How to convert RPM software packages to Debian (.deb)

Maybe you have had this problem: you are using Debian or Ubuntu Linux and a software package you would like to install is only available in RPM format. The solution is the handy tool called alien, which converts .rpm files to .deb files. Install alien: apt-get install alien Converting an rpm package to Debian format: ... Read more

Why and How to Change the MAC Address of a Machine in Windows 10

Change Windows Mac Address

MAC address stands for Media Access Control address and is a series of numbers used to uniquely identify a device within a network. The MAC address is used when communicating over the network at the data link layer. By default, when you purchase a device, it has a MAC address assigned to it by the ... Read more

Check and Repair All MySQL Databases on Ubuntu

MySQL Optimize and Repair

The following command can be used to check and repair all MySQL databases on a Ubuntu or Debian Linux System. I've tested the commands on Ubuntu 20.04 and Debian 10. Repair MySQL databases on Ubuntu Linux sudo mysqlcheck --defaults-file=/etc/mysql/debian.cnf --auto-repair --optimize --all-databases MySQL database repair on Debian mysqlcheck --defaults-file=/etc/mysql/debian.cnf --auto-repair --optimize --all-databases The benefit of ... Read more

How to Copy and Paste on PowerShell in Windows 10

PowerShell Copy / Paste

All of us know how to perform simple copy and paste operations while using any text editor or search bars in Windows 10. However, most users wonder how to use these commands while using PowerShell, since the keyboard shortcuts of these commands are disabled by default in PowerShell. In this article, we will explain the ... Read more

How to Read a File using PowerShell

If you are working as an admin on Windows Core Server and want to check the contents of a file, you can execute the following command: get-content C:\testfile.txt This command will display the contents of theĀ file using PowerShell. To save the contents in a variable, you can execute: $FileContent = get-content C:\testfile.txt To read the ... Read more

How to find ID of the display connected to your Linux system

Linux connected Display ID

Mostly, we have only a single display connected to computer systems. However, you can have multiple displays connected to a system. While working with more than one display, sometimes you might find yourself in a situation where-in you need to perform a display-specific task. For example, taking a screenshot. In these scenarios, you need to ... Read more

How to Transfer Data Between Windows 10 PC’s Using an Ethernet Cable

Windows 10 transfer data

I have mentioned various ways to transfer the data between two computers in this post. Transferring the data using an Ethernet cable is one of the fastest and cheapest methods. All you need is an Ethernet crossover cable (or a network switch plus two normal network cables) and NICs (Network card interfaces) on your computers ... Read more