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How To Prevent Content Theft

Content theft is a big problem on the Web. Fortunately there’s an easy and effective way you can prevent people stealing your content. How To Prevent Content Theft Content theft is an ongoing issue for website owners.  There’s the simple copy and paste method by which people can steal your content. But there’s another content […]

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How To Backup Your WordPress Website

It’s vital to backup your WordPress website regularly. Sites get hacked, servers fail. When disaster strikes and you have no backup available, then you have a double disaster on your hands. There’s a kind of unspoken law about backups. If you backup, you probably won’t need the backups. But if you don’t – you sure […]

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I've just switched my laptop over from Windows to Linux Ubuntu.

I've worked with Linux systems for many years so I'm not a newcomer to Linux.

Mostly though these have been server systems and not desktop computers.

Like the majority of people, I used Windows for my desktop PC and laptop.

So why the switchover from Windows to Ubuntu?



Switching from Windows to Linux Ubuntu

Switching from Windows to Linux Ubuntu

I’ve just switched my laptop over from Windows to Linux Ubuntu. I’ve worked with Linux systems for many years so I’m not a newcomer to Linux. Mostly though these have been server systems and not desktop computers. Like the majority of people, I used Windows for my desktop PC and laptop. So why the switchover […]

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Pictures of Penang

These are some pictures I took on my visits to Penang, Malaysia a few years back.             This is the street where I stayed. The tall building on the right is called the KOMTAR building and it’s regarded as the centre of Penang. It’s 65 floors high and was built […]

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Living in Bangkok

I spent a year and a half living and travelling in the Far East, working as a location independent “digital nomad”. As well as Thailand, I also visited Laos, Malaysia, Hong Kong, China and Taiwan. I also lived for two months in the Taiwanese capital Taipei. It was a great experience. Among other things it […]

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A Practical Guide To Basic WordPress Security

A Practical Guide To Basic WordPress Security

If you have a website for your business, then there’s a good chance it will be a WordPress website. WordPress is a mature and secure Website Content Management System or CMS which is used by millions of websites all around the world. But like all websites and webservers, WordPress can also be hacked and compromised […]

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What an Htaccess File Looks Like in Windows Explorer

The Ultimate .htaccess Apache File Guide

This is a copy of The Ultimate .htaccess Apache File Guide by Charles Torvalds from www.askapache.com This document is reproduced here by kind permission of Charles Torvalds from www.askapache.com Full copyright details relating to this document can be found at the foot of this page. The Ultimate .htaccess Apache File Guide htaccess is a very […]

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The End of Banks?

It’s not often I go off on a rant about something I hate. But I think I will today. And it’s about something many other people also hate. The banks. Right now I have an account with Barclays in the UK. Barclays must have one of the worst online banking systems I’ve ever had the […]

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Learn German with GermanPod – and Receive a 24% Discount

Great News From GermanPod101 Innovative Languages, the makers of the highly successful downloadable GermanPod101 German course are holding a Summer Sale. They’re offering a 24% discount on their 12 and 24-month Basic and Premium Subscriptions to GermanPod. The GermanPod Sale starts on Monday, August 19th and runs until Friday, August 30th 2013. To claim your […]

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