Here’s a quick screenshot walk-through of the installation of DietPi OS for Raspberry Pi. DietPi is a minimalist but fully featured alternative to Raspberry Pi OS. I’ve run through the install process so that you can see how everything looks before trying it yourself. Previously,… Read More »DietPi – A lightweight Raspberry Pi OS Alternative
I'm Brad, and I'm nearing 20 years of experience with Linux. I've worked in just about every IT role there is before taking the leap into software development. Currently, I'm building desktop and web-based solutions with NodeJS and PHP hosted on Linux infrastructure. Visit my blog or find me on Twitter to see what I'm up to.
Here’s a quick tutorial for a simple but important task – manually setting the DNS server on your Linux system. The steps in this tutorial should work for all Linux distributions – both server and desktop. Manually setting your DNS server is particularly useful if… Read More »How to change DNS servers on Linux (Ubuntu/RedHat/All Distros)
This step-by-step guide will walk you through installing the OSMC media center software on a Raspberry Pi. Screenshots of the whole process are provided so that you can follow along! LibreELEC, OpenELEC or OSMC – What’s The Best? LibreELEC, OpenELEC and OSMC are the most… Read More »How to Install OSMC Media Center on Raspberry Pi [Screenshots]
Ads are annoying and they slow down your internet browsing experience. Here’s how to block them for your whole network using Pi-Hole and a Raspberry Pi Zero. No-one likes ads. Ads interrupt videos. Ads crowd up web pages while you’re trying to read. Ads pop… Read More »Installing Pi-Hole Ad Blocker on a Raspberry Pi Zero
This article will explain what the PHP and Ruby programming languages are, what they’re best used for, and which one you should pick up in 2022. What is PHP? PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor. PHP a recursive initialism that contains its own name, just to make things confusing… Read More »PHP vs Ruby – Which One should I Pick for my Project in 2022?
This article will give a short overview of the Python os (Operating System) module – and show some examples of how it is used. What is the Python ‘os’ Library/Module? The Python os library contains helpful tools and functions for interacting with the underlying Operating System being used to execute the running Python… Read More »The Python ‘os’ Library – What it is and How it’s Used
This article will explain what the PHP and Python programming languages are, where they’re best used, and which one is most useful in 2022. What is PHP? PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor. PHP a recursive initialism that contains its own name, just to make things confusing for you: P PHP H Hypertext… Read More »PHP vs Python: Which Should You Learn In 2022? What’s the Difference?
This website is called LinuxScrew.com so I’ll get the obvious out of the way: the best OS for Python development is Linux. Here’s why. Why Linux is the Best OS to Develop Python Apps? …because Linux is the preferred OS of many, many other developers. That may seem… Read More »What is the best Operating System/OS to Use for Python Development?