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Techmantium is a technology blog covering a wide range of technology topics and life hacks, including desktop PC, smartphones, tablets, Raspberry Pi, software, security, operating systems, mobile, storage, servers, gadget hacks and technology companies such as Microsoft, Google and Apple.

Here you will find my tutorials on everything from making the switch from Windows to Linux, building your own cloud server, working with a Raspberry Pi. You can also find my tech gadget reviews, privacy and security articles and some hardware hacks.

 

Latest Posts

Top 10 Great BURG Bootloader Themes
In   Linux1st July 2017
BURG is a boot loader for Linux based on GRUB. BURG has a highly configurable menu system which works in both text and graphic mode and it features a themeable interface.
Get Back Open Command Window Here Context Menu
In   Windows8th December 2016
Windows 10 Creators Update removes the "Open Command Prompt here" context menu entry and replaces it with "Open PowerShell window here". Microsoft has decided that the trusty old command prompt is too old and dated and will be phasing it out. They are now making PowerShell the de facto command shell in Windows 10.
Strengthen Your Privacy in Windows 10
In   Windows8th November 2016
Whilst Microsoft's latest version of Windows was a popular free upgrade for many people, most people are unaware that the cost of the "free" upgrade is the exchance of potentially private information and telemetry data to Microsoft servers.
Switching from Windows to Linux
In   Linux4th September 2016
Windows 10 has been out for over a year now, and for the most part, it has been accepted well. Still, some people aren't happy with the privacy issues and the sheer amount of tracking, not to mention the security issues, and so may be looking for an alternative...
How to Fix a Slow-Opening Windows Downloads Folder
In   Windows29th August 2016
When you're browsing through your hard drive in File Explorer (aka Windows Explorer), most folders open quickly. However, the Downloads folder, which is one of the most frequent and important places on your computer, often takes 10 seconds or longer to fully load.
Using Grep to Search for Text in Linux
In   Linux22nd August 2016
Grep is a Unix tool used for finding text within files. This tool is very simple to use, much misunderstood and very powerful. It is an essential command to master when using Unix and Linux.
Social Engineering
In   Privacy & Security21st August 2016
Social Engineering is something we are all exposed to every day, from watching the daily news to advertisements. Social Engineering is psychological manipulation. How can a target be manipulated to do something they normally would not do. This can be as simple as manipulating someone to use your product over another or even buy something that they don't really need, through to divulging sensitive information, such as passwords, or transferring money.

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