As everyone knows, generally Linux has never had a strong argument against Windows OS when it comes to gaming. 9/10 people will say they use something like Windows 7 or XP for their gaming (depending on the DirectX version being used/required). Due to the advancements in WINE, we have seen of late a lot of […]
After a recent update to the latest RHEL 6.4, an issue arose that caused LDAP to stop using our MD5 signed certificate. This was due to the nss-3.14.0 update that now deems MD5 as un-secure. This change caused authentication of users using LDAP to fail. If the account had a local password (such as root), […]
If you are using Lightweight desktops like LXDE or XFCE, then you can’t find the way to browse the network shares through their native file mangers. Some file mangers like Nautilus have the built-in feature for mounting the remote shares in the file manager itself. So if you want to access the remote shares in […]
There’s an important piece of software sitting on your computer that you are probably completely unaware that it’s even there. Or you simply take it for granted. One of the two. I am referring to your Linux system’s firewall. If you’re running Ubuntu, then the systems firewall configuration tool, ufw is what we use. In […]
We recently published article about how to determine your computer’s architecture via GUI. Today am going to show how to do the same thing from the command-line with more advanced options in viewing the computer hardware properties as well. Checking computer hardware properties from the commandline can be done using the following commands. The commands […]
I was introduced to the Linux world two years ago and I was amazed by its performance. I did not know much at that time. It was hard yet fun at the same time. It is difficult to troubleshoot problems in Linux and it is very hard if you have no previous experience with Linux. […]
With Viber, the mobile-to-mobile free call app, announcing a much awaited multi-platform version it is free calls all the way for users who have signed for the service. Viber is a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) app that is vastly improved feature-by-feature over Skype and WhatsApp. While Skype, as one of the pioneering free-PC to […]
Many geeks know about Puppy Linux and use it for their daily needs, but there are many others that have not heard about Puppy. Puppy is an extremely small Linux operating system in which its main goal is to stay small and fulfill all daily user’s needs.
Monit is a free open-source tool used to manage and monitor processes, programs, files, directories and filesystems on a local or remote LINUX/UNIX systems. Monit conducts automatic maintenance and repair and can execute meaningful causal actions in error situations.
Looking for a typing tutor to increase your typing speed and accuracy? Here is a command-line typing tutor (GNU Typist also known as gtypist). Most people having a Windows OS background will know the GUI Mavis Beacon typing tutor. GNU Typist (also called gtypist) is a free and universal command-line typing tutor which can help […]
Telnet is a network protocol which is used to connect to remote computers over TCP/IP network. You can make a connection to a remote host using telnet. Once you establish a connection to the remote computer, it becomes a virtual terminal and will allow you to communicate with the remote host from your computer. Installing […]