Monthly Archive: October 2013

Oct 31 2013

Link: How To Send and Receive SMS From Your Desktop Using Google Chrome

If you are someone who uses both SMS and instant messaging, you know how annoying it gets when you get an SMS. With a WhatsApp message or an iCloud message, you can choose to ignore messages without being rude. But SMS, it’s something you have to get up and respond to every time. This, for …

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Oct 30 2013

Link: How To Take Screenshots On The Raspberry Pi

While putting together some future articles I wanted to take some screen shots within LXDE, the Pi’s default graphical interface. I considered taking them on my PC using a remote desktop connection to the Pi but I thought it might be easier to just take them directly on the Pi as I used it. Full …

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Oct 29 2013

Link: Back up your Raspberry Pi to your Google drive

Being able to back up data to the cloud is very useful. It means that even if your Raspberry Pi dies or your SD card gets corrupted, your data is still safe. It also means that you can access your data from any where in the world. If you have a Google drive account, you …

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Oct 28 2013

Link: Here’s Where You Can Learn Linux Online For Free

At times Linux is considered as a complex computer operating systems, but these free online tutorials provide great help in clear in-depth understanding on how to use it. We bring to you four useful sites that comes with free Linux programming guides. Full article here: Here’s Where You Can Learn Linux Online For Free (EFYTimes)

Oct 27 2013

Link: Best Password Managers for Linux

A password manager helps you manage all your passwords in one safe place so that you won’t have to remember them individually. It makes your job easier by letting you look up any stored password instantly and then use it. Furthermore, you also get to create new, secure passwords that are very hard to break. …

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Oct 26 2013

Link: Our Favourite Linux Cheat Sheets

Most Linux system administrators spend their days at the command line, configuring and monitoring their servers through an SSH session. The command line is extremely powerful, but it can be difficult to keep all the options switches and tools in your head. Man pages are only a command away, but they’re often not written for …

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Oct 25 2013

Link: Create Screencast Videos With Ease Using Kazam

Not surprisingly, there isn’t any shortage of screencasting tools in Linux. What sets Kazam apart from the rest is its omnipresence across repositories of popular Linux distros, which makes it a breeze to install. Furthermore, the tool has a simple, unintimidating and intuitive user interface that helps new users get started, and offers just the …

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Oct 24 2013

Link: Diffpdf – Compare two PDF files textually or visually

DiffPDF is a GUI application used to compare two PDF files.By default the comparison is of the text on each pair of pages, but comparing the visual appearance of pages is also supported (for example, if a diagram is changed or if a paragraph is reformatted). It is also possible to compare particular pages or …

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Oct 23 2013

Link: NoMachine – An Advanced Remote Desktop Access Tool

Working remotely is not a new thing for Linux Administrators. Especially when he/she is not in front of the server. Generally, the GUI is not installed by default on Linux servers. But there may some Linux Administrators who choose to install GUI on Linux servers. When your server has a GUI, you may want to …

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Oct 22 2013

Link: di – Disk Information Utility, Better Than df

If you are a Linux command line user, you would have definitely used the df command to check disk usage for file systems. Though df is a popular command but still it does not provide some advanced features like actual disk space that is available to a user, various useful display formats etc. There is …

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