There are many text editors for Linux and Nano is one of the popular few. Check out this guide to make good use of nano text editor.
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When you reinstall Ubuntu, you also have to reinstall all your favorite packages. Aptik can backup your installed apps and restore them on a new machine.
From the web to smartphones, there are tons of ways to check weather forecast. In Raspberry Pi, you can also get the weather forecast from the command line.
The Linux “top” command is often the go to tool for system administrators. “htop”, “iotop” and “glances” are 3 more system monitoring tools to supplement top.
For those who are not fans of the Ubuntu unity desktop, there are several Ubuntu derivatives for specific purposes. How out how to pick the best one for you.
Not only can you connect to a WiFi network in Raspberry Pi, you can also use the WiFi USB dongle as a wireless access point. Here’s how to do it.
Intel has been a strong proponent of Linux and has recently released a new version of its graphics drivers for Linux and a program for easy installation.
Although the Raspberry Pi comes only with an Ethernet port, it can also connect to WiFi. All it needs is a WiFi USB dongle and some simple configurations.
Vagrant is a tool which works with virtualization software to provide an easy way to create, configure and reproduce virtual machines with a known state.
If you want to get the latest version of Firefox, there is a convenient repository available which repacks and distributes the latest official Mozilla builds.
if you need access to your Raspberry Pi from Windows, you can use Microsoft’s Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) to access Raspberry Pi.
Samba allows a Windows PC to connect to Raspberry Pi and manage files on it. Luckily, installing and configuring Samba on a Raspberry Pi is quite simple.
One of the attractive things about the Raspberry Pi is that you can install multiple Linux distros on Raspberry Pi and at boot time select which OS to use. Here is how you can do it.
nmap is a powerful tool for network discovery. There is a graphical front-end for nmap called zenmap, which makes nmap much easier to use.
If you want to access the full desktop on a remote Raspberry Pi, the easiest way is to setup VNC on Raspberry Pi so you can connect to it anywhere.
Following on from the first part in this series, it is time to look at some of the more advanced features of nmap.
nmap is a network scanning tool which can be used for a whole variety of network discovery tasks including port scanning, service enumeration and OS fingerprinting.
Do you have trouble connecting to Raspberry Pi (using SSH) because you don’t know its IP? Learn how to use static IP address and setup SSH on Raspberry Pi.
Don’t you hate it when some resource intensive apps cause the PC to be slow? Here is how you can control process CPU usage for these resource hungry tasks.
Since the Raspberry Pi can run Linux and FreeBSD, it can also use the Go language. See how you can build it from source and install Go on a Raspberry Pi.