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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.

 

IP Address Informer - A Desktop Support Tool
28th February 2013Windows
IP Address Informer is an easy way to give your users a way to help IT support staff by providing them with the easiest IP Address lookup tool.
Long Delay After Entering Username via SSH
16th December 2012Linux
For a while now I have been plagued with long delay after entering username each time I log into my Ubuntu server via SSH. Very annoying!
Supercookies in the Wild
11th December 2012Privacy & Security
Previously in 2011, I had written an article about a new web technology called supercookies. Now, a year later, what has changed in the tracking department?
PHP Performance Tuning with XDebug
15th November 2012Linux
PHP Performance Tuning is a good way to waste the hours of time to get milliseconds back. XDebug is the swiss army knife of PHP performance tuning, and enables enhanced diagnostics, debugging and performance profiling for all PHP applications. This article will show you how to get set-up and start profiling your scripts with XDebug.
Using Remote Desktop Gateway v8 on Windows 7
30th October 2012Windows
A few weeks ago Microsoft released an update for Windows 7 SP1 which updates the RDP client to version 8.0 so that it can be used in conjunction with the latest protocols in Windows 8 and Server 2012. Under some circumstances, the update will fail to apply and Remote Desktop will fail to connect, especially if using a Remote Desktop Gateway.
Linux Fix - Can Ping IP but can't Resolve Domain Name
29th August 2012Linux
This quick fix for Linux helps when you get trouble resolving domain names in web browsers or unable to connect to servers to download updates or packages.
What is Quantum Computing?
29th August 2012Hardware
Quantum computing is set to change the world in the future and promises computing power far in excess of every computer ever built, but despite its great promise, it's not widely available or particularly useful yet.
Linux Hardlinks and Softlinks
27th August 2012Linux
Linux has the capability to create links to files, similar to shortcuts in Windows, except that they work at the filesystem level. These links are come in both hard and soft versions, each referencing different addresses.