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8 Ways to Access Blocked Sites

Businesses are much more clever now. They see how popular the web and social networking is and often block those sites from employee access. Not only are work places doing this, but so are schools, colleges, even some libraries and churches. If you want to access your social networking profiles, email or blogs from one of these locations, it can be frustrating. At a company that does live chat customer support software that I work for we needed to access our tools from all over the world and it was very difficult. Also we all know that it’s really hard to stay away from these sites for 8-9 hours a day while at work or school; so here are 8 methods you can use to access these blocked sites.

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Windows 8 Developer Preview is Here

If you’re keen on checking out how Windows 8 works and you’re not too keen about watching yet another video – you’re in luck. Microsoft has released the official Windows 8 Developer Preview to the public. Now anybody can install Windows 8 on their computers and give the Metro user interface a spin. You can even install this on a Windows 7 tablet and give yourself a free upgrade – however there are some things you should know about this build.

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How to Troubleshoot Your Friends’ Computers From Far Away

How to Troubleshoot Your Friends’ Computers  From Far AwayYou’re the computer whiz in your circle of friends and family, which means, inevitably, somebody is going to call for tech support. If you can’t fix it in person, these are the best approaches we’ve found for troubleshooting from far away.

With distance being a formidable foe, and without the ability to see the computer in question, there are limitations to what you can do. You can, however, get Aunt Sally’s computer working again, regardless of whether you, or she, have a mastery of remote desktop software and command line codes. Here’s how to break everything down, step by step, in Plain Joe English.

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Portable Internet Download Manager For Linux (Ubuntu)

Internet Download Manager or IDM is one of the finest download accelerators available for downloading purpose. It works in both Windows and Ubuntu (Linux). It can speed up downloading process upto 5 times your normal download speed. Portable version of IDM helps you to manage your downloads right from your USB sticks.
You have to run EXECUTABLE file in Ubuntu using Wine. If you have not installed wine then click here for complete guide to install and use wine in Ubuntu.

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How To Install And Use Wine In Ubuntu (Linux)

So what is Wine? WINE (Wine Is Not An Emulator) is an open source software which translates Windows applications (Executables) into equivalent POSIX (Portable Operating System Interface) code that Linux can understand and use. By using Wine, you can now run Windows apps and software i,e. .exe files on Linux (Ubuntu). So how to install and use Wine in Ubuntu 11.04 (Linux)? Here is a step by step procedure to install wine easily via terminal commands.

 

 

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