We all have been to a place in our lives where our machine fails to boot with the infamous “GRUB Rescue” command-prompt. This short document explains how to re-install GRUB2 and generate grub.cfg (menu entries). Requirements: Machine on which the boot-loader is to be installed Linux Live USB/CD/DVD. Any disk capable of a chroot environment […]
As we all know, root SSH login is enabled by default in GNU/Linux. We can easily access our remote servers and manage them if they have any issues via SSH. But it is not advisable to allow directly login as root user via SSH, because anyone can brute force root password and will try to […]
Unity 8 Alpha has been released with a nice interface which is very smooth and nice looking. It is not ready for use yet, but if you consider yourself a loyal Ubuntu user and true computer geek, you should give it a try. Exploring is nice, fun and you learn alot. Life is not only […]
We have already shown you how to Setup a Local Repository on Ubuntu Systems and Setup Local Yum Repository in CentOS/RHEL 6 and Setup Local APT Repository in Debian systems. Today we are going to learn about setting up local Yum repository on Fedora 19.
Hello all USB modem Arch Linux users. In this article, I am going to show you the way to connect your USB modem in your Arch Linux by using WvDial. Before starting the installation let’s read a small introduction about WvDial. What is WvDial? WvDial (Weave-Dial) is a utility that helps in making modem-based connections to the internet, that is […]
VLC Media Player 2.0.8 has been released. This is a maintenance release that fixes some regressions in the 2.0.x branch. There are also numerous fixes for crashes, dangerous behaviors, ISDB-S tuning and some OS X issues were resolved. According to the announcement: “With faster decoding on multi-core, GPU, and mobile hardware and the ability to open […]
Bitmessage is a P2P communications protocol used to send encrypted messages to another person or to many subscribers. It is decentralized and trust-less, meaning that you need-not inherently trust any entities like root certificate authorities. It uses strong authentication which means that the sender of a message cannot be spoofed and it aims to hide […]
Fedora 19 has been out for a while and some of the preliminary bugs have been worked out. So it’s time to take the plunge and upgrade from Fedora 18 to Fedora 19. Well, thanks to the Fedora Team, that’s an easy matter using the FedUp package. All the commands must be executed with root […]