Lenovo 3000 C100

Recovering USB key data with foremost

Linux Mint displaying recovered files and folders

Foremost is a simple tool for data recovery that has the advantage of not needing a partition to work from.


Fixing Firefox obscured URL in Xubuntu 14.04

Bad Firefox URL

One of the issues we've run into, particularly with Intel graphics chipsets, is Firefox's URL test being obscured. Here's how to fix the issue.


The Official Ubuntu Book (Eighth edition)

The Official Ubuntu Book 8th Edition

Special thank you to the good folks at Pearson for sending me a review copy of the eighth edition of The Official Ubuntu Book.

Windows 7 End of Life Support

Windows 7

Unlike Windows XP Microsoft is still providing updates for Windows 7. What's really happening is that Windows 7 enters the Extended Support period.



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