How to Fix Unexpected Inconsistencies on Linux Partitions

In a manner of speaking, all file system inconsistencies are unexpected. No one actually wants to go out and find that their file structure is damaged in some way. However, the term “unexpected inconsistency” will sometimes actually show up as a specific type of error message. Since this error message …

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How to Free Up Space from an Older Ubuntu Partition

Linux installation programs, including those used to install Ubuntu and its various derivatives, have a tendency to create many partitions. Some users install multiple versions of the operating system on a single physical disk, which creates multiple volumes that partition their drive so much that it looks like it’s sliced …

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How to Remove Duba Virus/Homepage from Windows

Some Windows 10 users may experience a problem whereby their Microsoft Edge browser homepage switches from the standard MSN (or other website they have chosen) and redirect to a site called Duba. When this occurs, it means that the user has been exposed to a browser hijacker that could have …

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How to Close Hidden Properties Windows in Linux

Sometimes opening a storage volume’s properties sheet will force part of the resulting dialog box off the screen. Occasionally you’ll accidentally move any type of application or browser window off the screen in the same fashion. It might end up on an alternate desktop, or even get pushed over the …

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How to Run xset Commands at Startup in Xubuntu

Certain special hardware configurations require a few special commands to run whenever you start Xubuntu, and it’s easy to automate these. Generally, these should work regardless of how you run them. Unfortunately, there are some situations where you might find that it works fine if you run them individually but …

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Fix: Firefox Blank or White Screen

We all use Firefox browser for daily internet surfing. But sometimes you might face the issue of “Blank Pages” in Firefox. Basically whenever you open the browser you might see a completely blank page (white screen) with either no address in the address bar or a “about:blank” written in the …

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How to Fix ‘cannot execute binary file: Exec format error’ on Ubuntu

While it shouldn’t happen when using the official apt-get repositories, if you download software off the Internet and run it then there’s a chance that you’ll see the dreaded bash: ./nameOfProgram: cannot execute binary file: Exec format error. This error, which is usually followed by bash: ./nameOfProgram.sh: Permission denied or …

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