Category: guide

Pidgin Still Supports Facebook Messenger! Here's How to Get It Back!

Pidgin surprisingly is still able to support Facebook Messenger, even though most multi-protocol messenger apps have to use a web wrapper to provide Facebook Messenger functionality. Pidgin just won’t include the new Facebook Messenger plugin until revision 3 of libpurple is released. You can download the Facebook plugin yourself and install it, though, to get…
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September 19, 2016 2

Disable a Keyboard or Touchpad in Linux via Command Line

Let’s face it. Laptop keyboards (and touchpads too!) suck. They quite often offer no spill protection or durability for their users, and when they break down, it can be quite a pain to break the entire laptop down just to disconnect the keyboard and replace it. This is probably why most folks simply plug in…
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August 15, 2016 4

How to Enable Beats Audio Subwoofer Audio on a HP Laptop in Ubuntu/Linux

This guide/how to is written from the perspective of a Ubuntu user, but the concept should work across a wide variety of Linux distributions. It has been confirmed to work in Fedora Linux at least, as well as Ubuntu. I am personally using Kubuntu 15.10. This should work for all HP/Hewlet-Packard branded laptops, and has…
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December 4, 2015 0

How to Create a Mult-Boot USB Installer for Mac OS X Yosemite, Mavericks, and Mountain Lion

This was a little project I embarked in at work a while back that I found to be quite a pain due to the last guide on this topic being so outdated. So here’s my update on how to create a multi-boot USB installer for Mac OS X… It is very important to follow this…
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February 2, 2015 0

Facial Care for Sensitive Skin Types (Dry, Normal, Combination, Oily, Acne Prone)

Sensitive skin can be pretty fussy about what products you use on it, especially when it comes to facial care. This can be made even more difficult if you have sensitive skin that’s acne prone, since most products labeled for treating acne can cause even worse irritation than products that aren’t labeled for this use.…
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February 27, 2014 0

How to Tether/How to Root – Guide to Tethering/Guide to Rooting: The LG Optimus Extreme (LGL40G/L40G)

I recently found myself in quite a sticky situation with no internet access (or the ability to set up traditional FIOS/cable access), two weeks to go before I could afford unlimited mobile, and while FoxFi would have proved to be a decent solution in an isolated environment, I couldn’t seem to shake off hitchhikers who…
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August 28, 2013 0

How To Get Amazon Prime Instant Video Working in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail/Mint 15 Olivia Linux on Chrome/Chromium or Firefox

A major issue I have had since returning to the Linux distros such as Ubuntu and Linux Mint has been that my Amazon Prime Instant Video has ceased working by default with the Linux version of Adobe Flash. I was constantly being told that I needed to update my Adobe Flash Player by Amazon Prime…
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July 13, 2013 0

The Definitive Guide To Quitting Smoking by Vaping With E-Cigarettes/Advanced Personal Vaporizers – Part 1, Definitions and Choosing a Vaporizing Device

About two years ago I purchased my first e-cigarette: a Totally Wicked Titan Tank. Since then I have totally fallen in love with vaping, so when I found out that I was at high risk of developing COPD, it was no surprise that I brought up the e-cigarette subject to my doctor, especially since I…
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June 6, 2013 0