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How to Stop Windows 8 and 8.1 from Downloading Windows 10 Automatically

Microsoft has presented Windows 10 as a Free Windows Operating System for anyone who has a registered version of Windows 7, Windows 8 and 8.1. Unfortunately Microsoft doesn't seem to ask you if you really want to install Windows 10 on your PC. Before taking a decision I would like you to read the following post...

Install ATI AMD Catalyst Drivers for Hybrid Graphics Card on Ubuntu/Kubuntu

This tutorial works for AMD Hybrid Graphics Card on Ubuntu 11.04 / 11.10 please note following: On HP Pavilion dv6 6181sl (probably all Pavilion 6xxx series) ATI AMD Drivers like ATI AMD Catalyst 11.xx don’t work! On HP Pavilion dv6 6181sl (probably all Pavilion 6xxx series) Ubuntu x86-64bit installed, Kubuntu x86-64bit installed ATI AMD Drivers like ATI...
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How to Install Windows 8.1 and 10 on a non-UEFI Computer

Usually when we have to install a Windows Operating System (OS) on a computer we have to boot it from a bootable CD or a bootable USB flash that includes Windows installation. We can do it by going to BIOS and changing Boot devices order and choosing the first booting device as our CD-ROM drive...
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How to Make Windows Defender to Clean All Infections, Not Only Viruses

Windows Defender is an antivirus application which is integrated by default in Windows 8 and Windows 10, it can clean your PC from malware and adware not only viruses. Some year back, Microsoft created its own antivirus solution. This solution was called Windows Security Essentials and could be installed on Windows XP. As Windows XP was discontinued,...
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Linux Remote Desktop to Windows

Yes, there is a way of connecting to Windows remote on desktop, however most of the administrators use and always work within a Windows environment. Many times administrators would want to connect to a remote Windows machine that has already been incorporated to a Linux system, and most of them are used to doing this...
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How to Enable the Dark Theme in Microsoft Office 2016

I thing that you already know that you can change your Windows theme in any color. But did you know that you can change a dark theme in your Microsoft Office 2016? Dark themes have benefits for you health, they can reduce eye strain and it just looks stylish. The last Microsoft Office 2016 now comes...
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Ubuntu vs Windows 7: Head to Head

Despite Windows release long time ago Windows 8 and 10, it doesn’t come as a surprise that many Windows PC users worldwide still use Windows 7, the most resilient operating system made by Microsoft. Windows 7 came as a rescue for Windows Vista, which miserably failed. So what did Microsoft do right with windows 7?...

What is Custom Recovery Image

By default Windows 8 has the ability to reset your PC like it was just installed, however you have the possibility to create a custom recovery image which will contain your current settings and installed settings. It's better to create a custom recovery image of your PC just after you got fresh installed PC, install your...
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Beginner’s Guide: How to Install Eclipse on Ubuntu

For a long time, the only recommended way to install Eclipse on Ubuntu has been using the distribution’s package manager. Sad news though, is that these distributions only contain versions 3.8.1-5.1 of Eclipse, which unfortunately doesn’t support Maven integration, a requirement for eclipse. This leaves us with the option of manually installing Eclipse only, and...
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What You Need To Know About MacBook Models

You might have been using a MacBook model for sometimes now but maybe, you don’t know everything about it. Sometimes you miss some great features in your MacBook because you are afraid of using things you are not sure about. It’s always good not to make any changes your MacBook unless you are sure about...
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How to Enable and Disable Services in Ubuntu

In Ubuntu we have services that we can enable and disable using Graphical User Interface ( GUI ), for example through the Startup Application, you can find it by searching for "Startup". Other way to enable and disable services is through the terminal. To enable and disable services through terminal you have to open the terminal by searching...
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How to Install JDK on Ubuntu

Java Development Kit also known as JDK is important when compiling Java applications including Apache Maven, Apache Ant, Eclipse and intelli J IDEA. If you want to install JDK in your system, the first thing that comes to your mind is spending money to pay for the service. However, you can do it and all...

How to Fix Blue Screen of Death (BSOD)

Over time, Windows has captured fame through its Blue Screen of Death. It's annoying, however it can be easily disabled but this doesn't solve your problems. What is a BSoD? The blue screen itself is a log of diagnostics information collected by the system to help the user or technician figure out what goes wrong with the computer...

How to Mirror Your Mac Screen to Your Apple TV

We can use Chromecast device for mirroring your desktop or Android devices to your TV, but if you are using an Apple TV, you can do the same thing with your Mac device. Apple TV costs $69, it's a very attractive device. Anyway we would recoomend much cheaper Chromecast for your streaming needs. Google's Chromecast works with iPhone...
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How do I enable the “Universe” repository on Ubuntu?

