How to download Torrents on Mac without Torrent clients using Folx

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Hi guys,

As you might guess, I am now working on a Mac, to be specific an iMac 21.5 inch, and definitely old habits die hard. How can we survive without torrents? Just how? I think there should be a rehab for seeders and leeches… Just a thought. How will guys turn into the best developers and designers if not without torrents when they are totally broke? Not that am being biased. Also not forgetting people who might, chances are nearing nil, become movie directors because of the many movies and series they torrented every release date. Anyway, I will probably be causing a fluctuation of the internet speeds, but what the heck! Let’s do this!

So you organisation or institution has blocked torrents. How could they??? You ask. Well, you are hogging the internet and things can’t move. But where there is a will, there is always a way.

  1. Search like a Pro!

I know you heard the sad news the YIFY will no longer be sorting us those small-sized files which are very HD. I insist, V-E-R-Y  HD. Moving on swiftly, you need to get skills of how to search on Google like a pro. So, this is what you will be doing, I have done it everyday.

Key this in:movie name – site:torrent site

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2. Try to always go with the first indexed result. After that, click on download then let it download with Folx.

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It will download the “.torrent”

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It will find the torrent files and give a popup for the torrent files like what a torrent client does

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You can see the file has seeding and downloading speeds.

3. Sit back and relax as it is downloading.

Now we can listen to music, watch movies and play games. But don’t forget the free accounts have limits.

How to Install Drivers for Canon Printers PIXMA IP Series on Ubuntu 12.04 – 14.04

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Canon is the largest printer manufacturer, but it does not have drivers for every printer model, running on Linux.

I will show you how to install the Ubuntu drivers for Canon IP Series Printers, on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal and Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin

The installation instructions are for the following Canon printers:

  • Canon iP100 Ubuntu Driver –  cnijfilter-ip100series
  • Canon iP1800 Ubuntu Driver – cnijfilter-ip1800series
  • Canon iP1000 Ubuntu Driver – cnijfilter-pixmaip1000series
  • Canon iP1500 Ubuntu Driver – cnijfilter-pixmaip1500series
  • Canon iP1900 Ubuntu Driver – cnijfilter-ip1900series
  • Canon iP 2200 Ubuntu Driver – cnijfilter-ip2200series
  • Canon iP2500 Ubuntu Driver – cnijfilter-ip2500series
  • Canon iP2600 Ubuntu Driver – cnijfilter-ip2600series
  • Canon iP2700 Ubuntu Driver – cnijfilter-ip2700series
  • Canon iP3300 Ubuntu Driver – cnijfilter-ip3300series
  • Canon iP3500 Ubuntu Driver – cnijfilter-ip3500series
  • Canon iP3600 Ubuntu Driver – cnijfilter-ip3600series
  • Canon iP4200 Ubuntu Driver – cnijfilter-ip4200series
  • Canon iP4500 Ubuntu Driver – cnijfilter-ip4500series
  • Canon iP4700 Ubuntu Driver – cnijfilter-ip4700series
  • Canon iP4800 Ubuntu Driver – cnijfilter-ip4800series
  • Canon iP5200 Ubuntu Driver – cnijfilter-ip5200series
  • Canon iP6600 Ubuntu Driver – cnijfilter-ip6600series
  • Canon iP7500 Ubuntu Driver – cnijfilter-ip7500series

Add the repository and update the system:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:michael-gruz/canon-trunk
$ sudo apt-get update

For Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr ONLY, you need the libtiff4 library which is not available via the default repositories, but we can download it from the Debian Sid sources.

Download and install the libtiff4 library, for either 32 bit and 64 bit systems:

How to install the libtiff4 library on 32 bit Ubuntu 14.04 system:

$ wget http://cz.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/universe/t/tiff3/libtiff4_3.9.7-2ubuntu1_i386.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i libtiff4_3.9.7-2ubuntu1_i386.deb
$ sudo apt-get install -f

How to install the libtiff4 library on 64 bit Ubuntu 14.04 system:

$ wget http://cz.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/universe/t/tiff3/libtiff4_3.9.7-2ubuntu1_amd64.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i libtiff4_3.9.7-2ubuntu1_amd64.deb
$ sudo apt-get install -f

And install the drivers for your printer:

Canon iP100 Ubuntu Drivers:

$ sudo apt-get install cnijfilter-ip100series

Canon iP1800, iP1880, iP1890 Ubuntu Drivers:

$ sudo apt-get install cnijfilter-ip1800series

Canon iP1000 Ubuntu Drivers:

