How-To

Configure The Thunderbird Email Client To Autohide Tab Bar

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For netbook users, and others concerned with maximizing their computer’s display, “extra” things such as multiple toolbars and tab bars (especially on web browsers when only a single website is open), can cause problems, as all the extras take up space from the content. Every pixel matters. Firefox users have the option of turning off […]

Download and Change Wallpaper Images Automatically With Wally

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A new background image on your computer Desktop can really make the difference between a computer that gets used, and one that feels personalized to the individual user.  Similarly, we don’t always want the same wallpaper on our Desktops, day after day after day.  While we might really like a particular image, we don’t want […]

Stream Music From Your Spotify Premium Account With Clementine

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Spotify is one of the more popular streaming music services. It offers two tiers of paid services (either $4.99 or $9.99 per month), both of which are free of any advertising, as well as a free option. One of its main drawbacks, at least for users from the United States, was that because of licensing […]

Add a New Default Search Engine To Google Chrome Web Browser

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There are quite a few popular search engines available today, and each have their fans. Google is easily the most popular, but Bing and Yahoo are also used by millions of users every day. So it’s nice to be able to choose which you’ll use by default, and Google Chrome makes that easy? How easy? […]

Use Google Chrome As The Default PDF Viewer In Ubuntu

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Google Chrome comes with a lot of features that make it a good choice for many users. This shouldn’t be a big suprise to most people, seeing as how it has become more and more popular over the past year, but consider that Chrome not only comes bundled with a built-in Adobe Flash plugin (which […]

Encrypt Your Flash Drives In Ubuntu Linux Using Disk Utility

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It’s amazing how simple flash drives make life. Have a couple songs or documents you need to move from your work computer to your home computer, or from your desktop to your laptop? Simply plug in your flash drive and transfer the files. It only takes seconds, and the flash drive is small enough to […]

Use The Google Chrome Flash Plugin in Firefox in Ubuntu

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Google Chrome and Firefox are both excellent web browsers. Firefox has for years been gaining in popularity against the long-standing “champion” Internet Explorer, and lately Chrome’s popularity has exploded. They both offer a huge variety of extensions and plugins and both have users who swear by them. Of course, many users have both web browsers […]

Prepare Wallpaper/Screensaver Images For The Nook Classic

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Many computer users take advantage of the fact that there are hundreds and hundreds of available themes available to give their computer a customized look.  There are different window and button controls, color schemes, icon sets and cursors, not to mention thousands and thousands of different wallpaper options.  On devices such as the Barnes and […]