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How To Install And Configure Cairo Dock In Ubuntu Intrepid

How To Install And Configure Cairo Dock In Ubuntu Intrepid

Cairo dock is a Mac OSX dock-like application that you can install in your Linux machine. One of the advantage that it has over other docks is that it does not require any compositing window manager to work. Even on a low-end PC, it will still work fine. This is not possible for docks like […]

5 Powerful Video Converters For Mac That You Can Use For Free

5 Powerful Video Converters For Mac That You Can Use For Free

There are many occasions where you need to convert a video from one format to another. For example, you want to convert a video to iPhone format so you can transfer to it and watch it on the move, or you want to convert the raw footage of your outdoor video shoot into a format […]

Sync Your Passwords Across Different Browsers With LastPass

Sync Your Passwords Across Different Browsers With LastPass

It is not surprising to see that most browsers come with their own password manager to allow you to save all your login passwords. The only problem is, they are not cross-browser compatible. What you stored in your Firefox browser can’t be used in Internet Explorer or Safari. In addition, if you are out travelling […]

Make Your Windows XP/Vista Functions Like Windows 7

Make Your Windows XP/Vista Functions Like Windows 7

If you have downloaded and try out Windows 7 beta on your computer, you will know that it comes with plenty of useful features and an improved usability over its previous version. If you like the features very much and would like to implement them to your existing version of Windows (XP or Vista), here […]

How to Dual Boot Windows Vista And Windows 7

How to Dual Boot Windows Vista And Windows 7

For those of you who have waited long for the beta release of Windows 7, Micosoft has finally released the link for you to download a copy to test. In case you have not downloaded, here is the link: Windows 7 beta 32-bit version Windows 7 beta 64-bit version (the download is no longer available) […]

Turn Your Ubuntu Intrepid Into Mac OSX Leopard

Turn Your Ubuntu Intrepid Into Mac OSX Leopard

This is an updated version of my previous post Turn Ubuntu Hardy into Mac OSX. That post was written six months ago and many things have changed during this period of time: release of Ubuntu Intrepid, newer Mac4Lin theme, better globalmenu applet etc. As such, I have decided to rewrite this tutorial for the Intrepid […]

Retrieve And Change Your Windows Product Key With RockXP

Retrieve And Change Your Windows Product Key With RockXP

What happen if you wanted to reinstall your Windows XP, but found that you have lost your product key? Well, you can either hack into the system registry to check out the product key (that is, if you have the expertise) or go online and search for a pirated key. Alternatively, you can use RockXP […]

MouseAway: Keep Your Mouse Cursor Out Of The Way

MouseAway: Keep Your Mouse Cursor Out Of The Way

MouseAway is a small application that detects the location of your mouse pointer and keyboard cursor and move the mouse away them if they are too close. In most situation, when you use the mouse to change the keyboard cursor location, the mouse pointer always end up in the same position as the keyboard cursor […]

Upgrading to Virtualbox 2.1 In Ubuntu Intrepid

Upgrading to Virtualbox 2.1 In Ubuntu Intrepid

Virtualbox released their latest version 2.1 last week. If you have not upgraded your existing copy of Virtualbox, I would advise you to do it now. There are several new features in Virtualbox 2.1. Support for 64-bit guests on 32-bit host operating systems – If you have a 64-bit processor, you can now install/run a […]