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How to Decompress ZIP Archives With SSH

November 27th, 2008 . by Claire Broadley

Moving large files between different networked computers can be a shockingly slow process. The situation is much worse if you are moving files from your home computer to a server. Imagine if you had a 6 Mb/s internet connection. A one gigabyte file would take about a half hour to transfer. And that’s not even […]

How to Clear your Browser Cache

November 13th, 2008 . by Claire Broadley

When you call IT to fix a computer problem, the first thing they’ll ask is: “Did you turn your computer off and on again?” The suggestion might seem simplistic and irrelevant to beginners, but when the exact cause of the problem isn’t known, technology can oftentimes benefit from a simple restart. And when it comes […]