Category: Linux

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Raspberry Pi – First Glance

A quick Video of my unboxing of the Raspberry Pi. I got it from MCM Electronics for $35 plus like $12 for shipping. As of today they are still available. Keep an eye out for more Videos and how-to articles on my Raspberry Pi Projects..

FOSS – Free Open Source Software

I will Add more in a future post but for now Have fun with these great programs. Let me know if you have any other FOSS or FLOSS programs that you love using! I also want to thank the following people for helping inspire me in my quest to FOSS:Paul Flint , David LaFreniere, Kevin Cole and Josh Sled    …

Geeky Gizmos– TDFSB

Have you ever seen Jurassic Park? Do you remember the 3D user interface on the computers? Well had a bugging sensation to go find it. Apparently it was a 3D file-system browser called FSN or File System Navigator for the old IRIX mainframes. It was reborn in FSV or the File System Visualizer for Linux. The latest …

shell shockers – eject

Welcome to my Shell Shockers. A slew of interesting tips and tricks on using the Linux command line. As many people may remember To eject  a cd from the cd drive you use the “eject” command. it has been this way as long as I can remember. but I never knew that it could be …

GNOME SHELL 3.8 TO GET A “CLASSIC” MODE

Two weeks ago, we were telling you that the fallback mode will be dropped from GNOME 3.8 and that some extensions which provide a GNOME 2 like layout might be maintained by the GNOME developers for those who are used to the classic interface. Well, it’s now official: a few GNOME Shell extensions which bring back some “classic” features …

Setting Up Bazaar / BZR

Setting Up Bazaar  sudo apt-get install -y bzr bzr whoami “John Doe <john.doe@gmail.com>”  bzr init-repo sample Shared repository with trees (format: 2a) Location:    shared repository: sample  bzr init sample/trunk cd sample/trunk Created a repository tree (format: 2a) Using shared repository: /home/john/sample/

FreeRadius Introduction

This is an introduction of FreeRADIUS and some of its features. Please Keep an eye out for My articles detailing how to install and configure a FreeRADIUS Server, How to set up wired and wireless captive portals, and using RADIUS for network access authentication  — Chris Yarger Overview FreeRADIUS is a modular, high performance and …

Windows / Linux Antivirus hack

Download a copy of avast linux from  http://www.avast.com/ run this on a Linux machine, pop windows hard drives in and clean viruses off of them. If you have issues mounting the HDD install ntfs support. To install ntfs support use the following command: sudo apt-get install ntfs-3g Additionally scanning can also be done this over …

Shell qualifiers

Shell Qualifiers are elements you can add to shell scripts to enhance system operation, examples include: Phonem Description Element shebang Establishing command processor #! shebout Identify expos-able help line ## sheborg Identify structural element #* sheblog Toggle Logging in script #> shebangEstablishing command processor #! sheboutIdentify expos-able help line ## sheborgIdentify structural line #* sheblogIdentify …

How to Set Up a simple linux based webcam security system

Motion is a program that monitors the video signal from cameras. It is able to detect if a significant part of the picture has changed; in other words, it can detect motion. See more below. sudo apt-get install motion&&sudo gedit /etc/motion/motion.conf replace file with # config file for motion very inamilistdaemon offquiet on# You may …