$ sudo apt-get install cnijfilter-pixmaip1000series

Canon iP1500 Ubuntu Drivers:

$ sudo apt-get install cnijfilter-pixmaip1500series

Canon iP1900 Ubuntu Drivers:

$ sudo apt-get install cnijfilter-ip1900series

Canon iP2200 Ubuntu Drivers:

$ sudo apt-get install cnijfilter-ip2200series

Canon iP2500 Ubuntu Drivers:

$ sudo apt-get install cnijfilter-ip2500series

Canon iP2600 Ubuntu Drivers:

$ sudo apt-get install cnijfilter-ip2600series

Canon iP2700 Ubuntu Drivers:

$ sudo apt-get install cnijfilter-ip2700series

Canon iP3300 Ubuntu Drivers:

$ sudo apt-get install cnijfilter-ip3300series

Canon iP3500 Ubuntu Drivers:

$ sudo apt-get install cnijfilter-ip3500series

Canon iP3600 Ubuntu Drivers:

$ sudo apt-get install cnijfilter-ip3600series

Canon iP4200 Ubuntu Drivers:

$ sudo apt-get install cnijfilter-ip4200series

Canon iP4500 Ubuntu Drivers:

$ sudo apt-get install cnijfilter-ip4500series

Canon iP4700 Ubuntu Drivers:

$ sudo apt-get install cnijfilter-ip4700series

Canon iP4800 Ubuntu Drivers:

$ sudo apt-get install cnijfilter-ip4800series

Canon iP5200 Ubuntu Drivers:

$ sudo apt-get install cnijfilter-ip5200series

Canon iP6600D Ubuntu Drivers:

$ sudo apt-get install cnijfilter-ip6600dseries

Canon iP7500 Ubuntu Drivers:

$ sudo apt-get install cnijfilter-ip7500series

Now plug in your Printer and enjoy!
Cheers!
Lima Kilo

Installing WhatsApp on Ubuntu/Windows PC

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First we install Genymotion in PC. Genymotion is a new, fast Android emulator developed by the French company Genymobile. It’s based on the open-source project AndroVM. It runs on all major platforms (Mac, Windows, Linux).:

  1. Sign up for the Genymotion account.
  2. After logging in download Genymotion from this link.
  3. Download and install Virtualbox from the this link.

Follow the install process:

For Windows

  1. Double click on .msi installer
  2. Choose the installer language (the Genymotion language depends of your system language) and click the “Next” button
  3. Click the “Next” button again
  4. Change the path if needed (the default path is C:\Program Files\Genymobile\Genymotion) then click the “Next” button
  5. Click the “Next” button again
  6. Choose whether or not to create desktop icon. Then click “Next” button
  7. Click the “Install” button
  8. Click the “Finish” button

For Linux:

Now navigate the Genymotion from the terminal.

Then enter the following commands in the terminal

  1. chmod +x [DOWNLOAD_PATH]/genymotion-[VERSION]_[ARCH].bin
  2. ./genymotion-[VERSION]_[ARCH].bin -d [YOUR_INSTALL_PATH]

It will ask for the installation like below screen shot.

After the process Genymotion it is ready to be used. to open it write below command

cd [YOUR_INSTALL_PATH]
./genymotion

Using GenyMotion:

Now login with your Genymotion username and password.

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Click add from the Genymotion home screen. and Select a virtual device from the Genymotion cloud and click Add.

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Now you can see the screen like below. You will be asked to enter a name for the Genymotion virtual device. Enter a name and select Next to begin the download of virtual device.

4The successful installation will display you the below screen.

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It will list the created virtual device in “Your virtual devices” in the home screen Then select play to start your virtual device.

As you can see I installed WhatsApp and used it:

1Now I show you how to download WhatsApp on the device.

  1. Go to the Default Android Browser and type “WhatsApp”, click on the Android one and download it and install.

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  1. Open it after installation, put in your Country and key in your Phone number. Go to verify.

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  1. Wait patiently for it to fail verification. You will receive a code on your phone. Key it in the space given. It will verify and there you go!!

Enjoy the WhatsApp on your PC.

 

Cheers!

Lima Kilo

Instagram on your PC & Downloading Instagram Pics

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As a Techie, am used to downloading new software that I come across and see how it helps me achieve what I want. I have no idea how I came across Pixsta. We all are, most of us btw are, on Instagram. I usually check out, on Instagram, very beautiful photos that I wish I could have them on my PC just to show people how creative and gifted guys are, I follow them, and they always follow me back 🙂 .

