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Ubuntu and Linux Mint come with a “Guest Session” account, which anyone can log into from the login screen – no password required. If you’d rather restrict access to your computer, you can disable the guest account.

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The new How-To Geek Trivia application has just been approved in the Windows 8 store, so if you’re already running the release preview you can go and download it right now for free. It’ll give you a daily dose of geeky trivia right on your Windows 8 desktop.

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Think you know the answer? Click through to see if you're right!

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The IBM Selectric was one of the best selling typewriters of the 1960s and 70s and featured a rather unique digital-binary to analog system that controlled a typeball instead of a row of type bars. Check out this video to look inside.

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Earlier this year we shared an Iron Man prop build made from Dollar Store parts. The same Dollar Store tinker is at it again, this time building a Terminator endoskull.

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It would seem, save for a sole red champion of justice, the scales of morality tip heavily to the side of evil under the weight of the glowing red lights.

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One of the defining features of Linux and other UNIX-like operating systems is that “everything is a file.” This is an oversimplification, but understanding what it means will help you understand how Linux works.

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Ubuntu’s Update Manager keeps your packages at the latest version, but occasionally a new package version may not work properly. You can downgrade an installed package and lock it at a specific version to prevent it from being updated.

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