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OS X Samba Issues

OS X Samba Issues

Having trouble connecting your Mac to a Samba share? This may be the answer(or rather work around) to get you back up and running.

Ditch Adobe Reader and Flash

Ditch Adobe Reader and Flash

It’s 2016 and your PC still needs to Adobe Reader and Flash right? Well, not really. You can get by without having to manage ether. Actually it’s best that you do ditch them for your computers security.

How much RAM do you need? – A Practical Guide

How much RAM do you need? – A Practical Guide

When building or upgrading your PC/laptop how much RAM do you really need? A topic that changes with time and varies by opinion. I hope this article can clear up some confusion to help you understand how much you will need based on how things are now. (Yes I do plan on keeping this article up to date in the future).

VirtualBox Basics

VirtualBox Basics

Want to run another operating system on top of your current one? The easiest solution is Oracle’s VirtualBox. This article will walk you through the basics of setting up your first VM (Linux Mint). Let’s begin!

How To Try Linux (Without Removing Your Windows or Mac OS)

How To Try Linux (Without Removing Your Windows or Mac OS)

Curious about Linux? If you haven’t heard it’s an operating system just like Windows and Mac OS. However, unlike those, it’s completely free and able to be installed on pretty much any PC hardware you have. It can do pretty much anything these other OS’s do as well. So, ready to give it a try? This article will tell you how you can try Linux without getting rid of your current Mac or Windows install.

Learn Computers Series: Part 2 – Understanding the Desktop

Learn Computers Series: Part 2 – Understanding the Desktop

In this second part of the Learn Computers Series(Part 1 can be found here) we will cover the Desktop Paradigm, or the concepts behind how your computer is organized and how the GUI is designed to allow easy access to your applications and files. If you have ever struggled with understanding the way a computer was organized and how to interact with it, this will be your guide to understanding.