Monthly Archive: May 2014

May 31 2014

Link: Going Beyond the Default Raspberry Pi Configuration

The default configuration for Raspbian on the Raspberry Pi is completely functional and allows you to jump straight in and start using your Pi from the command line or from the desktop. However, it is often desirable to move beyond the defaults. Full article here: Going Beyond the Default Raspberry Pi Configuration (Make Tech Easier)

May 30 2014

Link: Chorus Is a Powerful Web-Based Remote Control for XBMC

Chorus is an add-on for XBMC that lets you remotely manage, build playlists, queue up videos, organize your library, and do just about anything you want with your media center—all from the comfort of a browser window on another device. Full article here: Chorus Is a Powerful Web-Based Remote Control for XBMC (Lifehacker)

May 29 2014

Link: ClipMenu – A clipboard manager for Mac OS X

ClipMenu can manage clipboard history. You can record 8 clipboard types, from plain text to image. ..… You can also register texts you frequently use, like e-mail addresses, user IDs and so on, as snippets. We really like this freeware clipboard manager for OS X. You can get it here: ClipMenu (Naotaka Morimoto)

May 28 2014

Link: Automate your Computer Power Off with KShutdown

In this article you will learn how to use KShutdown a graphical shut down utility made by Konrad Twardowski. KShutdown comes packaged with several options to help you time several tasks on your Linux box. If you do not like the command line then this is the perfect tool for you. For the command line enthusiast this …

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May 27 2014

Link: Mac OS X launchd examples (launchd plist example files)

Mac OS X launchd FAQ: Can you share some Mac launchd examples (also written as launchd plist examples, or launchctl examples)? In an earlier tutorial (Mac OS X startup jobs with crontab, launchctl, and launchd) I demonstrated how to use the Mac OS X launchd facility instead of cron to run what would normally be …

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May 26 2014

Link: tailf : Follows The Growth Of A Log File, Better Than ‘tail -f’

Do you use Linux on your laptop? Do you use ‘tail -f’ command frequently? If the answer to both these questions is YES, there is a better solution in form of Linux tailf command. It works same as ‘tail -f’ but is better than it in terms of saving battery life of your laptop. In …

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May 25 2014

Link: Test SSL / TLS with GnuTLS from the Command Line

GnuTLS has a command line app gnutls-cli that can inspect any various SSL or TLS connections. Check it out! Full article here: Test SSL / TLS with GnuTLS from the Command Line (

May 24 2014

Link: Free yourself from the command line with these 10 GUI tools for Linux

When I broach the subject of Linux with some people, their immediate response is, “I don’t want to have to use the command line.” Ten years ago, I would have understood their trepidation. Today, however, that response is no longer valid. Why? The Linux platform has so many outstanding GUI tools, the command line is …

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May 23 2014

Link: How to Rename eMail Flags in Mail App for Mac OS X

The Mac Mail app defaults to naming the email flags as colors; Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Purple, and Gray. Those default flag names aren’t too descriptive, so a much better choice is to rename those mail flags to better accommodate your emailing habits, perhaps naming them as things like “To-Do”, “Family”, “Work”, “Important”, or …

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May 22 2014

Link: How To : Secure Shell (SSH) Password-less Login using SSH-Keygen

Secure Shell, as the name tells, is the open source and most secure and hence, most used protocol that is used to execute command remotely on a Linux host or to transfer files from one Linux host to another within a network using Secure Copy (SCP). Find more details about Secure Shell in our article- …

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