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How To Open All Mailto Links With GMail Automatically in Firefox

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The great thing about Firefox is that it has a built-in option to set mailto links to open up in GMail. That means you don’t have to stick with Outlook or Thunderbird or any of the desktop programs. To change your mailto handler in Firefox, just go to Tools > Options > Applications tab, and then type “mailto” into the search box. Next, click on the drop-down menu and...

How To Solve The Problem of No Internet Connectivity with VirtualBox

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I tried launching a Windows XP guest using VirtualBox (a free virtualisation software), and found myself in a copy of Windows without network connectivity. It was a trying problem that took me forever to figure out, but I managed to solve this problem by using the Intel network driver instead of the default PCnet-FAST III adapter (which seems to be hugely unpopular, at least from what the search...

How To Use Spaces Effectively With Multiple Monitors On The Mac

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Many people swear by Spaces, a feature on the Mac that allows you to have multiple desktops, and have applications “assigned” to each desktop. I think it’s a fantastic idea too, but using it together with multiple monitors just creates a bad experience. The current problem with it now, in my opinion, is that Spaces takes all your monitors as one desktop. So if you switch from...

Free Cool Desktop Wallpaper for Mac OS X, Windows, GNU/Linux

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I like my stuff to be customised and different from the stock look that everyone has, so I download apps, themes, skins, templates, whatever, to spice up my software, devices, and applications. The most basic customisation is probably your computer’s desktop wallpaper. Many people use a personal photo, or a funny picture, or something cool. Well, if you’re looking for a cool desktop...

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