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Ever been at the local coffee shop and didn't trust the public Wi-Fi? Maybe you were on someone random open network that you didn't trust? Or perhaps you're just at work and you do not want the...
Many people, when they hear the word Linux, immediately dismiss it as a hard to understand, command line environment designed for hackers and computer geeks. Images of scenes from the 1983 movie...
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[TD]If you are using Ubuntu's default user interface Unity, then you are probably familiar with Quick Lists. They are those handy menus that pop up when you right-click...
Everyone loves using services like Dropbox or Boxnet. It's almost 2012 - everyone has some kind of Cloud (buzz buzz) storage! Half of us do have hardware laying around that we'd love to convert...
PowerDNS Authoritative Server is a great choice for handling DNS for your organization. For a successful install (and for this howto in particular) you'll need a Linux server running CentOS. This...
Desura, a digital distribution service for gamers, puts downloadable games, mods and downloadable content into gamers' hands directly from the developers. Think of it like xbox live for your PC....
Throughout the day, you'll probably find yourself needing to upload files to various sites/servers. A great secure way to quickly move files around from server to server is to use the scp...
There are two machines A and B. The idea is to login (via ssh) from A to B without typing the password that machine B would normally ask for. A is called the client and B is called the server....
This how-to is about making a basic firewall.

1. You will need root priviledges (one way to become root is to run the command su from a terminal and then type the root password).

Now, open...
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Screen is a great tool, and highly recommended, tool for any Linux user. It provides a Terminal environment that can withstand network disconnects, random...