Operating Systems

Useful Terminal Commands Every Web Developer Should Know About

Useful Terminal Commands Every Web Developer Should Know About

The command line interface (CLI), or Terminal is considered by many to be the Holy Grail of computer management. At one time the CLI was the only way to accomplish anything on a computer; then, the CLI gave way to the graphical user interface (GUI) as the popularity of PCs…

Category : Operating systems   22-06-2018   by admin admin

Install macOS High Sierra in VirtualBox on Windows 10

Install macOS High Sierra in VirtualBox on Windows 10

Whether you want to occasionally test a website in Safari, or try out a little bit of software in the Mac environment, having access to the latest version of macOS in a virtual machine is useful. Unfortunately, you’re not really supposed to do this—so getting macOS running in VirtualBox is,…

Category : Operating systems   30-04-2018   by admin admin

Setting Up SFTP on Ubuntu 16.04

Setting Up SFTP on Ubuntu 16.04

I recently had a request to setup SFTP for a customer so they could manage a set of files in their environment through an FTP GUI. Being an avid user of command line tools like SCP I haven’t needed to set up FTP or SFTP in many years. So I…

Category : Operating systems   12-03-2018   by admin admin

The Best Lightweight Linux Distributions For Older PC's

The Best Lightweight Linux Distributions For Older PC's

What do you do with your old computers? The one which once had good hardware configuration but now those are considered outdated. Why not revive your old computer with Linux? I am going to list seven beginner friendly lightweight Linux distributions that you can use on your older PC. Best Lightweight…

Category : Operating systems   12-03-2017   by admin admin

How To Install PHP7 On The Main OS's

How To Install PHP7 On The Main OS's

Installing PHP 7.0.0 is easier than ever.  Here are instructions for installing the latest version on different platforms: First step: Uninstall PHP 5.x If you already have PHP 5.x installed you may encounter conflicts. Make sure to completely remove PHP 5.x from your system before installing php 7. Ubuntu 14.04, 15.04, and…

Category : Operating systems   13-03-2016   by admin admin

PHP:How To Upgrade to PHP 7 on Ubuntu 14.04

PHP:How To Upgrade to PHP 7 on Ubuntu 14.04

Introduction PHP 7, which was released on December 3, 2015, promises substantial speed improvements over previous versions of the language, along with new features like scalar type hinting.This guide explains how to quickly upgrade an Apache or Nginx web server running PHP 5.x (any release) to PHP 7. Warning: As with…

Category : Operating systems   13-03-2016   by admin admin

Chrome 38 Introduces a Responsive Design View

Chrome 38 Introduces a Responsive Design View

Chrome 38 has introduced a responsive design view in Chrome Developer tools. It allows you to view the available breakpoints for the loaded site. Clicking each of the bars resizes the window to the specified breakpoint or selecting the device will resize the window to that devices resolution. As well as…

Category : Operating systems   25-06-2014   by Luigi Nori

Tricks for speeding up your Android device

Tricks for speeding up your Android device

When you hit the home button or launch a new app, it takes what seems like an eternity to switch to the new task or back to the desktop... Maybe your Android phone has become so slow that letters appear a second or two after you type them. These simple tips and…

Category : Operating systems   20-08-2013   by admin admin

Windows 8.1: 5 Cool New Features

Windows 8.1: 5 Cool New Features

Windows 8.1, the first update just arrived in beta. It's easy to download and easier than the new version of OS X... Check out these features and decide for yourself. 1. The Return of the Start Button The Start menu, these days, is a totally different-looking touch-friendly array of shiny live-updating squares, but you access…

Category : Operating systems   28-06-2013   by admin admin

Android tips: How to change archive and delete actions in the new Gmail

Android tips: How to change archive and delete actions in the new Gmail

With the latest update to Gmail interface, Google has change things a bit -- but it didn't give users much indication of how things changed. One of the big change was the differentiation between archiving and deleting emails, and what options are chosen to be available. If you haven't tweaked any settings previously,…

Category : Operating systems   11-06-2013   by admin admin

Firefox OS tablet will be unveiled next week

Firefox OS tablet will be unveiled next week

At Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona, we got a look at the first smartphone to run Mozilla’s Firefox OS, the ZTE Open. The new OS is a Linux-based open-source effort designed to offer an alternative to the proprietary ecosystems of its rivals, harnessing standards-based HTML5 web apps, combined with JavaScript and…

Category : Operating systems   29-05-2013   by admin admin

How to Install Skype in Lubuntu 12.10

How to Install Skype in Lubuntu 12.10

Open terminal and edit sources.list: Code: sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list Uncomment these hashes (#) Code: deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu quantal partner deb-src http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu quantal partner after this step execute the update command: Code: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install skype et voilá skype will be installed in your lubuntu distro.  

Category : Operating systems   28-05-2013   by admin admin

Download Google fonts to your desktop

Download Google fonts to your desktop

The goal of Google Fonts has always been to bring beautiful, open-source fonts to the web, fast and free of cost. Starting today, you can download these fonts for offline access on your desktop. We’ve made all of the fonts from the Google Fonts directory available in SkyFonts, a tool from Monotype that…

Category : Operating systems   01-05-2013   by admin admin

Linux 3.9 Released

Linux 3.9 Released

After weeks of RC releases and a week's delay Linux 3.9, which packs a lot of new features, has finally been made available by Linus Torvalds. Last week Torvalds released the rc8 instead of the Linux 3.9 stating that he wasn’t “comfy” releasing the final version yet and that “another week won’t hurt”.…

Category : Operating systems   30-04-2013   by admin admin

Ubuntu Releases 13.04

Ubuntu Releases 13.04

The release demonstrates consistently faster boot speeds than earlier versions — down to about 40 seconds on Intel and AMD-based Acer Veriton desktop machines — shrinks memory usage by as much as 50MB, reduces image size and cuts power consumption, according to Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu. "We've been driving Ubuntu to be a coverged OS across different…

Category : Operating systems   25-04-2013   by admin admin

Distributed Storage Across Multiple Servers (Nodes) With GlusterFS 3.2.x On Ubuntu 12.10

Distributed Storage Across Multiple Servers (Nodes) With GlusterFS 3.2.x On Ubuntu 12.10

  This tutorial shows how to combine four single storage servers (running Ubuntu 11.10) to one large storage server (distributed storage) with GlusterFS. The client system (Ubuntu 11.10 as well) will be able to access the storage as if it was a local filesystem. GlusterFS is a clustered file-system capable of scaling…

Category : Operating systems   11-04-2013   by admin admin

Reset Linux root password without knowing the password

Reset Linux root password without knowing the password

So there it goes - Linux is a secure OS. No, really it is. Despite the title of this post, Linux is actually a secure system. Before we proceed to the main topic, let us consider a few points: Linux is flexible to a very large extent. Linux's administrator account is called…

Category : Operating systems   11-04-2013   by admin admin

How To Run Unity Next on Ubuntu 12.10

How To Run Unity Next on Ubuntu 12.10

Unity Next, the next-generation Qt/QML version of Ubuntu’s Unity interface designed to intelligently adapt to multiple form factors, can now be tried, tested, and hacked-on right from the desktop. You’ll need to be running Ubuntu 12.10 and know your way around the command line to get it up and running. It’ll also help if you’re…

Category : Operating systems   11-04-2013   by admin admin