Computer Science Mojo

~ David's Notes on coding, software and computer science




Tag: Linux

How to install Node.js and Ionic in Debian

Category: Mobile     Tag: Ionic   Cordova   Linux  
By: David     On: Sun 24 July 2016      Pageviews: 41
apt only provides a really old ersion of node. Use nvm to install and manage different versions of node.js !

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How to enable extra monitors for Debian xfce in VirtualBox

Category: Linux     Tag: Linux   xfce   VirtualBox   xrandr  
By: David     On: Tue 12 July 2016      Pageviews: 27
Enable extra monitors or dual screens for Debian xfce in VirtualBox

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How to show file size in Linux terminal

Category: Linux     Tag: Linux   Commands  
By: David     On: Sat 09 July 2016      Pageviews: 12
To list the file size of all the files in the current directory, use the du command

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How to use GDAL Python to transform geotiff pixels to lat lon real-word coordinates

Category: GDAL     Tag: GDAL   Linux   Python  
By: David     On: Thu 06 August 2015      Pageviews: 182
GDAL gdaltransform is a easy way to transform a pixel of a tiff image to its corresponding lat/lon coordinate.

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How to check all files and find a file type in all directories in Python

Category: Python     Tag: Linux   Python  
By: David     On: Thu 06 August 2015      Pageviews: 5
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.

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How to install i3 on Debian 8 in VM VirtualBox

Category: Linux     Tag: Debian   i3   Linux   VirtualBox  
By: David     On: Mon 03 August 2015      Pageviews: 335
Forget about fancy desktop environments and do a clean install of the awesome windows manager i3 on Debian 8.
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How to set up Debian server with nginx, php5 and MySQL in VM VirtualBox

Category: Linux     Tag: Debian   Linux   Commands   MySQL   Network   Nginx   PHP   Server   VirtualBox  
By: David     On: Fri 31 July 2015      Pageviews: 31
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.
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How to install Debian Guest Additions in VM VirtualBox

Category: Linux     Tag: Debian   Linux   VirtualBox  
By: David     On: Wed 29 July 2015      Pageviews: 11
Install Guest Additions for Debian to enable full screen display and more.

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How to fix Cinnamon running without video hardware acceleration issue in VM VirtualBox

Category: Linux     Tag: Linux   VirtualBox  
By: David     On: Wed 29 July 2015      Pageviews: 19
Upon initial installation of Cinnamon in VM VirtualBox, you might encounter the pop up window "Cinnamon running without video hardware acceleration"
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How to fully enable Xfce windows snapping

Category: Linux     Tag: Linux   Xfce  
By: David     On: Wed 29 July 2015      Pageviews: 8
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.
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What Debian standard system utilities include

Category: Linux     Tag: Debian   Linux   Commands  
By: David     On: Tue 28 July 2015      Pageviews: 3459
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.
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How to minimally install Debian 8 in VM VirtualBox

Category: Linux     Tag: Debian   Linux   VirtualBox  
By: David     On: Mon 27 July 2015      Pageviews: 47
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.
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How to create a symbolic link in Linux

Category: Linux     Tag: Linux   Commands  
By: David     On: Fri 03 July 2015      Pageviews: 3
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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