Configuring the Second (and/or Third) Monitor in Ubuntu

Configuring the Second (and/or Third) Monitor in Ubuntu

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.

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Get Weather Forecasts on Raspberry Pi

Get Weather Forecasts on Raspberry Pi

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.

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Three System Monitoring Tools to Supplement top

Three System Monitoring Tools to Supplement top

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.

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How to set up WiFi on a Raspberry Pi

How to set up WiFi on a Raspberry Pi

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.

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Setting up VNC on Raspberry Pi

Setting up VNC on Raspberry Pi

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.

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Advanced Uses For Nmap

Advanced Uses For Nmap

Following on from the first part in this series, it is time to look at some of the more advanced features of nmap.

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Beginner’s Guide to Using nmap

Beginner’s Guide to Using 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.

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Making eBooks using Calibre on Linux

Making eBooks using Calibre on Linux

Creating an ebook is not as difficult as you think. This tutorial shows you how to make ebook using Calibre on Linux. It should work in Mac and Windows too.

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Using Wireshark on Ubuntu

Using Wireshark on Ubuntu

Wireshark is a powerful network analyser which can be used to sniff the data on a network as well as analyze network issue. Learn how to use it in Ubuntu.

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Writing Your First Lua Program on Linux

Writing Your First Lua Program on Linux

There are a multitude of programming languages out there but if you are looking to learn a new language, one that is easy to grasp, fast and open source is Lua.

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Three top-rated music players for Ubuntu

Three top-rated music players for Ubuntu

In the “Sounds & Video” category of Ubuntu Software Center, 3 of the top rated music players are Audacious, Clementine, and Qmmp. Let’s check them out.

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