Tag: linux

Disable Hugepages on Linux yields huge speed improvements for VMWare Workstation

I recently have found a solution to very nasty bug. On my Ubuntu Linux development laptop, I run several virtual machines. I had to use VMWare Workstation for a project for one client of mine. I use quite heavy applications like IntelliJ IDEA (for Java Backend development), VMWare, Chrome, Firefox, Thunderbird for E-Mail and everything runs simultaneously.

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Upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS – All you need to know

Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr is out! If you want to upgrade to the lastest and greatest version of the Ubuntu Linux operation system you might want to follow this guide! I’ve described the process in great detail showing the complete upgrade process with screenshots to just follow along.

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Microsoft PLEASE! Rip off these three features from other operating systems!

I admit it! I’ve used Microsoft DOS and Windows for 12 years and was quite happy with it back at that time! I think, I personally and the worls ows Microsoft a lot by making personal computing available to the masses. I’m even a shareholder! I was happy with Windows, but in 2005 I became fascinated by Linux.

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Upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander fast and hassle free!

Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander is out! If you want to upgrade to the lastest and greatest version of the Ubuntu Linux operation system you might want to follow this guide! I’ve described the process in great detail showing the complete upgrade process with screenshots to just follow along or watch the screencast.

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Optimize your PNG/JPEG images with no quality-loss in minutes!

Hi, have you ever woundered from time to time if all those gigabyte of images on your hard drive really need to be all that big?!

Normally, if you compress images, you lose quality. If you want to keep optimal quality you will normally end up with big files. So you either have to sacrifice quality or file size. If you are interested on how to get both, read on!

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What easy to use Linux distribution to use for old computers?

I got mail from Rodk some weeks ago. He asked me a question that, I guess, many people have when they want to give new life to an old computer. Here is what he asked me:

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Quick Hint: How to save energy in Linux by turing your screen off when locking

Hi!

In my office I frequently lock my screen when I leave my desk. I found out, after pressing the Screen locking shortcut in Ubuntu 13.04 (and the versions before) the screen goes black but is still turned on and therefor consumes more energy than necessary. I hate wasting resources (and battery life) so I began to look for a solution…

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Upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail in less than 20 minutes without problems

Do you want to upgrade to the lastest and greatest version of the Ubuntu Linux operation system? You want to do the upgrade fast and avoid any hassles? Then, this guide is for you!

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Oops… No… WHAT HAVE I DONE??

We all have thought „Noooo! What did I do??“ in front of a computer. Admit it! You had that moment as well. We all have lost some thing digital. Really everyone. Trust me. 🙂

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Your choice: Windows, Linux or Mac OS X – YOU decide!

Hi everybody!

I hope everything is well for you! Today I’ve got a question which some might even call a religious one 🙂

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