Linux Administration

Forum discussion tagged with Linux Administration.
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    Question Linux OS for a new user

    Hello users, This question may be offtopic here, but i need your kind suggestions. I am now going to reinstall an operating system in my computer. I had Windows 10 earlier. Now I am thinking to use Linux. I have not used it before so I have a few doubts. Will it be difficult to use and...
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    Thermal Paste Leak. Is this fine? Pic

    I dropped a bit of thermal paste on the bottom side of the CPU. It looks like this picture. The blue lines are the excess paste that fell off as I moved the paste away from the CPU. I should have moved it away upwards but i was ignorant.the green circle is just there to aid in helping look for...
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    New XLR Mic In sound card has bad quality output audio

    So I just bought a new Audio Technica AT2020 mic with XLR hook up (not usb) that is plugged into my Sound Blaster ZX sound card and I'm having issues with the mic sounding like I'm under water. Here's the set up: AT2020 > XLR female to male XLR cable > Phantom Power AC18v > XLR female to male...
  4. henrytcasey

    1Password Can Tell If Your Password's Been Leaked

    Password manager 1Password's latest feature lets you check whether your password has been leaked in a data breach. 1Password Can Tell If Your Password's Been Leaked : Read more
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    Converting Alienware to custom build

    Hello im wondering if it will be easy to convert my alienware into a custom build i am having some problems with it so i was thinking about just gutting it and rebuilding it into a new computer does anyone have any suggestions, here are my specs: OS Name Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Version...
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    Which router do i use for 20 mbps download speed?

    Hey Guys, I want 20 mbps download speed right now is 2 mbps. So which router do you suggest for me is the best for 20 mbps speed?
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    Need a Cheap GPU for my 55" Plasma TV

    Had a Zotac 9800GT that worked fine but it died. The motherboard is an Asus Crosshair IV Extreme with 8GB of ram & a Corsair CX600 PSU. This is strictly for watching HD videos on our giant Samsung plasma (I think it's 55") which only has an HDMI connection. We prefer around the $50 range...
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    applying thermal paste

    Do i need to remove my CPU from motherboard when applying thermal paste?
  9. Masquerade908

    Upgrade board or upgrade to SSD?

    First of all, my current build is: Mobo: Gigabyte H110M-DS2 CPU: i5-6400 GPU: GTX 970 HDD: WD Red 1tb RAM: Kingston Hyper X 8gb DDR3 When building this rig I knew I made a major mistake slapping an i5 on an H110 (bit of a long story actually)...but now I have a chance to correct that mistake...
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    Help Installing Windows 7 on SSD on HP ENVY 17-3070nr Notebook PC

    I am trying to install a SSD with Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit into my HP laptop. I have a Samsung 64 GB SSD and a retail Windows 7 disc. I powered off the laptop, unplugged it, then removed the existing hard drive. I plugged in my new SSD in the exact same plug the old one was previously...
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    Hey guys, i got a geforce 660 that i accidentely spilled a litle watee on while it was running, the computer is running but no

    Hey guys, i got a geforce 660 that i accidentely spilled a litle water on while it was running, the computer is running but no display are shown on the monitor but the monitor detects the computer but yeah no display are shown. Im just wondering if the graphic card is broken or if you still can...
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    RAM Help needed!

    Hello, to anyone who is reading this I thank you in advance for any and all help. So my issue is with my RAM or possibly my motherboard.. not sure. I have two identical DDR2 RAM sticks both 2 GB. I have installed both and my computer boots fine, but yet my PC is only saying I have 2GB installed...
  13. dankcik09

    5960x X99 Build for Rendering/Editing/Compositing and Gaming $3.5k - $4k

    Need help with choosing between the RipJaw DDR4 3200 vs 3300 as there is a $250 difference. Need help with finding some cooling for the M.2 SSD as they are said to run HOT. - New Build - Intel Core i7-5960X Haswell-E 8-Core 3.0GHz LGA 2011-v3 140W Desktop Processor...
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    Denon AH-D600 for gaming?

    I am buying myself headphones which will be mainly used for gaming, although, since I will have them, I will also listen to music with them, but gaming will be primary.. I found good deal on Denon AH-D600 few days old, 170$ Although this is a bit more that I initially tended to spend on...
  15. syamdi

    How to delete corrupted file???

    Hello, ineed sombdy to help me.... when i'm trying to delete some avi file n folder it will appear as "preparing to recycle....discovering item...."for along time,,,n it will never delete the item...
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    Question on charging NIMH batteries

    Archived from groups: alt.comp.periphs.dcameras (More info?) We use NIMH batteries in our Canon A75 digital camera. They work fine and I normally recharge them when they are just about out of charge. But, we are going on vacation soon. I would guess that the current batteries are maybe...
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    VIA PCI to USB 2.0 Host Controller card

    Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.device_driver.dev (More info?) I'm running Windows XP Pro and Windows Office XP Pro on the computer on which I have installed this card. I have instelled it SO THAT I can connect to the internet via wireless cable connection. The problem I'm...