You can use the Raspberry Pi to do all kinds of geeky stuff, but one of the most interesting uses for the little device is that of a home theatre PC (HTPC).
Linux (especially Ubuntu) tips & tricks
Assuming you have an already running Linux system but you want to add some hard drives and use Btrfs, this is what you would need to do.
In Linux, you will probably find a swap partition along with the main Linux partitions. What is this swap partition used for and is it really necessary?
If you are getting the Raspberry Pi, but are worried that it is too complicated to set up, here is a guide to help you setup Raspberry Pi and get started.
Deleting a file is easy. Recovering it is not. PhotoRec is a nifty little command-line based tool that can recover accidentally deleted files.
It is possible to get disk usage information from the Linux desktops, but you can get much greater detail using the df and du commands in terminal.
If you’ve installed network accessible software or web apps on a server, you know what a task it can be. This is where Turnkey Linux really shines.
One way to verify your download is to check the hash of the downloaded file. We will show you how you can check SHA1, SHA256 and SHA512 hashes on Linux.
If you have installed Linux Mint (or the Cinnamon Desktop) and found that the two-finger scrolling on touchpad is not working, here is how you enable it.
Do you have old PCs that can’t keep up with the hardware demands of modern distros? Here’s all the low-down on the most popular tailor-made distros for old computers that’re past their prime.
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.
If someone asks you what version of Linux are you using, they probably mean the Linux distribution you are using. So how do you go about choosing the best one? Let’s find out.
Uber geeks can do everything from the command line. With Beets, they can even manage their media library without logging into a graphical environment.
I love distros that try and mimic other OSes. Pear OS 8 is a wonderful imitation of Mac OS X, but does a poor job of presenting the best of Linux.
Pipe and redirection are two very useful command line features that allow the output (or even input) of a program to be sent to a file or another program.
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.
If you don’t care about fancy desktop bling, and can survive with only the keyboard, then you’ll find yourself at home with Salix Ratpoison 14.0.1.
Google’s Go programming language reached its official v1.0 status. Here is how you can write your first Go program in Ubuntu.