Repositories are the thousands of Ubuntu programs available online for the needs of Ubuntu users. Many of these programs are stored in software archives which are commonly referred to as repositories. Read more: What are Package Manager, Package Management and Repositories in Linux? Enable Universe Repository from Ubuntu Software Center 1. To enable the so called "Universe" repository, which...

How to Reset Ubuntu Administrative Password

In Ubuntu by default the first user's account which is created is an administrative account. If you lost your Administrative Account password you will have somehow to reset the password, and yes it's possible to do it, but from recovery mode. Note this tutorial can work also for Kubuntu. Here is how to do it. To reset...
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Windows 10: Configure Update & Security

As we already saw from Windows 8.1. Looks like Microsoft Windows 10 is trying to force you to take all updates and drivers from Microsoft, including the Windows Defender which can be used as an antivirus and malware blocker. It is OK that Microsoft thinks about security, but sometimes we need some custom configurations for our needs,...

How to run programs on startup in Windows 8 using Task Scheduler

The Task Scheduler allows you to run programs on startup, at a specific time interval or maybe when something happens. Also it allows you to run apps using administrator privileges. How to run applications at startup on Windows 8 & 8.1 Step 1: Navigate to Control Panel -> System and Security -> Administrative Tools -> Task Scheduler Step 2:...
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How to Configure Unity

The easiest way to configure Unity menu in Ubuntu is by installing CompizConfig Settings Manager (ccsm). Install CompizConfig Settings Manager: CCSM can be flaky be careful, it can break things and you can get a broken window manager, see this question to reset your configuration. Install the CompizConfig Settings Manager (CCSM). Hit Alt-F2 and input about:config and hit enter. What can it do? You can...

How To Block & Unblock Websites in Ubuntu?

If you are using Ubuntu and need to block site like Torrent, or Social Networks like Facebook, Twitter, you can do it easy. Blocking and Unblocking websites in Ubuntu is easy. You can Block them so your kids will not use them, or you can block websites as Root and then the sites will remain blocked...

What will give us Windows 10

Microsoft had a small event were was presented information about new Windows 9, nope, it was not 9, I don't know where has disappeared Windows 9, because new Windows from called Windows 10. Microsoft presented a small introduction saying that Windows 10 is it in the early stages and a lot of things will be...

How to Install Apps on Windows Phone 8

With Windows Phone 8, you can now access a new generation of apps that are purely built on new technologies. Apps make it easy for you to access various online platforms either for work or just to have fun. With an app, you do not have to go to a website, you just click on it...
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How to Rename Multiple Files on Mac

When you have a bucket of files and you want to rename all of them, it's not necessary to rename them one-by-one or to search for applications that will do this trick for you. Almost every new OS, already has this feature inbuilt. Apple just introduced this feature in its new OS X Yosemite How to...

System Load Indicator for Ubuntu

Using Ubuntu doesn't mean that you will not have fancy widgets or other cool features that you used to have on you Windows OS. We will show you how to install System Load Indicator, which will appear on your Ubuntu's taskbar where it will show  graph of your system load, sure you can customize it,...
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How to Recover Your .rar File Password in Linux

Many people use password for .rar files, but what happens if you lost your password and you want to return it from your Linux. Are there any possibilities? Yes, I will guide you how you can recover your .rar files password using Linux. Important! DO NOT USE IT FOR ILLEGAL PURPOSES! You will have to install following packages...
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Uninstall or Change a Program

By uninstalling a program it means to remove it from your PC. The reasons can be different like you wish to uninstall a program from your computer if you are not using it anymore so by uninstalling it you will free up some space on your hard disk, the free space is important when installing...
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How to Capture Your Computer Screen and Upload It to YouTube

Many YouTube users enjoy vlogging. They record different HowTo's from their computer screen and then upload them to YouTube. Standard Windows software cannot do it, but there are some tools that can do it for free. With one click you can record your computer screen, capture everything from you screen, pages, games, programs. The program we...
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How to Copy Text from a Password Protected Word Document?

Usually when you download some information documents from internet, occasionally you can see that some word documents cannot be edited or copied. Some of these documents can use a password which unlocks the document for editing. Finding the correct password is rare, as usually the documents are not shared by the person who wrote the...
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How to Install PHPMyAdmin on Ubuntu

Many users use database management like MySQL. Besides this you may need the phpMyAdmin which can interact with MySQL through web interface. In this guide I will show you how to install and use phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu. RECOMMENDED: How to Install WordPress Manually 1. Install phpMyAdmin To get started, we can easy install phpMyAdmin from the Ubuntu repositories. So, open the Terminal...

What to do if you got: “App” can’t be opened because it is...

If you see following alert when trying to run an app: "App" can't be opened because it is from an unidentified developer. It means that Mac OS X is forcing you to run only Apple approved software by default. Of course you can change the options, which will allow you to install any application you...
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