Removing an installed package, using “apt-get remove package-name” for removing a package leaves its configuration files on the system. In case, you have deleted a configuration file by mistake or deliberately, you cannot recover the file by doing a simple removing and adding back the package using command such as apt-get remove package-name and apt-get install… Continue reading Recovering a deleted configuration file on Ubuntu
Mount Linux formatted disk on your Raspberry Pi as a permanent external storage.
Raspberry Pi has a very low power consumption to keep it up and running 24/7. When you are downloading torrent files from or/and using it as a media server or local file server, it surely has the winning combination. There are two popular Bittorrent client which are popular as always on torrent client in Linux… Continue reading Running a always on torrent box with Raspberry Pi (Deluge on Raspbian)
n this tutorial, we shall find step by step guide on setting up a “file sharing”/ “file server”/ NAS using samba. For file sharing, we shall to CIFS/SMB also known as windows file sharing protocol implementation on Raspberry Pi. We are assuming you already have an external storage connected and mounted in your Raspberry Pi… Continue reading Setting up file sharing/NAS using Samba on Raspberry Pi
This will only work if the disk portion is formatted on msdos file system with a label type dos Change volume label (disk name) on windows: Insert the disk on windows machine Option 1 Go to my computer and right click on the disk you want to re-name. Click on rename. Set new name
Scenario: when connecting to Raspberry Pi using putty ssh terminal over default configuration, some output includes show strange characters (garbage characters) instead of the proper line drawing.
If your Raspberry Pi is configured to used a dynamic ip address and you would like to assign it a static address so that u can use it as a home server, use the following steps. First of all, you need to identify the Raspberry Pis existing IP address. If you have access to the… Continue reading Changing IP address of your Raspberry Pi from Dynamic to a Static ip address
In this tutorial, we shall be using network scanner to identify Raspberry Pis ip address using nmap and angry ip scanner and assign Raspberry Pi a fixed address. If you have configured your Raspberry Pi obtain ip address from DHCP server and would like it to have a static IP address, this tutorial is for you.… Continue reading Discovering IP address on your Raspberry Pi (Raspbian)
This tutorial will provide you with a step by step process for installing and communicating with your raspberry pi headless (without any monitor, keyboard or mouse connected with your raspberry pi). Though Raspberry Pi comes with a graphics display port and multiple USB ports which can be used to connect keyboard and monitor, I… Continue reading Raspberry Pi a headless quick start guide, (raspbian/howto/tutorial/installation)
This tutorial was prepared on a Nexus 7 2012 (wifi) device, this also might work with other nexus devices as well. I bought my nexus 7 on late 2012, which used to work fine until it updated to Andriod lolipop. This slowed down the device to almost unusable. resetting to the factory default or cleaning out the… Continue reading Downgrading from lolipop to kitkat 4.4.4 on nexus 7 2012 model (nakasi)