How to Lookup an ASCII Table in Linux

If you author smartphone apps or you’re a Web developer, then the time might come that you need some advanced information on how apps interact with individual characters. While we view characters as letters, numbers and symbols, underlying system code sees them only as a series of numeric values. Programming …

Read More »

Disabling Font MRU Lists in Word for Windows Under Wine in Linux

Windows users who move to open source operating systems often need to continue running legacy software. In fact, lack of support for legacy materials under newer versions of Windows is sometimes a reason for installing Linux. While those who use Linux solely for running Windows software will be disappointed, individuals …

Read More »

How to Read Messages Stored In RAM on Linux

Random Access Memory (RAM) generally refers to the technology that provides devices with a volatile area to temporarily store data. This technology is used across all form factors of digital electronics, and its mere existence is a memory to no one who has worked with computers or cellular phones for …

Read More »

How to Troubleshoot Silent Programs with PulseAudio

PulseAudio is a sound server application that ships with network capabilities. Occasionally it will be necessary to directly invoke it before a different program in order to allow said software to interact with a device’s sound system. Programs started from both graphical and text-based interfaces may actually require this sort …

Read More »

How to Configure Phoenix Firestorm Viewer on Linux

While Second Life and the OpenSim virtual worlds are popular with PC users, some Linux systems have difficulties with running the native viewers. They often develop driver problems, and thus would require users to download proprietary closed-source drivers. Sometimes this might not actually solve the issue. PC owners who are …

Read More »

Fix: MSCONFIG Not Saving Changes on Windows 10

MSCONFIG is an extremely handy system utility that is included in all versions of the Windows Operating System and is designed to be used to alter and make changes to the Microsoft Windows startup process. If a Windows user wants to have Windows boot into Safe Mode or have Windows …

Read More »

How to Disable “Allow This Device to Wake the Computer”

Computers running on the Windows Operating System can be put into Sleep mode – an extremely-low power state that is designed to save tons of energy and resources, all the while keeping the computer running. When a Windows computer is put to sleep, the user’s session is simply paused and …

Read More »