Computing

How to learn Python

Wouldn’t it be great to write programs that could automate repetitive tasks? Or do you want to just learn programming? Python is a really good start into the world of coding. In the world of programming, there are a lot of languages to pick from. Some are purpose built for particular tasks, and some are […]

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How to disable the Java update message balloon

I’m sick of the Java update message popping up every day. Now if it was a legitimate message I would take action and update it, but when i go to do it I’m told that the Java version is current. WTF? There are a couple of ways to stop it. The first is disabling the […]

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Buying your first Raspberry Pi

So you want to get into the world of Raspberry Pi but not sure what you need? Here are a couple of ideas to get you started. There are a quite few components/parts you can buy for your Raspberry Pi but what is the minimum required? Well basically you need the circuit board and a […]

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Easy upgrade to Linux Mint 17

With the recent release of Linux Mint 17, I have seen a few forum threads on how to upgrade from Mint 16 the easiest way possible. Let me share on what I did. I really enjoy how well Mint works. I only started playing with it with Mint 16 (was previously a openSUSE lover …. […]

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What is the Heartbleed bug?

I’m sure you’ve heard about heartbleed in the news in the last few weeks. But what is it? And should I be worried? Basically, it’s a very bad security flaw and yes you should be concerned. Read on and I’ll explain why. This vulnerability¬†(which is actually 2 years old!) in the OpenSSL¬† encryption system potentially […]

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