It’s been a while since I last wrote of my trying out Opera. Since then, my tech-savvy friend has taken it upon himself to bring me into the light. A calm evening of beer and pizza quickly turned into just that, with the addendum of him prodding me to use Opera in no uncertain terms. Indeed, so much so that he convinced me to download and install Opera to my EeePC so that I could see the marvels of Opera in all their splendour.
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One of a few things I do on my spare time is review software. The last piece of software I reviewed is called PCTuner, marketed by a company called QuickHeal. Marketed as a simple solution to the classic problem of a computer getting slower with time, it is said to “…cleans and optimizes your PC safely and automatically. It also protects your privacy by cleaning various common application traces.”
Installing it is now hassle, a simple “next”, “next”, “accept” and “install” routine is implemented as with most other software installs. Similarly, it is simple to use, with at most three clicks to perform any task. Here is what the main window looks like:
Here are the features, as presented by QuickHeal:
Google Chrome ships with a plethora of different system languages to suit any user. When I downloaded it, it installed with norwegian as the default language. I prefer having my software in english, so here’s how to change the system language:
Web search and advertising giant Google has gone against what seemed to be a foregone conclusion by not only not buying the norwegian web browser development firm Opera software, but…
I like to apply all the relevant labels or tags to my blog posts, so that they are easily found through search. I was getting annoyed that my list of…
I’ve previously showed you how to disable the Caps Lock key in Ubuntu. There are many ways of doing this in Windows as well, my favorite is to simply remap it to something else.
Hardwarewise, there’s nothing truly astonishing about the Eee. Let’s have a look at the specs of our unit:
I’m often annoyed by this dialog box when I open unassociated filetypes:
Luckily, the annoyance is simply removed thus:
In a previous post, I showed you how to disable the Caps Lock key in Ubuntu. The problem with this method is of course that it only lasts for the duration of your current session. To resolve this problem, you need to have the command run automatically at startup.