Assign Your Raspberry Pi Static IP in Couple Steps

Due to its availability, Raspberry Pi is an ideal candidate to run a simple server. After the initial setup, it will use DHCP to connect to your network. That means, each time you restart the Pi or your router, it might end up with a different IP address. This not ideal, as you will need […]

Website Obesity

The other day, I stumbled upon an interesting talk by Maciej CegÅ‚owski about the worrying trend of website obesity. I have to say, I fully agree with him. As it stands, the situation is getting quite ridiculous. Designers and web coders should stop the unnecessary bloat. Here’s the transcript of the talk: http://idlewords.com/talks/website_obesity.htm

Test Internet Speed in Command Line

Sometimes the Internet is sluggish and you need to find out if your connection is the culprit. The usual routine to find out the connection speed is the following. First, switch to your browser. Then type out the address of one of the speed testing sites. Finally, navigate through, usually bloated and annoying, GUI. For […]