Using Remote Desktop Connection Manager

If you as part of your job, are required to connect to multiple servers or computer workstations over a Remote Desktop Connections, then you will undoubtedly run into the difficulty of remembering various connections details, credentials and settings for all the machines.

You’ll be glad to know that there is a free tool available Microsoft that will help you to store and have all this information available, to help you to effortlessly connect and manage the connections to your multiple servers.  Remote Desktop Connection Manager.

 

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Can I use cloud computing for my small business?

The terms ‘Cloud’ and ‘cloud computing’ are have become synonymous with small business IT when discussing technology for small businesses.  The issue is that with so much miscommunication and hype about cloud computing many small business owners and even medium to large business owners are confused about what it all really means.  In this article i hope to clear the confusion and to provide you with enough information to help you to decide if using cloud is right for your business.

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Energy , the environment & information technology

Our societies in the developed world are built on the assumption that energy is both freely available and relatively cheap.  Our homes,  offices and even recreational areas are often littered with a plethora of energy consuming devices i.e. Televisions, Computers, air conditioners, heating etc.  Our lives and livelihoods have become increasingly dependent and intertwinned with energy derived mostly from the burning of fossil fuels.

The use of fossil fuels to generate energy, and the volume of fossil fuels required to generate energy has rapidly been on the increase for the past 250 years, since the start of the industrial revolution.

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ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Install MEAN.IO on ubuntu 14.04

MEAN.io, is an opinionated fullstack javascript framework which simplifies and accelerates web application development. MEAN is an acronym for MongoDB, Express, AngularJs and NodeJs. MEAN.IO will help you get started and avoid useless grunt work and common pitfalls, while keeping your application organized. The goal is to create and maintain a simple and readable open-source solution that you can use and trust in your projects.

The documentation on the MEAN.IO site is pretty light when it comes to getting MEAN stack set up on a linux terminal.

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Install MongoDB on Ubuntu 14.04

I have started to some development using the MEAN stack (MongoDB, Express.js, Angular.js & Node.js) .  The MEAN stack is pretty cool if you’re looking to do some real quick smart web development, however there is a little bit of a learning curve for all you traditional web development types, who are used to working with Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS).

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Cyber-Security

Protect yourself from GOZeus and CryptoLocker viruses today

The National Crime Agency (NCA)  issued an alert last week, Two-week opportunity for UK to reduce threat from powerful computer attack , and as such gave the country a two week period to protect itslef from the virus that could give hackers access to sensitive information, which potentionally could cost the UK economy millions of pounds.

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What are HomePlug Adaptors?

HomePlug adaptors, or Powerline adaptors as they are also referred too, have been around since 2001.  They are computer networking technology that enable you to network computing devices using your houses electricity circuit. It is designed to not only to provide you with the ability to expand a home of office network but also to easily stream media or share files to multiple wired or wireless devices.

In a nutshell, Homeplug is the family name for various powerline communication specification that support networking over existing home electrical wiring. There are several specifications for Homeplug, and there are some distinct differences between the Homeplug 1.0, HomePlug AV and HomePlug AV2 standards
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ubuntu 14.04 LTS

10 things to install ubuntu 14.04 LTS for business use

Ubuntu 14.04 – Trusty Tahr – is the latest Long Term Support release of ubuntu from Canonical, this means that this release has 5 years of support and security updates.  This makes it a great release to use for business purposes.

In this post we’ve provide some advice on what to do to configure your desktop for optimum use within a small business environment, to ensure you’ve got everything you need when you need it.

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proxmox ubuntu firefox plugin error

Proxmox VE is a complete open source virtualization management solution for servers.  The enterprise-class features and the intuitive web interface are designed to help you increase the use of your existing resources and reduce hardware cost and administrating time – in business as well as home use.

ProxMox is a fantastic free virtualization tool,  however there a couple quirks to getting it set up properly, one of these issues is the ubuntu plugin error you’ll receive when  trying to access the web administration console for the first time.

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