Be Smart and Stop Installing Toolbars in Your Browser.

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Toolbars are so useful thing in browser. It helps you to search and reach to your favourite place more faster and easier. Does your chrome, mozilla (Browsers) are filled with too much spam toolbars which you don't install. If you are new with PC and you are trying new things i am so sure that you are also facing this problem.
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When you install any software from the internet it asks you to install toolbar but you only press "Next" button without reading the message on the screen. This thing lead you to full browser with useless toolbars. Some of them are too tough to remove. Sometimes the software actually install another software  in your system, this is the reason when your remove the they come back and this situation is very frustrating.
The other software do not contain words like toolbar, extension so you have to do alot of work to find the software in Control Panel.

[Recordit] Screen Capture Gif Support For Windows and Mac

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Recordit is free screen capture software with Gif image format support.It will quickly capture your screen and upload it to Recordit website and allow you generate and Download Gif image of your screen capture.

Writing how to guide on your blog about any software or how to guide adding Video screen capture makes you post more informative. Adding Video screenshot help your visitors easily understand about your post and it speak more than your words.

Today Gif images become more popular because of lesser size of images as compare to Video. You can easily add images to your blog post, for videos you need to upload on another video sharing site and then embed to your blog. So Gif provide same benefit and you can easily share it on Internet with small size makes sharing easy.

Download program from Recordit website and it is vary small in size ,easy to install with few clicks. After install you can see small icon in windows tray which you can use set preference and Record screen.

Click on Recordit icon on system tray and select Record area on your desktop and then click over Record Icon. After that perform whatever want to do on your Desktop, it will capture your action. After that click again on System tray Icon of Recordit it will start uploading capture to Recordit website.

After Upload you will get link for your screenshot and option to convert your Video to Gif image which you can Download and Use.


Here is my screen capture link and converted Gif image below and link for same capture Gif format.

Recordit is initial stage and require more development and feature. i am missing feature like shortcut key to Start and stop screen capture and option to save screen capture to your local storage before uploading to site.

Control Chrome with Your Voice by Using Handsfreechrome.

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Google Now and Microsoft Cortana is the most famous voice command system for mobile and tablets. Voice recognition is awesome and cool feature. It feels very awesome to control your device with voice command. Many of us spend a lot of time on internet. Chrome is the best browser and most used browser. Handsfreechrome is an awesome and small chrome extension which will help you to control your browser with your voice.
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Handsfreechrome for chrome able to scroll around , click things, navigate on web page, inter text into form, go back to history, open and close new tab, open any site , refresh page, Zoom in and Zoom out and many other things just on your voice commands. I used this extension for 40 minutes and i found this extension very useful and cool.

Installation and Usage Guide. 

  • Go to This URL and install Handsfreechrome in your browser. 
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  • Once You installed Handsfreechrome press Control+Space to launch it or you can also use the extension button on the chrome. Now it will open a new tab.
  • Once the new tab is opened and you have to allow Handsfreechrome  to access your mic. Mic will help handfree to capture commands from you and translate it to machine language.
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  • Now you can minimize this new tab. It will work in background. You can see all your voice input in this new window. 

General an Useful Command To use Handsfreechrome.

1. Say help to see the commands on your screen. This will help you to find commands for you.

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Controlling Tabs with Handsfreechrome

  1. To open a new tab say "new tab"
  2. To close the current tab Say "close tab".

Navigation

  1. To open any site just say "anysite.com" for example you can say "google.com". For opening a site you do not need say WWW.

Clicking 

For clicking on any site just Say "map". After this command it will show the numbers for links you just have to say the number of the link which you want to open.

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Zooming

To zoom in, say "zoom in".
To zoom out, say "zoom out".
To restore the zoom level to normal, say "zoom normal".

For full command say help and see all the commands on the screen.

How to Restore Firefox Addon Bar in New Australia Theme Firefox.

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Firefox 29 released update for Windows,Mac,Linux  and Android with Australia UI for all. They have added lots of new features and allow users to customize and personalize their browser according to their need. New Tab style, new sync technology, completely new UI change at the same time they have removed Firefox addon bar.



Firefox removed Firefox addon bar and you can have you addon button on right side of URL Bar after search box. But some of the addon fails or become unusable without addon bar. For Example Nagios Firefox addon which show status of your servers from your Nagios server. It uses Firefox addon bar to show notification and status of server process.

But after Firefox new update Nagios Firefox plugin becomes unusable because it can only work on addon bar. So there are many Firefox addon that require addon bar to work properly with full feature.

The Addon Bar for Firefox restores addon bar on new Firefox with Australia theme. It restores Firefox addon bar thus make all your favorite addon to work specially addons that take more space. Two of my Favorite addons Nagios checker and Forecast whether Icon start working after adding this addon.

Download and add The Addon Bar into Firefox browser and all your old addons that require more space or addon bar will start working. This is really helpful for your favorite addon that is must have for you.

Source of addon is open and available on Github and for any issues and feature use Github issue page to report.

Use Portable Virtualbox to Run VirtualBox Software From Thumb Drive

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Portable applications allow you to carry your software and configurations in flash drive. Where ever you go you don't have to install your software and configure according to your flavor. Just install your application portable version in your USB drive plug it in new PC and you are ready to go with your Programs and settings.

But you can't install any application into USB sticky and it won't work in any other computer. Because application requires Windows kernel files, create new entry into Windows registry. Similarly Virtual Box require Windows Kernel files and registry to work so can't be installed in USB drive and run in any computer.

Portable-Virtualbox

Portable VirtualBox is free and open source software that is wrapper for Oracle VirtualBox software. It makes Oracle VirtualBox Portable virtual machine software. Just download and lunch Portable Virtualbox and it will install all required drivers and extensions in USB drive . After that you can install any OS in VirtualBox and you have your Virtual machine with you. You can plugin your sticky drive in any windows computer and start your virtual machine from USB sticky with few click without installing any software.

Steps For Installing Portable VirtualBox in USB Drive

First download Portable VirtualBox installer from it's website and lunch downloaded exe file. It will ask you location to extract files, you can extract it anywhere in your computer or simply extract it to your thumb drive. 

Copy extracted folder into USB drive and then lunch Portable-VirtualBox.exe file and click Download installation files of Virtuabox software button or if you already have Oracle VirtualBox software then specify location for file using  search Button.After download completes select type of installation like 32-bit or 64-bit and Press Ok button.

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If you have checked Start Portable-VirtualBox after the extract and compress. Then it will automatically lunch Virtualbox after installation or you can manually do that by lunching Portable-VirtualBox exe in USB drive.

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Now you can install any OS in VirtualBox and it will store all VM files into USB drive and you can have your Virtual OS anywhere with you. Just plug USB and lunch Portable VirtualBox and start using your virtual machine.

By Default Network and USB support is disabled in Portable VirtualBox. To enable network support right click on portable virtualbox software system tray icon and click setting or simply press CTRL+5 key. Go to Network tab and select start VirtualBox with network support option and click Save. Changes to take effect exit portable software and lunch again to enable new changes.

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Before removing USB drive make sure to exit Portable VirtualBox and use Safe to remove option to confirm your usb is not getting used by other process. If you remove usb without safety it may corrupt your Virtual machine files.

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