Daily Archives: April 23, 2008

RegToy Tweaks Your PC Every Which Way [Featured Windows Download]Lifehacker

Windows only: Free PC tweaking utility RegToy exposes all sorts of Windows settings that you’d normally have to dig into the registry to get to. Change the way Windows looks and behaves with RegToy, which is similar to the TweakUI PowerToy. It offers dozens of system-wide to user-specific settings—most of which will only matter to the most anal of Windows tweakers. After the jump, get a look-see at some of RegToy's many panes, tabs, checkboxes, and other settings areas.Adjust advanced System settings:

Startup and shutdown options:

Desktop and icon customizations:

Context menus:

Logon options:

These are just a few of the many screens ripe for digging through in RegToy. RegToy is a free download for Windows only, and XP users will need the free .NET 2.0 framework to run it.

RegToy [Ky Nam via Download Squad]

Free Desktop sharing software

Try this out. This is pretty good and is free.

Ease the Transition to Ubuntu with a Cheat Sheet [Linux]Lifehacker

ubucheatsheet_scaled.jpgThe open-source-friendly folks at the FOSSwire blog have posted a PDF “Ubuntu Cheat Sheet,” covering the basic terminal commands one might have to use and, just as importantly, naming important programs and packages so you don’t end up deleting or messing with something that’ll cause headaches down the line. WIth the release of Hardy Heron one day away, adventurous newcomers might want to keep FOSSwire’s printed and handy for reference.

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