FS: mid-2011 15.4" Macbook Pro A1286 (i7, 8GB ram, 500gb hd)view story

http://hardforum.com – Hey all, I'd like to sell my 3 year old unibody 15.4" Macbook Pro. This laptop has not given me absolutely any problem and just want to get an ultrabook to replace it with. Again, it is an A1286 with an i7-2635QM @ 2.0 Ghz with 8.0gb of RAM and a 500gb HDD. (Hardware)

how to get my applications to load fasterview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I have notice that my applications have taken some time to load up. The application i have notice the problem the most is Mozilla Firefox. Here are my specs of my computer: 2.3ghz amd single core processor, 2gb ram, 250 gb ssd. (Hardware)

[Windows 7] OEM Windows 7 reinstall as Virtualbox guest?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Having accomplished a complete switch to Ubuntu with the exception of Photoshop and Illustrator, I decided just to run those in a guest OS using Virtualbox. The computer originally had Windows 7 as the main (host) operating system. Has anyone ever reinstalled their OEM Windows 7 as a guest? I'm just wondering if I will run into problems with the licensing. (Hardware)

Blue screen error after swapping ramview story

http://www.overclock.net –  "Computer used to run just fine until I swapped ram so I am thinking this has to be the..." (Hardware)

Computer boots into GRUB2. How to boot into Windows directly?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi everyone, When I turn on my computer, grub2 starts automatically. It doesn't give me an option, I just turn on my computer and GRUB2 immediately pops on my screen. I tried booting Windows using a variety of commands (trying to set root and then booting that, but I kept getting errors and more and more frustrated). Anyway, seems that if I write exit, then Windows will load. (Hardware)

Should be using the pwr options, Turn off the display and Put the computer asleep ?view story

http://www.overclock.net –  "For the last couple of years I set mine for both options never. I just power on the..." (Hardware)

So I accidentally hit the CMOS reset button....view story

http://forums.anandtech.com – ...while trying to plug my HDMi cable into the back of my rig which was still on (see specs below). Now everything seems screwed up. The red CMOS light on the back of the computer stays lit, the fans are spinning at top speed, and I can't see a thing on the screen. Caps lock and number lock work, for what it's worth. (Hardware)

Free Software Foundation statement on the new iPhone, Apple Pay, and Apple Watchview story

http://www.fsf.org – Today, Apple announced new iPhone models, a watch, and a payment service. In response, FSF executive director John Sullivan made the following statement: It is astonishing to see so much of the technology press acting as Apple's marketing arm. (Software)

Learn Linux with This Free edX Course from the Linux Foundationview story

https://www.linux.com – The free course starts on August 1st, but to get the best experience from the class, you should install Linux on your computer before it starts. Intro to Linux is normally a $2,400 course from the Linux Foundation, but it's being offered for free now on edX. (Software)

Linux Kernel 3.4.98 LTS Brings Updated Wireless Drivers and Better PowerPC Supportview story

http://news.softpedia.com – Greg Kroah-Hartman, the renown kernel maintainer, had the pleasure of announcing on July 9 the immediate availability for download of Linux kernel 3.4.98 LTS (Long Term Support). (IT news)