2 scientific calculators for the Linux desktop

Every Linux desktop environment comes with at least a simple desktop calculator, but most of those simple calculators are just that: a simple tool for simple calculations.

Fortunately, there are exceptions; programs that go far beyond square roots and a couple of trigonometric functions, yet are still easy to use. Here are two powerful calculator tools for Linux, plus a couple of bonus options.Read More.

How to install or upgrade PHP version to PHP 7

PHP (Hypertext Preprocessor) is a widely used open source scripting language that is used mainly for web development. It is used generally for creating dynamic web pages or for dynamic images on websites.
In this tutorial, we will learn to install & also to upgrade PHP to latest version i.e. 7.x on CentOS/RHEL & also on Ubuntu systems. Read More.

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How To Install & Configure OTRS Help Desk Ticketing System On Linux

Every company maintains the ticketing system to track user request. Ticketing tool is one of the essential application in the IT industry.

You can find a lot of ticketing tools in the market and each one has their own unique features. Wide range of options are available to choose ticketing system, so you have to pick suitable one for you as per your requirement. Read More.

How to build custom IoT hardware with Arduino

Recently I wanted to create an Arduino-based low-power Internet of Things (IoT) device for makers, with built-in sensors that could be used to deliver sensor data from any location to the cloud, and potentially control connected devices such as thermostats, lights, door locks, and other home automation products. Along the way, I learned that creating a new IoT device, from idea to prototype to final product, is not as simple as I thought it would be, and there was no "ready-to-go" development device to start with.

How to Find a File in Linux with the Find Command

The Linux find command is one of the most important and handy commands in Linux systems. It can, as the name suggests, find files on your Linux PC based on pretty much whatever conditions and variables you set. You can find files by permissions, users, groups, file type, date, size and other possible criteria using the find command. Read More.

Working with VI editor : The Basics

VI editor is a powerful command line based text editor that was originally created for Unix but has since been ported to various Unix & Linux distributions. In Linux there exists another, advanced version of VI editor called VIM (also known as VI IMproved ). VIM only adds funtionalities to already powefrul VI editor, some of the added functionalities are Read More.

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How to set up a Raspberry Pi for retro gaming

I grew up with console gaming and over the years I have had a number of systems, including Atari, SNES, Sega Genesis, and my all-time-favorite—the Commodore Amiga. I recently found a backup of old games I have been carrying around with me for years and got nostalgic for the glory days of retro gaming. I grabbed some old hardware and started tinkering with it so I could relive my childhood. I was surprised how well these games run on my Raspberry Pi and it's become something of a new hobby.

Linux Filesystem Events with inotify

Linux has an efficient method for alerting user-space processes to changes impacting files of interest. The inotify Linux system calls were first discussed here in Linux Journal in a 2005 article by Robert Love who primarily addressed the behavior of the new features from the perspective of C. Read More.

How to Install Docker CE on Your Desktop

This article will cover the installation of Docker on desktop Linux, macOS, and Windows, and it is intended for beginners who want to get started with Docker containers. The only prerequisite is that you are comfortable with command-line interface. Read More.

Best Linux Laptops for 2018

The ultimate guide to the best Linux laptops in 2018.

There are companies that sell laptops with a Linux distro pre-installed. On top of that, you get full support for the hardware and software installed on the laptop, and some modifications so both the hardware and the software support your privacy and freedom.

You have many options to choose from - all kinds of laptops, different sizes and different hardware.

Some notable Linux laptop providers are:

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