How To Edit And Save A File In Linux and Mac Command Line

Today we are going to look at the quick and easy ways to view, edit and save files using the command line terminal. As MacOS is a flavour of UNIX and very similar to Linux, this tutorial applies to both MacOS and Linux! There are a number of ways that we can view, edit and…

How To Run Intel Quartus On Mac OS X With Virtualbox & Ubuntu

Looking to get into FPGA programming? Quartus can run surprisingly well on Mac when paired with Virtualbox and Ubuntu. Unlike other solutions using Windows and Parallels, all of the software used in this method is completely free! There are a few hurdles to overcome in order to get everything running correctly, however this guide will…

Run Ubuntu On Mac With Virtualbox (The Complete Guide)

This simple illustrated guide will get you up and running with Ubuntu Desktop on your Mac. We will also install Guest Additions, allowing easy drag and drop between your dual operating systems. Virtualbox is a powerful tool that allows many different operating systems to be run from other operating systems within a window, and best…

How To Store Values In An Array Using BASH Shell Script

Looking to add an array to your BASH script? In this tutorial we will cover everything you need to know, and perhaps a few extra things that will surprise you! BASH scripts are a powerful feature of POSIX based operating systems, giving the user the power to automate many operating system features with a relatively…

Raspberry Pi WordPress With MariaDB Setup Guide

Yes it’s absolutely possible to set up a LAMP server with MariaDB and PHP on Raspberry Pi! Perhaps you already have a project in mind, but here is a great idea; create a mirror of your existing site so you can tinker with the code locally, then push the update once you are happy with…

Home Assistant For Webmasters: Managed Dropbox Backups

Did you know that Home Assistant can be far more than just a home assistant? It is probably not too far fetched to say that it can manage, schedule and automate all technological aspects of your life. Like one third of the other webmasters in the world, I run this site on WordPress. I was…

Home Assistant Shell Integration: Local & SSH Linux Control

Looking to automatically execute commands on a Raspberry Pi or Linux machine from within Home Assistant? This step-by-step guide will teach you how to send shell commands to any other machine on your network. This is a very powerful tool! If you are running Home Assistant inside a Docker container, you can also use this…

Home Assistant Person Detection (Deepstack AI Tutorial)

Smart home artificial intelligence may sound like something from the future, even in 2020. However the future is here and person, object and facial detection are easily accessible to the Home Assistant platform! In this tutorial we will walk through the process of setting up the Deepstack artificial intelligence platform, in order to detect the…