[Solved] Unable to update .ICEauthority error on booting

I received this error after installing updates and restarting the computer. It was nothing but a file-permission issue. You can easily fix it. To solve it, type the follow these instructions: Go to Application menu->Accessories->Terminal or press Alt+F2 and type gnome-terminal and press enter. In terminal, type: sudo chown username:username .ICEauthority sudo chmod 0644 .ICEauthority Replace username with your… Continue reading [Solved] Unable to update .ICEauthority error on booting

[HowTo] Optimize Mozilla Firefox for better performance

Firefox is getting very popular lately, mainly due to its customizability. I use firefox as my main browser and use all sorts of addons which help me in web-development. These addons make my firefox hungry but I can’t do without them. So, instead I tweaked around some settings in firefox which made it much responsive… Continue reading [HowTo] Optimize Mozilla Firefox for better performance

Why computer recognizes hard drive size to be less than whats printed on box

Once in a while, everyone must’ve been confused and intrigued about the hard drive sizes. The don’t give what the promise. I still remember when I bought my first 20GB harddisk and was surprised to see only 18.6 GB. I was about to return it back claiming it was damaged when I researched and found… Continue reading Why computer recognizes hard drive size to be less than whats printed on box

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Auto mounting partitions at start-up in Ubuntu

System -> Administration -> Synaptic Package Manager Search for pysdm and click on the square and click on ‘Mark for installation’ and click apply. The package will be installed. Alternatively you can go to Applications->Accessories->Terminal and type ‘sudo apt-get install pysdm‘. It will ask the password, enter it and pysdm will be installed. Once installed,  type sudo pysdm in… Continue reading Auto mounting partitions at start-up in Ubuntu

[HowTo] Remove almost any kind of viruses from Windows

Being attacked by many viruses in the recent times, I thought why not make people learn from my experience. Having faced about a dozen of different viruses in past 2 weeks, I have experience enough to write this guide. I faced trojans, trojan downloaders, rootkits and what not. So here’s my little guide which will… Continue reading [HowTo] Remove almost any kind of viruses from Windows