Defragmenting can speed up your hard disk and boost your computer’s performance – that used to be the case. Modern file systems and SSD data carriers make defragmentation almost superfluous and can even be more harmful than beneficial. Windows 10 takes care of this once time-consuming process automatically in the background, without users noticing any delay.
While working on a Linux system the command line is frequently used. Many administrative tasks require you to find files and directories based on specific criteria. In doing so, Linux admins are accustomed to using the find command. Here, we’ll show you how the command works and how to use it as a handy tool.
Xubuntu is a community-developed derivative of the Ubuntu operating system. The distribution is suitable for users who appreciate speed, ease of use, and an elegant look, and want to get the most out of their laptops, desktops, or netbooks. In this article we take a look at Xubuntu’s advantages and system requirements.
Lubuntu is an ideal solution for upgrading older computers due to its low hardware and memory requirements. But the Linux distribution is also suitable for other purposes. In our article, we take a closer look at the Ubuntu derivative, who it’s suitable for, and what Lubuntu’s system requirements are. Read on for more.
While you’re working on your computer, the background lighting in your environment will vary. To protect your eyes and prevent headaches, you should adapt the screen brightness to these changing conditions. Windows gives you different options for this. Our article shows you the various ways to set the brightness settings.
The DNS TTL value shows how long the results of DNS queries are saved for. Under certain circumstances, it may be useful for websites to check and/or change their DNS TTL values. Keep reading to learn about the best practices for DNS TTL, DNS TTL minimum and maximum values, and how to set DNS TTL values for your website.
Whether you’re on a desktop PC, smartphone or tablet – without an operating system it would simply be impossible to use your device. It’s for this reason that the system software and the respective installation files are loaded immediately when the working memory is first supplied with power. This is made possible by bootloaders, which are activated directly by the firmware specific to the...
Cloud software has become an essential part of the modern world. Without any work from the user, software like Dropbox, OneDrive, and OwnCloud synchronize data and files across devices. We explain how to install the open-source software Nextcloud with Docker and show you step by step how to build the configuration files you’ll need.
There are several apps and system programs which are required for Windows 11 to run properly and therefore should not be uninstalled. However, if you want to free up memory and speed up the system, you can uninstall some Windows 11 programs which you don’t use or need. Uninstalling programs on Windows 11 and Windows 10 is quite simple. Our guide will show you how to do it.
There are several Linux distributions available for a variety of needs thanks to the open source feature and the dedicated communities. In our overview, we’ll highlight the best providers, explain their advantages and disadvantages, and outline which operating systems are best suited for servers, desktops, or other uses.