Posts Tagged ‘ windows ’

How to fix broken windows explorer icons

Mar 21st, 2014 | By

So system mechanic did something today that broke all of my windows explorer folder icons inside of my box sync folder for some reason.. Not sure what it did but the fix was pretty painless and can be found in this video below:



Want to pin windows on top just like in linux but in windows? Here’s how

Mar 9th, 2014 | By

One of the biggest things I miss about linux is the ability to pin a window so that no matter what you are doing it will always be on top of everything else.  In linux it was built in as that OS actually cares about making the UX as efficient as possible but in windows
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3D Desktop Cube Reviews and Comparisons (Windows)

Sep 19th, 2012 | By

So in my switch from Linux to windows the one area that is seriously lacking in windows is being able to properly organize your applications and workspaces.. Right now the way windows works is you just lump everything all into one desktop and alt-tab through, sorting it as you go.  This is an insanely archaic
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The best way to remotel monitor a server or a network of servers from a Windows machine

Apr 17th, 2012 | By

Well I ran into a fairly rare dilemma a couple months ago and just remember to blog about it now.  My situation is one where I have a windows server in a basement somewhere that is performing a bunch of automated tasks using windows only software.  The tasks are really not that intensive and aren’t taxing
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Iteratively backing up a linux server to a windows server via SSH

Mar 17th, 2012 | By

Ok, so I know that if you are anything like me that you know all about cygwin and rsync but you’re thinking to yourself that it’s kind of overkill to install cygwin in it’s entirety just to be able to use rSync.  Surely there are windows based applications out there that can do the job
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Static discharge through earbuds into laptop = No sound

Feb 5th, 2012 | By

Well this was a fun little problem that happened to me today.. Wearing track pants on shag carpenting means a lot of static apparently and at one point I felt a sudden jolt of electricity in my ear and then my sound card died.. Everything else was working fine, my system was playing sound according
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Open Source Alternatives to Commercial Software

Jan 24th, 2010 | By

I found this article today and wanted to reproduce it and share it around even more as it is such a wicked list.  More and more we are getting to a place where there are so many great alternatives to commercial software that you can almost see the business model starting to collapse. Enjoy Graphic
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