ubuntu - tips & tricks

Install Skype on ubuntu Desktop

Gary Woodfine

Freelance Full Stack Developer at threenine.co.uk
Helps businesses by improving their technical proficiencies and eliminating waste from the software development pipelines.

A unique background as business owner, marketing, software development and business development ensures that he can offer the optimum business consultancy services across a wide spectrum of business challenges.





I have recently purchased my new Viglen Desktop Computer from ebuyer. It has arrived with Ubuntu 14.04 pre-installed, which is just awesome. However, as with any new machine getting it set up just the way I want to be productive does take a bit of time. In order to speed up this process I have been developing a number of BASH scripts, that I repeatedly  run to install skype on ubuntu desktop.

Configure Ubuntu to enable the execution of npm without sudo

Gary Woodfine

Freelance Full Stack Developer at threenine.co.uk
Helps businesses by improving their technical proficiencies and eliminating waste from the software development pipelines.

A unique background as business owner, marketing, software development and business development ensures that he can offer the optimum business consultancy services across a wide spectrum of business challenges.

Node.js Package Manager (NPM) , is an is an online repository for the publishing of open-source Node.js projects, and a command-line utility for interacting with said repository that aids in package installation, version management, and dependency management. Essentially what this tools enables you to do is easily and quickly make use of the plethora of nodejs packages being developed on a daily basis. NPM enables the community to share and contribute to reusable javascript code libraries to help others with common software development problems.

Rants & Raves

5 reasons why the office is a bad place to work

Gary Woodfine

Freelance Full Stack Developer at threenine.co.uk
Helps businesses by improving their technical proficiencies and eliminating waste from the software development pipelines.

A unique background as business owner, marketing, software development and business development ensures that he can offer the optimum business consultancy services across a wide spectrum of business challenges.

I don’t usually do this, however this time I just couldn’t resist. I just had to respond to such an ill thought out, badly researched and the be honest just completely full of fallacies piece of journalism. In the piece, Five reasons why the office isn’t such a bad place to be,  attempting to identify why working from home is a bad idea. However, all that was brought to attention were the incorrect stereotypes associated with working from home.

What is SEO and how to do it cheaply

Gary Woodfine

Freelance Full Stack Developer at threenine.co.uk
Helps businesses by improving their technical proficiencies and eliminating waste from the software development pipelines.

A unique background as business owner, marketing, software development and business development ensures that he can offer the optimum business consultancy services across a wide spectrum of business challenges.

In this post I will discuss the basics of Search Engine Optimization (SEO), focusing on What is SEO and some simple strategies you can implement on your blog to improve its performance in Search Engine rankings. I have learned over the past year or so regarding SEO while running my blog. When I initially started this blog, I knew very little about SEO, other than I potentially needed to do it on my blog and apparently it was an expensive exercise to undergo.

Through a bit of research, I discovered that there are a lot of charlatans and downright dirty criminals operating in this specific area of the internet. I figured out that if I didn’t want to get ripped off by these snake oil salesman, I best get familiar with this area and attempt to learn the basics. I thought I would share my experience and knowledge I have gained over the past year to help anyone who is embarking an any new internet project.

Top 4 WordPress SEO plugins

Top 4 WordPress SEO plugins

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});I have previously posted about what is seo and how to do it cheaply, in this post I will provide my top 4 WordPress SEO plugins...

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How to execute a BASH script

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});You may on occassion feel the need to automate certain processes or proceudres on your linux based computer. These maybe simple processes like ensuring your packages...

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The challenges of remote working

I just read two of Scott Hanselman's blog posts , Being a Remote Worker Sucks - Long Live the Remote Worker and Tragedies of the Remote Worker: "Looks like you're...

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Install Mean.js on Macbook

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});I have just set up my new mac book to carry out some mean.js development work. I had never set up a a mac to do...

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Guard against cyber attacks

The small steps you can take ensure the security of your small business. There seems to be a lot of hype in the media at the moment about eminent of cyber...

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NodeJS

Create a simple node.js module

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});Node.js is a great JavaScript framework for easily building fast, scalable network applications. Not just I say so, but according to the www.nodejs.org website:Node.js®...

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What is home automation?

Gary Woodfine

Freelance Full Stack Developer at threenine.co.uk
Helps businesses by improving their technical proficiencies and eliminating waste from the software development pipelines.

A unique background as business owner, marketing, software development and business development ensures that he can offer the optimum business consultancy services across a wide spectrum of business challenges.

 

It doesn’t take a university degree or a deep understanding of socio-economics to work out, that by combining two words together like home automation , that home automation must have something to with automating a residential dwelling.

Top 3 low cost energy saving tips for the home

Gary Woodfine

Freelance Full Stack Developer at threenine.co.uk
Helps businesses by improving their technical proficiencies and eliminating waste from the software development pipelines.

A unique background as business owner, marketing, software development and business development ensures that he can offer the optimum business consultancy services across a wide spectrum of business challenges.

There are a wide range of actions a household can take to reduce energy consumption and help save money on fuel bills at little or no cost. Following these top 3 low cost energy saving tips for the home to reduce your energy consumption and the cost of your bills.

Using Remote Desktop Connection Manager

Frequently connecting to multiple servers or computer workstations over a Remote Desktop Connections, introduces problems of trying to remembering various connections details, credentials and settings.You'll be glad to know that...

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ubuntu - tips & tricks

Install skype on ubuntu

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Protect yourself from GOZeus and CryptoLocker viruses today

Gary Woodfine

Freelance Full Stack Developer at threenine.co.uk
Helps businesses by improving their technical proficiencies and eliminating waste from the software development pipelines.

A unique background as business owner, marketing, software development and business development ensures that he can offer the optimum business consultancy services across a wide spectrum of business challenges.

The National Crime Agency (NCA)  issued an alert last week, Two-week opportunity for UK to reduce threat from powerful computer attack , and as such gave the country a two week period to protect itslef from the virus that could give hackers access to sensitive information, which potentionally could cost the UK economy millions of pounds.

Rants & Raves

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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