Month: January 2018

Intel Euclid: Ideal platform for Robotics and Ubuntu Linux powers it

Intel announced Euclid development kit for robotics. It is Ubuntu Linux 16.04 based system. One can run, monitor and manage their robotics apps with the web interface. The software works with any ROS-based (Robotics Operating System) robot such as Arduino to build sensing capabilities in your project. You can use sensors and cameras to control […]

System76 brings 4K display Ubuntu Linux laptop for Pro users

Finally, some good news for Apple fans who crashed System76 website a few days back. Apple makes a good laptop. However, they lack the option to add additional RAM or ports or graphics card. The new System76 Oryx laptop has a 4K HiDPI display. If you are a sysadmin, DevOps, or developer, give it a […]

A Shell Primer: Master Your Linux, OS X, Unix Shell Environment

On a Linux or Unix-like systems, each user and process run in a specific environment. An environment includes variables, settings, aliases, functions and more. Following is a very brief introduction to some useful shell environment commands, including examples of how to use each command and setup your environment to increase productivity in the command prompt. […]

8 Tips to Solve Linux & Unix Systems Hard Disk Problems: Like Disk Full Or Can’t Write to the Disk

Can’t write to the hard disk on a Linux or Unix-like systems? Want to diagnose corrupt disk issues on a server? Want to find out why you are getting “disk full” messages on screen? Want to learn how to solve full/corrupt and failed disk issues. Try these eight tips to diagnose a Linux and Unix […]

Eyegasm: 14 awesome cable management moment of zen

A professional cable installation and a cable management solution is a dream for any sysadmin or IT team. Here are some of the best looking data centers cabling that could be considered as porn art for the network and sysadmin users. 1. An artist’s work (Source: AveryLongman) 2. How to spot a perfectionist ( Source: […]

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Intel’s Atom C2000 chips are bricking products, and it’s not just Cisco hit. From the theregister: Intel’s Atom C2000 processor family has a fault that effectively bricks devices, costing the company a significant amount of money to correct. But the semiconductor giant won’t disclose precisely how many chips are affected nor which products are at […]

First 64 bit Raspberry Pi 3 released and here are the complete specs and pricing

A new version of the Raspberry PI 3 has released and it is amazing. It is 10x the performance of Raspberry Pi 1. Here are the complete specs for new 64-bit credit card size computer. Fig.01: Raspberry Pi 3 – Model B – 64 Bit ARMv8 with 1G RAM and WiFi The Raspberry Pi 3 […]