Wednesday, May 23, 2018

How to Delete a Directory in Linux

There are a couple of ways to go about deleting a directory in Linux. You can either handle it graphically from your desktop environment, or you can do it directly from...

Hello!? Troubleshooting Remote Desktop Services disconnects

I’ve written books about Windows Server operating systems way back from the dark ages of Windows NT. I’ve also used these operating systems in a business environment and helped other IT...

How Shoppers Can Stay Safe When Shopping on eBay

Besides Amazon, eBay is another popular place where users go to get their shopping done. But, just like any online site, there are some things you should know to avoid getting...

11 Portable Apps Every Linux User Should Use

Not many people talk about portable apps, but they’re a fine invention. The ability to open any program on any PC without the need to install it is extremely handy, especially...

5 of the Best Sandbox Applications for Windows 10

No matter what you want to do, Windows probably has software to make it easier. The only problem is that you cannot trust every download from the free software download sites...

5 of the Best Office Apps for Android

When it’s time for serious work on a mobile device, you’ll often need an office suite app to create and edit your files on the go. There are many such apps...

How to Stop Pop-ups on Android Devices

Pop-ups are a terrible thing on smartphones, and Android is just as – if not more – susceptible to getting them as iOS. Whether it’s on your browser or in a...

How to Add Videos to Google Slides

When you’re creating a professional-looking slideshow, you may want to add a video to it. A well-placed video provides a good “break” in the presentation, mixing things up and holding your...

How to Restore the Legacy System Tray in GNOME Shell

GNOME 3.26 removed the traditional system tray from the right corner of the top menu bar. There’s no way to re-enable it. It isn’t part of GNOME anymore. Instead, they’ve introduced...

Active Directory tips, tricks, and tweaks

Sometimes it can pay off to dig into that bag of tricks you’ve been accumulating from talking with colleagues in the IT profession. This recently happened to me when I was...