Linux

Discovering IP address on your Raspberry Pi (Raspbian)

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)

Linux

Raspberry Pi a headless quick start guide, (raspbian/howto/tutorial/installation)

  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)

android · Linux · Making things work · Open Source

Downgrading from lolipop to kitkat 4.4.4 on nexus 7 2012 model (nakasi)

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)

Linux · Making things work · Open Source · Technology

How to work with tools like adb and fastboot on your android device (installations of Drivers and tools

What are ADB and Fastboot? Both of these tools allow you to send terminal commands to your phone from your computer via USB. They are with different functions, but when you are using them, you probably want to install them together. Android Debug Bridge (ADB): ADB allows you to send an array of commands to… Continue reading How to work with tools like adb and fastboot on your android device (installations of Drivers and tools

education · Linux · Open Source

File sharing, Document management and collaboration with Alfresco

Document collaboration: Document and file collaboration is a process which should allow multiple people work together on a single document or file and produce a final document. For example if you plan to develop an IT policy for your institution, and you assign a 5 member team to develop it and come up with an… Continue reading File sharing, Document management and collaboration with Alfresco

Linux · Making things work

WeBWorK with Moodle

What is WeBWorK ? WeBWorK is an open-source web based homework system for math and sciences courses. WeBWorK is supported by the MAA (Mathematical association of America) and the NSA (National Science Foundation) and comes with a NPL (National Problem Library) of over 20,000 homework problems. Webwork can be used for college algebra, discrete mathematics,… Continue reading WeBWorK with Moodle

Integration · Linux · Making things work

Running pdnsd with split dns, bind and windows dns for your internal network

As a follow up to my last post on installing and configuring a sample pdnsd setup for cache only dns server, I wanted to share the context I made my setup in. In our scenario we have a windows AD environment supporting all windows workstations and domain authentication. We also have a bind dns server… Continue reading Running pdnsd with split dns, bind and windows dns for your internal network