Ubuntu: Sudo without password

Sudo is a program that allows users to run programs with the security privileges of another user (normally the superuser, or root). The /etc/sudoers file allows listed users access to execute a subset of commands while having the privileges of the root user. Use visudo to edit /etc/sudoers. It can be edited manually, but it is recommended to use visudo to encure that the syntax is correct. sudo visudo Add Single User Add this line at the end (change x2q to your username):...

October 11, 2012

Squeezebox and Spotify

What is Spotify? Spotify is an ingenious solution to stream music, so it would be great if it could be used with the Squeezebox - and it is actually possible using the Spotify Premium Plugin for Squeezebox Server. Spotify offers you legal and free access to a huge library of music. All you need to do is create an account and download our streaming music player. Scope For Spotify users with a Premium account Plays back 320k or 160k streams Requires a running Squeezebox Server (Linux, Windows or Mac, could be cloud-based e....

August 31, 2010

Git Daily Usage and Branching Model

What is Git Git is a distributed revision control system with an emphasis on speed. Git was initially designed and developed by Linus Torvalds for Linux kernel development. Every Git working directory is a full-fledged repository with complete history and full revision tracking capabilities, not dependent on network access or a central server. The central repository holds two main branches and a number of feature branches: master: The main branch where the source code of HEAD always reflects a state with the latest delivered development changes for the next release....

July 8, 2010

How to Update Firmware On Most Garmin Devices

Updating your Garmin nĂ¼vi GPS unit software just got easier. Use WebUpdater to automatically keep your operating software current. The Garmin WebUpdater can be downloaded from Garmin. If you need to update your software / firmware from Linux, you can actually extract the downloaded exe and upload the unit software / firmware update file (e.g. called GUPDATE.GCD) manually to the device. The Garmin Firmware downloads are available from Garmin.

July 4, 2010

View The Contents Of A Certificate Signing Request (CSR)

OpenSSL is a very powerful cryptography utility, perhaps a little too powerful for the average user. With all the different command line options, it can be a daunting task figuring out how to do exactly what you want to do. Reading the contents of a certificate signing request (CSR) is one of the common tasks that OpenSSL is useful for. What is a Certificate Signing Requests (CSR) Certificate Signing Requests (CSR) are sent to a Certificate Authority (CA) to be signed....

July 4, 2010