One of my favorite things about grade school was when the teacher would review for a test by playing Jeopardy. I'm pretty old, so my version of classroom Jeopardy was done on a chalkboard with the teacher reading answers from index cards, but the new computer-based versions I see in schools are at least as cool. more>> […]
The other evening a bunch of us were sitting in a friend's living room while a series of photos scrolled across her TV. The photos were a screen saver served up by her new Apple TV box. Some of the pictures were of people, birds, flowers, cats and other typical stuff. more>>
If you're paying really close attention, you'll remember that in my last article, I was exploring the rudiments of a script that would accept a list of words as input and create a word search grid, suitable for printing. more>>
Recently I wrote a review for the Linux Journal Web site on the Purism Librem 15 laptop. The goal of this laptop is to provide a piece of modern hardware that can run 100% free software not just for the OS, but also all device drivers and firmware up to and including the BIOS. more>>
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I admit it, some tools confuse me. I know they must be amazing, because programs don't get popular by being dumb (well, reality TV, but that's another story). I have the same sort of confusion with Vagrant that I have with Wine, Docker, Chef and countless other amazing tools people constantly rave about. So in this article, I'm going to break […]
Last week, Disney announced its latest project: Linux Light Bulbs. Although it sounds like an adorable animated feature starring our favorite OS, it's actually an exciting new networking technology. Of course, Linux plays a central role. more>>
I've a critical data stored on my small home server. I backup my Desktop, Laptop and a remote VPS server to my home nas server powered by Debian Linux using rsnapshot backup utility. In the event that my main nas server has a hardware (hard disk failure) problem, having mirrored files provides some sort of peace of mind. How do I mirror /backups/persona […]
I have a backup sync program on local server. I have an ssh password less login set up, and I can run commands on an external server in bash script doing: ssh root@server2 "sync; sync; /sbin/shutdown -h now" How do I run multiple commands in bash on a remote Unix or Linux server? What is the best Way to SSH in and Run various unix commands in bash?
I do not want to use Adobe flash based speed testing site due to security concern on my desktop. How do I install Speedtest-cli on a CentOS Linux or Fedora Linux or Red Hat Enterise Linux (RHEL) for checking the Internet speed?
Scp command copies files between hosts on a network using ssh for data transfer. How do I use scp toefacilitate the remote file transfer using Google Compute Engine virtual machines on a Linux, OS X or Unix-like system?
How do I download, compile and install the latest version of the Linux kernel on a Debian Linux v8.x or Ubuntu Linux LTS home server or my laptop? How do I build and install a custom Linux kernel on a Debian or Ubuntu Linux based system?
I need to compile an application with ncurses library and header files. How do I install install ncurses libs and header files on a Linux operating system? How do I write a simple hello world program using the ncurses and compile it on a Linux?