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  • I am considering running a virtual machine on an external drive from a laptop. I understand that there will be a benefit to getting the vm off of the drive that the OS is on. Plus I could just use t...

  • I've enabled my second monitor, works great (even though I don't want to use it, but that's another matter) Now, the background on both displays is... not what it should be, i.e. the background pictu...

  • I recently upgraded to Windows 7 (from Windows Vista). I assumed, unwisely, that because it was an upgrade it wouldn't need to screw around with the MBR. However, it apparently did, with the result ...

  • I am trying to install quicktime (actually just need iTunes..but then iTunes needs qt), but it fails. There seems to be a problem with the folder C:\Program Files(x86)\QuickTime\ - Quick Time wants to...

  • I entered an IMAP email into my Outlook (it is not the only email account I have). I then realized, I did not want it in my account so I went to Tools/Account Settings/Email Tab and deleted the file. ...

  • I just bought a new Modem Router (Linksys WAG320N) and set it up using Cisco's included wizard. However, when trying to access my wifi network from my smartphone, I don't see it appear in the availabl...

  • I converted some German-language ePub files to MOBI, using calibre, in order to read them on my Kindle. The problem is, when reading the resulting file, the Kindle only looks up words in the English d...

  • Is there a way to close all locations lists and quick fix windows with a single command in vim/gvim?

  • Some of you might have noticed that Google has changed their search to use SSL by default. I noticed that even if you set your search engine on Chrome to unsecured Google, the results are delivered vi...

  • sha1sum ./path/to/directory/* | sha1sum the above was posted as a way to compute a sha1sum of a directory which contains files. This command fails if the directory includes more directories. Is the...

  • I'm suffering a strange problem with my Cannon iP4850 when trying to use CUPS on a Raspberry Pi (this is not RPi specific, please do not vote to move it). When I plug the printer into my Laptop (OSX...

  • What I am trying to do is create two-step verification to logon to my mac, one being that you would need to input a SD card (formated with special format or something) and then also have a password. ...

  • I saw this post : How do I change the tile image of a Modern UI application? but it didn't contain any method to change the image of the Windows Store tile. Can anyone please tell me how can I do tha...

  • I have a directory in my home-directory, which I share with a UNIX-group, but now want to delete. If there is a file owned by an other user in this directory, I can remove it with rm, because the dir...

  • I have a PQ5 PRO Asus motherboard. I have 4 RAM slots and a windows ultimate instalation (64 bit). I already found out that my motherboard does not support DDR3 RAM, What are the biggest ram sticks av...

  • Believe me or not - five hours I'm trying to find drivers for IBM motherboard, chipset i845G. Multimedia Audio Controller is yellowed in Device Manager (XP SP3). Any help ?

  • I have a Windows Server 2003 with 4GB of memory and a 10k RPM HDD. I restarted the server and it LITERALLY has been 30 minutes and I am still waiting for the login to complete? The system just appea...

  • Enable FTP disable SSH bash_profile blank

    I would like to know how enabling FTP access while disabling SSH access for all users except root and admin. I tried to change the shell : /usr/sbin/nologin is no good because disable both and /bin/b...

  • Many people hate windows 8 screen showing up at the very start-up, and miss the menu, but to me, task bar without start-menu looks better. In windows 8.1, we can choose the option whether to show the ...

  • I have a text file that has comma separated values. Field1 has field that needs to be matched, but field two needs substitution based on the match. Example: A,C B,C Result: A,D B,C I'm guessing co...