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How To Install Fedora 9 From The Internet

Fedora 9 Linux OS can be installed from many variety of ways. There are a lot of Fedora ISOs you can download depending on your system architecture and resources. One of which is that Fedora 9 can be installed via the internet. Here’s how to install Fedora 9 from the internet. Fedora 9 Installation via(…)

How To Install TuxPuck Reflexive Mouse Game

Most PC games that are available today require user skills to be analytical, logical and skillful attacking the opponent in many various ways using a wide array of keyboard key combination commands. Here’s a very simple, easy, reflexive and addicting linux game that you can install into your PC desktop to atleast kill time while(…)

How to Configure and build bonding in Linux

Most popular distro kernels ship with the bonding driver already available as a module and the ifenslave user level control program installed and ready for use. If your distro does not, or you have need to compile bonding from source (e.g., configuring and installing a mainline kernel from kernel.org), you’ll need to perform the following(…)

Microsoft Exchange Recovery Storage Group (RSG)

The RSG is a newly added feature in Exchange Server 2003 for managing database restoration. The RSG is a new type of storage group in Exchange Server 2003. This storage group is specifically designed to allow you to recover mailbox store data without using a recovery forest or recovery server. This not only speeds up(…)

The step-by-step procedures to Building an Intel PC

First the core component: the CPU I am going to need is to decide first of all on what I am using this PC to accomplish. That has already been said… it is my server. But, what will it serve on the network? In my case it will supply loads of hard drive space, it(…)

How to Prepare your Hardware for windows XP

Windows XP is a cat’s cradle of all the Windows versions that precede it. Some of its features and functions mimic Windows 95/98 and Millennium Edition; some act like Windows 2000; others are all new. As a rule, however, this OS does everything on a big scale. It demands higher system requirements than we’ve seen(…)

Windows XP tips and tricks

Tired of chasing your mouse? Use keyboard shortcuts Why use your mouse if using your keyboard is faster? Save time with these shortcuts. Simplify using your mouse: change double-click to single-click Want to open files and folders with a single click? Follow these steps to change your settings. Set your windows so they all have(…)

How to Clear/Flush DNS Cache in Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista

When you visit a website, Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista tries to speed things up by placing the DNS information about that site, into a DNS cache on your PC. You see the DNS Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista cache stores BOTH negative and positive entries. The positive entries are those that the DNS lookup was successful and you could connect(…)

Top 100 of the Best (Useful) OpenSource Applications

The following is a list of about 100 of the best OpenSource Applications, that actually help make Linux more usable for people. It is my hope that this list shows potential Linux users that there really is a large, effective, productive and usable range of free, OpenSource applications. For existing Linux users (like myself), I(…)

How to Adjust Windows XP Prefetcher settings

The Windows XP Prefetcher reduces the amount of time it takes Windows to boot and can speed up the launch of applications. It does this by monitoring which programs initialize when the Operating System is booted, then in the future, fetches them quickly via trace files. Although prefetcher is enabled by default, we can easily(…)

How to Increase productivity on slow internet connections

If you have a slow internet connection or are still using dial-up, here are some tips to increase the speed of internet browsing and sending or receiving email: Compress email attachments: Compressing your file attachments can dramatically reduce the time needed to send and receive emails.  WinZip is one of the more common compression tools,(…)

The 10 unknown features about PHP

Here’s a short list of cool features that might have slipped under your radar as well: Use ip2long() and long2ip() to store IP addresses as integers instead of strings in a database. This will reduce the storage space by almost a factor of four (15 bytes for char(15) vs. 4 bytes for the integer), make(…)