Category: System Admin

How to disable Windows 10 Active History permanently

  Windows 10 introduced a new feature that helps a user to stay connected to their task across their devices. This feature was marketed as Windows Timeline. With this, the user could continue their task across Windows 10 computers as well as on devices running iOS …

How to Install OpenSCAD in Ubuntu 18.10 / 18.04

This quick tutorial shows you how to install OpenSCAD, the programmers solid 3D CAD modeller, in Ubuntu 18.10, Ubuntu 18.04. OpenSCAD is a software for creating solid 3D CAD models. Unlike most free software for creating 3D models (such as Blender) it does not focus on …

Use eSpeak To Perform Text To Speech In Ubuntu Terminal

Perform text to speech in Ubuntu Linux using eSpeak, a compact open source software speech synthesizer for English, for Linux. eSpeak does text to speech synthesis and can translate text into speech. eSpeak uses a “formant synthesis” method. This allows many languages to be provided in …

How To Reduce Reserved Storage Size In Windows 10

  The Reserved Storage feature introduced with version 1903 of Windows 10 makes sure that there is always a sufficient amount of free space for updates, apps, and system caches. With default settings, Windows 10 sets aside about 7 GB for Reserved Storage, but it will …

‘Celluloid’ is the new name of GNOME MPV

GNOME MPV — a GTK UI for my favourite Linux video player tool — has been given a brand new name. The versatile open-source video app is switching away from the ‘GNOME MPV’ moniker to ‘Celluloid’. Why? Because ‘GNOME MPV’ is a little un-descriptive, as GNOME …

Fix Chrome error 1603 & 0x00000643 on Windows 10

  Did you receive error 1603 and 0x00000643 on Windows when installing or updating Chrome on Windows 10/8/7? While most of the error can be resolved by simple troubleshooting but for these errors we have specific solutions. Chrome error 1603 & 0x00000643 1] Run Microsoft Install …

How to Convert PDFs to Word Documents and Image Files

The PDF (Portable Document Format) is the open standard, created by Adobe in the 1990s, for presenting documents so they look consistent across all platforms and software. DOC (or DOCX) is the format/file extension used mainly by Microsoft Office for its word processing documents. The two …