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Week in Geek: Kaspersky Gets Hacked Edition

This week we learned how to know the difference between pixels and vectors, make DVDs from almost any video file, sync Rainlendar calendars for free with Dropbox, use verbose boot messages to troubleshoot Windows startup problems, make Microsoft Word always use plain text for pasted text, and more.

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Weekly Feature

The latest release of Linux Mint (Julia) comes with a fresh, polished new silver theme called “Mint-X”. This quick tutorial shows you how to set up the new theme in Ubuntu.

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Install Linux Mint’s brand new theme in Ubuntu

Random Geek Links

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Geek Video of the Week

Robert Downey Jr. demanded all of these options. Watch to see what happened during the alternate takes!

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Iron Man 2 Alternate Takes

Productive Geek Tips

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Random TinyHacker Links

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Super User Questions

If you have questions, then Super User has great answers. Here are some of this week’s hottest topics.

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Latest Reviews at How-To Geek

Enjoy browsing through our latest software reviews.

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  • VLC Remote Full Version
    The VLC Remote app lets you use your iPhone or iPod Touch as a remote control for VLC on the Mac or PC.
  • Balsamiq Mockups For Desktop
    Use Balsamiq Mockups to quickly create mockups of apps, websites, and more, then demonstrate or share them with others.
  • ESET Cybersecurity for Mac
    ESET’s Cybersecurity for the Mac is a lightweight yet powerful anti-virus from the makers of NOD32.

How-To Geek Weekly Article Recap

Catch up on our hottest articles from this past week.

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One Year Ago on How-To Geek

More geeky goodness for you from one year ago.

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The Geek Note

That has everything wrapped up for now, so see you back here again next week! Got a great tip? Then make sure to send it in to us at tips@howtogeek.com.

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Akemi Iwaya (Asian Angel) is our very own Firefox Fangirl who enjoys working with multiple browsers and loves 'old school' role-playing games. Visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 10/24/10

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