I was introduced to the Linux world two years ago and I was amazed by its performance. I did not know much at that time. It was hard yet fun at the same time. It is difficult to troubleshoot problems in Linux and it is very hard if you have no previous experience with Linux. […]
You know you get serious with Python programming language when you start to learn about exception handling. But why do we need exception handling? The best way to understand exception handling in Python and why do we need it is to look at examples and practice all the time. Sometimes, even if your programs’ syntax […]
This is a very interesting trick I come across recently. Sometimes moving along with flash drives is very helpful. You might not want someone to view your confidential documents when it goes missing. (There is a probability that the one who might come across it is a Windows user). This trick involves partitioning of the […]
Subversion is a free and open-source version control system (VCS). It manages files and directories, and the changes made to them over time. This allows you to recover older versions of your data or examine the history of how your data changed. Subversion can operate across networks, which allows it to be used by people […]
Pligg is an open-source CMS social publishing software that encourages visitors to register on your website so that they can submit content and connect with other users. It is used to setup your own social publishing community in just minutes. In this article, I use CentOS 6.4 to setup this website. My hostname and IP […]
StatusNet is open-source software used to setup micro-blogging site similar to Twitter. In this article, I use CentOS 6.4 to setup this website. My hostname and IP Address are server.unixmen.com and 192.168.1.200/24, respectively. Change these values as per your setup. Prerequisites Install the following prerequisites to install and configure StatusNet: [root@server ~]# yum install mysql […]
With Viber, the mobile-to-mobile free call app, announcing a much awaited multi-platform version it is free calls all the way for users who have signed for the service. Viber is a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) app that is vastly improved feature-by-feature over Skype and WhatsApp. While Skype, as one of the pioneering free-PC to […]
First off you need to install VLC. Go to videolan.org and follow the instructions there. Why VLC? Because it’s one of the best media players out there. Seriously, it finds the proper video/audio codec automatically and it plays even broken or incomplete video files.