Category Archives: Mini How To

“Mini How To” of 300 words or less(in most cases much less lol). They explain how to use a command or how to quickly change a setting.


dd With Progress Bar 2.0

many of you might remember my first article about this. It was written in 2009 and by the looks of it is somewhat outdated. What is dd? dd i [...]

Installing 32 bit Packages On A 64 bit System

Are you running a 64 bit version of your Ubuntu or Kubuntu desktop?  Running into apps like Adobe Air who only have a 32 bit package availa [...]

We Have a Android in Our Lives

Yes the phone, my wife bought a HTC Aria.  As all of you know I don’t use a smartphone, I don’t even use a cellphone anymore. [...]

Fix Kopete Crashing On MSN Sign In

“Mini How To”: Fix Kopete Crashing On MSN Sign In Why? I have experienced some crashes with my Kopete lately.  Every time MSN w [...]

dd With Progress Bar? Try dcfldd

UPDATE the below described method doesn’t work any more click here to read “dd With Progress Bar 2.0” “Mini How To” d [...]

How To Search Terminal Commands Recently Used

“Mini How To” How To Search Terminal Commands Recently Used. Introduction You know how to skip through the commands by using the arrow u [...]

Clone A Drive With dd

“Mini How To” Clone A Drive With dd Cloning under Windows always requires a third party application.  In Linux we can use a build in co [...]

Get K3b To burn MP3's

Update: Made changes below to offer solution for K3B in 9.10 “Mini How To” Get K3b To burn MP3’s If you have used k3b before and t [...]

Firefox Looks Ugly In KDE4 Here Is How To Fix It

“Mini How To” Firefox Looks Ugly In KDE4 Here Is How To Fix It If you start using Firefox 3.0.3 in KDE4 then you notice it looks very ug [...]

.deb dpkg unmet dependencies and how to fix this.

“Mini How To” .deb dpkg unmet dependencies and how to fix this. Sometimes when you download a .deb(Debian Package file) of an pa [...]
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