As you may know, we a Clustered Networks are a large promoter of Open Source software, and we too, use in our office a number of free open source office suite products. I am sure most of you are aware that Google Apps such as DOCS / Sheets / Slides and Calendar are free if you have a gmail account. LibreOffice is a great option that we use as well. But, did you know that even MS Office and Apple offer FREE versions of their popular office suite products? Microsoft offers "Office on the Web" and you can create an Apple ID which will give you Apple iWork apps, even if you do not own an apple product.
This video and article will show you how easy it is to make a copy of a DVD or Blu-Ray Disk to an ISO file so you can play it with a media player such as VLC. Once you have the ISO file you can also use it to BURN other DVD's so you can have a backup copy. It is very simple and works really slick!
Have you ever had to copy and paste something into LibreOffice but then you are left with a bunch of annoying gray boxes throughout your document. The following article and video will show you what causes them and how to get rid of them.
If you are a Web Developer you know that Cloudflare's Cache can be very annoying. Did you know your can modify your hosts file so that you can bypass networks such as Cloudflare, Fastly or Akamai? This is helpful if you wish to bypass some DNS settings such as bypassing Cloudflare to work directly on your webserver or website. Another thing you can do is give static IP's to devices on your network that never change, such as routers, switches, printers and NAS (network attached storage) devices.
Every Linux user needs to know to use a few command line tools. Most linux's have quite a few internal commands installed by default, but sometimes there are some tools that you probably need to install that can be very useful. These are a few that we at Clustered Networks use on a regular basis that we fine helpful in Linux desktop and Server Administration.
The Linux terminal is very powerful tool and should not be overlooked. Basic Linux commands help users execute tasks easily and effectively. With a little practice you will see just how powerful the terminal or command line can be. These are a list of the most common and popular useful linux commands.
Today more and more people are working from home and do not have access to the Printers and Copiers that they once had at their disposal when working in the office. I have a Black and White Laser printer at home but required a few pages printed in color. I thought I would check out some of the online printing services in my area. I chose to use Staples Copy and Print Services. The results were excellent and the following video will describe to you just how easy it is to use these printing services.
What Exactly are PWA's - Simply put, they are web pages or sites that act like an APP. Similar to Mobile Apps you get from the Google Play Store or the Apple Store, except you don't have to go to the app store to install them. You can install them right from the page you are visiting.
This shell script will submit your sitemap files to google and bing search engines on a regular basis simply edit the urls you wish to submit and setup a cronjob to submit daily or weekly as required.
There are a number of ways to drive traffic to your website. You can go PAID Website Marketing or the FREE Website Marketing method. Paid method includes buying traffic from Google with "Google Adwords" or from Facebook / Instagram.