Watch netflix on ubuntu desktop

In a previous blog post we provided a some instructions on how to watch netflix on ubuntu desktop by installing netflix desktop, although that solution worked pretty well it is a...

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Introduction to home networking

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});Over the last 30 years and the invasive advancement of computing and all it's associated technologies, has not only made changes in the way we work,...

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PHPMyAdmin mcrypt extension is missing

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});mcrypt extension is missing. Please check your PHP configuration.This is the error message that was displayed with setting installing phpMyAdmin a new ubuntu 14.04 server.The error...

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ubuntu - tips & tricks

How to upgrade Ubuntu using command line

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});A new release of Ubuntu operating system has been released, Ubuntu 14.04 codenamed Trusty Tahr. This is the 5th Long Term Support (LTS) for Desktop, Server,...

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What is a HomePlug Network

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});HomePlug networking technologies (sometimes referred to as Powerline networks or Ethernet over Powerline) is a technology that enables high-speed networking over domestic powerlines. It allows home...

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FIX : Skype for Ubuntu crashes

If you're experiencing issues with Skype while using Ubuntu here is a quick fix.1. It is best to remove your previous installation.[crayon-5ba3058e3b747468628534/] 2. Do an overall update of Ubuntu[crayon-5ba3058e3b74b534070689/] 3. Update...

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5 tips for effective work from home

Many freelancers, independent professionals and over the last decade or so more and more corporate employees are choosing to work from home. Many make the choice for practical reasons, such...

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What is BYOD ?

In this post we address a popular question being asked by many Small and Medium Enterprises, What is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) and why should we care? This...

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The cloud and small businesses

There is a lot of hype in the media regarding Cloud Computing. There are a number of self-proclaimed cloud experts, extolling the virtues and benefits of cloud computing to small businesses with every breath.  We’ll briefly examine if any of these claims are true or merely part and parcel of over hyped technological solutions.