How to Install the Nokia PC Suite on Linux

Nokia mobile phones often need special software to sync files and transfer over images via Bluetooth, or even USB. They might even need special drivers to appear as mass storage devices for that matter. Due to the complexities of Nokia’s custom system software, several steps might be required to interface …

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How to Restore Processors In System Configuration in Windows 10

Microsoft’s Windows usually has default settings to configure how your system works. This configuration includes the number of processors that the operating system can run. By default, Windows uses all your processors to run the tasks on your system. In the case of multiple tasks, each processor core can be …

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Fix: INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE Blue Screen on Windows 7, 8 or 10

One of the scariest errors inside of Microsoft Windows 7, Windows 8 and probably Windows 10 is INACCESSIBLE_BOOT_DEVICE. This error is comes in the form a blue screen of death with a taunting colon and a left parenthesis at the top that no Windows users wants to expect in front …

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How to Find Compressed Archive Types in Ubuntu Linux

Sometimes when you try to extract a .tar.gz, .tar.xz, .tar.bz2 or even a regular zip file, you will find that you get an error such as xz: (stdin): File format not recognized that indicates that the operating system can’t extract it. Ubuntu, and other Debian-derived distributions of Linux, provide a …

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How to Mount UDF Volumes in Ubuntu

Universal Disk Format (UDF) refers to the ISO 13346 and ECMA-167 vendor-neutral specification for computer data storage. While in practice it’s used to author DVDs, there’s nothing stopping someone from actually formatting a fixed disk as UDF. More practically, it’s used for optical media like CD-RW and DVD-RW/DVD+R to allow …

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How to Recover a Damaged Memory Card in Ubuntu

Memory cards are an excellent way to transfer information between mobile devices, digital cameras and PCs. If you receive a “Damaged Memory Card – Please Format” or similar error from a Google Android or Apple iOS device, then there might still be some hope for data recovery as long as …

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How to Change Desktop Icon’s Size on Ubuntu

If you find that, the icons on the Ubuntu desktop are suddenly too big, then you might have accidentally changed the rendering size. This simple mistake can happen with a few errant rolls of the mouse scroll wheel or even a touchscreen or touchpad. Try pushing the Ctrl key at …

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