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10 things to install ubuntu 14.04 LTS for business use

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.




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.

What is a smart 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.

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.

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Why choose HomePlug for your home network

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.

HomePlug or PowerLine is a computer network technology, which uses special network adapter plug which implements a filter to transfer a network signal over your home’s existing electrical infrastructure.

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What is a HomePlug Network

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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-5b795f025adc5590377941/] 2. Do an overall update of Ubuntu[crayon-5b795f025adc8164855839/] 3. Update...

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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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