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How to set Proxy Setting In Google Chrome

  Google Chrome is a browser is used slowly and slowly by millions of users and among then many love to use there browser after setting proxy .Proxy is one one of the greatest way to hide yourself from network and to reduce chances of online hacking .You have read many articles and blog post(…)

How to Change Default Search Setting Inside Google Chrome

Chrome is Google’s newly released browser. It’s currently available for Windows only .Google Chrome have comed up with many few features which was not owned by other browser  but some features are same like internet explore you only need to be familier with all these stuffs .This time we are discussing on Default Search Setting(…)

Download Apple Safari 4: World’s Fastest Browser

Now you can download the latest Apple Safari 4 web browser. Launching its latest beta version, Apple calls it the world’s fastest web browser for Mac and Windows computers. Apple Safari 4 powered by the new Nitro JavaScript engine claims to execute JavaScript 30 times faster than IE 7 and 3 times faster than Firefox 3; it loads HTML web(…)

How to Mount a Windows Shared Folder on Linux with Samba

Installing Prerequisites If you are running on Ubuntu or another Debian distribution, you can install the required software by simply running the following command from a terminal prompt: sudo apt-get smbclient smbfs Testing the Connection Now that you have the right tools installed, it’s time to test the connection to the Windows or Samba box(…)

How to watch the disk space with Shell Script

df displays the amount of disk space available on the file system containing each file name argument. If no file name is given, the space available on all currently mounted file systems is shown. Read man page of df if you are new to df command. Steps => Find disk space using df => Filter(…)

How to run a URL automatically in Schedule Task

If you need to run the same programs on a regular basis, you may want to check out Window XP’s Scheduled Tasks feature. With Scheduled Tasks, you can run a script, program, or even open a document automatically. You can set it to run every day, weekly or on the days you specify. For example,(…)

How to Clear the screen on logout – Linux

If you have an account on a server and using this from a public place, like an internet cafe or an university you probably want to make sure that nobody is able to read the leftovers from your session. To archieve this, add the command “clear” to the end of “~/.bash_logout“. To make sure there(…)

How to Speed Your File System Up By 40% – Linux

Every time a file is read from your Linux ext3 partition it writes back a attribute to the file detailing the last access time. There are very few programs that actually use this to operate and it slows everything down. Disabling atime and diratime on your Linux ext3 file systems can improve disk performance up(…)

How to do a Simple Network Performance Test – Linux

FTP on Linux and other Unix systems allows you to pass shell commands to the ftp client by using the pipe symbol ‘|’ as the first character of the file name. With this feature you can send a very large file to a remote host using /dev/zero as input and /dev/null as output.

How to see Memory Fragmentation in Linux Systems

When a Linux system has been running for a while memory fragmentation can increase which depends heavily on the nature of the applications that are running on it. The more processes allocate and free memory, the quicker memory becomes fragmented. And the kernel may not always be able to defragment enough memory for a requested(…)

How to Recover the root password of Linux Box

This tip shows you a couple of ways to reset the root password if you’ve forgotten it. The easiest way is of course to boot off a LiveCD, chroot into the primary hard disk as described in the Gentoo Install Guide and use passwd. If you don’t have a LiveCD, or the system doesn’t have(…)