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Remember to Install Custom Node in Windows Subsystem for Linux

September 3, 2018 11:02 pm Leave your thoughts

I started playing around with running reactJS app under the Windows Subsystem for Linux. In my case I opted to install the Ubuntu operating system. The installation of the Ubuntu subsystem itself went pretty smooth through this instructions (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/wsl/install-win10) . Then I used my favorite terminal tool ConEmu to access... View Article


What’s Next After Elementary OS Install?

October 24, 2017 8:30 am Leave your thoughts

I wrote in my previous article that my experience with Elementary OS was a good one and it’s still is. Today I’d like to share 2 handy customisations that helped me a lot with the experience. Minimize Button Yes, the original design language of Elementary OS does not have the... View Article


Elementary OS My Dear Watson

October 21, 2017 8:33 pm Leave your thoughts

Being a fan of Sherlock Holmes the title of this article is something that pops up in my head almost immediately when I heard about Elementary OS. It turned out that I wasn’t wrong, everything about this Linux distribution is simple and clean, hence elementary. In the first glance, it’s... View Article


Running 1Password 4 in Ubuntu 17.04

October 17, 2017 8:08 am Leave your thoughts

Recently I built a development machine running Ubuntu 17.04, it makes so much more sense given the technology stack that I am dealing with, such as reactjs, docker, java, etc. There was just one thing missing, which was 1Password. Of course there is also the online 1password offering, but I... View Article


Raspberry Pi: Faster and Lighter Web Browsing with Luakit

April 2, 2013 10:31 pm 3 Comments

So enter Luakit. An extremely lightweight and highly configurable web browser. It is based on webkit and GTK+. Now, as lean and mean Luakit can be, its user-friendliness can’t be rated as high. Therefore I have created this guide to help installing Luakit and configuring some options that I think will... View Article


Raspberry Pi: Retro Gaming Mania Part 2 – DosBox

March 30, 2013 7:37 pm 3 Comments

Welcome to the part 2 of Raspberry Pi Retro Gaming Mania, today we’ll take a look at DosBox, the greatest DOS emulators around. We are going to go through the least painful ways setting up DosBox from beginning to playing a game on the Raspberry Pi. By the way if... View Article


Managing Proxy Authentication and Exclusion List

February 28, 2013 10:45 pm Leave your thoughts

A lot of companies have implemented firewalls and closed off direct external internet access for security reasons. This results in developers going through proxy servers (internal to the company) in order to access external websites. Normally, these proxy server can be configured through the OS global configuration or through individual... View Article


Running UNIX/Linux command as anyone

February 7, 2013 11:18 pm Leave your thoughts

Sometimes you need to run a command in the terminal as another user in the system. I forgot the way to do this all the time, so here’s a little code snippets on how to do so. sudo su -s /bin/sh <insert user here> -c "CMD HERE"