Did You Know in the Windows Command Prompt that if you add “|clip” it goes to the clipboard?

I just found out about this and I have worked on every version of Windows since the very first one. By adding “|clip” the results of the command are sent to the clipboard, and not to the screen.

First enter your command into the Command Prompt with the Pipeline  |Clip added:

Now simply paste the results into the application of your choice:


I read about this in a Reddit Article, The Link for those who are interested: You can push Windows CMD prompt output to the clipboard

Ubuntu Tip – How to Make Your Panel Fully Transparent

256px-UbuntuCoF.svg 1 – Open the Terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T)

2 – Type: “cp -R /usr/share/themes/Ambiance ~/.themes/”

3 – Type: “gedit ~/.themes/Ambiance/gtk-2.0/apps/gnome-panel.rc “

4 – Search for the line “bg_pixmap[NORMAL] = “img/panel.png”

5 – Comment the line out by putting a “#” at the start of the line you found in step 4

6 – Save the file

7 – Switch to another theme and then back to your original them. The Taskbar should be transparent now






Windows Trick – Create a Folder Without a Name

Windows_logo_-_2012If you just want a folder icon on your desktop or anywhere in Windows, follow the steps below:

(NOTE- If you have a keyboard without a number pad,  Press “Shift+Num lock” to activate the keyboard numbers)


Right click and create a new folder

Right click on the new folder and select Rename

Press the “Alt” key and type in “0160” on the number pad (Not the number keys at the top) and hit enter

(No number pad – Press “Shift+Num lock” then “MJOM”)