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Stop Ubuntu 11.10 killing your network!

March 26, 2012

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Important update To be fair to Canonical, I have found that openSUSE 12.1 also suffers with this bug and the same fix works. I want to keep opinion out of this blog but I can’t help but wonder why these major distributions do not care that their product can destroy a wireless network in seconds. […]

Throw away Flash cookies

March 10, 2012

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Target audience This tip is aimed at Linux users with a healthy sense of paranoia and a dislike of sneaky Internet tracking. Disclaimer This tip has a disadvantage if you use a lot of Flash sites and games in that your settings will no longer be saved. Here we go Local Shared Objects or “Flash […]

Mount your /tmp in ram

February 12, 2012

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Target audience This tip is aimed at Linux users with 4GB or more ram. Those with less can also use this but they should reduce the amount of ram allocated. Disclaimer This tip involves messing around with a system file. If it goes wrong you could render your computer un-bootable. This is nothing that a […]