How-to Guides

This is a collection of evergreen how-guides and detailed tutorials to help you do more with software tools that you use daily.

Essential Linux Commands for WordPress Users

If you have limited Unix / Linux experience, here are some handy command line tricks that will help you do things a lot faster. Also, these Linux commands aren’t specific to any shell so you may use them in any Linux environment.

Master your Web Browser’s Search Box

You can use the browser search bar of Chrome, Firefox and IE to do more interesting things like fixing grammatical errors, storing long strings of text or even for removing formatting from clipboard content.

How to Upload your DVDs on YouTube

This step-by-step tutorial explains how you can easily rip and upload DVD videos to online sites like YouTube, Facebook, etc.

Find if Anyone Else is Using your Dropbox Account

In a serious security breach, Dropbox accounts were open for all as anyone could log in to other accounts without requiring a passwords. This is time to do a quick security audit of your Dropbox account.

A Visual Guide to Computer Cables and Connectors

Computer cables can be confusing so here's a visual guide that will help you identify cables, connectors and converters that came with your computers and other electronic gadgets.

How to Connect Two Computers Without a Router

This guide describes how you can directly connect two computers for sharing files, photos, music and even your Internet connection. This method uses an inexpensive Ethernet crossover cable and doesn't require a router.