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How To Boot 10 Different Live CDs From 1 USB Flash Drive

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4d216753c6ced.jpg" />Ever get the urge to try out a bunch of Linux distros at once? Maybe you’re hosting a Linux installation party. Here’s an easy way to get a bunch of Live CDs working from a single thumb drive.

Eight Geektacular Christmas Projects for Your Day Off

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4d13da4699796.jpg" alt="" />It’s Christmas Eve and if you’re lucky you’ve got some time off ahead of you. Let’s put that time to good use with some holiday-centered geeking out. Come on in for LEGO ornaments, Darth Vader snow flakes, and Christmas light hacks galore.

How to Setup Your Verizon FIOS Router with OpenDNS or Google DNS

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/image71.png" />Are you still using your service provider's DNS servers? You might have heard about Comcast's DNS servers dying and taking down the internet for anybody not using the more reliable OpenDNS or Google DNS. Here's how to set it up on your Verizon FIOS router for every device on your network.

How to Make Your Verizon FIOS Router 1000% More Secure

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4d0c0a9b5a8ed.jpg" />If you've just switched to Verizon FIOS and they've installed the new router in your house, there's just one problem: it's set to use lousy WEP encryption by default, instead of the much more secure WPA2. Here's how to fix it.

Improve Your Photo Prints By Properly Preparing Your Printer

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/sshot-294.png" />Whether your photo printer is new or has been collecting dust between the holidays, you’ve likely spent a few frustrating moments setting up the machine. But did you know proper setup can improve the quality of your prints?

The Twelve Days of Geekmas

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4d0888a80e06e.jpg" />Looking for some last minute shopping for your favorite geek? We put a few holiday shopping items into the form of a song to show off just how geeky your Christmas can be.

Is Your Desktop Printer More Expensive Than Printing Services?

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4d06fe39ab3d4.jpg" />While many users see desktop printers as the best way to print photos, compared to cheap printing services, they may be more expensive. In this simple How-To, learn how to compare the cost per print to commercial options.

How to Upgrade Your Verizon Mi-Fi Firmware to Fix Connection Problems

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cfd2cf12b73a.jpg" />If you’ve got a Verizon Mi-Fi and you’re having problems with it disconnecting all the time, there’s a quick and easy fix—you’ll just need to upgrade the firmware to the latest version. Here’s how to do it, and fix your connection issues.

Improve Digital Photography by Calibrating Your Monitor

<img style="padding-left: 0px;padding-right: 0px;padding-top: 0px;border: 0px" src="http://www.howtogeek.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/sshot-167.png" border="0" alt="sshot-167" width="650" height="406" />Monitor profiling and calibration are serious business, often involving equipment costing hundreds of dollars. Thankfully, there are free tools for calibration both on the internet and in your operating system.

Our Favorite Tech: What We’re Thankful For at How-To Geek

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/image136.png" />It’s Thanksgiving, and this year we’re going to share all of the great technology that we’re really thankful for. Join us for a look at the tech products that keep each of the How-To Geek writers going. Also, Happy Thanksgiving!

How To Use Your Wii Remote as a Gyroscopic Mouse

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/pairwiimotebanner.jpg" />If you have a spare Nintendo Wii remote with the Motion Plus add-on, you can use it to control your Windows PC from across the room. Here’s how to get it working in a couple of easy steps.

How to Setup a VPN Server Using a DD-WRT Router

We have previously covered how to set up a PPTP VPN Server using Debian Linux here on Sysadmin Geek, however if you are already utilizing a DD-WRT firmware based router in your network then you can easily configure your router to act as the PPTP VPN Server.

How to Remove Advertisements with Pixelserv on DD-WRT

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/wp-content/sguploads/thumbnails/sshot-2010-11-03-1-10-41-15.jpg" />There are numerous ways to block advertisements in your browser, but what if you could block them on the router? Here’s how to use the DD-WRT firmware and deliberate “DNS poisoning” to block ads for every device on your network.

Use Your UPS to Gracefully Shut Down Your PC During Power Outages

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cce4a8940a72.jpg" />If you live in an area that has a lot of blackouts, brownouts, and spikes in your electricity, it’s important to have a UPS (Uninterruptable Power Supply) to protect your investment. Here’s how your APC UPS can shut down your PC gracefully.

How to Read PDF Files on Your Amazon Kindle (Version 3)

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cc437da4ede9.jpg" />If you’ve got one of the newer Kindle devices, you’ve got the ability to read PDF files built right in—very convenient, but how does it work? Let’s take a quick look at how to get them on the Kindle.

Preventing Repetitive Strain Injury the Geeky Way

<img src="http://productivegeek.com/public/thumbnails/sshot-2010-10-15-1-05-44-54.jpg" />Most of us spend our days working in front of a workstation and the wrong workstation settings can cause a serious problem called "Repetitive Strain Injury" or RSI for short. Do not ignore the pain in your hand and thinking that it will go away or get better by itself.

How to Hack Your Wii for Homebrew Games and DVD Playback

<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cac1d5a3b157.jpg" />Want to play emulated games on your Wii?  How about DVD playback?  Here’s how to use the SmashStack exploit to hack your Wii with the latest system menu and enable all of that and more!