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  1. Fuddster

    Today I Learned...

    I used the backup software Back In Time to back up my /home folder during my recent openSUSE reinstall. Somehow I missed a setting, I still don't know which one, that allowed BIT to copy/restore more copies of my files with ".backup.fulldate" appended to each file. OVER 250,000 OF THEM! I use the find command often, so I opened a terminal and fired it up. To make sure my search pattern worked, I sent the results to a text file and gave it a quick look. And Today I Learned that the find command has a -delete switch that made getting rid of those files a snap! The full command we
  2. Here are three articles that can help you restore missing features in Windows 8 - without having to resort to using 3rd party programs to get that functionality back. Make Windows 8 boot straight to the desktop - TechRepublic These are some simple instructions for creating a task that will open Explorer on boot so you are immediately bypassing the Windows 8 simplistic start up page and go straight to the desktop. More details in the article. Rather than have it open Explorer every time I boot to get me to the Desktop, I just created a shortcut on the simplistic sta
  3. This topic hopes to be a one stop shop for links to topics here in ATW and links around the web directly for Windows 8 tips, tricks and adding back missing features, etc. To make it easier to keep track of the links, please add your Tip, Trick or Instructions for Adding back missing features to Windows 8 in the main ATW forum. Admins/ATW Mods will then add the appropriate topics to this locked topic list. Tips and Tricks and Adding back missing features: Windows 8 - do it yourself - add back missing features (3 of them) - ATW So I have Windows 8, Now What? - Bits from Bill -
  4. Google, the international search/advertising behemoth, has had a web browser product since late 2008. It has since grown to one of the most popular browsers used on the web. It runs on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux (support for the latter two was added in 2010). It is based on the open source browser Chromium (it's a sort-of special relationship, as Chromium exists because Google released the Chrome source code) and the two are almost identical (I don't actually know the differences between the products, besides Chromium missing official Google branding @frapper provided a link that shows the di
  5. Tags are a cool new feature in IP.board (well, new to us! I don't know when they implemented them). Tags are a fairly common "web 2.0" feature, allowing you to categorize things multiple different ways simultaneously. You can add tags, up to 10, in the area under the "Topic Title" section when posting a new topic. They can be separated by commas (you can use spaces in tags, so you need to separate them with commas). If you've already made a thread and want to add/edit tags, you can do so in the "edit post" screen, by using the Full Editor. Selecting the box "Use first tag as prefix" wi
  6. In this sub forum, will be all manner of of topics related to different tips and tricks discovered while using the new upgraded version of IPS' IP.Board forum software. Have fun and if you discover a neat tip or trick while using the updated forum software, post a topic about it! Enjoy!
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