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How To Upgrade Linux Mint Kernel

This is how to upgrade the Linux Mint Kernel to a newer version. For simplicity I will use Kernel’s already compiled for Linux Mint from kernel.ubuntu.com. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the kernel version you want. Now download the…

2016 Ford F-150 XLT Information

Just some information for the 2016 Ford F-150 XLT trucks. Quick Reference Guide   Owners Manual SYNC 3 Supplement

Install Linux Mint 18.1 With GRUB EFI

When installing Linux Mint 18.1 with GRUB UEFI enabled it will fail with the error “grub-efi-amd64-signed failed to install into /target…” So when you get to this point don’t close anything just open a terminal and type the below commands to install GRUB…

This Road Trip To Georgia’s Most Majestic Castles Is Like Something From A Fairytale

Did you know that Georgia was home to a handful of castles? Most likely not. Heck, we weren’t even aware of a few of these until we came across them. In fact, last year we wrote about a castle in Georgia that was…

How To Normalize Sound In mp3 Files

With Audacity we can easily batch process files to apply conversions or effects to many files in a list. To do so we first have to define a “Chain” containing the effects we want to apply. This is done with “File –> Edit…

How to find any song with Google Search

To find any song on the internet with Google Search use the below search string: -inurl:(htm|html|php) intitle:”index of” +”last modified” +”parent directory” +description +size +(wma|mp3) “Pearl Jam” Just change the last part with the song or artist you are looking for. Google will…

5 Reasons To Install Linux Today

If you are reading this article, chances are you are a new or prospective Linux user. Or perhaps you’re not – and are curious as to what I consider the 5 top reasons why someone would want to install Linux today. Either way,…

Wkhtmltopdf – A Smart Tool to Convert Website HTML Page to PDF in Linux

Wkhtmltopdf is an open source simple and much effective command-line shell utility that enables user to convert any given HTML (Web Page) to PDF document or an image (jpg, png, etc). Wkhtmltopdf is written in C++ programming language and distributed under GNU/GPL (General…

10 Video Sites That Are Better Than YouTube

There’s little doubt that YouTube is the go-to video site for many people. In fact, it’s one of the most popular websites in the world. But what if YouTube happens to be inaccessible? Or you simply want more options for viewing videos online?…

How to remove your life history from the internet.

The website familytreenow.com should be a concern for anybody that does not want their personal information and history to be available to the public. To see what information anybody with an internet connection can find out just type your name into the search. To…