Quicklink Current Files on the Desktop Panel (Ubuntu Linux)

There is a desktop panel applet for Ubuntu Linux and its derivatives that is able to store files and folders within a dropdown window accessible from a tiny icon on the panel bar called Topshelf. It is available in the default Ubuntu repositories. It receives content by just dragging and dropping it into its window ... Read more

Change Default Application to Open Files (Linux Mint)

The default application is the one you open a file with on doubleclick. In some cases installed programs automatically turn themselves into the default application for files you were happy with, which you might want to change. To do that, rightclick a file of the chosen format and choose Open With... -> Other Application or ... Read more

How to Create Sheet Music (Linux Mint)

Apart from writing your sheet music with pen and paper you can also use a sheetscripter. These applications allow you to drag and drop notesĀ  and all other symbols you might upon a virtual sheet and format it the way you like it. One of these applications for Linux is called MuseScore, you can find ... Read more

How to change the update frequency in Microsoft security essentials

Microsoft security essentials is the free antivirus software from Microsoft for Windows 7. Unlike other antivirus tools which update their signatures every few hours, Microsoft security essentials is updating its antivirus signature database only once in 24 hours. But the update frequency can be changed in the Windows regestry and the following tutorial will show ... Read more