This post is for those who find it much easier to program in a cloud based IDE, straight from their browser. The following instructions are for Cloud 9 IDE installation on Centos, RHEL or Amazon Linux. [Read more…]
The following article is a short review of newly launched Amazon Lightsail service. [Read more…]
The following article shows how to install Tomcat v9.0.xx on CentOS Linux 7.x.xxxx.
Ever wondered how you can test your internet speed from a command line in Centos?
This is just a set of thoughts referring to a recent security incident called the ‘NSA Hack,’ which in my view profoundly impacted the privacy on a global scale.
The purpose of the mobile technology is to make our life easier, and there is no dispute that there are numerous benefits as well as challenges that came with the dramatic uptake in use of mobile smartphones. In this article, I concentrate on some of the top social and cultural benefits and difficulties that came with the ascent of mobile technology. [Read more…]
Just a short guide on how to fix “Cast to a nearby device” annoying popup on Android devices. [Read more…]
Recently I needed to convert my physical CentOS Linux 7.3 server to a virtual image that I can quickly run from either VMware Workstation Player or VirtualBox (or keep as a backup that can be easily switched on as a copy of the physical server). I’ve kept searching the Internet, but only to find that the instructions were either too old or do not provide a proper step by step guide on how to go about this process. Thus the reason for this article, hopefully, it’ll help someone. [Read more…]
This issue was annoying me for a while and none of the fixes proposed online were able to fix the problem (including completely Chrome reinstall). This is how I’ve eventually resolved the problem of some of the YouTube videos playing without a sound in Google Chrome. [Read more…]
I’ve been using ES File Explorer on my Android box plugged into TV (and also on my phone) for years; without any issues connecting to Windows 10 share of my desktop computer, when it all suddenly stopped sometimes working in March 2016. It took me a while to figure why I cannot connect to my Win 10 network share from Android anymore, but I’ve fixed the problem eventually, posting it here, just in case it helps someone. [Read more…]
Since Chrome vs 52 Google uses DirectWrite exclusively for font rendering on Windows, which may create font rendering issues for some of you. This is how you can fix the problem with the font display in Chrome. [Read more…]
In this post, I will examine the importance of communication in the analysis phase of software development. [Read more…]
In this article, I’ll describe my personal selection of the top three most important criteria for selecting a server operating system. I’ll compare two competing operating systems, Microsoft Windows Server and Linux (Unix based). Both of these OS’s are capable of functioning as a network server, but for this article, I’ll be referring to a server, whose primary function is that of a web server (a system that is designed to host the websites). [Read more…]
The operating system that I use most frequently is Microsoft Windows 7 at work, Microsoft Windows 10 on my desktop at home and Android 6.0 Marshmallow on the smartphone and tablet. However, there is another operating system that I’ve been using for many years and that I rarely get into discussions about, yet over time it’s the operating system that has earned most of my trust. So for this post, instead of concentrating on the well-known Windows operating system, I’ve decided to describe my working experience with the not so commonly recognized CentOS operating system. [Read more…]
This is how you can Install Tor on Centos 7 and start or stop the service. [Read more…]