Disk errors can eventually result in permanent damage to the hard drive (if not fixed). In the wake of fats paced computer processing and shortening attention spans of lay users, such errors are likely to occur due to anything from force shutdowns to read/write errors (or Logical bad Sector )because of system load. It can be quite frustrating to run the default Windows Chk Disk utility, which works before system Continue Reading →
Unity 2D- Desktop Settings tweak is a GUI based app which is designed to get the Unity-2D GConf Settings customized without the need to browse folders or writing convoluted commands. It allows you to auto-hide the Unity launcher, enable composting (transparency and shadows), and view Dashboard with super key.
What makes Ubuntu easy to use for common users is it’s ability to provide alternative GUI for installing and updating applications and packages, instead of lengthy Terminal commands. Unfortunately, there are still many issues which require going through complex procedures (if not the Terminal commands) to resolve them. YeoWorks Ubuntu Solutions provides a one click solution to commonly faced Ubuntu problems. It allows updating Ubuntu, Gnomes 3 installation and uninstallation, Continue Reading →
There has been a lot of talk about finding ways to customizeUnity. One problem which users have been trying to resolve is an easy way to add/remove Unity Launcher items. Unity Launcher Editor is aGUI for managing Unity items and creating quicklists. It allows the utility to add and remove Ubuntu Unity Launcher items. You can also create quicklists and even change Unity icons with available options.
ALT+Tab is a hotkey combination for previewing active windows on the desktop. Windows and MAC both display their own default icons when this hotkey is used on either of the operating systems. If you are a Mac user who recently started using Windows or simply wish to give a more stylish look to the ALT+Tab preview, then you might be interested in MacSwitch. It is a GUI that replaces the default Continue Reading →
Nslookup is a command-line tool is used for querying the Domain Name System (DNS) to obtain domain name or IP address mapping, or a specific DNS record. DNSDataView is a portable GUI (Graphical User Interface) based alternative for the Nslookup command line. This application also allows you to retrieve DNS records (MX, NS, A, SOA) of specified domains