If you are creating a new account on a site, Google Chrome can automatically generate a new secure password for you and insert into the password field. 1. In Google Chrome, type “about:flags” in the omnibox. 2. Scroll down the list till you find the field “Enable password generation“. Click “Enable”. 3. Relaunch the Chrome […]
Other than entering URL and perform a search, you can make use of the Omnibox (aka the address bar) to perform a quick Mathematics calculation. Simply type your sum, like “9 + 5 = ” and the result will show up immediately in the drop down.
In Windows, you can easily convert a storage format from FAT/FAT32 to NTFS without losing the data within. This will allow you to store files more than 4GB. 1. In Windows, open a command prompt. 2. type convert drive_letter: /fs:ntfs For example, convert E: /fs:ntfs would format drive ED: to the NTFS format. Note: This […]
Do you know that the middle mouse click is not as useless as it seems to be? There are several useful things that it can do in a browser. 1. Clicking the middle mouse button (by pressing down the scroll wheel) on a link in a browser will open the link in a new tab. […]
Do you know you can set multiple websites as the home page in Firefox? Here is how you do it: 1. Go to the “Preferences -> General” section in Firefox. 2. At the Home Page input field, enter the URL of the websites that you want to set as home page, separating each URL with […]
If you are looking to access Facebook messenger from your Linux desktop, linuxmessenger is a “Facebook-like” desktop client that you can install in Linux
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There are times when you have some killer tunes bumping on your phone, but a stereo docking station is nowhere to be found. With a little improvisation, you can easily amplify your smartphone’s speakers using common items from around the house.
Do you love the Ribbon UI in Microsoft Office so much that you will try all means necessary to install MS Office in your Linux machine? If this is the case, WPS Office is the one for you.
There are tons of ways to make Firefox runs faster. One of the ways is to turn off the tabs animation so the opening and closing of tabs will be immediate and doesn’t take up much memory. In Firefox, open a new tab and type “about:config” in the address bar. Search for “browser.tabs.aimate” and double […]
Do you know that there is a Ubuntu distro specially for the Chinese? Ubuntu Kylin is the official Chinese Ubuntu distro and it comes with features targeted at the Chinese market. China would probably be its biggest market, but any Chinese in the World will be able to use it, and love it too.
In your Gmail, all you have to do is to enter the term size:10mb in the search box and all emails larger than 10MB will show up in the list. You can change the number to reflect the size you want to filter. This is so far the easiest way to filter your emails by […]
For Mac OS X user, you can quickly access the desktop by pressing the “F11” key on your keyboard. Similarly, press “F11” again to return to the previous state.
Use the patched NotifyOSD to customize the notification bubble for Ubuntu 13.04
if you are still using an old laptop, you might be better off disabling all the windows effects and animations in Ubuntu 13.04 so as to improve the performance of the system.
In Firefox, you can press the “/” key in your keyboard (when your cursor is not in any input field) to quickly activate the Quick Search bar. Alternatively, you can go to “Preferences -> Advanced -> General and tick the box “Search for text when I start typing”. This will allow you to search for […]
You may also have seen PDF files that come with form that you can fill in. In case you are wondering how you can create a PDF file with fillable form, here is one easy way you can do so, and it is free of charge.
By default, when you are composing an email in Gmail, it will popup a compose window at the right bottom corner of the window. A quick trick is to press “Shift” while clicking the Compose button. This will open a bigger Compose area in its own window.
Open the Google Search app in Android and tap the “Mic” icon. Next, tap the Menu button and select “Search with camera”. Take an image of the barcode/qr code and it will take you to the URL embedded in the barcode/qr code.
Be it a laptop or a mobile device, you always want the battery to last as long as possible without it dying on you. If you are running Linux on your laptop, you can make use of the TLP module to manage your computer’s power usage in the background.
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For those who are running a server on their Linux machine, it is important to beef up its security. Lynis is an auditing tool which tests and gathers security information from Unix based systems.
For additional security, you can add a two-factor authentication to your SSH connection so it can prevent hackers from doing brute force attack on your server.
When you boot up your Ubuntu laptop, the bluetooth adaptor is always enabled by default. This is show you can disable the bluetooth module during boot up.
Do you find the scrolling speed in Firefox to be terribly slow? Here is a neat way to fix it.
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Sopcast is a popular way to watch P2P TV on the Internet, but sometime it can be slow or doesn’t work at all. If you are looking for an alternative in Linux, then TV-maxe is the one for you.
Samsung is capable of producing good smart camera as well. We have got our hands on the Samsung MV900F Smart Camera and it is pretty amazing.
Unity Tweak Tool is a configuration tool for the Ubuntu Unity Desktop. It brings all the settings together in a single place so you can access them easily.
WPMU is one of the biggest WordPress plugins developer and seller that supports WordPress, WordPress Network (multisite) and BuddyPress. For our giveaway of the week, we are glad that to have 3 annual WPMU accounts to give away.
WordPress, like any other database driven application, is very prone to having the corrupted database issue. This article shows you how to recover from the issue and get your site back up working again.
If you are one of those people who love to access blocked content from USA, then this BlackVPN TV router is suitable for you.
If you are looking to increase the loading speed of your website, a good way is to setup Google’s PageSpeed Service so Google can optimize and serve the webpage for you.
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Seafile is an open source software that focuses mainly on file synchronization and collaboration. It comes with a cloud storage account like Dropbox and you can also install in your own server like Owncloud. Check it out.
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If you are using Mac and find that your cursor is moving too slowly when you press the Left/Right arrow button, here is how you can adjust the cursor moving speed.
Most email clients render your emails in HTML mode by default, but there are times when you just want to read the emails in plain text. Here are the ways to read emails in plain text in different email clients.
Regardless which email client you are using, when you need to compose an email, you will always need to switch to your email client and click the “Compose” button. Here is a neat trick for you to compose a new email directly from your browser.
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If you are looking to use your own custom color, either for font color or background, in LibreOffice, you will find that there are no visible options for you to define a custom color. Here is how you can add a new custom color to the LibreOffice’s color palette.
The “sources.list” in Ubuntu is an important file that contains all your software repository information. What if, on a fresh install of Ubuntu, you discover that your “sources.list” is empty? Or you need to change the whole repository to one that is specific to your country? Here is how you can generate a new sources list file easily without being a Ubuntu expert.
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To tweak your Mac OSX, you often have to go deep into the System Preferences or through the terminal. With Mountain Tweaks, you now have all your tweaks available in a single place, and activating them is only a few clicks away.
A basic SSH server is vulnerable to brute force attack. Fail2Ban can detect malicious attack on your server and block the IP accordingly. Here is how you can configure Fail2Ban to protect your SSH server in Ubuntu.