A quick hack to digitise and virtualise data on old CDs and DVDs.
Category Archives: Tech Tips
Generate QR Codes on Linux – quickly and easily
Generate Quick Response (QR) codes using qrencode on Linux – all from the command line!
LVM: a quick overview
Read on for an overview of the basic components of Linux’s LVM.
From Opensource.com: 6 deprecated Linux commands and the tools you should be using instead
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Duplicity: a backup and restore tool
Here are a few tips on Duplicity, an open source backup tool.
libdvdcss: for playing those old DVDs
On the off-chance that you need to break out an old DRM-managed DVD, don’t forget that you need libdvdcss to play it on a Linux desktop.
find: a cool command for sysadmins
One of my all-time favourite Linux commands as a UNIX and Linux sysadmin is ‘find’. It’s flexible, powerful and it’s got me out of trouble too many times to count.