The new H.265 compression standard can provide substantially improved video quality at the same bit rate. Learn how you can encode H.265 video with ffmpeg.
Articles by Gary Sims
SymphonyOS started life back in 2004, and after a hiatus of several years, it has been renewed with the aptly named phoenix series. Let’s check it out and see how it performs.
Do you have multiple computers, but only have one set of mouse and keyboard? Here is how you can share mouse and keyboard between Windows and a Raspberri Pi.
PCLinuxOS has recently released its first version for 2014. The new version uses Linux kernel 3.15.9, runs KDE and includes NVIDIA and ATI fglrx drivers. Let check it out.
It is easy for anyone to find out the running processes in your Linux machine. Learn how to hide processes and controls who has access to the information.
The good thing about impress.js presentation is that it is cross-platform compatible and runs in a web browser. Learn how to create one in Linux.
Lazarus is cross platform compatible and makes it very easy to write cross-platform desktop applications on Linux. Check out this beginner guide to Lazarus.
The netstat command displays information about the Linux networking subsystem including data on open network connections and routing tables.
Do you have trouble finding a file in your computer? You can easily find files from the command line using the find command. Here’s how to use it.
The “nslookup” command helps you to look up addresses in the Internet. Check out the advanced guide here to master nslookup.
While the Pascal programming language isn’t as popular as C, it certainly has a longevity. Let’s take a look at writing Pascal Programs on a Raspberry Pi.
Robolinux is a Linux distro which caters to those who want to migrate away from Windows. Check out the installation guide and Robolinux review here.
Microsoft’s OneDrive is tightly integrated with Windows and there isn’t a Linux sync agent. Find out how you can sync OneDrive in Linux with onedrive-d.
4MLinux is a small Linux distribution that caters to the four M’s – Maintenance, Multimedia, Miniserver and Mystery. Let’s check out the 4MLinux review.
The PPA that used to host Cinnamon desktop has stopped being maintained since May 2014. Here is another way to install Cinnamon on Ubuntu 14.04.
Screenie is a program designed to give screenshots a different look without needing a graphic artist. You can use it to style your screenshot without Photoshop skill.
CentOS 7 introduces several major changes over the CentOS 6.x line. Check out our CentOS 7 review and installation guide and see what is in store in CentOS 7.
Evolve OS is a new desktop Linux distribution which includes the Budgie Desktop. The project is currently in the Alpha stage. Let’s check it out how it works.
Trying to come up with strong and yet easy to remember passwords can be a challenge. Luckily there are several useful password generators for Linux. Let check them out.
There are several tools that allow you to create Markdown document. In Linux, ReText is one useful text editor you can use to create Markdown document.