HP8440P laptop login loop on Ubuntu 16.04

If you’ve been successfully running 16.04 with your video driver before, but the login loop issue happens after the latest software update, try this, it worked for me after trying EVERYTHING else. This is the equivalent of searching for “additional … Read more

HP8440P laptop screen flickers on Ubuntu 16.04

This laptop has 2 graphic card options.

Intel Graphics Media Accelerator HD

In order to know which one you have, open a terminal and type:

sudo lshw -C display

Please be aware that this answer may become Read more

How do I install RealVNC Viewer on Ubuntu from a command line?

Download .deb file – https://www.realvnc.com/en/connect/download/viewer/

Move file to home directory

From terminal, type “sudo dpkg -i filename” (VNC-Viewer-version-number.deb)

Then type “sudo apt-get install -f”… Read more

How can I generate my own favicon?

I recommend using https://favicon.ioRead more

What is Microsoft Office Click-to-Run and can I uninstall it?

I’ll give you the basic idea of what exactly is Microsoft office Click-to-Run. For detailed explanation follow the link Overview of Click-to-Run.

  • Click-to-Run is a Microsoft streaming and virtualization technology that reduces the time that is required to install
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Task Manager might show 100% disk utilization on Windows 10 devices with Message Signaled Interrupt (MSI) mode enabled


Task Manager shows the disk to be at 100% utilization despite a light or no workload, and the system may experience lag or become unresponsive. In addition, the system event log contains numerous events with Event ID 129, which … Read more


Google Font Directory
Here’s a script that can be used to download and install all the Google Web Fonts. 

What the script does is download all the fonts from Google Font Directory (it includes around hundreds of fonts, each with many variations that
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CyanogenMod Is Dead, and Its Successor is Lineage OS

CyanogenMod was the biggest, most widely used custom Android ROM. Now, it has been discontinued, due in part to internal conflicts within Cyanogen Inc. Don’t worry, though: A new fork of CyanogenMod called Lineage OS is taking up … Read more