When your computer crashes, there is a chance that your filesystem will get corrupted or damage in the process. It is advisable to do a filesystem check regularly to make sure that it is running properly and free of error. In Linux, there is this powerful command “fsck” that you can use to check and repair your filesystem.
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The dock in Mac can get messy very fast if you minimize a lot of windows at the same time. Here is a simple trick to quickly reduce dock clutter.
Most of the Live USB creator tool are for Linux. If you are a Windows user, you can make use of Universal USB Installer to quickly download the distro and create a Live USB with it.
While Android doesn’t show notification on the lockscreen by default, that doesn’t mean you can’t add the feature in. NiLS Notification Lock Screen is a useful Android app that can show notifications in the lockscreen and allows you to take necessary actions in it, without unlocking the phone.
You don’t usually anything when you type a password in the terminal. Here is how you can get it to show password asterisk while typing password.
Windows 8 comes with an Optimize Drive feature that can send TRIM command to SSD. What about Ubuntu? How can you enable TRIM for SSD in Ubuntu? Here’s how.
Most people think that you can only run a lightweight Linux distro on USB drive. Porteus is a full-featured Linux distro that you well optimized to be installed on USB drive and other removable storage device.
If you are really concern about the privacy of your email, you should really consider encrypt your Gmail message so even Google can’t view it.
Facebook recently released a new feature that allows anyone to embed Facebook post on their website. Here is how you can embed Facebook post on your site.
With the latest version of Opera, you can now install Chrome extensions in Opera and it just like in Chrome. Here is how you can do it.
If you have several Skype accounts and wish to connect to them all at the same time, you will be frustrated at the limitation of the Skype client. Here is the workaround for you to run multiple Skype accounts in various OS.
There are times when you need to synchronize several folders in your computer, such as syncing several folders to the Dropbox folder. Synkron is a cross-platform compatible application that allows you to synchronize files and folders in your computer. It works in Windows, Mac and Linux and it can help you keep your files and folders updated.
XFCE is a great desktop manager that is both lightweight and customizable. If you are tired of Gnome or KDE and are planning to switch to XFCE, this tutorial will show you how to customize the XFCE desktop.
In Linux, you can hide a file by adding a “.” to the beginning of the filename. In Mac, you can use the chflags command to hide files or folders.
If you are a Mac user, you will know that it doesn’t allows you to permanently delete files from the context menu. Wouldn’t it be great if you can add a “Delete” option in the context menu so you can quickly and easily delete the file/folder?
If you have your own web server, you can use BitTorrent Sync as a backup tool. Here is how you can setup BitTorrent Sync on a Linux server.
Samsung Galaxy S4 comes with a hovering control feature that allows you to answer the call without touching the screen. What about the rest of us? Here is a good alternative for you to achieve the same effect without breaking your phone.
It can be pretty annoying when the screensaver pop in to take over the screen while you were watching video. What solutions do you have in Ubuntu to prevent the screen from going to sleep, or dimming down?
While there are tons of addons that you can install in Firefox to minimize its memory usage, sometime you may just want to use a simple method without installing yet another extension. Since Firefox 22 there is a native feature that allows you to quickly minimize the memory usage of Firefox.