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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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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How to Install the Hardened Tor Browser Bundle in Ubuntu’s Terminal

Installing the hardened version of Tor in the Ubuntu terminal is actually much faster and easier than installing the sand boxed version and it requires far fewer steps. These steps are identical regardless of which version of Ubuntu you might be using. Any of the official spins like Kubuntu, Xubuntu …

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How to Fix OLE Error 8004013F on Linux

If you’re attempting to run any sort of database or macro in a Wine-based environment on any sort of GNU/Linux implementation, then you might experience some sort of error message. At some point during the program flow, you might ultimately see an OLE Error 8004013F box. Your script will then …

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