Category: System Admin

CrossOver 17 Lets You Run Microsoft Office 2016 on Linux

CrossOver 17 has been released, and it’s able to run Microsoft Office 2016 on Linux. Yup, that means the latest version of CodeWeaver‘s commercial Wine offering also supports the latest version of Microsoft’s hugely popular Office suite, including both Home and Business editions. And that’s big …

Install Freecad Open Source Cad Software On Linux Ubuntu

Install FreeCAD open source cad software on Linux Ubuntu. This Linux open source 3d cad software is an open-source parametric 3D CAD modeler. FreeCAD FreeCAD is a parametric 3D modeler made primarily to design real-life objects of any size. Parametric modeling allows you to easily modify …

DVDStyler 3.0.4 Released! How to Install it in Ubuntu

A new update of the free and open-source DVD authoring tool, DVDStyler 3.0.4, was released a few days ago. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 17.10, and Ubuntu 18.04. DVDStyler 3.0.4 is a small release with following changes: fixed handling of …

How to Set up WordPress Two-Factor Authentication

  In this guide we are going to provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to set up two-factor authentication on a WordPress website, hosted on CentOS 7 VPS. There are many two-factor authentication WordPress plugins available in the WordPress.org plugin repository, but for the purpose …

View and Modify Your Monitors Settings with ControlMyMonitor

ControlMyMonitor is a free portable tool from NirSoft that allows you to view and modify the settings of your monitors, including brightness, contrast, sharpness, red/green/blue color balance, color presets, etc. It works on any version of Windows, from Windows Vista and all the way to Windows …

Windows Server: Protected Privileged Accounts

  In this Ask the Admin, I’ll outline some of the security features in Windows Server that can be used to help keep sensitive accounts safe. Windows Server contains several technologies to help keep privileged accounts secure, including the Protected Users group and Authentication Silos. Before …

Memory Cleaner for Windows

Windows manages the memory usage quite efficiently without any user intervene but there might still be some room left to improve. And that’s why a lot of System Tuning Utilities out there are still making options to clean up the RAM to make your PC run …

Shotcut Is A Windows Movie Maker Alternative

Microsoft has deprecated Windows Movie Maker officially earlier this year. If you have a new machine or reinstalled Windows from scratch, chances are there isn’t a free video editor that you can get from Microsoft, unless you have upgraded your Windows 10 to the latest this …

Validate the Integrity of Installation Media

  In this Ask the Admin, I’ll show you how to be sure the source media you use to install software in your business hasn’t been tampered with. In a previous Ask the Admin, I talked about the clean source principle, which states that a system …