Category Archives: Maintenance

How to Update Your Laptop

If your computer is running slow, won’t turn on properly, or not having all updated features, then you may need to update. ¬†A common problem we have seen is that ubuntu is trying to get you to update through their … Continue reading

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How to take care of your laptop

Like any other piece of technology, the acer laptops can be damaged if they are not properly handled. Having to pay for preventable damages can be frustrating for many students. With these precautionary instructions, you can avoid being obligated to … Continue reading

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How to update your laptop

A import part of using any piece of technology is updating its software. On most operating systems it updates automatically, on Ubuntu however it is a little different. To update your laptop you must be connected to wifi, and during … Continue reading

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How to update Adobe Flash plug-in software from the Terminal

Hello everyone! I am going to show you how to update your Adobe Flash plugin¬†software. This is useful if you are looking at a website that requires the Flash plugin to be up to date and you are in a … Continue reading

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Your Laptop, Your Responsibility

Since the beginning of the school year we have had countless cracked dropped and misused laptops returned to the 1:1 help desk. We would like to minimize the amount of damage to these machines by following the steps included in … Continue reading

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Proper Care For Your Student Laptop

The student laptops are very helpful. You can use them to keep track of assignments, finish homework, do presentations, edit photos, and play a few games once and a while. These are some awesome things you can do with your … Continue reading

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Getting the most battery life out of your 1:1 laptop

Battery life was an important deciding factor when the 1:1 laptop hardware was chosen. Generally, your 1:1 laptop should get between 6-8 hours of battery life from a full charge. Here are some tips to get the most out of … Continue reading

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Backing up user documents and files

As with any computer, it is always in best practice to keep your files and folders backed up in at least one place, because you never know when your computer may crash or encounter hardware failure. The 1:1 laptops include … Continue reading

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