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SanDisk X110 SSD
17 Jun 2020

How to check how much data your SSD has written in total on Linux?

SSDs are much faster than old HDDs, but they also have much lower typical number of terabytes written before failure (TBW). That number is 70 to 150 TiB for an average SSD today...

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16 Jun 2020

How to download and unpack RPM packages to examine files?

When working with RPM packages, sometimes you'd like to examine the contained files. Fortunately, it's pretty easy to unpack them...

Cyber security
8 May 2020

Encrypt/decrypt files in GNU/Linux terminal using GPG

Sometimes you have files containing sensitive information that you don't want others to see without your permission. Also, you want to be sure that the encryption in place cannot be broken...

17 Nov 2019

Switch between Hyper-V and VirtualBox or VMware on Windows

Let's say you've installed Hyper-V on your Windows machine and done some work requiring Hyper-V to be enabled. If you now try to start a VirtualBox machine...

No-IP Dynamic DNS
26 May 2019

Using a PHP script to update your dynamic DNS record at No-IP.org

This article can help in case your router holding a public IP address can neither be put into bridge mode nor it supports updating dynamic DNS records through its firmware...

5 May 2019

Watching YouTube videos not available in your region using a VPS abroad

Sometimes you might go to YouTube to look for a video or song you once saw or heard somewhere and liked, and then realize that the content you want is not available in your region. Luckily, there is a solution to this problem...

Computer Security Padlock
9 Mar 2019

The best way to scan for and remove adware on a Windows PC

Windows 10 comes with Windows Defender which already offers protection against the most widespread malware like viruses, Trojans, and worms. However, Windows Defender won't detect and/or remove adware...

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5 Sep 2017

Preventing your iPhone from losing Wi-Fi while locked

If your iPhone looses Wi-Fi connection at random while locked, there are some steps you can take to prevent it. The most obvious reason why you would want to keep your iPhone connected to Wi-Fi all the time is to keep receiving push notifications...