Are you seeing the “Authentication is needed to run /usr/bin/dropbox as the super user” prompt for Dropbox in Ubuntu? Here’s the fix.
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The Raspberry Pi can support a variety of Operating Systems. For those who are keen to run FreeBSD on Raspberry Pi, here is the installation instructions.
ImageMagick is a suite of tools which allows you to manipulate images from the command line. It also allows you to work with the Exif data in JPEG photos. Let check it out.
Instead of opening one application at a time, you can use this simple trick to open multiple applications simultaneously. Work in Linux and Mac.
The default configuration for Raspberry Pi is completely functional, but if your Pi is exposed to the Web, changing the default configuration is essential.
Last time, having two monitors was the sole privilege of advanced PC used by graphics designers. Now, almost anyone can add a second monitor to their PC. Let’s check out the configuration guide for Ubuntu.
Do you want to test the various desktop environments and see which one is the best for you? Look no further than Hybryde Fusion which let you test out 11 DE at once.
If you like to record your terminal session and save it in video format, here are 2 applications that allow you to record your terminal session as video. Work with both Linux and Mac.
The Raspberry Pi has lots of system information available. If you know where to look, you can discover quite a lot of interesting data about your Pi.
Most Linux users will be familiar with Google’s Chrome web browser and Mozilla’s Firefox, but there are alternative web browsers that are equally good. Let’s check out Opera, Elinks and Midori.
Raspberry Pi’s command line interface can play video without starting the graphical desktop. Here is how you can watch videos from the command line on the Raspberry Pi.
Have you ever wanted to convert a media file from one format to another? Format Junkie can easily convert audio/video/image/ISO from one format to another.
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.
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.
If you are using a Linux desktop, you can now receive Android notification directly on your desktop so you don’t have to keep checking your phone.
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.
Do you know you can use the Raspberry Pi as a FM transmitter and setup your own radio station? And that do without much tinkering.