If you have to install software, security updates and fixes often in multiple systems in your local network, then having a local Ubuntu repository is an efficient way. Because all required packages are downloaded over the fast LAN connection from your local server, so that it will save your internet bandwidth and reduces the annual […]
Tor (The Onion Router) browser makes things more difficult to trace our Internet activities. Using Tor, we can keep our identity more secure around the Internet. In simple words, you can surf the Internet anonymously and it’s difficult to find what you’re doing on the internet by your ISP and network administrators. Once you install, […]
NitroShare is a tool used to transfer files from one machine to another on the same network. You don’t have to do any much configuration in all machines, If you had installed it on all of your network systems, NitroShare will find each other and you can instantly start sharing files. NitroShare introduces the concept […]
One of the core component of network of all organizations is security. Many large companies will have hardware firewalls to protect their network. Those hardware firewalls cost must be hundreds of thousands of dollars. The SOHO(Small office or Home Office) users can’t afford that much of cost. It is worth trying the Linux distribution called […]
Most people like me prefer using Command Line in everyday life to Graphical User Interface (GUI) . Today i`am going to show you how play music files from the Command Line using one of the best Command Line players (SoX) which supports most audio formats. Such as: wav, mp3, mpg, mp3, ogg, flac, etc.
VLC 2.0.7 has been released! The new release comes with many bug fixes and updates. In this bug fix release, the memory exhaustion vulnerability that occurred when playing specifically crafted playlist files; the WMA Pro, MPEG 4 ALS, APE, MLP and ADPCM-IMA4 playback issues have been fixed; audio encoding for numerous codecs, including MP3 and […]
We have already shown you how to install and configure a basic Samba server in our previous article. Today I am going to show you how to install and configure a Samba domain controller with LDAP backend. ie. The users created in LDAP server can login to your domain controller. In this tutorial, my test […]
Protecting files from unwanted deletion is very important security on the tasklist of Unix Administrators. On Linux boxes you can use the chattr command and that works ine on all my Ubuntu based servers. On FreeBSD, this command doesn’t exist. An alternative we use is the chflags command. Let’s give you some examples how chattr work […]