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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.

 

How to Prevent Closing Multiple Tabs in Chrome
8th July 2012Windows
I'm sure we've all done it - open up loads of tabs to work on and accidentally click on the "Close Chrome" button instead of "Close Tab" only for Chrome to completely close down including all tabs you were working on or browsing. Very frustrating. There is help though, and this short guide will show you how to prevent Chrome from closing multiple tabs.
Apache Error: Invalid command ExpiresActive
30th June 2012Linux
How to fix Apache Error: Invalid command ExpiresActive which can occur when a misconfigured server has a configuration file is misspelled or defined by a module not included in the server configuration.
Enabling Recycle Bin like functionality in Samba
15th June 2012Linux
Having recently deleted some files by accident over a Samba share, I thought that it may be a good idea to have something similar to the Windows Recycle Bin so that deleted files are moved and can be easily recovered without risking the loss of data. The recycle bin can be emptied periodically and gives an extra layer of protection for your data.
Basic Data Recovery in Linux
15th June 2012Linux
Argh! Too busy on doing 6 things at the same time and during a slight loss of concentration I've deleted files which I need! What do I do? How do I get them back? How do I undelete files in Linux?
Android Secret Configuration Menu
13th April 2012Linux
The Android operating system contains a number of useful secret undocumented menus and screens used by techs and service personnel. This article shows you how to access these menus by simply keying in a number on the keypad.
HP Pavilion DV7-6C01EA Laptop Review
24th February 2012Hardware
Review of HP Pavillion DV7 that I will be using now I shall be doing a lot more work remotely on clients premises conducting presentations, demonstrations, documentation or coding.
How to Remount Filesystem Read-Write in Linux
18th February 2012Linux
Linux (and Android) have the ability to mount a file system read-only to prevent unauthorised modification, particularly to system files. This guide shows you how to remount these file systems so that changes can be made.
What Makes This a Job For IT?
31st January 2012Hardware
This is a scenario often played out in many an IT support department. Something goes wrong and it's IT's fault or problem. Even when something goes wrong that is nothing to do with IT.