Raspberry Pi – A credit card sized Linux box for $25

The Raspberry Pi is a credit-card sized computer that plugs into your TV and a keyboard. It’s a capable little PC which can be used for many of the things that your desktop PC does, like spreadsheets, word-processing and games. It also plays high-definition video. Read more »

How can I tell if my MP3 audio files are DRM protected?

For those Windows users that have asked, this is probably the simplest method to determine if your MP3 or other audio files are DRM protected: Read more »

Windows won’t boot. Black screen with blinking cursor at the corner.

Ever run into a Windows system which won’t boot and instead just sits at a black screen with a blinking cursor forever? I have. Especially when the Windows system is a guest operating system in Microsoft Hyper-V. And frequently if that guest OS was recently converted from a VMWare Server or VMWare ESX Server vmdk to vhd. Well, after lots of searching I stumbled upon the solution: Read more »

Best CSS3 Button Maker: Button X

Make great looking buttons for your website using HTML and CSS. No images necessary. With this tool you can choose color, font, site, corner roundness, etc. Once it looks the way you want it, click the button and it will generate the CSS for you to use.

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Installing Ubuntu 10.10 with full disk encryption

This is the best guide I could find for setting up Ubuntu with full disk encryption. Just make sure you use the alternate CD so that you have the advanced setup options necessary to set up the encryption. Yes, it even works with the latest version, Ubuntu 11.10. The guide is very thorough, walking you through and providing a picture of each and every step along the way. Enjoy.

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