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How to Remote Wipe your Android Phone When It Is Stolen

Here are a few ways to remotely wipe your android phone when it is stolen. 1. Where’s My Droid Where’s My Droid is a commonly talked about Android security application. Many times it’s referred to in articles talking about how

How to Download Windows Updates and Install On Multiple PCs Offline

In this article, we will discuss the Portable Update utility through which we will be able to download Windows updates offline and then install on multiple computers without downloading the updates again. There are several situations where we would like

How to Record Terminal Session in Ubuntu

If you are a frequent terminal user, you may come across situations where you need to debug the code or copy the output of a script for future reference. For such cases, you may want to record the terminal session

How to Disable Guest Session in Ubuntu 13.04

To remove the guest session from Ubuntu logon screen Open the terminal (Press Ctrl – Alt – T) and run the following commands. sudo /usr/lib/lightdm/lightdm-set-defaults -l false To undo it or re-enable the guest account, run the commands below. sudo

How to Install and Configure VSFTPD Server in Ubuntu 13.04

This brief tutorial is going to show you how to install and configure VSFTPD server in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail. File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a TCP protocol for uploading and downloading files between two networked computers. The machine with

How to Disable Error Reporting In Ubuntu 13.04

The first release version of every edition has mostly been unstable. During the first few weeks after installing or upgrading to the newest version, you’ll frequently get ‘Sorry, Ubuntu xx.xx has experienced an internal error’ and wants to you to

Installing and Configuring phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 13.04

phpMyAdmin uses PHP and Apache to manage databases. It’s the most popular database management tool. To install and use it in Ubuntu, run the commands below. It requires Apache as well as PHP so make sure those packages are installed.

Installing MySQL Workbench (GUI MySQL Management Tool) on Ubuntu

MySQL Workbench is a full-blown GUI MySQL management tool available for ubuntu. It can be installed in Ubuntu by running the command below. sudo apt-get install mysql-workbench After installing, go to dash and launch it.

How to Install TeamViewer in Ubuntu 13.04 (Raring Ringtail)

TeamViewer is a free (for home use only) remote support application that lets you remotely access and troubleshoot PCs over the Internet / LAN. You can use it to help friends / family fix computer issues, share your desktop session

How to Install Cinnamon 1.8 on Ubuntu 13.04

Cinnamon is a user interface. It is a fork of GNOME Shell, initially developed by (and for) Linux Mint. It attempts to provide a more traditional user environment based on the desktop metaphor, like GNOME 2. Cinnamon uses Muffin, a