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How to Show Asterisks While Typing Sudo Password in Linux

Most applications normally display a feedback using <b>asterisks</b> (*******) when a user is typing a password, but on the Linux terminal, when a normal …

The Top 10 Linux Distros You Never Heard About

As I have mentioned in previous articles, the open-source community is littered with many distributions – some of which you might never get to hear …

The Raspberry Pi PiServer tool

As Simon mentioned in his recent blog post about Raspbian Stretch, we have developed a new piece of software called PiServer. Use this tool to easily …

Raspberry Pi

Make a Wall-Mounted Dashboard With Dashing.io and a Raspberry Pi

Advertisement<p>Dashing.io is a neat interface for creating a gorgeous dashboard. The app displays a web-based customizable dashboard with widgets of …

Raspberry Pi

Construct a MagicMirror with a Raspberry Pi and inexpensive IKEA frame.

I'm assuming most readers of this blog already know what a Magic Mirror is. There are any number of tutorials on the web explaining how to make them. …

21 Must-Have Apps For Ubuntu Desktop

We’re often asked what our essential Ubuntu apps are, but rather than reply in the comments I figured I’d write a list of what are, for us, must-have …

Writing

Apple insists that iPad Pro is now a computer

Technically Incorrect: A new ad suggests that iPad Pro does everything. Just like a Microsoft Surface Pro, perhaps?<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>There was a time when Apple CEO Tim Cook wasn't uplifted by tablet/laptop hybrids.<p>Why, he …

Under the hood: discover 13 hidden iPad features

Apple’s tablet has a host of easy-to-miss tricks, many of which work on the iPhone too. We take a tour…<p><b>1. Hey Siri – what’s that song?</b><p>If you’re drawn in by an unfamiliar tune, Siri can tell you what it is. Simply ask: “What song is playing?” Siri will briefly listen to your surroundings then …

Oracle Java 8 ME Embedded + Raspberry Pi + Sensors = IoT World

In Part 1 of his series on using Java ME 8 to control Internet of Things (IOT) devices--such as LEDs, relays, LCDs, sensors, motors, and …

13 fun things to try with your Raspberry Pi

13 things to try with your Raspberry Pi<p>Install a case<p>Add a display<p>Add a camera<p>Learn to code<p>Install a better web browser<p>Install Chromium OS<p>Make it a living room PC<p>Install the full version of Minecraft<p>Make a media server<p>Build a cheap NAS<p>Create your own cloud storage<p>Make a retro gaming setup<p>Make your …

Minecraft and Identity Management

What an Identity Management guy learned from managing a world populated by tweens and teens…<p>“Lava and TNT is covering the entire spawn, dad! Can you …

Add voice controls to your Raspberry Pi using Jasper

1<p>Install Raspbian<p>If you came from the Raspberry Pi MagicMirror installation guide, then your Pi is already ready to install Jasper and you can skip …

Microcontroller

Scratch performance – feel the speed!

The Scratch programming language, developed at MIT, has become the cornerstone of computing education at the primary level. Running the Scratch …

Raspberry Pi

RasPiRobot V3 board review - The MagPi Magazine

If you’ve ever made a Raspberry Pi robot, you’ll know there are some basic essentials to bear in mind: running the motors of your automaton via the …

Raspberry Pi

Amazon shows you how to make an Echo with Raspberry Pi

If you're into messing with hardware and have some basic programming skills, you can put together an Amazon Alexa device of your very own. Amazon has even put together an official guide to do so on GitHub, Lifehacker reports. You'll need to snag a Raspberry Pi 2 and a USB microphone to make it …

Turn your old Raspberry Pi into an automatic backup server

Put your old Raspberry Pi to work as an automatic backup server with rdiff-backup.

Linux

Building Visual Studio Code on a Raspberry Pi 3

I picked up a Raspberry Pi 3 recently for MarchIsForMakers. The Raspberry Pi 3 is a great starter computer for makers not just because it is faster …

Raspberry Pi

Why are Americans so angry?

<b>Americans are generally known for having a positive outlook on life, but with the countdown for November's presidential election now well under way, polls show voters are angry. This may explain the success of non-mainstream candidates such as Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders.</b> …

How to setup a Docker Swarm cluster with Raspberry Pi's

Tue, Mar 8, 2016<p>This week is dedicated to Docker #SwarmWeek. In this tutorial we show you how easy it is to setup a Docker Swarm with HypriotOS and …

Raspberry Pi

Korora Project

Introducing Korora<p>Using a special blend of aesthetics and functionality, Korora aims to make Linux easier for new users without compromising its …

Fedora

Raspberry Pi 3 has a 64-bit processor and built-in WiFi

It's hard to believe, but it's been four years since the Raspberry Pi Foundation gave the DIY computing scene a huge kick in the right direction with the launch of the Model B. To celebrate the milestone and 8 million units sold, the charity is hosting another Big Birthday Bash, but more …

In a desperate grasp for popularity, Samsung’s Tizen OS has been ported to Raspberry Pi

While Raspberry Pi consumers are busy whisking away on revolutionary new creations, Samsung is making an effort to monetize the beloved single-board …

A new version of Scratch for Raspberry Pi: now with added GPIO

<i>There are many excellent things to be found in last week’s release of Raspbian Jessie and we’ve been keeping one of the best ones tucked under our</i> …

Raspberry Pi

CentOS 7 Linux Officially Released for Raspberry Pi 2, Banana Pi, and CubieTruck

<b>Karanbir Singh from the CentOS team has had the great pleasure of announcing the general availability of the CentOS 7 Linux operating system for the</b> …

Relive Your Childhood on Your Mac With This Nintendo 64 & PlayStation Emulator

Get gaming.<p>The games of yesteryear are now within your reach with all-in-one game emulator OpenEmu‘s latest update, which adds popular titles from PlayStation, Nintendo 64, Sega, Atari and the like onto your Mac. Free to download, OpenEmu features real time gameplay rewind, enhanced screenshot …

Retrogaming

Q4OS – a new Windows-like distro for the Raspberry Pi

Q4OS has announced that their operating system is now available for the Raspberry Pi. It’s not quite complete yet, and some features aren’t …

Linux

How to Control Hardware With the Raspberry Pi Using WiringPi

Our last tutorial in this series used the Raspberry Pi 2’s 40 pin header to connect a touch screen to the Pi. This time around we'll take a look at …

Raspberry Pi

Disabling Verbose Boot Mode On The Raspberry Pi • Pi Supply Maker Zone

When a Raspberry Pi boots and you have an external monitor connected, you will have noticed the many lines of code whizzing by. Whilst this is useful …