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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

My New Computer Build
In   Hardware31st October 2010
My current computer is getting on for 6 years old and is feeling it's age. The motherboard is showing signs of giving up, it only has a single core processor and the power supply unit is making a buzzing noise. So it's time to upgrade! But since it is so old, this time an upgrade actually means a whole new computer, not just a new processor and more memory.
Uninstall FlexNet Software Updates Manager
In   Windows15th August 2010
How to uninstall FlexNet Licensing Service created by InstallShield to add convenience for a program to check for its updates and manage licences. It is being installed by many programs such as Photoshop however the program's developers haven't use it the way it was intended for. This has been a long-time annoyance as it is useless anyway.
Remove Bonjour Service from Windows
In   Windows15th August 2010
Here's a guide on how to safely disable, remove or uninstall the Apple Bonjour service and associated files (mDNSResponder.exe and mdnsNSP.dll). Just follow these few simple steps to reclaim your internet connection.
Modding the Acer Revo - Hard Drive & RAM
In   Hardware22nd July 2010
I've had my Acer Revo R3600 for a while now, however, I am finding the limited 1GB memory and hard drive to be a little limiting now, so I thought I'd open up the box and perform some upgrades.
Installing Ubuntu on Acer Revo
In   Linux20th July 2010
I will shortly be setting up my own web design and development company and I have decided that I need to have a development web server and so I am going to use a nettop PC running Linux to serve that purpose. This was originally going to be my notes on how to set-up the server, but I have posted it here just in case it can help somebody else.
Linux Tips for Beginners
In   Linux20th July 2010
This post is going to contain a list of tips and tricks used to the beginner Linux user. It covers lots of tasks which are second nature to Linux veterans, but hard to grasp for new users.
MySql Administration on Linux
In   Linux20th July 2010
A collection of useful MySql administration snippets for use on Linux Systems. I will be using this as a reference for myself and adding to it from time to time.

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