and what it can do for you
  • Distros - What is a distro, and what's the difference between them?
  • Recommended Reading - Links to newbie-friendly information where you can find out more.
  • Linux and Games - Information about games running in Linux
  • Hardware - Hardware that works with Linux
  • Software - How to get software and how to use it
  • LXF HOWTOs - Guides on using Linux


  • NewbieZone - Visit our newbie zone for more information!


Project Cupcake

Project Cupcake

We asked the world (http://www.linuxformat.co.uk/makeitwithmono) what they most wanted to see programmed in Mono, and they asked for Dreamweaver. This part of our wiki contains information about our progress...



Featured tutorials


Beginner's guides


Sound


Programming with Mono and C#


Perl programming


Using Subversion


Coding with PHP





WARNING

Wiki sites can be very powerful and useful, but because users have the ability to create and modify them, they can succumb to misuse. Linux Format cannot accept any responsibility for the material on this site. There is a chance someone could post offensive material, so parents may wish to monitor or control access to this area, in the same way it is appropriate to monitor the use of newsgroups. See LXFWikiGuidelines for info on what is considered acceptable content. If you spot something you find offensive, libellous or otherwise illegal, you can either edit it yourself and/or contact mike.saunders@futurenet.co.uk