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How to install two or more operating systems on one PC

Sure, you can run Windows and Linux, or two versions of Windows, all on the same PC. Just follow these steps to do it right.

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Don't forget one of Linux's best features: How to use multiple workspaces

Just as Windows 10 is finally adding virtual desktops, many Linux environments are hiding workspaces by default. Here's everything you need to know to start using one of Linux's best features.

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How to stop Ubuntu from sending your desktop searches to online retailers

Sick of seeing shopping results for the movie "The Terminator Theme" when you search Ubuntu for "Terminal"? Here's how to disable those annoying online search results.

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If Windows virtual memory is too low, you can increase it, but there are trade-offs

Virtual memory can expand your PC's capabilities, but it will also slow it down. Understanding the swap file will help you make the right decision.

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How to install the Windows 10 Technical Preview on a Mac

Get Microsoft's beta operating system on a virtual drive or right on your hard drive.

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Netflix on Linux: How to get it today, and why it's such a pain

Netflix on Linux is a hassle for two reasons sure to set open-source aficionados on edge: Microsoft and DRM. But you can get around it.

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Turn old PC hardware into a home server with FreeNAS

FreeNAS can breathe new life into old hardware and sling files and media to networked devices all around your house.