Whether you use one monitor or three, it can be quite useful to extend the reaches of your desktop beyond the physical space your monitor(s) allow with a virtual desktop. This week we’re interested in hearing all about how you deploy and use virtual desktop tools.
Just how well do you know the visual differences between serif and sans-serif fonts? Think you could easily tell them apart under pressure? Then put yourself to the test with this fun online shooter game from ‘ToThePoint’!
Programs, such as Nautilus or gedit, allow you to browse or view all the files on your system, but they only allow you to change or create new files in your home directory (e.g., /home/lori) and its subfolders.
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Want your case lights to do more than look futuristic? This slick mod turns simple case lights into a color-based CPU load indicator.
This beautiful time lapse video covers two years worth of photos from the beautiful landscapes of Yosemite National Park.
Forest, Stream, Moss, Trees [The Paper Wall]
If you’re looking for a cloud-based storage service, this handy overview will help you pick which one is the best fit for your needs.
The Quick Launch Bar is a handy tool for quickly and easily launching applications. However, if you’ve put a lot of shortcuts on the Quick Launch Bar, it can get quite cluttered and you cannot rearrange the shortcuts or sort them into groups.
If you’re dual-booting Windows and Linux, you’ll probably want to access files on your Linux system from Windows at some point. Linux has built-in support for Windows NTFS partitions, but Windows can’t read Linux partitions without third-party software.
Forests are beautiful places to go and explore year-round, so why not bring this wonder of nature straight to your desktop? The Forests Theme for Windows 7 comes with sixteen images full of wooded beauty that will turn your d...
Have you ever wondered how Google Search works? Matt Cutts provides a quick overview of how the Google infrastructure works, how it all fits together along with how the crawling, indexing, and serving pipeline works.
Combine some servo motors, motion detectors, software, and throw in a laser light show and a surround sound system for good measure, and you’ve got BRAD–an awesome and automated dorm room.
Dumt and Farligt is a Danish TV show (the title translates to Stupid and Dangerous) that follows the antics of a comedian, a stuntman, and their quest to capture stupid antics in extreme slow motion.
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If you’re curious about the inner workings of your computer and want to get a very hands on view of exactly how it works, this scratch-built 8-bit computer project is a great (if involved) way to get a closer look.
Gmail provides a high storage limit – 10 GB and counting – but it doesn’t help you much if you’re close to reaching it. You’ll need to know some tricks to free up space in your Gmail account.