HDR Photos on Linux Ubuntu Gutsy 7.10 with QtpfsGUI

December 22, 2007

Have you ever seen HDR photos?

The meaning of HDR is High Dynamic Range Imaging. This technology of image manipulation is produced using a range of exposured photos. In fact if you have a good Digital Camera, you can make some shots with different Exposure Levels. HDR Image Generation produce only one picture from your images with different exposure levels.
Using HDR you can see many good effects from your photos.

What are requirements?

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Apache – Alias Configuration with ServerAlias

December 13, 2007

What is Alias?

Alias is an alternative name to delivery a domain name. For example we have www.smokinglinux.com domain name configured correctly in our apache configuration files and we want other domains linking directly on our master domain or subdomains linking on www.smokinglinux.com. To know better this tutorial you have to see a configuration sample attached below:

NameVirtualHost 127.0.0.1:80

<VirtualHost 127.0.0.1:80>
ServerName www.smokinglinux.com
ServerAlias smokinglinux.com web.smokinglinux.com
DocumentRoot /var/www/smokinglinux.com
</VirtualHost>

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Install VMware Player on Ubuntu Gutsy 7.10

December 3, 2007

This tutorial explain how install VMware Player on Ubuntu Gutsy. There are two ways to install VMware Player, but the easiest way produce many errors. I hope that you want install VMware Player with the best procedure. In fact many tutorial on the net suggest you to download RPM package from VMware Website and convert it in a deb package with alien. This way not is a good way because you could have these errors:

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Play your Windows Games with Wine and DirectX

November 27, 2007

Microsoft DirectX is a collection of libraries for game programming. With Runtime installed on your Windows Desktop you can run the most important commercial games. On linux you can’t have DirectX installed natively as part of system and there isn’t a Linux Binary versione of it. So, you can’t run windows games on Linux. To have DirectX games on your Linux you can try Wine. Wine (wine is not emulator) is a wrapper of windows libraries, so you can use windows software on your Linux Desktop. Many of windows software don’t run on Linux with Wine, but you can try particular configuration of Wine to see if you can run your favorite windows game or software. To install a Windows Game on Linux you have to install and configure DirectX on wine. This tutorial explain how to install DirectX.

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