Category Archives: Operating Systems

Red screen at night on Linux

f.lux and Redshift are the two major players for making your laptop screen turn red. I had f.lux working on Linux Mint but recently upgraded to Linux Mint 18 and it stopped working. I cannot get the applet to show … Continue reading

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Have Linux access Windows hard drive again

In Windows 8 and 10, Microsoft added a “Fast Startup” feature that saves a state of the computer to disk. This is like Hibernation, which for a while has prevented Linux from mounting a Windows partition. This new feature makes … Continue reading

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Brother printing blank pages on Linux

The Brother HL 2140 is a good printer but getting it to work on Linux Mint is a bit of a hassle. There are many forums online with the problem of the Brother printing many blank pages. Finally, I found … Continue reading

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Picking a Linux Distro for a Server

An old laptop that is going to be running a home server is going to be limited on computing resources, so it is worth looking into running your server with as little overhead as possible. I was looking for the … Continue reading

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Mac Flag’s Broken Flags

While Mac Mail is simple and works, it has a problem syncing flags with Microsoft Exchange server. It can add messages as flagged, but when removing the flags, the messages will no longer be shown as flagged but the counter … Continue reading

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Removing Windows 10 Apps

The apps that come with Windows 10 are neat but they seems to always want to run and they mess with VirtuaWin. So, you can try to Uninstall them from the menu. Right click on an app and select Uninstall. … Continue reading

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Outlook All Day Events Across Time Zones

If you are an employee of a company that has offices in two different time zones, then Microsoft Outlook is so annoying when it comes to All Day Events. Say a coworker one hour behind you is out of the … Continue reading

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