Dealing with hard drive partition scheme is always messy. First of all, many people don’t even understand what the thing is. Secondly, you have to be very cautious while changing anything. A tiny error and you could end up in corrupted data! When it comes to playing with hard drive partitioning problems, results range from […]Read more
In last two posts, we have introduced ourselves to the Raspberry Pi and set it up correctly. We needed a monitor or a TV to see what is happening inside the Pi. However, keeping a monitor engaged all the time is not very ideal condition. Especially, if you plan to use the Pi as a […]Read more
SMS Backup app you need it trust me, as Short Message Service is one of the most frequently used media of communication of modern times. Scores of messages are sent everyday from a particular mobile handset and a number of such messages are received from the opposite end in the same handset. In the process, […]Read more
Linux operating system is developed as open source project by Linus Torvalds in 1991. The kernel, at the heart of all Linux systems, is developed and released under the GNU i.e. General Public License and its source code is freely available to everyone. It is this kernel that forms the base around which a Linux operating […]Read more
There are a lot of Linux distros out there today, anybody who is new will get easily confused on which one to choose.After using a few distros ourselves, we have found that each distro has its own advantages and disadvantages.Depending upon the ease of use, ability to customize and other features , we have selected […]Read more
As a Windows and Ubuntu user I love free softwares. On Ubuntu almost every software is available for free but when it comes to Windows there are not many good ones available. Here is a list of some free open source softwares for Windows that are helpful in browsing the internet, editing documents, managing files, […]Read more
There, you got all the inspirations from the web and your friends and have now Linux proudly running on your system. (Linux is the kernel, ya ya I know you got it). Your friend approaches you to help him get rid of the virus in his USB drive. And you are proud you are of help in terminating viruses with ease, thanks to Linux’s security. And he asks you to do a favor. To rename the USB drive label to his name, from the name “disk”.Read more
For those of you coming from windows backgrounds, the way the linux filesystem is laid out may seem confusing at first glance…. but that is where this article comes in !
The first thing you should know when working with linux, is that everything is treated as either a file or directory. Yeap thats right, even hardware is considered a file by linux, and, speaking of hardware… all your hardware devices are located in the /dev directory, but more on that later.Read more
In windows XP, you would most probably use DVD/CD burning software such as Nero or DeepBurner to make iso images, and software like alcohol 120% or daemon tools to mount the images.
In linux, you can use the commandline to both make and mount iso images.Read more
Although linux-based operating systems are considerably safer when compared to Windows and Mac OSX, there are still steps that you can take to ensure that your linux box stays safe and protected. In this post I will illustrate a few techniques you can use to keep your machine locked down tight.Read more
Most people look at Distros like Ubuntu and Fedora and Slackware and call them “Linux”. When these distros boot up and get into a GUI environment, people call the GUI linux as well.
But…..That is not true!Read more
This tutorial will teach you how to install Windows XP/Vista/7 or Ubuntu/Linux from pen-drive. Basically, you can create a bootable USB flash drive and use it like a bootable CD/DVD. Why would anyone want to install Windows XP from a pen drive? May be their CD drive isn’t working properly like mine, or They don’t […]Read more
Are you thinking of trying out Linux? Fed up of everyday battles with Virus and Antivirus? Wanna give this open sourced free software a try? Well then this post is exclusively for you.An insight into what you shall find here. Which one to select? What more do I need? What should I know? What about […]Read more
New Linux users must have noticed this. There are antivirus available in the repos. You might question, “But wasn’t I promised that linux is virus free? That was an important reason for me to switch from Windows to Linux.” Well, the hard truth is Linux does have its own category of viruses. But, the part […]Read more