Archive | November, 2008

How to set up a different wallpaper on each desktop in Vista or XP if you have dual (or multi) monitors

By Viktor Ustijanoski | 30 November 2008

If you are bored watching the same background on your dual or more monitors, you should try this free multi monitor desktop wallpaper software – Display Fusion. Display Fusion will make your dual (or multi) monitor...
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How to restore original VLC skin and config on Ubuntu

By Viktor Ustijanoski | 29 November 2008

If you already install new VLC skins and now you want default skin becouse many options are gone, or you mess up the options and want to start from beginning follow this simple tutorial: Go to...
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Install GIMP, Inscape and Blender – Ubuntu default graphic trio

By Admin | 28 November 2008

GIMP GIMP is Ubuntu’s default raster editor and acts as a reasonable replacement for Adobe Photoshop. It is the GNU Image Manipulation Program, for X Windows systems. GIMP by default is part of Ubuntu. You can...
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How to display Google PageRank on Firefox without installing Google Toolbar

By Viktor Ustijanoski | 28 November 2008

If you want to display Google PageRank for every site you’re visiting, without installing Google toolbar, click here to install Firefox add-on “Live PageRank”. Next, by clicking “Add to Firefox” you will install add on to...
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How to install Microsoft Office 2007 on Ubuntu

By Viktor Ustijanoski | 28 November 2008

This is easy tutorial of how to install MS Office 2007 on Ubuntu under Wine. If you already have Wine installed, skip to step 2. Open terminal and enter: sudo apt-get install wine Download and save...
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How to fix Xine`s WMV playback on Ubuntu Linux

By Admin | 27 November 2008

If you are looking for solution how to fix Xine’s WMV playback on Ubuntu Linux (if it is broken) follow this simple tutorial: In terminal: cp ~/.xine/catalog.cache ~/.xine/catalog.cache.backupgedit ~/.xine/catalog.cache Find the following section: [/usr/lib/xine/plugins/1.0.0/xineplug_decode_w32dll.so]size=173768mtime=1112804124type=131api=15id=win32aversion=10000supported_types=50593792 52428800 52822016...
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Windows tip: How to automatically end Non-responsive tasks

By Admin | 27 November 2008

Windows from some reason (or no reason) sometimes can froze some task. If you don’t like to bother with CTRL-ALT-DEL solution to end that task set your system to automatically end Non-responsive tasks. Here is the...
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How to disable unnecessary services in Windows XP

By Admin | 26 November 2008

Windows XP runs a lot of services in the background. Stopping or disabling some of services will impact in increasing system speed and increasing computer RAM usage. Most of the services are not necessary to the...
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How to fix NTOSKRNL Missing or Corrupt

By Admin | 25 November 2008

Windows tip: If you get an error that “NTOSKRNL not found”, here is steps how you can fix that: Insert and boot from your WindowsXP CD. At the first R=Repair option, press the R key Press...
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How to fix IPCONFIG Error

By Admin | 25 November 2008

This is short Windows tip. In some cases when you run IPCONFIG you can get an error: An internal error occured: The request is not supported.Please contact Microsoft Product Support Services for further help.Additional information: Unable...
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Windows tip: How to overclock Nvidia Video cards

By Admin | 25 November 2008

If you have Nvidea graphic card you may know that Nvidia’s video driver package has an overclocking component to it, but it is disabled by default and can only be re-enabled by editing the registry manually...
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How to connect USB guitar pedal or any USB music instrument and configure JACK to play and record on Ubuntu Linux

By Viktor Ustijanoski | 25 November 2008

If you are a musician or hobbyist player and if you have USB music gear, you can use your Ubuntu computer for playing, practicing or recording. This first tutorial is how to connect your USB music...
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Linux backup and restore using tar command

By Admin | 24 November 2008

Real, reliable, automated backup requires an infrastructure of disparate requirements that is really easy to screw up. I would be surprised if more than 5% of desktop GNU/Linux users are currently practicing an automatically scheduled backup...
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Windows tip: How to clear the Pagefile on Shutdown

By Admin | 24 November 2008

A pagefile or swap file is a reserved portion of a hard disk that is used as an extension of random access memory (RAM) for data in RAM that hasn’t been used recently. A pagefile can...
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Thunderbird mail notifier (minimize to panel) for Ubuntu

By Viktor Ustijanoski | 22 November 2008

I use Thunderbird a lot, but running all the time minimized on my panel is really a mess with many open apps, so I always wanted a little Thunderbird notification icon on the panel notification section,...
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Thunderbird mail notifier (minimize to tray) for Windows XP and Vista

By Viktor Ustijanoski | 22 November 2008

I use Thunderbird a lot, but running all the time minimized on my taskbar is really a mess with many open apps, so I always wanted a little Thunderbird notification icon on the taskbar notification section,...
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New Debian Linux project – screenshots service

By Admin | 22 November 2008

Debian team work on interesting project – http://screenshots.debian.net. New open project was created to help Debian users getting an impression of what certain software will look like on your desktop before you install it. This is...
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VIA and Openchrome development team become brothers in arms

By Admin | 22 November 2008

VIA technology continue with its open source initiation and open over 450 pages of its documentation. As you may know, VIA start partnership with Openchrome development team. There has been a lot of noise about VIA’s...
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Open CMD from a specific folder in Windows Explorer

By Admin | 22 November 2008

Windows setting doesn’t allow you to open CMD from a specific folder by “Right-click”. One way to do this is: (1) Start –> Run –> CMD –> Ok; (2) browse to your desired folder with CD...
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How to save hard drive space from system restore utility in XP

By Admin | 21 November 2008

Windows XP’s system restore utility by default uses 12% of each hard drive in your system. That’s a lot of not used space. With reducing this percentage, you will reduce the amount of restore points system...
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