NB: Please, if you are a stalker, this is not a post for you. You will be jailed because you will turn out like this guy in Mariah Carey’s song “Obsessed”. He was weird. Even you ladies, Instagram is purely private but public at the same time which doesn’t make sense at all. Bottom line, be warned.

Anyway, I installed this application authored by SweetLabs, Inc. that leaves me smiling :). It has a fast image display and video playback and the best thing about it is… I CAN DOWNLOAD THE PHOTOS ON INSTAGRAM!!!

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Just follow the instructions to install Pixsta:

  1. Open Pixsta site and download Pokki/ Pixsta Installer for FREE!!!
  2. The moment Pixsta completes download, install it.
  3. You will be prompted for login details, if you haven’t registered, please do.
  4. Hoping you still have connected internet service, you will enjoy the app.

Now for downloading a picture,I had to use these two pictures that I loved among others and my friend Joan (Instagram) took them during the Mavumbini Derby match (Wazee vs Vijana):

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It’s AWESOME! I know 🙂

  1. Click on the photo that you like or love.
  2. When it pops out, take your mouse to the bottom of the picture until the Download appears.
  3. Click on it and your happy.

Enjoy!!

Cheers!

 

Lima Kilo

Downloading Android Apps on PC to save on your Mobile Data Bundles

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Hi people. It’s now 12:27am in the morning. Very cold.. I can hardly feel my fingers as they press hard on my keyboard, shivering! Waaar! Anyway, a year ago I got fed up buying bundles just to download an app which after no satisfaction, I deleted it after 2 hours. So I did some digging up and discovered there is always someone who went through this stress and decided to make my life and yours a bit bearable. Follow keenly:

Steps:

I. Go to: APK Downloader.

screenshotII. Next Go to: Google Playstore

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III. In the search box, type the app name and click on search. I searched for Instagram so here it looks like:

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IV. Copy the URL on the playstore site and paste it on the apk downloader site:

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V. Click on “Generate Download Link”. Then click on “download com.instagram.android”.

VI. After complete download, transfer the app which has an extension “.apk” to your phone. Install it from there.

NB: Sign in into the PlayStore with your Gmail account which your phone uses to view whether the app is compatible or not.

 

Enjoy!

 

Cheers!!

Lima Kilo

 

IDM for Educational Purpose

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Disclaimer: This should be for educational purpose. We at times get frustrated of how to get some online materials like tutorials, pictures… just any kind of file you want to put on your PC. Now the problem begins when you get the best downloader (IDM) and… it EXPIRES!!! You get this error: idmexpire For this reason, we are forced to get frustrated, very frustrated:

courtesy of mohammad_mubasshir

courtesy of mohammad_mubasshir

.. and this, leads to loss of hair, bones become brittle, skin becomes loose, teeth fall out.. wait, those are effects of ageing. 🙂 But all in all, frustration leads to ageing. So on the sidebar, please go to a laptop to view the sidebar if using phone or tablet scroll to the bottom of this page,  you will find the IDM link. Download it. Enjoy! Cheers!

Lima Kilo

How to get the latest definition updates for Windows Defender

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This article describes how to update your Microsoft Windows Defender in two ways:

A) Force a daily update

If you want Windows to update your software, go to Windows Update or:

a. Open your Microsoft security software.

b. Click the Update tab.

c. Click the Update button.

Usually, updating once a day gives you a good level of protection, and it prevents us from constantly updating your software and interfering with how you use your PC.

 

B) Manually download the latest updates

Sometimes you might want to update more often. This can be helpful if you have hard-to-remove malware, Windows update isn’t working properly, or you aren’t always connected to the Internet.

To download these updates, Check whether your version of Windows is 32-bit or 64-bit.

I) To download the Windows Defender definition update file for 32-bit (x86-based) versions of Windows, follow these steps:
1. Click the following link:  http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=70631

2. In the download dialog box, click either Run or Save.

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  • Click Run to install the definition file immediately.
  • Click Save to save the definition file to the computer. To install the saved definition update file, click Start, click Run, locate the folder where you saved the definition file, double-click the Mpas-fe.exe file, and then click OK.
  1. When the definition file runs, a file extraction dialog box appears. The dialog box indicates that the definition update is installing. After the file extraction dialog box closes, to verify that the Windows Defender definitions are updated, follow these steps:
  • Start Windows Defender.
  • Check the definition version that is listed in the box at the bottom of the Windows Defender Home dialog box.

 

II) To download the Windows Defender definition update file for x64-based versions of Windows, click the following link: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=70632 and follow the above steps.

Hope it helped.

Cheers!

Lima Kilo