Category: System Admin

How to Restart Application Information Service in Windows 10?

  The application information service in Windows 7,8.1 and 10 is a service that enables the operating system to provide certain applications the elevated (administrative) privileges so that the apps can be installed. The purpose of this service is to facilitate the running of interactive applications …

How To Customize The Drop Shadow In Windows 10?

  Windows 10, as we know, have beautiful user interface, which is getting polished with every new update. In Windows 10, the windows have a drop shadow. This is nothing but an enhancement to the look of the user interface. The drop shadow is one such …

How to Enable or Disable Credential Guard in Windows 10?

  Credential Guard is a feature that uses virtualization-based security to separate certain secrets so as to make them accessible to only privileged system software. The secrets are always suceptible to cyber threats owing to the increasing degree of hacking. Hence unauthorized access is deleterious to …

How to Reinstall and Re-Register Cortana in Windows 10?

  Cortana needs no introduction now. It is the cloud based artificial intelligence assistant. Cortana made its inception with Windows Phone 8.1 and now it is there in all advanced Windows and Windows Phone versions. The popularity of Cortana soared high because of its highly intuitive …

PyCharm 2017.3.2 Released! How to Install it in Ubuntu

Jetbrains announced the release of its Python IDE, PyCharm 2017.3.2, a day ago. Here’s how you can install it in Ubuntu 16.04 and higher. Changes in PyCharm 2017.3.2 include: Type annotation ahead of time. You can’t put an inline type annotation when defining a variable in …

Vivaldi Browser 1.13 Released with Improvements

Vivaldi browser has reached the new stable 1.13 release with improvements to download and tabs functionality. Vivaldi Browser 1.13 features: Warning dialog if a download is incomplete Ability to pause and resume downloads Download speed displayed in the progress bar Window Panel and tree-style tabs functionality …

How to Install MPV 0.28.0 in Ubuntu 18.04, 16.04

MPV media player reached the 0.28.0 release a few days ago. Here’s how to install it via PPA in Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 16.04. MPV 0.28.0 requires FFmpeg 3.4 and features initial d3d11 and vulkan support. Other changes include: Add DRM_PRIME Format Handling and Display for RockChip …

Apples Issues Updated Statement On Battery Ageing

Following the attention that Apple had gotten over the past few weeks regarding the discovery of mechanisms that reduce CPU frequency on devices with aged batteries, Apple has now issued a more comprehensive statement and apology addressing the matter: First and foremost, we have never — …

Open source Lightroom alternative Darktable comes to Windows

Free open source Lightroom alternative Darktable is now available for Windows. Previously only on Linux and MacOS, the raster graphics editor is aimed at non-destructive raw photo post-production and is primarily focused on improving a photographer’s workflow by facilitating the handling of large numbers of images. …

How to Enable or Disable Credential Guard in Windows 10?

  Credential Guard is a feature that uses virtualization-based security to separate certain secrets so as to make them accessible to only privileged system software. The secrets are always suceptible to cyber threats owing to the increasing degree of hacking. Hence unauthorized access is deleterious to …

Samsung Galaxy S8 Icon Theme for KDE Plasma

A new KDE icon theme is bringing a sprinkle of Samsung Experience to the Plasma desktop. The Dex icon theme for KDE draws inspiration from the icons used on the Samsung Galaxy S8. Like its source Dex uses a “squircle” shape for the majority of its …

Install Supertuxkart 0.9.3 Kart Racing Game For Ubuntu Linux

Supertuxkart 0.9.3 kart racing game for Ubuntu Linux released. Here’s how to install Supertuxkart 0.9.3 in Ubuntu Linux Systems. Supertuxkart 0.9.3 is the final release for SuperTuxKart 0.9.3, the latest version of the kart racing game. This new version brings in several new tracks, karts and …