• How-to

    How-to, howto, how to…I never know how to spell it so people can search for it easily. This is my category for all things that you need to figure out how to do it. It is also my personal reference for how I did something so I can come back to it at a later date.

    10 Minute Monitor Backlight

    by  • 2015/01/31 • How-to, Ideas • 0 Comments

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    Ever wanted a back light for your monitor? It helps with eye strain and glare from overhead lights. This is a simple back light you can install in 10 minutes and should cost less than $20. There are other (more expensive) LED shelf lights you can get from IKEA but I had an old...

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    A Better Way to Handle Multi Sign In

    by  • 2013/03/11 • Google, How-to • 5 Comments

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    Google has a cool feature to let you sign into multiple accounts at once, but in practice it really sucks. Here’s why, and also a better way to manage multiple Google accounts. It Sucks Because You have no easy way to manage what account links will open with (mailto, calendar, docs) You can’t (easily)...

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    Gnome 3 Tweaks and Extensions

    by  • 2012/09/03 • How-to, Linux • 1 Comment

    I have been using Fedora 17 with Gnome 3 for a few weeks now and I wanted to let everyone know about some tweaks I have found to make it much more usable and some annoyances I have yet to solve. Change touchpad delay after typing This has been super annoying because the default...

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    Biometric Devices Missing from Windows 7 Control Panel

    by  • 2010/01/18 • 7, Hardware, How-to, Windows • 30 Comments

    AuthenTec, a company that makes fingerprint scanning devices, worked closely with Microsoft to enable fingerprint authentication without third-party software for Windows 7. Unfortunately, the settings to set up the fingerprint scanner do not always show up in the Windows 7 control panel. To set up the fingerprint scanner you usually can navigate to Control...

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