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Install PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu Linux

I installed in on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Please follow the instructions below. 1. Add PlayOnLinux repository: Open the Ubuntu Software Centre > Edit > Software Sources > Other Software > Add. In APT line, type the following (replace “precise” with your distro, e.g. “lucid”, if you have an earlier version): deb http://deb.playonlinux.com/ precise main Press […]

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How to install Windows 10 in a Virtual Machine on Ubuntu Linux

There are different virtual machines available for Linux/Ubuntu, but in this tutorial we are using Oracle VM VirtualBox. VirtualBox is a free and open source virtualization software from Oracle. I installed VirtualBox on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus).   1. Add VirtualBox to Ubuntu repository Go to Start > Software & Updates > Other Software […]

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How to install a ROM Manager in Android

1. Install ROM Manager app (you need a rooted mobile) There are apps available in Play Store like ClockworkMod ROM Manager or TWRP App. You can install them, but if you want to work them properly you need a rooted device. If you need to check how to root a device, check this post. 2. […]

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How to check if your Android phone or tablet is 32-bit or 64-bit

1. Use an app You can either try AnTuTu Benchmark or AIDA64. 2. Check Android kernel version Go to ‘Settings’ > ‘System’ and check ‘Kernel version’. If the code inside contains ‘x64′ string, your device has a 64-bit OS; if you cannot find this string, then is 32-bit.

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How to install LineageOS 14.1 on Nexus 7 2012

Before proceding to this step, ensure that your device is actually a Nexus 7 2012. It is noticeably different to Nexus 7 2013 because the first only has front camera and the later has two, one on each side. Developers use codename ‘grouper’ to identify Nexus 7 2012. So they will be synonyms in some […]

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How to flash custom recovery ROM in Android device

1. Activate developer mode in mobile device Go to Settings > About and tap 7 times on Version. 2. Enable USB Debugging in mobile device Go to Settings > Developer Options > Enable “USB debugging” 3. Connect tablet to computer Plug tablet to computer using an USB cable. Swipe down your Notification Area and select […]

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How to root an Android device

There are different methods to root an Android device. Method 1: use app There are Android apps that allow to root your device just by installing, running it and swapping a slider. Cross your fingers so any of these apps support your device, as it is the easiest way. Some popular apps are Towelroot or […]

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List of OCR Software for Windows

This is a non-extensive list of OCR (Optical Character Recognition) software:   ABBYY FineReader Developed by ABBYY (Russia). Propietary and non-free https://www.abbyy.com/en-eu/finereader/   OmnyPage Developed by Nuance (US). Propietary and non-free. https://www.nuance.com/print-capture-and-pdf-solutions/optical-character-recognition/omnipage.html   Readiris Developed by I.R.I.S. (Belgium), a company from Canon group (Japan). Propietary and non-free http://www.irislink.com/EN-ES/c1682/Readiris-16-for-Windows—OCR-Software.aspx

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How to run TeamViewer QuickSupport in Linux

Here you can find the steps to run. Download TeamViewer QuickSupport Visit the following link and download the latest version for TeamViewer QuickSupport. https://www.teamviewer.com/en/download/linux/ In case you want an earlier version, you can find it  in this link: https://www.teamviewer.com/en/download/previous-versions/ Unpack file Instructions depends on your Linux distribution. Double-click on executable Find file “teamviewer” in root […]

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Updating TLS 1.0 Protocol

El 14 de octubre de 2014, el equipo de seguridad de Google identificó una vulnerabilidad en el protocolo de seguridad SSLv3, empleado en la protección de las conexiones conocida como “Poodle”. Esta vulnerabilidad permitiría a un atacante que realizara un ataque “Man-in-the-middle” obtener cookies HTTP, con las que podría robar información o tomar el control […]

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