Instructables: exploring - technology - ubuntu - popular http://www.instructables.com Sat, 3 Dec 2016 18:19:18 PST BLOX v1.01 How to Build a Premium Sous Vide Cooker http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Premium-Sous-Vide-Cooker/
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Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:42:03 PDT
Another almost free computers thin client set up. http://www.instructables.com/id/Another-almost-free-computers-thin-client-set-up/
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Wed, 23 Feb 2011 10:03:56 PST
How to Dual-Boot Windows XP and Linux (Updated!) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Dual-Boot-Windows-XP-and-Linux/
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Wed, 18 Mar 2009 18:43:04 PDT
Getting started with ubuntu and the AVR dragon http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-started-with-ubuntu-and-the-AVR-dragon/
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Tue, 15 Jan 2008 13:39:13 PST
Ros Indigo install on Ubuntu http://www.instructables.com/id/Ros-Indigo-install-on-Ubuntu-1/
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:08:06 PDT
Set up web content filtering in 4 steps with Ubuntu http://www.instructables.com/id/Set-up-web-content-filtering-in-4-steps-with-Ubunt/
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Tue, 26 Aug 2008 18:59:17 PDT
How to Install Flash on Ubuntu Linux, the easy way! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Install-Flash-on-Ubuntu-Linux-the-easy-way/
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Sat, 29 Mar 2008 17:34:31 PDT
how to fix "windows can not verify the digital signature of this file" with winload.exe http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-fix-windows-can-not-verify-the-digital-sig/
how to fix "windows can not verify the digital signature of this file" with winload.exe - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/E4ZN/HAQ37DBH/FORE4ZNHAQ37DBH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/E4ZN/HAQ37DBH/FORE4ZNHAQ37DBH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOR/E4ZN/HAQ37DBH/FORE4ZNHAQ37DBH.SMALL.jpg The nerdling my school craptop died because i deleted bootmgr files from the c drive i thought they were leftovers from a program. they were still in my recycle bin after i fixed it so i put them back where they were. i will cover many different ways to fix it, one worked for me but i dont know which. cmd code...
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Tue, 18 Dec 2012 13:53:26 PST
How to nativly run Netflix on a raspbery PI2 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Nativly-Run-Netflix-on-a-Raspbery-PI2/
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Thu, 14 Jan 2016 15:15:01 PST
Logmein Hamachi for Linux/Beaglebone/Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Logmein-Hamachi-for-LinuxBeagleboneRaspberry-Pi/
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 07:04:00 PST
Using an esp8266 arduino to control a relay using home-assistant http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-an-Esp8266-Arduino-to-Control-a-Relay-Using-/
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Tue, 5 Apr 2016 13:27:22 PDT
How to Play DVD's in Ubuntu http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Play-DVDs-in-Ubuntu/
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Fri, 12 Aug 2011 15:00:57 PDT
how to get a windows password with ophcrack http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-get-a-windows-password-with-ophcrack/
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Mon, 19 Apr 2010 16:40:58 PDT
How to make Ubuntu Linux look like Mac OS X http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-Ubuntu-Linux-look-like-Mac-OS-X/
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Wed, 11 Aug 2010 04:46:48 PDT
Getting Started with ROS ( Robotic Operating System ). http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-with-ROS-Robotic-Operating-Syste/
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Fri, 29 Jun 2012 09:02:38 PDT
Airplay to AppleTV From Linux PC http://www.instructables.com/id/Airplay-to-AppleTV-From-Linux-PC/
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 13:43:38 PST
Run Ubuntu from your USB stick http://www.instructables.com/id/Run-Ubuntu-from-your-USB-stick/
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 10:52:10 PDT
Spark: The DIY Modular Tablet http://www.instructables.com/id/Spark-The-DIY-Modular-Tablet/
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 09:19:52 PST
Getting Started With Ubuntu Linux http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-With-Ubuntu-Linux/
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:08:40 PDT
Breathe New Life into an Old Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Breathe-New-Life-into-an-Old-Computer/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 16:17:40 PST
VSFTPD Installation & Setup on Ubuntu http://www.instructables.com/id/VSFTPD-Installation-Setup-on-Ubuntu/
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Sun, 31 Oct 2010 04:32:52 PDT
How to set up multiple monitors in linux http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-set-up-multiple-monitors-in-linux/
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Fri, 11 Jan 2008 18:54:25 PST
Installing a Virtual Machine and Ubuntu on Windows 7 http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-38/
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Mon, 31 Dec 2012 11:41:22 PST
How to Host Your Own Cloud v2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Host-Your-Own-Cloud-v20/
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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 10:59:15 PDT
Make a Live USB to boot from a USB drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Live-USB-to-boot-from-a-USB-drive/
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Wed, 2 Jul 2014 19:44:39 PDT
Host Your Own Virtual Private Network (VPN) with OpenVPN http://www.instructables.com/id/Host-Your-Own-Virtual-Private-Network-VPN-with-O/
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Tue, 9 Jul 2013 17:03:10 PDT
Dual Boot Ubuntu and Windows 8 UEFI http://www.instructables.com/id/Dual-Boot-Ubuntu-and-Windows-8-UEFI/
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Tue, 22 Oct 2013 15:31:27 PDT
How to Dual-boot Linux and Windows (on a PC with Windows 7 already installed) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Dual-boot-Linux-and-Windows-on-a-PC-with-W/
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Mon, 11 Jun 2012 19:12:09 PDT
Acer C7 Trackpad Hardware Fix/Hack. http://www.instructables.com/id/Acer-C7-Trackpad-Hardware-FixHack/
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Wed, 1 May 2013 18:08:49 PDT
How to make your own "Ubuntu LiveUSB" http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-Ubuntu-LiveUSB/
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Mon, 20 Feb 2012 15:18:13 PST
Setting Up Ubuntu as a Kiosk Web Appliance http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-Up-Ubuntu-as-a-Kiosk-Web-Appliance/
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Sun, 4 Jul 2010 16:59:43 PDT
Boot and Run Ubuntu from a Flash Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Boot-and-Run-Ubuntu-from-a-Flash-Drive/
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By: BrianKT

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Sun, 16 Mar 2008 19:06:05 PDT
Hooking up a Kinect to your Computer (Using Ubuntu) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hooking-up-a-Kinect-to-your-Computer-Using-Ubuntu/
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Thu, 4 Aug 2011 12:06:51 PDT
POLYRO (oPen sOurce friendLY RObot) http://www.instructables.com/id/POLYRO-oPen-sOurce-friendLY-RObot/
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By: TimPayne

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Sat, 30 Apr 2011 17:35:52 PDT