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Must Have Firefox Addons

Some of the best and most useful firefox addons you would like to try. 1. AdBlock Plus (Block unwanted ads as and when you want) 2. FastestFox (auto load next page, search using multiple search from your selection, auto copy & center mouse button paste) 3. DownloadHelper (downloading and encoding youtube videos made trivial)...

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HTPC Softwares (Windows 7 and Ubuntu 9.10) Reviewed

HTPC Softwares (Windows 7 and Ubuntu 9.10) Reviewed

I was trying to make it a perfect HTPC (I know its an overkill, so another cheap HTPC is in the pipeline) and this lead to test drive of several HTPC/Home PVR solutions. I software that I tried with windows 7 platform are the following: 1. SageTV (not-free) 2. Windows 7 Media Center 3. XMBC 4. GB-PVR 5. MediaPortal 6....

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Hack or Track The Physical Origin of an Email

Hack or Track The Physical Origin of an Email

With the steps that I am going to list below you can easily track the physical location of an email sent to you. By physical origin I mean you can find out the city of the person who sent you the email. Gmail hides the ip of the computer which sends the email, hence...

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Free Web Storage – Sky Drive 25 GB Storage

Free Web Storage – Sky Drive 25 GB Storage

Uploading files to SkyDrive can be a hassle if you use Firefox or Chrome, because it would only allow you to upload on an individual file basis. However if you use IE, it would give you a convenient drag and drop option.

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Find Hardware Profile of Your Computer in Ubuntu 9.10

Some useful linux commands and procedures to help you out with day to day work. 1. Looking under the hood ( how to generate Hardware profile for your system): Assuming that you are running either Ubuntu or Fedora, lets first install lshw

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How to mount the LVM type partition/volume on linux

How to mount the LVM type partition/volume on linux: Step 1: Install lvm2 if not already installed, e.g. sudo apt-get install lvm2, or yum install lvm2 (as root) Step 2: Check your devices and partitions: (as root run > fdisk -l) Step 3: Activate the lvm partitions by running

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