Author Archives: Silver Moon

About Silver Moon

A Tech Enthusiast, Blogger, Linux Fan and a Software Developer. Writes about Computer hardware, Linux and Open Source software and coding in Python, Php and Javascript. He can be reached at [email protected].

Snap command examples to manage packages on Linux

By | February 18, 2023

What is Snap Snap is a software packaging and deployment system (similar to deb) developed by Canonical for Linux. It has version control capabilities which help maintain multiple releases of a particular application (aka snaps). Though it is a proprietary solution from Canonical, Snap is available for other linux distros like Fedora, CentOS and Manjaro… Read More »

How to Install PyOpenGL on Windows 10

By | September 15, 2023

PyOpenGL is an python module that implements OpenGL functions in python allowing you to write OpenGL applications using Python. With OpenGL you are able to write applications that use “GPU acceleration”. So if you have an Nvidia RTX 3060 gpu on your system, the opengl functions will use it to render the 3D graphics on… Read More »

How to check system details on Linux based Routers

By | February 10, 2023

Routers are basically embedded devices (or system), and most modern routers run on linux. Think of it like a mini computer that has its own cpu, storage space, ram memory, ethernet ports, wifi chipset, and optionally a usb port. Functionally these are single board computers similar to a raspberry pi. They software that runs on… Read More »

How to setup SurfShark with OpenVPN on Ubuntu (2023)

By | May 19, 2023

OpenVPN OpenVPN is open source, secure and robust. It is readily available for most platforms and can be setup quickly. The SurfShark native client also uses OpenVPN underneath. It supports both tcp and udp based wrappers for vpn traffic over internet. UDP is significantly faster than tcp and works really well. There are multiple ways… Read More »

How to fix OpenVPN DNS Leak on Ubuntu

By | May 19, 2023

DNS Leak DNS Leak is commonly seen in vpn connections, when all the http traffic goes through the vpn tunnel, however the dns queries go directly to system/isp dns servers bypassing the vpn tunnel, which breaks the privacy protection offered by the vpn. Unless dns leaks are fixed, you are not fully privacy guarded in… Read More »

How to monitor CPU Performance Metrics on Ubuntu

By | August 18, 2023

In a pervious article we discussed about the important cpu performance metrics like usage, temperature, power and clock frequency. In this article we shall take a look at various methods of monitoring the same on Ubuntu or similar linux distros. There are quite a few commands on linux for monitoring cpu metrics. If you just… Read More »