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Update libreoffice to version 5

Technical Director at threenine.co.uk
Gary is Technical Director at threenine.co.uk, an independent software vendor specialising in IoT, Field Service and associated managed services,enabling customers to be efficient, productive, secure and scale-able in a way which helps them address and reduce their ecological impact.

Threenine's Denizon product line successfully integrate IoT, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain technology to enable efficient, productive, secure and scalable solutions to help organisations address increasing energy demands, ecological impact and Health & Safety concerns of their staff.

I wanted to update my LibreOffice application suite on my Ubuntu desktop. The news on 5 August 2015 that The Document Foundation (TDF)  announced the… Read More »Update libreoffice to version 5

Install Skype on ubuntu Desktop

Technical Director at threenine.co.uk
Gary is Technical Director at threenine.co.uk, an independent software vendor specialising in IoT, Field Service and associated managed services,enabling customers to be efficient, productive, secure and scale-able in a way which helps them address and reduce their ecological impact.

Threenine's Denizon product line successfully integrate IoT, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain technology to enable efficient, productive, secure and scalable solutions to help organisations address increasing energy demands, ecological impact and Health & Safety concerns of their staff.





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.

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How to execute a BASH script

Technical Director at threenine.co.uk
Gary is Technical Director at threenine.co.uk, an independent software vendor specialising in IoT, Field Service and associated managed services,enabling customers to be efficient, productive, secure and scale-able in a way which helps them address and reduce their ecological impact.

Threenine's Denizon product line successfully integrate IoT, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain technology to enable efficient, productive, secure and scalable solutions to help organisations address increasing energy demands, ecological impact and Health & Safety concerns of their staff.

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… Read More »How to execute a BASH script

Install MySQL on Ubuntu

Technical Director at threenine.co.uk
Gary is Technical Director at threenine.co.uk, an independent software vendor specialising in IoT, Field Service and associated managed services,enabling customers to be efficient, productive, secure and scale-able in a way which helps them address and reduce their ecological impact.

Threenine's Denizon product line successfully integrate IoT, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain technology to enable efficient, productive, secure and scalable solutions to help organisations address increasing energy demands, ecological impact and Health & Safety concerns of their staff.

I’ll cover how to install MySQL Server on Ubuntu 18.04 Server. MySQL is a popular and widely used relational databases amongst developers, especially Linux based… Read More »Install MySQL on Ubuntu

Install apache web server on ubuntu desktop

Technical Director at threenine.co.uk
Gary is Technical Director at threenine.co.uk, an independent software vendor specialising in IoT, Field Service and associated managed services,enabling customers to be efficient, productive, secure and scale-able in a way which helps them address and reduce their ecological impact.

Threenine's Denizon product line successfully integrate IoT, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain technology to enable efficient, productive, secure and scalable solutions to help organisations address increasing energy demands, ecological impact and Health & Safety concerns of their staff.

If you are an active user of any of the PHP based content management system (CMS) like wordpress, magento , drupal or joomla , you… Read More »Install apache web server on ubuntu desktop

Selenium WebDriver & Visual Studio

Selenium is a suite of browser automation tools to help with automating web browsers across a number of platforms. It’s a really handy tool to help with automating web applications for testing purposes

Install AdobeAir & Balsamiq on ubuntu 14.X

Technical Director at threenine.co.uk
Gary is Technical Director at threenine.co.uk, an independent software vendor specialising in IoT, Field Service and associated managed services,enabling customers to be efficient, productive, secure and scale-able in a way which helps them address and reduce their ecological impact.

Threenine's Denizon product line successfully integrate IoT, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain technology to enable efficient, productive, secure and scalable solutions to help organisations address increasing energy demands, ecological impact and Health & Safety concerns of their staff.

In this post I will be providing a quick set of instructions and a script to install AdobeAir & Balsamiq on a Unbuntu desktop. These… Read More »Install AdobeAir & Balsamiq on ubuntu 14.X

How to setup node.js on a raspberry pi

Technical Director at threenine.co.uk
Gary is Technical Director at threenine.co.uk, an independent software vendor specialising in IoT, Field Service and associated managed services,enabling customers to be efficient, productive, secure and scale-able in a way which helps them address and reduce their ecological impact.

Threenine's Denizon product line successfully integrate IoT, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain technology to enable efficient, productive, secure and scalable solutions to help organisations address increasing energy demands, ecological impact and Health & Safety concerns of their staff.

The Raspberry Pi is a great device for tinkering and hacking around different technology and hardware.  This evening  I thought it might be fun to… Read More »How to setup node.js on a raspberry pi

How to configure a network shared folder on raspberry pi

Technical Director at threenine.co.uk
Gary is Technical Director at threenine.co.uk, an independent software vendor specialising in IoT, Field Service and associated managed services,enabling customers to be efficient, productive, secure and scale-able in a way which helps them address and reduce their ecological impact.

Threenine's Denizon product line successfully integrate IoT, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain technology to enable efficient, productive, secure and scalable solutions to help organisations address increasing energy demands, ecological impact and Health & Safety concerns of their staff.

