How to setup Ubuntu

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Download Ubuntu and install with default settings. Optional – manually partition hard drive with a swap partition: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Installing-Ubuntu-12-04-LTS-266201.shtml https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SwapFaq   Installing an additional hard drive, you will need to set it up to auto mount and give it a friendly name: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AutomaticallyMountPartitions   To activate Desktop Sharing (aka VNC):  Once logged in, log out and […]

Windows 7 tweaks for gigabit ethernet speed

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Some universal tweaks which will help regardless of your nic/drivers: Disable RDC Go to “Programs and features” > “Turn Windows features on or off” > Uncheck Remote Differential Compression   Tune advanced card proprieties in device manager Make sure you have the most recent drivers for your network card.  Also verify you have the most […]