PCLinuxOS Magazine March 2007
Issue 7

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  • EditorialThis time we have lots of good stuff. There's an article on setting up Beryl in .94/2007 and a description of some of the application and menu changes as well.
  1. Application ChangesWe are on the verge of the release of the much anticipated PCLinuxOS 2007. Find out what is new, what is gone, and what is still in the default menu. Included in 2007 are Beryl, Compiz, Aixgl, and Xgl for 3D graphics support.
  2. BerylSpinning cubes, wobbly windows, what's the big deal? Find out for yourself. Here's how to setup Beryl.
  3. Ripping AudioRecord audio tapes into convenient files to play on PCLinuxOS. In fact, we'll be able to record any audio signal we can lay our hands on, including broadcast radio by the time we're done.
  4. GnomeLinux is about choice! Gnome lovers will be happy to find PCLinuxOS isn't just for KDE. Configure Gnome just to your preferences.
  5. Embedding Images in GmailThis is how to embed images in Gmail.
  6. Linux TwinViewTwo Monitors - Twice the Fun! But not if you don't know how to make it work. This article will make setting up TwinView a breeze on PCLinuxOS.
  7. How to MultibootThe first consideration in creating a multi-boot set up is hard disk size. Your HDD must be of sufficient size to contain all of the distributions that you wish to install. Twenty GB is of sufficient size to comfortably boot two distros. Read more for crucial steps to successfully multiboot operating systems.
  8. Red Root PromptOne excellent way to make sure you don't accidently destroy your linux install is to modify your terminal prompt when you are logged in as root. How about 'Red' for warning!
  9. New Kid in TownHave you heard that Linux is hard to install? Then you haven't been listening to new PCLinuxOS users!
  10. How to ContributeThere are many ways that users can contribute to the success of Linux, Free Software, and PCLinuxOS. Come see how you can help!
  11. R-BaseR is a language and environment for statistical computing and graphics. It is is widely used for statistical software development and data analysis, and has become a de-facto standard among statisticians for the development of statistical software. This is how one user set it up to work in PCLinuxOS