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How to make a bootable Kali Linux 2.0 USB with persistence that save files

So, you want to change the settings, update, and save some files in Kali Linux Live USB without losing your work.How to make a bootable Kali Linux 2.0 USB with persistence. Persistence means that all the data changes that take place while you are usi...
by BMT on Feb 13, 2016

My laptop is overheating quickly: tips and tricks for better thermal management

My laptop is overheating quickly: tips and tricks for better thermal management [ TL;DR: Tips and tricks for better thermal management on laptops, to avoid overheating ] Some laptops and notebook/netbook computers have a much better thermal manageme...
by Windows And Linux Howtos on Jul 24, 2014

Collection of Firefox memory and config tweaks to make FF a lot faster

I’ve been a Firefox user since its first versions, way back, when the norm for a pretty good computer was a CPU at around 900 mhz and a 20GB HDD was considered huge (around here, in Eastern Europe, most technologies get adopted a bit later ). I...
by Windows And Linux Howtos on May 15, 2014

Import chrome/chromium passwords into firefox

There are at least 1.980.000 results on google alone, if you search for the phrase “import chrome passwords into firefox”, or “export chrome passwords into firefox”, “export chromium passwords to firefox” or someth...
by Windows And Linux Howtos on May 11, 2014

How to clear memory cache & swap space on your Linux system

If you think your Linux system has decreased performance,you can try  some workarounds such  clear the memory cache and clear the swap space.To clear the filesystem's memory cache, run the following commands:[root@development ~]# sync[root@...
by Adee Riswan Online on Sep 18, 2013

How to add or switch keyboard layouts in linux debian, ubuntu or linux mint

How to add a new keyboard layout on your Linux Mint, Debian, or Ubuntu box. One of the most important aspect of computer-aided work is being able to do with the computer, all the things one would be able to do without it, and this is so much more val...
by Windows And Linux Howtos on May 2, 2013

How to add or switch keyboard layouts in linux debian, ubuntu or linux mint

How to add a new keyboard layout on your Linux Mint, Debian, or Ubuntu box. One of the most important aspect of computer-aided work is being able to do with the computer, all the things one would be able to do without it, and this is so much more val...
by Windows And Linux Howtos on May 2, 2013

How to still use your old G4 eMac efficiently with linux PPC

I am still using a very old eMac G4 today, and I still consider it a very efficient computer. I can do all the things I need to do in my day-to-day work, blogging, image editing, writing articles, managing several facebook apps, facebook comments, et...
by Windows And Linux Howtos on Mar 31, 2013

How to still use your old G4 eMac efficiently with linux PPC

I am still using a very old eMac G4 today, and I still consider it a very efficient computer. I can do all the things I need to do in my day-to-day work, blogging, image editing, writing articles, managing several facebook apps, facebook comments, et...
by Windows And Linux Howtos on Mar 31, 2013

Terminal missing in Ubuntu when you press ALT+CTRL+F1…F6

If you have come across a situation, on your linux machine, when for whatever reason you do NOT have a tty terminal at your disposal when you press ALT+CTRL+F1… to F6, here are some of the things you should check. On EasyPeasy, I have found tha...
by Windows And Linux Howtos on Mar 9, 2013

Terminal missing in Ubuntu when you press ALT+CTRL+F1…F6

If you have come across a situation, on your linux machine, when for whatever reason you do NOT have a tty terminal at your disposal when you press ALT+CTRL+F1… to F6, here are some of the things you should check. On EasyPeasy, I have found tha...
by Windows And Linux Howtos on Mar 9, 2013

Install Ubuntu Touch Developer Preview on Nexus Devices

First of all, you will need to unlock your device. Doing so may result in voiding the warranty of the device, so you will have to perform the process at your own risk. The Ubuntu Touch Developer Preview is intended to be used for development and eva...
by Latest Tech News on Feb 22, 2013

How to install latest adobe flash in Chrome/Chromium in Linux Mint

If you happen to use the same operating system as me, which is Linux Mint, and want to get for your Chrome, Chromium, or Firefox browser the latest version of Adobe Flash Player, you might run into trouble if you simply select APT for Ubuntu 10+ in t...
by Windows And Linux Howtos on Jan 27, 2013

Ubuntu 12.04 : How to enable automatic login

I know that automatic login feature (either on Windows or Linux) is a very-very bad idea. But sometimes this feature is still needed, especially for computers that are used for public area and do not have confidential data.On Ubuntu, you can switch o...
by Adee Riswan Online on May 15, 2012

Ubuntu 12.04 : How to make your Ubuntu looks spacious, neat, and clean as Windows XP

One of the many things I hate about Ubuntu is the huge characters on its UI. It's make a narrow and crowded experiences when you use Ubuntu on a tiny display netbook. Apparently we can solve this by shrinking the text size into small size through the...
by Adee Riswan Online on Apr 30, 2012

Official GNOME Shell Extensions

Official GNOME Shell Extensions Available In The WebUpd8 GNOME 3 PPA For Ubuntu 11.10The latest official GNOME Shell Extensions (version 3.2.0) are now available in the WebUpd8 GNOME 3 PPA for Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot. This PPA is an attempt to h...
by Learn Ethical Hacking on Oct 17, 2011


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