iftop listens to network traffic on a named interface, or on the first interface it can find which looks like an external interface if none is specified, and displays a table of current bandwidth usage by pairs of hosts. iftop must be run with sufficient permissions to monitor all network traffic on the interface. By default, iftop will look up the hostnames [...]
Starting vsftpd The methodologies vary depending on the variant of Linux you are using as you’ll see next. Fedora / CentOS / RedHat With these flavors of Linux you can use the chkconfig command to get vsftpd configured to start at boot: [root@bigboy tmp]# chkconfig vsftpd on To start, stop, and restart vsftpd after booting [...]
Xrandr (X Rezise and Rotare) is a command line utility available in your Linux system for reseting and resizing your screen resolution. So, if there is any issues with your display, no problem you can fix it from a Terminal. First You have to find the possible resolutions with xrandr -q $ xrandr -q Screen [...]
Ping is used to check if a machine is up. Most of the hackers do use ping to find a online machine. By blocking ping, you can reduce the chance of getting your machine hacked. You can disable ping by adding following line to /etc/init.d/networking (network init script) echo 1 >/proc/sys/net/ipv4/icmp_echo_ignore_all to re-enable echo 0 [...]
We can create Encrypted Folder in Ubuntu using Cryptkeeper. Cryptkeeper is a system tray applet for Linux that is designed to provide you with simplified options to create hidden encrypted directories. You can save your important data on the password-protected and encypted directories and access at any time by displaying a hidden folder option in the system tray.
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Lineo Solutions announced Warp for Atom, a new version of its Linux fast-boot technology claimed to boot in 4.06 seconds on an Intel Atom Z530-based single board computer (SBC). Meanwhile, MPC Data released a YouTube video of a Renesas SH7724-optimized version of its SwiftBoot Linux fast boot technology, claimed to boot up in just a [...]
Burg is a brand-new boot loader based on GRUB. It uses a new object format which allows it to be built in a wider range of OS, including Linux/Windows/OSX/Solaris/FreeBSD, etc. It also has a highly configurable menu system which works in both text and graphic mode. If you use dual boot Linux, that is, if [...]
We were installing sun java on a ubuntu 10.10, either from Lucid Partner repository or use a PPA. That’s not required now, because Sun Java (6.21) has finally been uploaded to the Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat official Partner repository.
I have been using this little applet called cryptkeeper for a while now, it is a beautifully simple power user application that will help you keep your private information safe and secure. In this simple how to I will assist you in installing and using cryptkeeper. Basically Cryptkeeper is a Linux system tray applet that [...]