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.
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.
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.
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.
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.