Monday, December 11, 2017

Upgrading From Fedora 16 To Fedora 17

Fedora 17 is the latest version of the Fedora Linux operating system. To Upgrade from Fedora 16 you don't have to erase anything on your current system, and it won't put your files at risk. You can install Fedora directly to your hard drive straight from the Live Media desktop if you like. If you are an existing Fedora 16 user and you want to upgrade to Fedora 17 then follow these steps.

How to Update XAMPP in Windows

XAMPP is an easy to install Apache distribution containing MySQL, PHP and Perl. XAMPP is really very easy to install and to use - just download, extract and start.

XAMPP is an acronym, which stand for:

You can also install them separately and configure them. XAMPP puts all this and more together in a single package which makes it easier to deploy it.

Now How to Update XAMPP in Windows without loosing your existing sites and databases.

Minimizing Skype to Windows 7 System tray

Skype 4.2 and newer versions will minimize to the Windows 7 Taskbar rather the System Tray or Notification Area, when you press the Minimize or the close button.

Its not that bad but sometimes its just annoying to leave Skype running in the Windows 7 Taskbar. And its not that useful for the most users. Most of the time you may end up pressing the Skype icon on the Windows 7 Taskbar when you didn't intent to.

By default Skype disables the option of Minimizing Skype to Windows 7 Taskbar but it can be easily fixed.

Running Ubuntu One on Fedora

Ubuntu One is a personal cloud service which enables users to store files online and sync them between computers and mobile devices, as well as stream audio and music from cloud to mobile devices. Free Ubuntu One account offers 5 GB of online cloud storage. Users may increase their storage by adding additional 20 GB "20-packs" for $2.99 per month or $29.99 per year.

Ubuntu does not provide any official application for running Ubuntu One on Fedora, but there is always a way. Running Ubuntu One on Fedora will take some doing as fedora is not supported by Ubuntu.

Quick Launch Bar on Windows 7 taskbar

Windows 7 Taskbar is very different from previous XP Taskbar. For those people who still misses the Quick Launch bar here is the solution

Just follow these steps to have quick launch toolbar on windows 7:

Get free domain name with free hosting

Get free domain name with free hosting.

Anyone with an email address can get a free domain name and free hosting. There are many free web hosts available on the internet, just choose the one you like. And as for the free domain name.Visit http://www.co.cc and register an domain name. If its not registered by anyone you can get this domain for free and you can use it for free, if you want to use it for commercial purposes then you will have to pay $3 per year, otherwise its free.

Here are the steps to get a free domain name and free hosting:

Adding Media files to Windows Media Player Library in Windows 7

Windows Media Library allow easy access to your media files like music, photos and videos.Its really easy to add your media to the Windows Media Library. Once added Windows will index and categorize the media and make it available for Windows Media Player and Windows Media Center.

To Media files to Windows Media Player Library in Windows 7 follow these steps:

Check the Hidden option to hide the Invisible Folder

Creating an Invisible Folder in Windows 7

This is not the typical hidden file in windows, its something different. It will make the folder really invisible, the folder will have no name and icon. Then we will make the folder hidden which will make it a super invisible folder.