IT Lessons & Advice

Disable Banshee Pop-Up Notifications on GNOME Shell 3 (Linux)


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Here is an easy way to disable the pop-up notifications that occur from Banshee in GNOME Shell 3 using Fedora 20.

Sharing Steam Games on Two Different Linux Distributions


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Learn how to share your Steam games on another Linux distro that you want to test out while saving disk space!

Ubuntu Linux 13.04: Fixing Odd Blank Screen Issues When Booting/Rebooting


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Sometimes proprietary video drivers (e.g., NVIDIA) can break your boot-up sequence on Linux and you may want to know what went wrong. Getting rid of the pretty, but pointless, graphical dots that Ubuntu uses can help you see what went wrong while making your boot-up process 285% cooler looking!

Fedora Core 1: Screwy Display Problems - Resolution Quirks & System Lock-Ups


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Oh, the joys of playing with video settings on Linux! Sometimes things go wrong when you simply change your resolution, or your system stops working right after booting up. I'll explain some tricks on how to use some command-line magic to hopefully make all of your pains go away.

Fedora Core 1: Login Problems - "Your session only lasted less than 10 seconds."


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Here is a simple fix to get rid of an obscure Fedora Linux login error that says, 'Your session only lasted less than 10 seconds.'

Fedora Core 1 Uses Only Half of the Processor?


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Explains why Fedora uses only 50% of the CPU. The answer is with the understanding of the SMP concept as well as how to fix the GRUB boot loader.