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Installing OpenELEC as your XBMC

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Many people know what XBMC (Xbox Media Center) is but what about OpenELEC? (Open Embedded Linux Entertainment Center). Basically it is an operating system built around XBMC. OpenELEC was designed to be as lightweight as possible by only taking up around 80-125MB (by default) of space and configured for one simple purpose, to run XBMC. If you get stuck during any …

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Installing SABnzbd in Ubuntu

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SABnzbd is an open source binary newsreader. You can find the offical SABnzbd website here for more details.  Anyways, SABnzbd is written in python and is a fairly light weight application. If you don’t yet know, using SABnzbd makes Usenet straight forward as it can automate almost anything with the proper configuration along side using other applications for example Sickbeard (TV …

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How to tether your Samsung Galaxy S4

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Want to use your laptop, tablet or even desktop in a location that doesn’t have internet access? You can easily resolve that by tethering your Samsung Galaxy S4 with the selected device or devices! So there are two different ways you can use your Samsung Galaxy S4 to tether! You have the choice between using your S4 as a Portable …

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Writing your first C++ program

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In this tutorial for C++ we will create and run our first C++ program. Remember that the best way to start learning any programming language is through practice. So lets get started!   First thing we need to do is create our project file. Open up Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Express and browse through the following settings: File -> New …

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Using Classic Shell in Windows 8

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Classic Shell is a great way to get that Windows 7 look and feel back! As many people know Windows 8 does not have a start button by default! Though Microsoft’s modern-style boot screen will most likely become accepted at some point, some of us are not used to or want to bother with the metro design. So lets get started …

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Configuring a Cisco IP Phone

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Configuring a Cisco IP Phone in this case the SPA504g can be easily setup through the Web GUI. You can find the pdf to the Cisco SPA504G 4-Line IP Phone here. Plugging in and powering up First thing you want to do is plug an Ethernet cable into the port labeled SW which is short for Switch. Although plugging it into a …

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How to install Ubuntu Desktop 13.04 (Raring Ringtail)

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Ubuntu Desktop 13.04 is the newest version released by Canonical which is code named Raring Ringtail. This guide will just go through the basic steps of installing Ubuntu Desktop 13.04 from beginning to end. You can download Ubuntu Desktop 13.04 from Canonical here. Lets begin!   Installing Ubuntu Desktop 13.04 Select what language you would like to install. I am going to …

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How to install Ubuntu Server 13.04 (Raring Ringtail)

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Ubuntu Server 13.04 is the newest version released by Canonical which is code named Raring Ringtail. This guide will just go through the basic steps of installing Ubuntu Server 13.04 from beginning to end. You can download Ubuntu Server 13.04 from Canonical here. Lets begin!   Installing Ubuntu Server 13.04 Select what language you would like to install. I am going …

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Installing phpMyAdmin in Ubuntu

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Installing phpMyAdmin in Ubuntu is fairly easy. It involves using apt-get,  determining the web server you want to configure it for, which in this case is apache2 and having the password of the MySQL database user you are configuring it for. You will also have to add a line of code in your apache2 configuration so it knows to include phpMyAdmin it in it’s web …

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