Category Archives: Operating systems

Linux command shells

Unix and Linux command shells Within the Unix and Linux operating systems , a command shell is an operating system service/application that takes commands from a terminal emulator program or from a script source file and performs any given commands … Continue reading

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Linux Professional Institute Study Guide (LIC-1)

LPIC-1 Linux Professional Institute Certification Study Guide: Exam 101-400 and Exam 102-400, 4th Edition Christine Bresnahan, Richard Blum ISBN: 978-1-119-02118-6 As we are now well into the month of September, the month that traditionally all students start or get back … Continue reading

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Hexadecimal file editors and viewers

In my last post I talked a little about the numeric base systems of (Binary, Octal, Hex-decimal and Decimal) relating them to both computer machine level instruction code and application data. However these mathematical concepts are a little hard to … Continue reading

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My first weeks with the Raspberry Pi 2 and using BerryBoot OS Boot loader.

First Month with the Pi 2 and Installing Berry boot on the Raspberry Pi Its been a good month since I received my first Raspberry Pi 2 development board and during this time I have been busy setting it up … Continue reading

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Coding with text file editors

VIM/Emacs and other text file editor, details and cheat sheets Once you get to know the Linux operating system, something that becomes very clear is the need to be able to edit system configuration files along with shell command scripts … Continue reading

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Andriod 4.4 on a HP 550 Laptop, Second Life Projects….

Android Development and Second life projects As part of my up upskilling projects, something I have been wanting to complete for a while is to port Andriod 4.4 KitKat to ether a Desktop or Laptop PC. To do so opens … Continue reading

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Looking at the Linux terminal commands and the Man pages.

Using the Linux command line and the Man pages In one of my previous post I referring to the differences between Linux and MS-Windows, I talked about the fact that Windows has removed itself largely from the command line interface … Continue reading

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A list of Linux – Operating system Exams and Study Guides.

Having completed the installation of Linux on both the Raspberry Pi and the Cubietruck development boards, I am doing some planning for a study path from this point forward. I have worked with and studied Linux for many years but … Continue reading

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