I want to buy a Chromebook Pixel 2015. It’s made by Google, and therefore comes with Chrome OS and all the other software Google produces, but that’s not part of my decision to purchase, since I just want the hardware so I can install Linux on it. I’ve had a Macbook Pro since 2012, which […]
No, or at least not easily. They’d rather you just obfuscated your account details. If you actually want your handle removed, you must contact customer services. From Skype’s FAQ: Remove any personal details you provided. You can replace your details in the fields with random characters such as “qwerty” or “xxx” because empty fields cannot […]
The WNCE2001 is a wireless bridging device. If you don’t have equipment that supports WPS, you will need to manually configure it. The device’s function is very handy – it can be used to link ethernet-only devices to your wireless network, such as a certain games console that’s official wireless adapter is sold at an […]
If you’re one of the many looking to download a new version of Ubuntu the moment it’s released (Natty Narwhal at the time of writing), you’ll receive the “Could not download release notes” error from the Ubuntu Update Manager if you’re using the main Ubuntu servers (or even your country’s main server). This can easily […]
If you’ve clicked the “Go to Google.com” link at the bottom of your local Google Search page, you may have found that all subsequent visits to google.com won’t redirect you to your local equivalent anymore. If you find this irritating (eg. you like to access your local Google by typing google in the address bar […]
According to an XP installation I just tried to update: Informative.
Format the internal memory with a FAT16 filesystem, not FAT32. The 2GB filesize limit on FAT16 isn’t an issue when you have 2GB of internal memory anyway.
This post explains how to configure GNOME and a file browser that supports thumbnailers (such as Nautilus) to generate icons embedded inside Windows executables. Dependencies: icoutils (can be found in most repositories). This guide will allow your file browser (Nautilus is used in this guide, but with some amendments other browsers supporting external thumbnailers should […]