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.
Linux (especially Ubuntu) tips & tricks
Running automated scripts over SSH can be a difficult task since it requires you to enter a password for every connection. Here is how you can overcome this problem.
The attraction of SSH is that the connection between the two machines is encrypted. You can also securely transfer files using the scp command.Here’s the complete guide.
If you upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 and find the date time indicator missing in the menu bar, here’s the fix.
Everyone loves a speedy computer, regardless whether it is a new or old machine. Here is a compliation of the tricks we use to speed up our Linux computer.
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.
If there is a need for you to send email from the command line, say to report the progress (or failure) of a backup process, you can easily do so in Linux. Check it out here.
Unlike a regular desktop distro, Zentyal is designed as an one-stop web server for small office and enterprises users. The distro has all the components you need to setup a server.
Most hard disks comes with several partitions. If you need to manage hard disk partitions in Linux, fdisk is the tool you need.
If you look past the minor peculiarities of Emmabuntüs, you’ll discover a well put together distro that’ll even appeal to users beyond its intended user base.
A new keyboard applet is enabled by default in Ubuntu 13.10. If you have no use for it, here’s how to disable it.
Linux has several different command line tools that can encrypt and decrypt files using a password supplied by the user. Let’s take a detail look at some of them.
Screencast videos are an ideal tool to provide instructional assistance. Kazam for Linux is simple enough for new users, and offers tweakable controls to experienced users.
There is more to archives than just the humble .zip. Chek out the various Linux’s archiving and compression commands and how to make proper use of them.
If you are planning to back up files to Dropbox from the terminal, Dropbox Uploader is the best solution for you.
When an app misbehave, it is best to kill it before it crashes the system. Check out the various ways you can use to kill a process in Linux.
Instead of manually download and install Google fonts on your system, you can now make use of TypeCatcher to easily install Google Fonts in Ubuntu.
It’s the time of the year again where Canonical is going to launch a new version of its popular Ubuntu distro. You may be wondering if the upcoming release, Saucy Salamander 13.10, is a worthy upgrade, or one that you can skip altogether. Let’s check out ubuntu 13.10 Final Beta and see what’s new and if it is worth upgrading.