How to Upgrade to the newest Mainline Kernel in Ubuntu 18.10 using Ukuu

Sometimes you need the newest mainline kernel to utilize some modern piece of hardware that was just added to the Linux kernel. There is a nice utility for doing that here:  github.com/teejee2008/uk… To install, simply run the below commands in a terminal: sudo apt-add-repository -y ppa:teejee2008/ppa sudo apt-get install ukuu Then in dash call “ukuu” Read more about How to Upgrade to the newest Mainline Kernel in Ubuntu 18.10 using Ukuu[…]

How to Install Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) on Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish

Hello, and welcome to my first broadcast. This evening I will be showing you how to install Open Broadcaster Software, aka OBS on Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish. This is useful for recording or streaming how to’s such as these, or any other content. When recording audio in Ubuntu, you can install the low latency kernel Read more about How to Install Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) on Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish[…]

How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 18.10 to an USB 3.1 M.2 16GB Drive Using KVM

Requirements 16GB M.2 SSD Drive. Like this one: amzn.to/2DKwv1B I used a M.2 to USB 3.1 1st gen (USB 3.0) adapter. Like this one: amzn.to/2qUHUDj Ubuntu Desktop 18.04 ISO image. Download here: www.ubuntu.com/download/… Follow these steps. From: www.coolgeeks101.com/how… For a KVM example of a bootable USB drive, we will use Virtual Machine Manager to create a new virtual Read more about How to Install Ubuntu 18.04 18.10 to an USB 3.1 M.2 16GB Drive Using KVM[…]

How To Install Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish on a Nextbook Flexx 11

This was on the Windows version. The Nextbook NXW116QC264 Flexx 11.6″ 2-in-1 Tablet 2GB Ram 64GB Storage Windows 8.1.  Not sure if it works with the Android version. Manual: NXW116QC264-User-Manual Requirements: You will need an Ubuntu computer to perform these steps An USB flash drive >= 4GB capacity OTB USB micro adapter Download Ubuntu the desktop Read more about How To Install Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish on a Nextbook Flexx 11[…]

How To Create Infinite Windows Cloud Desktops for Your Nonprofit with BoXenLinux®

Running Windows allows you to easily access proprietary closed source vertical market software. Using  an Azure Nvidia Tesla virtual machine lets you run graphic intensive programs in the cloud. For instance 2D and 3D CAD Drafting, Video, and 3D educational tools. Even 3D games! O_O Coupled with BoXenLinux, and a decent Internet connection you can dramatically reduce Read more about How To Create Infinite Windows Cloud Desktops for Your Nonprofit with BoXenLinux®[…]

How to Remote Desktop with Microphone Redirection for Google Hangouts and Google Drive Dictation Using Ubuntu 18.10 Client and Windows 2016 or 2012r2 Server

FreeRDP 2.0.0-r3 has improved microphone redirection. We can also enable sound, USB drive hotplug automount and redirection, multi monitor support, and video streaming. Install the FreeRDP nightlies: sudo sh -c ‘echo “deb pub.freerdp.com/reposito… -cs)/ freerdp-nightly main” >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/freerdp-nightly.list’ wget -O – pub.freerdp.com/reposito… | sudo apt-key add – sudo apt update sudo apt install –yes freerdp-nightly Read more about How to Remote Desktop with Microphone Redirection for Google Hangouts and Google Drive Dictation Using Ubuntu 18.10 Client and Windows 2016 or 2012r2 Server[…]

How to Automatically Turn Airplane Mode on When Connected to WiFi

How to automatically turn on Airplane mode when you are connected to WiFi. Then turn on WiFi again. Using Automate. On a rooted Android smartphone. Flow looks like below screenshot. Run the flow, Turn off logging, and check “start running flows on device boot”. Tags: Android, How To, WiFi

How to Build the Best Performance Drafting, or Gaming Computer for Only $345

Building your own performance rig is fun! This guide assumes you have access to free or very cheap keyboard, mouse, and monitor. If not look at thrift stores. Prices include shipping, and taxes. $75 Barebones Kit $60 Graphics Card $140 CPU $30 Memory $40 Solid State Drive $345 If you don’t have your own case, Read more about How to Build the Best Performance Drafting, or Gaming Computer for Only $345[…]

How to Install Linux (OpenWrt) on the Netgear WNDR4300SW (Surewest) to Use as a Hotspot (XfinityWiFi) Repeater

A couple of years ago, I purchased a Netgear WNDR4300SW from a thrift store for $5. With 128MB of flash, and 128MB of RAM it’s pretty decent. More info here: openwrt.org/toh/hwdata/n… Having an Atheros AR9344, AR9580 2.4GHz:b/g/n 5.0GHz:a/n WiFi chipset makes it a perfect candidate for Linux. The USB 2.0 port makes it possible to Read more about How to Install Linux (OpenWrt) on the Netgear WNDR4300SW (Surewest) to Use as a Hotspot (XfinityWiFi) Repeater[…]

How to Build a LTSP chroot client image with the latest Greek schools PPA, and XfreeRDP Nightly

Build a chroot client The Greek Schools repository  sudo add-apt-repository –yes ppa:ts.sch.gr Grab freerdp’s key  cd /etc/ltsp sudo wget pub.freerdp.com/reposito… Option 1 – with command sudo ltsp-build-client –purge-chroot –mount-package-cache –mirror ‘http://azure.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/’ \ –apt-keys ‘/etc/ltsp/ADD6BF6D97CE5D8D.asc, /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/ts_sch_gr_ubuntu_ppa.gpg’ \ –extra-mirror ‘http://ppa.launchpad.net/ts.sch.gr/ppa/ubuntu bionic main, pub.freerdp.com/reposito… freerdp-nightly main’ \ –late-packages epoptes-client freerdp-nightly –prompt-rootpass \ OR, Option 2 – using my Read more about How to Build a LTSP chroot client image with the latest Greek schools PPA, and XfreeRDP Nightly[…]

How to Save Money by Conserving Power

The problem is the aggregation of all the power leaks, because how PGE charges you based on time of day, and the way the tiered pricing works. If you use a little too much it can dramatically increase your bill. Depending on what plan your signed up with Tiered, and/or time of use. Fr0m around Read more about How to Save Money by Conserving Power[…]

How to batch optimize all jpgs using a bash script to speed up your site

Based on Google Insights article here: developers.google.com/sp… JPEG is a lossy format. The compression process removes visual details of the image, but the compression ratio can be 10x larger than GIF or PNG. Reduce quality to 85 if it was higher. With quality larger than 85, the image becomes larger quickly, while the visual improvement is Read more about How to batch optimize all jpgs using a bash script to speed up your site[…]