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September 5, 2020

Good Link for HOWTO Bring an Off-Screen Window Back Onto Screen for Windows 10, 8, 7, and Vista

September 5, 2020

Connect to and Control a Synaccess NPC-22 netCommander from Ubuntu 16.04.3 Running in a VirtualBox VM via a Prolific Technology Inc. USB to Serial Port Converter to Turn a Target On and Off

September 4, 2020

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September 5, 2020

This post lists a link to a page that provides a few methods to bring an off screen window into view. I wrote it so that I could easily find it again. 


Browse to [link] at for a few methods to bring an off screen window into view 


August 29, 2020

This post shows how to turn off curved quotes in Word 2016. It also shows you how to check the version of Word you're using.

Check Word Version

Step #1: Click File

Step #2:

1) Click Account

2) Click About Word

The version:

Turn off Curly Quotes

Step #1: Click File

 Step #2: Cl...

August 17, 2020

This post shows you how to SSH into a remote machine, start a VNC server and connect to the VNC server from Ubuntu 16.04.5.

Note: You should replace with your username on the remote host and the name of the remote host

Step 1: Open a terminal wind...

July 6, 2020

This post shows how to check the version of Excel you're using and turn on the Developer Tab in Excel 2016. You may need this if you want to record a macro.

Find Excel Version

Step 1: Click File

Step 2: Click Account

Step 3: Click About Excel

Step 4: Check the version

Turn o...

May 3, 2020

This post gives step-by-step instructions for installing a Vim package on Vim 8 (specifically 8.1.606) running on Windows 7 (SP1).


This post uses the vim-airline plugin available at [link] to demonstrate how to install a plugin. It uses vim-airline because its very...

September 25, 2019

Steps Step #1: Go to  Step #2: Sign in Step #3: Click Admin

August 17, 2019

This post shows you how to create a tree-view of a directory on Linux (Ubuntu).

Install and Use Tree

To create a tree view of a directory install tree by running sudo apt install tree

Type tree in the directory you'd like to list:

Type tree -d to just get directories:


June 30, 2019

This post lists step by step instructions for using draw,io in Google Drive. It also list how to get rid of it. 


Google Drive has you CONNECT to an app you want to use (install the app) and DISCONNECT from an app you don't want to use (uninstall). 



June 17, 2019

This post shows how to remove sharing from all your Google Drive files. Its a bit of a workaround, but its better than doing it manually.

Step 1:

In the search-bar type: owner:me before:2019-12-31 after:2019-01-01

Note: the dates allow only a subset of files to be display...

June 17, 2019

function gdrive_download () { CONFIRM=$(wget --quiet --save-cookies /tmp/cookies.txt...

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