While WICD network Manager is an excellent choice for configuring wireless networking with allocation of an fixed IP address, this can be achieved manually in Linux by editing the relevant \etc\network\interfaces file as shown below.
Many of you must have grabbed your Windows 8 Pro license at super-discounted price before Microsoft started validating upgrades. If you only purchased the activation key to benefit from promotional pricing, and don't want to migrate from your current OS and install Windows 8 now - it is an good option to have the Windows 8 Pro installation media prepared for later usage.
In this tutorial we will see how to download and create Windows 8 Pro Retail installation on external media like bootable cd/dvd or other removable disk.
The Mac OS X operating-system is an major consideration for owning an Apple computer, however there could be needs where a user would want to install an Windows OS along with it in dual booting mode.
Apple provides the Boot Camp utility to Mac owners allowing them to install and configure Windows OS with Apple hardware. This multi-boot utility assists users in installing Microsoft Windows operating systems on Intel-based Macintosh computers from the beginning by performing non-destructive disk partitioning and installation of Windows with support device drivers allowing Windows OS to control Apple hardware as intended.
For some reason if your "Boot Camp Windows Support Driver" installation gets corrupted, here is an simple to follow procedure to download and reinstall the correct BootCamp Windows Drivers on your computer.
As an all-in-one disk management software, AOMEI Partition Assistant Pro Edition comes with more than 30 brilliant functions and has many special functions to tackle common troublesome disk issues such as - low disk space in system drive, the conversion between GPT and MBR, common disk partition tasks, smart partition alignment, one-lick OS migration to SSD, easily creation of bootable CD and many others.
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Once configured it is a good practice to verify email servers SPF and DKIM records ensuring proper email deliverability. The process is very simple just send an email to email@example.com from the configured email server/domain and you will receive an email response with verification report in it. If things are configured correctly the report will show "PASS" as shown below.
Here is an opportunity, every Windows user should benefit from. Microsoft is offering existing Windows 7 users an chance to upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for just $14.99. The catch is even users with pirated copies of Windows 7/XP are able to grab this promotional price and upgrade to Windows 8 at this super-cheap price of $14.99. The WindowsUpgradeOffer registration website and the associated Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant utility is not doing any validation and anybody can use the PromoCode to get an genuine activation key for Windows 8 pro directly from Microsoft at this price.
Now, you should not miss this opportunity because MRP of retail Windows 8 Pro version is $169.99 and under this promotion users can grab it for just $14.99 until Jan 31st 2013. Even if you don't have any plans for an immediate migration to Windows 8, users get to download the ISO and create Windows 8 bootable media for later usage.
In my ongoing quest to get an free, lightweight and fast download manager with remote access ability for Raspberry Pi. I settled for Transmission to get torrent downloading and pyLoad for ftp/http downloading, however both of them have issues under limited resources of Raspberry Pi and had frequent crashes now and then.
After, a lot of research, tweaking and testing - I had finally found the best option for a perfect lightweight download manager on linux as "FatRat". Despite the name being FatRat, this open-source download manager for Linux is written in C++ and is slim on requirements, fast on performance and comes with all the bells and whistles one would need from an modern download manager including Segmented HTTP(S)/FTP downloads, FTP uploads, and a super-fast web-ui for remote access.
Google Apps offers an excellent email service for businesses, anybody having a domain name can offer firstname.lastname@example.org email accounts with full Gmail features by just changing a few MX record entries in there DNS options and configuring there web-applications to use Google's server for emailing.
To ensure better email delivery rate to user's inbox avoiding chances of being tagged as SPAM, there are systems in place which allows email sending server to verify email origin (a sort of digital signature) and let SPAM categorization algorithms decide whether the email is sent from a fake "From" origin address or a real one.
Sender Policy Framework (SPF) and DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) are two such measures and here is how to set them up for emails originating from Google Apps servers for your domain.
We have reviewed all major free online and offline XPS to PDF file converters. While, .XPS (XML Paper Specification) is not used very often - in situationa where you don't have any printer or virtual PDF printer installed on your windows computer chances are you would get an print to XPS option. Once you have got the .XPS file it can be converted instantly using XPS2PDF online in seconds or any one of the service reviewed earlier.
If you try to delete all the files and folders inside the Windows "Temp" folder (located at %temp%), you might end-up encountering a few files which cannot be deleted as they are being used by some open Windows application or user. The solution for this is to use an file-unlocker utility like "Unlocker" to disable all file-open handles and delete it. However there are some "invincible" files which will recreate even after forceful deletion. One such file is FXSAPIDebugLogFile.txt, luckily it's no malware and just a log file associated to Windows Print and Document Services - and if you don't use Windows printer and fax network sharing features, can be safely disabled as shown ahead.