apt only provides a really old ersion of node. Use nvm to install and manage different versions of node.js !
Enable extra monitors or dual screens for Debian xfce in VirtualBox
To list the file size of all the files in the current directory, use the
GDAL gdaltransform is a easy way to transform a pixel of a tiff image to its corresponding lat/lon coordinate.
Going through all the directories to find the path of a specific type of file is easy in Python. This helps with mass processing files.
Forget about fancy desktop environments and do a clean install of the awesome windows manager i3 on Debian 8.
By: David On: Fri 31 July 2015
Set up a Server in your VirtualBox in a few simple steps so you can fire it up whenever you need it, or simply use it as a playground for your VPS. A Nginx server is small, efficient, and easy to use.
Install Guest Additions for Debian to enable full screen display and more.
Upon initial installation of Cinnamon in VM VirtualBox, you might encounter the pop up window "Cinnamon running without video hardware acceleration"
For any excessively tidy people, windows snapping is a must; Xfce is a great desktop environment that provides such features. By default though, it seems that only horizontal snapping works and you'd have to tweak the settings a bit to make vertical snapping function as well.
When installing Debian 8, there is a software selection page where "standard system utilities" is preselected for you. Ever wondered what that package includes? Use tasksel to find out.
Debian without a desktop environment is simple, clean and full of potential. It is the ideal set up for installing your own choice of desktop environment that doesn't come with the Debian installer, or for setting up a Debian server.
Symbolic link or Symlink is a file that contains a link to another actual file path. It acts as a pointer and will always point to the "actualFilepath".
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