One of the really great things about the Raspberry Pi is that it is a Linux based computer, so pretty much anything you can do… Read More »How to configure a network shared folder on raspberry pi

xfreerdp dual monitor support for RDP sessions on Ubuntu

Technical Director at threenine.co.uk
Gary is Technical Director at threenine.co.uk, an independent software vendor specialising in IoT, Field Service and associated managed services,enabling customers to be efficient, productive, secure and scale-able in a way which helps them address and reduce their ecological impact.

Threenine's Denizon product line successfully integrate IoT, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain technology to enable efficient, productive, secure and scalable solutions to help organisations address increasing energy demands, ecological impact and Health & Safety concerns of their staff.

Ubuntu comes pre-packaged with an excellent tool to enable RDP sessions to other servers or desktops. The Remmina Remote Desktop Client, it works great but… Read More »xfreerdp dual monitor support for RDP sessions on Ubuntu

How to install magento on ubuntu

Technical Director at threenine.co.uk
Gary is Technical Director at threenine.co.uk, an independent software vendor specialising in IoT, Field Service and associated managed services,enabling customers to be efficient, productive, secure and scale-able in a way which helps them address and reduce their ecological impact.

Threenine's Denizon product line successfully integrate IoT, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain technology to enable efficient, productive, secure and scalable solutions to help organisations address increasing energy demands, ecological impact and Health & Safety concerns of their staff.

There are a number of blog posts available online which attempt to explain how to install magento on ubuntu for  development. However, having spent the… Read More »How to install magento on ubuntu

Using Remote Desktop Connection Manager

Technical Director at threenine.co.uk
Gary is Technical Director at threenine.co.uk, an independent software vendor specialising in IoT, Field Service and associated managed services,enabling customers to be efficient, productive, secure and scale-able in a way which helps them address and reduce their ecological impact.

Threenine's Denizon product line successfully integrate IoT, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain technology to enable efficient, productive, secure and scalable solutions to help organisations address increasing energy demands, ecological impact and Health & Safety concerns of their staff.

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.… Read More »Using Remote Desktop Connection Manager

Install skype on ubuntu

Technical Director at threenine.co.uk
Gary is Technical Director at threenine.co.uk, an independent software vendor specialising in IoT, Field Service and associated managed services,enabling customers to be efficient, productive, secure and scale-able in a way which helps them address and reduce their ecological impact.

Threenine's Denizon product line successfully integrate IoT, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain technology to enable efficient, productive, secure and scalable solutions to help organisations address increasing energy demands, ecological impact and Health & Safety concerns of their staff.

Skype is a very popular business communication tool for users worldwide. The chances are If you are conducting business internationally, the majority of your contacts… Read More »Install skype on ubuntu

proxmox ubuntu firefox plugin error

Technical Director at threenine.co.uk
Gary is Technical Director at threenine.co.uk, an independent software vendor specialising in IoT, Field Service and associated managed services,enabling customers to be efficient, productive, secure and scale-able in a way which helps them address and reduce their ecological impact.

Threenine's Denizon product line successfully integrate IoT, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain technology to enable efficient, productive, secure and scalable solutions to help organisations address increasing energy demands, ecological impact and Health & Safety concerns of their staff.

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… Read More »proxmox ubuntu firefox plugin error

install python pip and django on ubuntu

Technical Director at threenine.co.uk
Gary is Technical Director at threenine.co.uk, an independent software vendor specialising in IoT, Field Service and associated managed services,enabling customers to be efficient, productive, secure and scale-able in a way which helps them address and reduce their ecological impact.

Threenine's Denizon product line successfully integrate IoT, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain technology to enable efficient, productive, secure and scalable solutions to help organisations address increasing energy demands, ecological impact and Health & Safety concerns of their staff.





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 .

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Watch netflix on ubuntu desktop

Technical Director at threenine.co.uk
Gary is Technical Director at threenine.co.uk, an independent software vendor specialising in IoT, Field Service and associated managed services,enabling customers to be efficient, productive, secure and scale-able in a way which helps them address and reduce their ecological impact.

Threenine's Denizon product line successfully integrate IoT, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain technology to enable efficient, productive, secure and scalable solutions to help organisations address increasing energy demands, ecological impact and Health & Safety concerns of their staff.

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… Read More »Watch netflix on ubuntu desktop

How to upgrade Ubuntu using command line

Technical Director at threenine.co.uk
Gary is Technical Director at threenine.co.uk, an independent software vendor specialising in IoT, Field Service and associated managed services,enabling customers to be efficient, productive, secure and scale-able in a way which helps them address and reduce their ecological impact.

Threenine's Denizon product line successfully integrate IoT, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain technology to enable efficient, productive, secure and scalable solutions to help organisations address increasing energy demands, ecological impact and Health & Safety concerns of their staff.

Although the Ubuntu team have made a great job of making the update process for the distribution really user friendly with a nice graphical user… Read More »How to upgrade Ubuntu using command line