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Once a week we round up some of the questions pouring into the Ask HTG inbox and share them with everyone. This week we’re looking at how to connect a particularly stubborn laptop to a Wi-Fi router, setting up a growth-friendly home backup plan, and what to do with RAW camera files.

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If you like the Unity desktop, but you’re used to the classic Gnome menu, there’s a way to install the Classic Gnome Menu on the top panel on the Unity desktop, allowing you to experience the best of both worlds.

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Windows/Mac/Linux: Wildly popular open-source media player VLC has updated to version 2.0 and brought a mountain of new and upgraded features with it–including enhanced codec support, hardware decoding, and experimental Blu-ray support.

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This light-hearted hack adds on a “Panic” button to a computer functioning as a community jukebox–allowing anyone to slam the button and save themselves from horrible music.

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CodeHero is a first-person shooter style game (ala Quake and Half-Life) that has you collecting code as ammo and shooting it to assemble programs to defend humanity against an AI run amok.

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Last year Google added the ability to plot graphs, which allows you to plot mathematical functions right on the Google search result page. Here’s how to make the Batman logo.

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Jailbreaking your iDevices allows for more options when it comes to software and usage. The Apple TV is no exception. Here’s how to jailbreak your second generation Apple TV so you can install software like XBMC, Plex, or aTV Flash.

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Do you love to tweak your Windows 7 system, customizing it to fit your personality and the way you work? We have shown you many ways to customize the Taskbar, Start Menu, Desktop, Windows Explorer, and other parts of Windows.

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In the past we featured a wonderful collection of nebulae wallpapers and today we are back with a whole new set. Turn your desktop into a breath-taking galactic paradise with the second in our series of Nebula Wallpaper collections.

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Shortcuts can be very useful as a quick way to access Windows 7’s native programs and settings, but do take time to create individually for your desktop or app launchers. Rather than go through all that work and hassle ...

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By default, Ubuntu 11.10 uses the Unity desktop. If you don’t like Unity, you can go back to the Classic Gnome Desktop from previous versions of Ubuntu, but it’s not included by default and has to be installed.

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Waterfall [Wallpaper Abyss]

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Earlier this week we asked you to share your gear protection tips and tricks, now we’re back with a roundup to share.

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Once a year scientists around the globe submit entries to the International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge; read on to see the top 12 entries from this year’s competition.

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A little ingenuity goes a long way…

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