Linux · Making things work

Recovering a deleted configuration file on Ubuntu

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

Linux · Raspberry Pi

Mounting an external disk using ext3/4 on Raspberry Pi

Mount Linux formatted disk on your Raspberry Pi as a permanent external storage.

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Running a always on torrent box with Raspberry Pi (Deluge on Raspbian)

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)

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Setting up file sharing/NAS using Samba on Raspberry Pi

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

Linux · Windows

How to volume label (disk name) on windows and Linux of a (windows file-system, vfat)

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

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Character set display issue on Raspberry Pi ssh terminal using putty

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.

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Changing IP address of your Raspberry Pi from Dynamic to a Static ip address

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