Did you know that Unix and Linux has no concept of a file extension? What is a file name extension? A .txt extension tells us that it is a TEXT file and .pdf extension tells us that it is a PDF file. By following this logic, you understand that a file name extension is the […]
“I am having problems in connecting the Galaxy Tab to Ubuntu via USB cable.”; This is a common question around the web and specially in android forums. Sometimes you need to transfer files from your computer to your android device and vice versa.
My intent is to introduce new Linux users to the Linux command line shell and make them feel comfortable with the command line environment. What does it happen when you click a button with your mouse? When you click a button a command is executed and interpreted by the shell. What is a shell? A […]
The minimum you can do to protect yourself is to avoid weak passwords. In most cases people do not know what weak passwords are and why are called such. Passwords that can be easily guessed or cracked are called weak passwords. Many security breaches worldwide are often the result of poor password choices. These poor […]
This is a simple useful script which I learned from “Coding For Penetration Testers” book. It is used to check if a host is alive or not and echoes on user screen a message with the results of the ping command, if the host is up it informs the user “HOST IS UP” with the […]
Now that you know what netcat is , it is time for some basic operations and real life tasks with the TCP/IP swiss army knife.Linux distributions come with netcat already compiled and installed but I will cover how
What is htop ? htop is a Linux tool divided into three section ( CPU and Memory usage information, Load Average Uptime and View of Processes) which allows real time monitoring of the processes. It was created to replace the ‘top’ command line unix utility and it is much easier to use for simple and […]
Mozilla Firefox is the default web browser in Ubuntu. Some users like to use Google Chrome. Software Center allows users to install software with a few clicks, but you can not install Google Chrome. Before we begin installing Chrome, in Ubuntu, we fix the dependency error “google-chrome-stable depends on libudev0 (>= 147)”. This error can be fixed by […]