Thanks to its small size and simple requirements, the Raspberry Pi can be transformed into a variety of different specialized devices. One such role that it can fill is that of a dedicated music streamer, or jukebox. Whether you have your own music files (MP3, FLAC, etc) already downloaded and want to stream them to speakers around the house, or you rely on streaming services like Spotify or Pandora, utilizing the Raspberry Pi as a music streamer is a great way to enjoy some tunes. In this tutorial, we will go over the step by step instructions to help you turn your Raspberry Pi into the ideal music streaming device.
A Raspberry Pi, especially the newer models, possesses all the necessary hardware power for running a dedicated Minecraft gaming server. While it is easy enough to host the game off your desktop computer while simultaneously playing, having a dedicated server allows you to host an uninterrupted Minecraft session that can stay up and running for longer periods of time. Rather than buying a robust rig to host your server, or paying a third party company to do the hosting for you, utilizing the Raspberry Pi becomes a cheap alternative. On top of that, you still have the ability to customize the server configuration to produce your ideal gaming environment.
When working with media files, it’s common to find yourself needing to batch convert multiple files. This is particularly true in fields like video editing, audio processing, or even when simply organizing your media library. The powerful tool at the heart of such tasks is often FFMPEG, a versatile, open-source software that can handle almost all video and audio formats. Understanding how to harness FFMPEG through shell scripting can significantly speed up your workflow.
The Nvidia CUDA toolkit is an extension of the GPU parallel computing platform and programming model. The Nvidia CUDA installation consists of inclusion of the official Nvidia CUDA repository followed by the installation of relevant meta package and configuring path the the executable CUDA binaries. In this tutorial, you will see how to install CUDA on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa Linux. This will get your video graphics running with the latest drivers and software available.
The objective of this tutorial is to show how to check the NVIDIA driver version installed on your Linux system. There are few places you may have a look to check what NVIDIA driver you have installed on your Linux system. This will allow you to check that you have the latest version installed and optionally upgrade to a new NVIDIA driver for better support and features.
The objective is to install the NVIDIA drivers on Ubuntu 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish) Linux and switch from the default open source Nouveau driver to the proprietary Nvidia driver. While the Nouveau driver comes installed by default, the proprietary Nvidia driver can offer several benefits over its alternative. By downloading the official driver, you will have the most cutting edge software and ensure maximum compatibility with your video card hardware.
In this tutorial, we will see how to install the NVIDIA drivers on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa Linux and switch from a opensource Nouveau driver to the proprietary Nvidia driver. You can install Nvidia drivers on Ubuntu 20.04 using several different methods, including the official Ubuntu repository, the Nvidia PPA repository, and as a direct download from the official website. You will also learn how to uninstall the Nvidia driver.
.tar.gz file format is a tar archive that has been compressed with gunzip compression. These archives are designed to be opened on Linux systems and can contain any type of files within them. Sometimes, software comes packaged in a
.tar.gz file, and users can extract its contents in order to install what is inside.
MakeMKV is a powerful tool for working with DVDs and Blu-Ray. In fact, it is probably the most reliable way to work with and play Blu-Ray on a Linux system. MakeMKV is partially open source and partially proprietary. It is not distributed in Fedora’s repositories, which makes it a bit trickier to install it than some other applications.
Using your Raspberry Pi makes for a great way to watch movies. Since the Raspberry Pi is so small and makes no noise, even setting it beside your TV is a great alternative to using a full PC or Blu Ray player, etc. When it comes to playing movies or video files on the Raspberry Pi, there are a few choices for software we can use.
Despite its small size, the Raspberry Pi is perfectly capable of putting out audio via HDMI, Bluetooth, or analog audio with the 3.5mm onboard headphone jack. If you have just set up your Raspberry Pi and need to perform some testing to get the audio working correctly, or verify that your setup is working, then there are easy ways to test the audio on Raspberry Pi. In this tutorial, you will see how to test audio functionality on a Raspberry Pi.
Discord is an application for text, image, video and audio communication, which was developed for video gaming communities. Discord runs on various Linux distributions of your choice and, in particular, on Ubuntu 20.04. With Discord installed, you will be able to join chat groups, create your own voice server, stream the video game you’re playing, and keep in touch with all other Discord users for free. The objective of this guide is to install Discord the gamer’s chat platform on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa Linux.