How to Install Linux Mint 12

Linux Mint is the most searched Linux distribution now. Linux Mint was originally a derived distribution from Ubuntu and recently a Debian derivative (from which Ubuntu itself is derived) was also released. Ubuntu’s adoption of unity desktop and user frustration with it  seems to have worked in favor of Linux Mint. Linux Mint 11 retained […]

November 24, 2011 | Posted in Software Tips | Comments Off on How to Install Linux Mint 12

LoseThos – 64bit open source free operating system

LoseThos is a small 64bit open source free operating system available for IBM PC compatible computers. It is written and released by Terry A. Davis and is an operating system developed from ground up. The primary focus of this operating system seems to be video games (really simple ones!) and is intended for "programming as […]

November 20, 2008 | Posted in Software Tips | Comments Off on LoseThos – 64bit open source free operating system

How to play Divx videos on Windows?

DivX is so popular these days that almost all large videos and movies are published in DivX format. A movie which occupies over 3GB can be compressed to a 700MB DivX file without compromising video quality! Unfortunately DivX is not yet natively supported on Windows machines. You need download and install DivX audio and video […]

September 19, 2008 | Posted in Software Tips | Comments Off on How to play Divx videos on Windows?

How do I remove Windows Live Search box?

I had recently installed Windows Live Messenger on my pc at work. Along with it came a pesky toolbar addon called Windows Live Search. This gets attached after the URL box and is irritating to say the least. I prefer to use Google and I don’t need a toolbar! I thought it should be pretty […]

January 22, 2008 | Posted in Software Tips | 9 Comments »

How to take screenshot from Windows Media Player?

I was trying to capture a still from Windows Media Player and use it in one of my blog posts. What I got was a black square! Why did this happen? It seems this has something to do with video acceleration used in Media Player. I was able to find the solution while going through […]

November 23, 2006 | Posted in Software Tips | 1 Comment »