The Raspberry Pi can be a good development tool, and writing C# programs on the Raspberry Pi is simple thanks to the open source Mono project.
Linux (especially Ubuntu) tips & tricks
Windows and Linux are two different systems and to compile Linux programs under Windows is not an easy task. Luckily, there is a solution known as Cygwin.
Though the Raspberry Pi is small, it is capable of performing a large variety of functions including acting as a local web server. Here’s the configuration setup.
Gnome-web-photo is a useful Gnome application that you can use to capture full length screenshot of website. Let’s check it out how it works.
If you need to access multiple timezone on your desktop, Ubuntu comes with an easy way to display different timezone in the system tray.
If you can run text editors running from the command line, what about a spreadsheet? This command line spreadsheet app “sc” is the one for you.
NixOS is a Linux distribution with its own unique package manager. The entire OS is built by the Nix package manager. Check out the full NixOS review here.
Ubuntu After Install is a useful application that automates the installation of software on your Ubuntu desktop. Here is how you can automate software installation in Ubuntu.
Tiny Core is a minimalistic Linux distro and piCore is the Raspberry Pi port. piCore is runs entirely from RAM and is only 25MB big. Let’s check it out and see how it performs.
The HTML-XML package is a set of simple utilities for manipulating HTML and XML files from the command line. Here is how you can use it in Ubuntu and other Linux distro.
There was a time when the only games that could be played were text based. If you are up for a bit of nostalgia, you still can play games from the Linux terminal.
Google apps comes with a cost that can escalate with the number of users. Roundcube is a free and useful open source webmail software that you can install on your own server.
Docker.io allows you to create containers holding all the dependencies for an application, and yet nothing gets shared outside its environment. Let’s check out how to use it in Ubuntu.
Tails is a live distribution and is designed to be booted from either a DVD or a USB stick. The following is a review and hands-on of Tails.
if you spend any length of time using the terminal, you may find that you want to customize it to better fit your needs.
With a little help understanding the basics, the dmesg command can become a very powerful tool in a system admin’s tool-set.
Getting your computer stolen can be the worst feeling. The following is how to remote wipe a Linux computer when it is stolen to protect your info and data.
Experienced Linux users will find themselves wanting to install multiple distributions. This walks you through a dual boot, adding Ubuntu and Fedora.