Linux

Ubuntu Linux – Using KDE, Gnome, Cinnamon and XFCE

Without getting into any political reviews of different flavors of Ubuntu (Xubuntu, Edubuntu, Kubuntu, AdInfinitubuntu), we are going to look at starting with the default Ubuntu installation with Unity and then branching out to include KDE, Gnome, Cinnamon and XFCE.

Linux

Ubuntu Linux – Apache and Self Signed Certificates

Whether it is on your desktop or server installation of Ubuntu, there will come a time that you may need to work with Apache and certificates.

Space

Pinehead Will Be At The SpaceX Launch!

I’m so happy to announce that I’m going to be able to cover the launch from Cape Canaveral!!

Space

SpaceX Falcon 9 and Dragon: Little Bang for your Buck

SpaceX is eleven years old, has six successful launches on the books, and forty-one missions scheduled between now and 2017.

Linux

Ubuntu Performance – Troubleshooting

So now that our Linux distribution is installed, things just don’t seem “right”.

Space

Solar Panels are Unique to SpaceX Dragon

This article is part of a series that covers key features of the Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket for the upcoming SpaceX CRS 2 mission launching on March 1st at 10:10 a.m.

Linux

Tools to Add Life to Your Shell Scripts

One of the more commonly overlooked items when creating shell scripts is their ability to do more than just output to the command line.

Space

T-Minus 2 weeks until next SpaceX–ISS Mission

The SpaceX Dragon launches March 1, 2013 at 10:10am EST, are you ready?

Space

DragonEye: 3D Laser Space Camera

Short for Laser Imaging Detection and Ranging, LIDAR is used for a variety of mapping, distance and speed measuring tasks.