5 necessary PC hardware that a programmer needs to upgrade

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The world of technology has evolved drastically over the last few decades. Almost every aspect of our lives is dominated by technology. At the heart of technology lies computer programming. Computer programming is what dictates the success of the technology. I mean think about it, your smartphone, PC, ETC they all rely on programming. This
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New Linux Kernel 5.0: Features and Improvements

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Linux is the most used and well-known open-source operating system for computers, mobile devices, servers, and mainframes, etc. Linux has so many awesome features to serve its users like Live CD/USB. And it is fast, easy and free to use by computers around the world. The kernel is referred to as the essential component of
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Skype crashes because it cannot read data from “C:Documents and SettingsAdministratorLocal SettingsTemp”

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On my laptop, I install windows xp because it is user-friendly for me. However, Skype cannot be open because “The system is not unavailable”. At last, I find the “Skype” directory under “C:Documents and SettingsAdministratorLocal SettingsTemp” cannot be accessed. “C:Documents and SettingsAdministratorLocal SettingsTemp” is like temporary directory for specific user under Linux OS. Actually, for
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Required packages for building YouCompleteMe for Vim on Fedora 21

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YouCompleteMe for Vim on Fedora 21 reports this error: [zma@laptop:~/.vim/bundle/YouCompleteMe]$ ./install.sh — The C compiler identification is GNU 4.9.2 — The CXX compiler identification is GNU 4.9.2 — Check for working C compiler: /usr/bin/cc — Check for working C compiler: /usr/bin/cc — works — Detecting C compiler ABI info — Detecting C compiler ABI info
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VirtualBox report “Kernel driver not installed” on Fedora 21

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VitualBox is installed on Fedora 21 by # yum install VirtualBox The following packages are installed kmod-VirtualBox-3.18.7-200.fc21.x86_64-4.3.20-4.fc21.4.x86_64 VirtualBox-4.3.20-3.fc21.x86_64 There is the kernel modules package installed. However, when running virtualbox (after reboot), it reports: [zma@laptop:~]$ virtualbox WARNING: The vboxdrv kernel module is not loaded. Either there is no module available for the current kernel (3.18.7-200.fc21.x86_64) or
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How to get the directory path and file name from a absolute path in Bash on Linux?

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How to get the directory path and file name from a absolute path in Bash on Linux? For example, with “/foo/bar/baz.txt”, it will produce: “/foo/bar/” and “baz.txt”. You also have the basename and dirname commands besides of the basename and dirname C API in Linux: [zma@laptop:~]$ p=”/foo/bar/baz.txt” [zma@laptop:~]$ dirname $p /foo/bar [zma@laptop:~]$ basename $p baz.txt

How can I recover data from my crashed hard drive?

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My laptop’s hard drive crashed. I went to someone else and got the hard drive replaced, but they could not recover my data. You may try PhotoRec as for https://www.systutorials.com/qa/1399/how-can-i-recover-deleted-photos-from-samsung . Although its named with “Photo”, PhotoRec can recover many kinds of files as listed in http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/File_Formats_Recovered_By_PhotoRec .

How to monitor temperatures of laptop on Linux

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How to monitor temperatures of laptop on Linux? This works on Linux Mint: sudo aptitude install lm-sensors hddtemp For lm-sensors, first detect the sensors by: sudo sensors-detect To detect the temperature in the system: sudo sensors To detect the HDD (e.g. sda) temperature: sudo hddtemp /dev/sda An example of the output: [zma@mini:~]$ sudo sensors acpitz-virtual-0
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Direct multi-hop ssh connection

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How to use multi-hop ssh connection without needs to ssh multiple times? As a example, you are connecting to server.example.com through proxy.example.com from laptop.example.com as follows: laptop —-> proxy —-> server 2 possible methods: Method 1: Use the similar method as in Directly SSH to hosts using internal IPs through the gateway. Add this to
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HTML form generation from the database and store value into the database

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I have a “t_form” table and a “t_attribute” table. It looks a little bit like below. Form table form_id | form_name | description ———————————– 1 | Laptop | Possible attributes are Model, Screen Size, OS, Cd Player 2 | Mobile | Possible attributes are Model, OS 3 | Tablet | Possible attributes are Model, Screen
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How to turn my iPhone to a mouse?

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iPhone has the touch screen. Is is possible to turn my iPhone to a wireless mouse on Linux? Use the WiFi Mouse app/server: http://wifimouse.necta.us/ First, install the WiFi Mouse app on you iPhone: https://itunes.apple.com/app/id591076411?mt=8 Second, install the WiFi Mouse server downloaded from http://wifimouse.necta.us/ If you are using Fedora Linux, you need to convert the .deb
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No battery status icon on the top panel in Gnome Shell

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  The battery icon in Gnome 3 Gnome-shell is missing. How can I fix it?   The system-monitor extension ( https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/120/system-monitor/ ) has a option to enable/disable the battery icon. This extension also shows the CPU/memory/network status which I miss as in Gnome 2. Great extension! The upower service may fail to start if an iPhone is
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How to Disable and Enable Laptop Keyboard for X.org Server in Linux

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Attaching a USB keyboard to a laptop is common when using a laptop because a normal keyboard may provide a more convenient typing experience. The laptop keyboard is not used in these situations. However, the laptop keyboard may still be touched by accident. In this post, we will discuss how to disable and enable the
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Notes for Beginners of Software Development on Linux

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Linux is a great platform for software development targeting servers or backends. In general, working on Linux is very productive. The problem that beginners on Linux face is the the learning curve is steep at the beginning. But believe me, after you get through the initial green steep learning step as in the figure below
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How to Play Movie from Remote Host using MPlayer over SSH

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MPlayer is a great movie player. SSH is a great tool to connect and transfer data over the network securely. Combining these 2 great tools together will be greater. You may already has a small server storing some movies or videos or music and playing them on your laptop will be convenient. In this post,
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Git through SSH Tunnel as Proxy

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git is a great tool and it is common to have a git server over SSH possibly managed by gitolite. However, there are situations that we can not directly connect to the git server but be able to SSH to another node that can connect to the git server. The git server may allow only
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HP Compaq BIOS Crisis Recovery from a Failed BIOS Flashing Using a USB Flash Disk

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I tried to flash my HP Compaq CQ35-240TX’s BIOS to F.15 but unfortunately failed. The computer turned to white screen. When I restarted (powered off then boot again), this is no response any more: the hard disk and caps lock’s LED keep blinding. I thought "Oh my God! I must send it to HP to
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How to Install Xen on Fedora as Domain-0 (Fedora 17)

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The new development of Xen and Linux kernel make it easy to install Xen on Fedora as the Domain-0 now. This post uses Fedora 17 as an example platform to introduce how to set up Domain-0 on Fedora Linux. Compared to our old method (https://www.systutorials.com/setting-up-stable-xen-dom0-with-fedora-xen-3-4-3-with-xenified-linux-kernel-2-6-32-13-in-fedora-12/) which requires manually compiled Xen and patched kernel, the current
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