Microsoft Teams has exploded in popularity in the past year (people have been working from home a lot for some reason). Here’s how to use it on Linux. Microsoft Teams Microsoft Teams is a chat and collaboration platform from Microsoft. It covers video conferencing, voice… Read More »How to Use Microsoft Teams on Linux
This article will show you how to install the OpenWRT operating system on a Raspberry Pi. I’ve previously covered this as part of our Installing OpenWrt on a BT HomeHub 5 article, but I thought I’d break it out on its own to make it… Read More »How to Install OpenWRT on a Raspberry Pi
New to Linux and confused about the terminology surrounding the terminal, shells, bash, and the command line? This article explains what they are. The terms terminal, shell, command line, and Bash are thrown around a lot when discussing using Linux – sometimes interchangeably. They can all refer to the same thing,… Read More »What is Bash/The Terminal/Linux Shell? What Do They Mean?
Lots of people choose to use the terminal instead of a graphical interface for coding, system administration, and even day-to-day computing – but why? Here’s a bunch of reasons. If you’re confused about what the Terminal, Shell, and Command-Line all are – check out our explainer… Read More »Why Use The Terminal [Linux/BSD]?
Secure, powerful remote access is one of the cornerstones of Linux’s functionality. The SSH protocol powers this, and Snowflake/Muon is an excellent tool for managing SSH connections. The flexibility and security of SSH are part of why Linux is so popular as a server OS. This article… Read More »Snowflake/Muon: the Best GUI SSH Connection Manager on Linux
Starting out as an IT contractor can be tough – making a good first impression is key. Here’s a list of the tools you will need while you’re on the road fixing problems. You don’t want to arrive on-site only to find you don’t have… Read More »The Vital Tools Every IT SuperHero Needs in Their Bag
This guide will walk you through the installation and configuration of RetroPie (a Linux distribution with Emulation Station pre-configured) and where to source some legal retro game console ROMS. RetroPie is a ready-to-use Linux OS for your Raspberry Pi, which has everything already configured and… Read More »Rasperry Pi RetroPie Emulation Station Install Walkthrough (Video Games on Pi)
Here’s a screenshot-heavy review of Twister OS – a weird, kitchen-sink included Linux OS for Raspberry Pi with tools for emulation, gaming, and overclocking. It even comes with Windows and macOS themes! Rather than make you read about what it does, I’ve included screenshots walking… Read More »TwisterOS For Raspberry Pi Does It All [Screenshots/Review]
In this article, I’ll walk through the process of setting up MotionEyeOS on a Raspberry Pi, using a cheap USB webcam to create a DIY CCTV system. MotionEyeOS is a pre-configured Linux distribution that turns your Raspberry Pi into a home CCTV system. You can… Read More »Quick and Dirty CCTV with Raspberry Pi, MotionEyeOS + Webcam