This short article explains how to turn any Android device into a remote control for an Ubuntu Desktop PC with minimal requirement (SSH server, xdotool for Ubuntu and Home Remote Control for Android).
I’m not sure about the utility of doing this except for the fact that is pretty cool to do it. ;-)
Home Remote Control is nifty little Android app that provides A LOT of nice features to play with, see screenshots.
Fedora 21 has just been released and it’s ready to be installed. If you got sick and tired to reinstall your OS every few months, now there’s an alternative called FedUp that allows you to upgrade to the latest release without reinstalling and by using the network to download new packages, or, an ISO of Fedora 21 from your hard drive.
Linux has come a long way over the years and decent alternatives have been created for many Windows applications. However, you may still find some old software that you need to run or maybe just wanna play a game which hasn’t yet been ported to Linux.
What is PlayOnLinux ?
PlayOnLinux is a piece of software which allows you to easily install and use numerous games and apps designed to run with Microsoft® Windows®.
This guide explains how to set up a RAM directory in which KDE to store its cache, allowing it to load and run faster. It’s a nice improvement especially if you have old IDE/SATA drives with low read/write rates but won’t pretty much make any difference if you have SSD drives.
The new Skype version 126.96.36.199 has been released and it comes with new features and an updated UI. It also provides direct Alsa support, now it uses PulseAudio for better calling experience. Read on for installation instructions.
Windows XP has reached the end of life and pretty soon it won’t be supported anymore by Microsoft. This means that there won’t be any updates released you you’ll be left with vulnerable software. If your computer runs Windows XP just fine but it may not be capable of running Windows 7 and you don’t want to upgrade your hardware, maybe it’s time to think about moving on to Linux.
This guide explains how to host a website on your own Fedora or Ubuntu Linux system by installing Apache2 (httpd), PHP and MySQL. However, it’s strictly for personal use so for professional hosting, you should probably turn to dedicated hosting services.