Renaming Files

I had an interesting conversation the other day about renaming a lot (thousands) of image files. The story… The person was a photographer, and had been using his camera for years. Every photo taken by the camera got a sequential number/name: DSC00001.JPG DSC00002.JPG DSC00003.JPG … DSC42355.JPG DSC42356.JPG and so on. Upon … Continue reading

How to Compile and Install from Source Code

This post covers how to compile and install a program from source code. First up, you will need to get the package build-essential. This package is a list that contains a few essential items for compiling from source, namely package development tools dpkg-dev, the g++ compiler, a few libraries and the make program. To … Continue reading