Author: linuxgeek

Install Gambas 3.5 via PPA in Ubuntu & Linux

Gambas is a free development environment aims at making a graphical development environment based on a Basic interpreter, so that we have a language as easy as Visual Basic™ under Linux™. Gambas3 is available...

How-To Cron jobs in Linux

I recommend KDE’s Task Scheduler (kde-config-cron) . Access it from the System Settings in theTask Scheduler module there. It manages both personal and system Crontabs, and the ease of creating the time boundaries greatly...

Parallel port control in Linux

The program pport is a simple yet handy program and its documented counterpart for accessing the output pins of multiple ports. Using this bundle, one can successfully control any household appliance or electronic device...

Bulk Image resize in Ubuntu

Bulk Image resize in Linux If you’re just doing a couple of images, most image editors in Ubuntu (Gimp, F-Spot, etc) will let you do a basic resize. If you want to edit tens,...

Using an Arduino board and optiLoader

if Arduino ISP hacks are not working, there is still hope ! And it is called optiLoader. This project, initiated by Bill Westfield is ‘based’ on the ArduinoISP sketch. Optiloader is a sketch designed for...

Hide database from user

Hide database from user

These two queries will restrict a user to a single database, so that the user can only see, update, and delete tables from that single database: Replace USER with the MySQL username Replace USERDATABASE...

PHP Client IP address

PHP Client IP address

Many times we need the visitor’s ipaddress for validation, security, spam prevention, etc. Getting the Visitor’s ipaddress is very easy in PHP. The simplest way to get the visitor’s/client’s ipaddress is using the$_SERVER[‘REMOTE_ADDR’] or $_SERVER[‘REMOTE_HOST’] variables. 1...