ubuntu - tips & tricks

10 things to install ubuntu 14.04 LTS for business use

Ubuntu 14.04 – Trusty Tahr – is the latest Long Term Support release of ubuntu from Canonical, this means that this release has 5 years of support and security updates.  This makes it a great release to use for business purposes.

In this post we’ve provide some advice on what to do to configure your desktop for optimum use within a small business environment, to ensure you’ve got everything you need when you need it.

proxmox ubuntu firefox plugin error

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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-5a1628f620e97306981963/] 2. Do an overall update of Ubuntu [crayon-5a1628f620e9b399515852/] 3. Update...

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Change Magento Admin Url Magento 1.7.x

This is a handy tip to help you protect your Magento backend against Hackers and brute-force attacks. I recommend you change the default URL to the Magento Admin Panel.  It is really quick to do and adds an additional layer of security to your site.

5 tips for effective work from home

Many freelancers, independent professionals and over the last decade or so more and more corporate employees are choosing to work from home. Many make the choice for practical reasons, such...

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What is BYOD ?

In this post we address a popular question being asked by many Small and Medium Enterprises, What is BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) and why should we care? This...

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