How To Compile Software Packages On Linux

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One of the hardest adjustments for users who switch from Windows to Linux is the idea that not every bit of software you want to install is ready-made for you. […]

How to Set Up a Windows XP Virtual Machine for Free

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Whether it’s for nostalgia or to run old software, there are benefits to running a Windows XP machine—for the right reasons. Obviously, it’s not recommended to run Windows XP as […]

HDG Explains: What Is Ethernet & Is It Better Than Wifi?

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Ethernet is the common standard for wired connections to computer networks. Devices using an Ethernet connection make use of a specific type of twisted electrical cable to connect with, send […]

How to Install Chrome OS in VMWare

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Lightweight and cheap, Google Chromebooks offer a great, low-barrier alternative to a full-powered Windows laptop. With access to Google Docs and Android apps, Chromebooks have plenty of uses, whether it’s […]

Perform a Zero Fill Using a Linux Live CD

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The most important and dangerous component in any PC is the hard drive. Dangerous, not because of any physical risk, but because of the data it holds. Privacy information, important […]

6 Best Sites to Download Movie Subtitles for Free

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Subtitles aren’t just for the hearing impaired—they help you to understand new languages, as well as decipher difficult-to-follow dialogue. If you’re watching a movie on DVD or Blu-ray, you might […]

5 Best Android Emulators for Windows 10 PCs

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If you’re wondering how to run your favorite Android apps, but you don’t have an Android tablet or smartphone handy, you could think about using an Android emulator instead. This […]

How to Tunnel VNC over SSH

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If you’re connecting to a remote desktop using the Virtual Network Computing (VNC) protocol, your connection might not be secure. Some VNC clients, like the popular TightVNC, don’t encrypt your […]

What Is Windows PE & How To Make a PE Rescue Disk

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Windows PE (or Windows Preinstallation Environment) is a scaled-down version of Windows. This custom environment is useful in an emergency, letting you run Windows commands or custom, third-party tools to […]

Accessing Local Files and Folders on Remote Desktop Session

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The Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) feature of Windows allows you to remotely view and control remote Windows desktops. Sharing resources between your local and remote PC can be tricky, but […]