Using a RTL2838 DVB-T dongle to listen to radio transmissions is very easy on Linux. I created this file under /etc/udev/rules.d/. rtl-sdr.rules. # Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL2838 DVB-T SUBSYSTEMS=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="0bda", ATTRS{idProduct}=="2838", MODE:="0666", GROUP="adm", SYMLINK+="rtl_sdr"# Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL2838 DVB-T SUBSYSTEMS=="usb", ATTRS{idVendor}=="0bda", ATTRS{idProduct}=="2838", MODE:="0666", GROUP="adm", SYMLINK+="rtl_sdr" Then I replugged my USB DVB dongle, and I could …

Get Linux system information To get good Linux system information, use these simple utilities. 1. Screenfetch. Install screenfetch. [email protected]:~$ sudo apt install [email protected]:~$ sudo apt install screenfetch Then run it to get information about your PC. [email protected]:~$ screenfetch ./+o+- [email protected] yyyyy- -yyyyyy+ OS: Ubuntu 17.04 zesty ://+//////-yyyyyyo Kernel: x86_64 Linux 4.10.0-35-generic .++ .:/++++++/-.+sss/` Uptime: 1h …

If you are using Network Manager to connect to a network, then it is possible to get comprehensive networking information from the command line. This command will print a lot of information about your Network Manager configuration. [email protected]:~$ nmcli dev [email protected]:~$ nmcli dev show Show a listing of available WIFI access points. [email protected]:~$ nmcli device …

Downloading videos from online websites is very easy. The xVideoServiceThief program is an easy way to download online videos. Get the program here. http://xviservicethief.sourceforge.net/. Download this file: http://downloads.sourceforge.net/xviservicethief/xVST_2_5_1_x64-linux-dynamic.tar.gz. Then install these packages. sudo apt install qtdeclarative5-dev libqt5webkit5sudo apt install qtdeclarative5-dev libqt5webkit5 Then unpack the xVST_2_5_1_x64-linux-dynamic.tar.gz file and run the install.sh as a normal user to …

Very useful Arma 3 scripting samples This scripting sample will remove the solar panels and doors from the Orange DLC tents and make them look like a good old fashioned MASH tent. med1 animateSource ["MedSign_Hide",1,true]; med1 animateSource ["Door_Hide",1,true]; med1 setObjectTextureGlobal [0,"\A3\Structures_F_Orange\Humanitarian\Camps\Data\MedicalTent_01_tropic_F_CO.paa"];med1 animateSource ["MedSign_Hide",1,true]; med1 animateSource ["Door_Hide",1,true]; med1 setObjectTextureGlobal [0,"\A3\Structures_F_Orange\Humanitarian\Camps\Data\MedicalTent_01_tropic_F_CO.paa"]; Add this code to your initServer.sqf …

This is the proper way to use grep. You do not need to use cat at all. This method works well and is one command, not two piping together. [email protected]:~/Documents$ grep apt-get ../.bash_history sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install me-tv sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install xvst apt-get moo apt-get [email protected]:~/Documents$ grep apt-get ../.bash_history …

Find more statistics at Statista This is the average of Internet speeds for the first quarter of 2017. Australia is lagging far behind other countries such as Asia. This is not good in 2017. Especially when the uptake of streaming services such as Netflix is rising. We need a faster Internet connection to keep up …

The IP address you supply the ping command with can have a leading zero or multiple leading zeros and they will be ignored by the ping command. This is an example. [email protected]:~$ ping 192.168.00001.00002 PING 192.168.00001.00002 (192.168.1.2) 56(84) bytes of data. 64 bytes from 192.168.1.2: icmp_seq=1 ttl=64 time=0.012 ms 64 bytes from 192.168.1.2: icmp_seq=2 ttl=64 …

To change the font in the Virtual Terminal in Debian or Ubuntu/Linux Mint, run this command. sudo dpkg-reconfigure console-setupsudo dpkg-reconfigure console-setup This lets you select the various character sets and fonts to customize your virtual terminal. [email protected]:~$ sudo dpkg-reconfigure console-setup [sudo] password for jason: Your console font configuration will be updated the next time your …

This bash alias will take a directory name or path as an argument. alias goto=’cd $1’alias goto=’cd $1′ This is an example of how this alias works. [email protected]:~$ goto /usr/share [email protected]:/usr/[email protected]:~$ goto /usr/share [email protected]:/usr/share$ This is a very neat bash trick. This might not work if the directory name uses spaces though. Generate a very …

To find out what repository a package came from, use the dpkg -s command. [email protected]:~$ dpkg -s zdoom Package: zdoom Status: install ok installed Priority: optional Section: web Installed-Size: 9330 Maintainer: DRD Team <[email protected]> Architecture: amd64 Version: 2.8.1 Depends: libc6, libstdc++6, zlib1g, bzip2, libgtk2.0-0 Recommends: timidity, libfluidsynth1 Description: Advanced Doom source [email protected]:~$ dpkg -s zdoom …

The best Android apps for 2017 There are some awesome Android apps available now. Here is a selection of the few that I have found useful. Barcode scanner This app can scan barcodes on products and also allow the user to lookup the product online. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.zxing.client.android&hl=en. Works extremely well. It can also scan QR codes …