ubuntu - tips & tricks

Install MongoDB on Ubuntu desktop

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});The MEAN stack (MongoDB, Express.js, Angular.js & Node.js) is pretty cool if you're looking to do some real quick smart web development, however there...

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What are HomePlug Adaptors?

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});HomePlug adaptors, or Powerline adaptors as they are also referred too, have been around since 2001, radically simplify home networking.HomePlug adaptors are a computer networking technology...

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proxmox ubuntu firefox plugin error

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});Proxmox VE is a complete open source virtualization management solution for servers.  The enterprise-class features and the intuitive web interface are designed to help you increase...

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What is a smart home?

For most people the home is sanctuary, a place they are able to disconnect from the world outside. It is also the biggest asset most people will purchase in their life times.  However, maintaining a home can be a burden for time starved busy families.

Once considered to be an ideal only the future generations would acheive, a smart home is pretty much a possibility today. The reason for this are partly because over the last 30 years computer technology has changed the way we work, changed the way we communicate, it’s even changed the way we socialise.

Technology is everywhere, it stands to reason that technology will now really start to change our homes. The key objective of any technology is minimize or eliminate time wasted on repetitive and boring household chores.

ubuntu - tips & tricks

install python pip and django on ubuntu





Django is a free and open source web application framework, written in Python, which follows the Model–View–Controller (MVC) architectural pattern.  In this article I will provide you instructions to install python pip and django on ubuntu linux to create a development site .

Watch netflix on ubuntu desktop

In a previous blog post we provided a some instructions on how to watch netflix on ubuntu desktop by installing netflix desktop, although that solution worked pretty well it is a...

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Introduction to home networking

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});Over the last 30 years and the invasive advancement of computing and all it's associated technologies, has not only made changes in the way we work,...

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PHPMyAdmin mcrypt extension is missing

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});mcrypt extension is missing. Please check your PHP configuration.This is the error message that was displayed with setting installing phpMyAdmin a new ubuntu 14.04 server.The error...

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ubuntu - tips & tricks

How to upgrade Ubuntu using command line

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});A new release of Ubuntu operating system has been released, Ubuntu 14.04 codenamed Trusty Tahr. This is the 5th Long Term Support (LTS) for Desktop, Server,...

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What is a HomePlug Network

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});HomePlug networking technologies (sometimes referred to as Powerline networks or Ethernet over Powerline) is a technology that enables high-speed networking over domestic powerlines. It allows home...

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FIX : Skype for Ubuntu crashes

If you're experiencing issues with Skype while using Ubuntu here is a quick fix.1. It is best to remove your previous installation.[crayon-5bf1546297cf2321170903/] 2. Do an overall update of Ubuntu[crayon-5bf1546297cf4185410339/] 3. Update...

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