NetHogs is an open-source, small ‘net top’ tool. Instead of breaking the traffic down per protocol or per subnet, like most tools do, it groups bandwidth by process. NetHogs does not rely on a special kernel module to be loaded. If there’s suddenly a lot of network traffic, you can fire up NetHogs and immediately […]
Fail2ban is an open-source intrusion prevention system that can be used to prevent brute force attacks and other suspicious malicious attacks. It scans log files (e.g. /var/log/apache/error_log) and bans IP’s that show the malicious signs such as too many password failures, seeking for exploits etc. Generally Fail2Ban then used to update firewall rules to reject […]
LibreOffice 4.1 was officially released on July 23, 2013. LibreOffice is an open-source, simple and powerful office suite for Linux, Windows OS and Mac OS users. New Features From the official, LibreOffice 4.1 new features include: Rotate images in Writer in 90 degree increments Send along your fonts with your documents Writer, Calc and Impress now allow embedding […]
Memcached is a free, open-source, high-performance, distributed memory object caching system. It is mostly used to speed up the websites by caching data and objects in RAM to reduce the number of times an external data source (such as a database or API) must be read. It runs on Unix, Linux, Windows OS and Mac […]
There are plenty of tools and methods out there to secure and prevent your files and folders from accidental deletion. chattr is one of them. It is a command-line utility to change the file attributes on an ext2/ext3/ext4 filesystems. It prevents the accidental deletion of your important files. Even though you have full permissions over files, […]
I am currently working on a personal programming project. Once completed, the eventual binaries will actually be launched by either running a Python or Perl script. Experimenting with some Perl stuff has given me the chance to review a nice Perl scripting IDE called Padre.
Ola guys! I started to learn some Spanish and this is the reason I am greeting in Spanish. I hope you like it, because I am not here to share academic papers with you, right? I am here to make learn some Linux fun. The reason why you should stick with Unixmen is that you […]
Unix/Linux is well known for its security and nobody doubts that. But why not work to make your machine even more secure. Securing your computer nowadays is very important and an absolute must. Or, do you want to be a little fish in the ocean? Sharks are hunting for fish like you and the big […]