How to Invoke an Editor for a Long Command at the CLI

$EDITOR refers to an environment variable that’s set by default to allow you to work with a default editor when called from a command shell. This must always be set to some form of a text editor or another. The editor may be emacs, vi, nano, e3 or any other …

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How to Properly Configure the Backspace Key in Firefox for Linux

Mozilla Firefox is now the standard browser with a majority of major Linux distributions. In order to preserve the platform independent nature of Linux, the keyboard bindings often default to neutral settings. Users coming over from popular commercial operating systems might find some of these bindings to be obtuse. One …

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How to Fix Error 0xc0EA000A When Downloading Apps

The 0xc0EA000A error indicates that there is a certain error with the connection between your system and the Microsoft servers. You won’t be able to download apps, and you will consistently get error messages. This has been happening with Windows 10 users for a while now, and it happens most …

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How to Fix “Windows Kernel event ID 41 error”

Windows Kernel event ID 41 error and a system crashing and/or rebooting with no Blue Screen of Death is triggered when the system experiences a sudden loss of power. However, the issue can also come from a software side, but it is exponentially more likely that it’s a hardware problem. …

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How to Fix “Event 1001 – 0x8e KERNEL_MODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED”

Event 1001: The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck is commonly associated with another message, namely the 0x8E error, KERNEL_MODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED. This issue usually means that there’s a problem with a driver, or there’s a need for a BIOS upgrade. This issue can happen at any time, and occurs even on …

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How to Fix Blue Screen Registry Error 51

Getting a Blue Screen of Death, with a message Registry Error 51, happens due to corrupted registry files on your system. The system crashes as the registry isn’t functioning properly, and continuing to use it will result in even more BSODs. A lot of users have experienced this issue out …

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How to Fix Boot Error 0xc000000e on Windows 10

The 0xc000000e error when trying to boot up windows means that you’re dealing with corrupted Boot Configuration Data. The Boot Configuration Data is a global store for all options and settings related to boot on newer Windows PCs. You will get this error when trying to boot your device, and …

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Fix: Windows Update Error 0x80248007

The update error 0x80248007 means that there are either missing files in the Windows Update, or Windows Update can’t locate the Microsoft Software License Terms. The error usually happens when you’re trying to update Windows or any Windows drivers using Windows Update. The updates won’t be downloaded and installed, and …

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Fix: Computer Shuts Down when Watching YouTube

If your PC shuts down by itself while you’re watching videos, it is very likely that you have a hardware issue. A PC shutting down can be the result of overheating or faulty hardware, but given that watching videos is highly unlikely to overheat it, you should check the hardware. …

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How to Fix “NVIDIA Installer Cannot Continue” Error on Windows 7, 8 and 10

Both the NVIDIA Installer Failed, and the NVIDIA Installer Cannot Continue are error messages that will prevent you from installing drivers for your nVidia graphics card. No matter how many times you try to install them, chances are you will get the same message over and over again. There is …

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How to Use the Home App on iOS 10.0.2?

With the Home app on iOS 10.0.2, you are able to control all of Apple’s HomeKit products from one central location. The Home app is the tool all Apple smart home lovers will need – in this guide we cover the basics of how to use the Home app and …

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How to Fix iOS 10.0.2 Bricked, Overheating, Touch ID, Battery, Bluetooth and Wifi issues

iOS 10.0.2 is now available for all supported iOS devices. Whilst it comes with a few new interesting features, it has a few problems that you may have already noticed. Below we’ve listed some of the most common iOS 10.0.2 problems and fixes so that you can fix any frustrating …

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How to Downgrade from iOS 10.0.2

Whilst the latest iOS 10.0.2 update has a few useful features, it doesn’t come without it’s bugs. If you’ve found an issue with the latest version of iOS and would like to downgrade from iOS 10.0.2, follow the guide provided below. Please be aware that for this guide you’ll need …

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Fix: Apple Mail and BT Internet “Won’t Send Emails”

For a big number of users, using a BT router to send e-mail via Apple Mail simply stopped working at a certain point. The issue affects a lot of users, and it is connected to the way mail searches for the DNS. Fortunately, there are a few things that you …

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How to Fix “Unable to execute file in the temporary directory” Error on Windows 7, 8 and 10

Getting an Error 5 – Access Denied when trying to run a setup file means there is a problem with the permissions of your User. This error will come with a message saying Unable to execute files in the temporary directory, and you won’t be able to proceed with the …

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FIX: Speaker Started Echoing after Anniversary Update

Windows 10’s Anniversary Update was supposed to bring a huge number of under the hood improvements for the year-old operating system, along with a few polishes on the surface, and it indeed did. However, it also brought a number of new bugs and issues that users have had trouble pinpointing …

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How to Remove Shadow or Drop Shadow Desktop Icons on Windows 10

This issue will display a drop shadow below the text of the icons on your desktop. This might make that same text unreadable, and you will have a hard time differentiating letters from one another. The shadows by themselves are one of the many visual customization options that come with …

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How To Fix Samsung Galaxy Phone “stuck in recovery, can’t mount data”

Getting a Can’t mount /data message when you’re in CWM or TWRP recovery means that your device can’t mount the partition containing all the data for Android to run. Your device won’t boot, but instead you will be stuck in a boot loop. The farthest you will get is the …

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How to Fix “The driver can’t release to failure” error on Windows 7, 8 and 10

The driver can’t release to failure is an error message that happens with users of Gigabyte motherboards. The message itself doesn’t tell which driver has problems, but it has been tightly connected to Gigabyte motherboards, especially the ones who don’t have wireless capabilities. The failure in the message is actually …

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How to Fix Code 43 USB Error on Windows 7, 8 and 10

The Code 43 error in the device manager indicates that Windows found an error with a USB device, and has therefore shut it down for usage within the operating system. The error means that one of the drivers which control the device, informs the operating system that the device has …

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Fix: Logitech’s LCore.exe Causing System To Be Too Slow

The LCore.exe is the executable file for the Logitech Gaming Software. It is required by a number of Logitech devices, from mice and keyboards, to headsets, in order to let users of these devices to enjoy their advanced functionalities, such as macro keys etc. This issue with LCore.exe slowing down …

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How to Fix “Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller adapter is experiencing driver – or hardware-related problems”

The Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller is the driver for the LAN hardware on your motherboard. If you’re getting this error message, it is one of two options. One, there’s a conflict with the drivers, and two, you’re integrated LAN card on the motherboard is dead. This error message might …

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How to Fix “THREAD_STUCK_IN_DEVICE_DRIVER” Error on Windows 10

The THREAD_STUCK_IN_DEVICE_DRIVER error indicates that a driver for a device, almost always the driver for the video card, is stuck in a loop, waiting for the hardware to go idle or do some other operation. The error comes along with a Blue Screen of Death, and will require you to …

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Solaris Containers & Zones – If you’re using Solaris, why aren’t you using them?

Unless your business is heavily dependent on Solaris, you may not know what it is.  Solaris is the name of a brand/flavor of UNIX operating system originally developed by Sun Microsystems.  Traditionally it ran on hardware provided by Sun as well.  Solaris superseded their earlier SunOS and recently changed names …

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How to Fix DRIVER_CORRUPTED_EXPOOL BSOD Error on Windows 10

DRIVER_CORRUPTED_EXPOOL in Windows 10 means that a driver has a bug, and attempts to access non-existent memory. This in turn, leads to a registry error and will give you a Blue Screen of Death (BSOD). Symptoms of this error may include, but are not limited to overall slow performance, computer …

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