How To Download MetaCafe/Google Video/YouTube Videos From Terminal

Recently, we have covered downloading of youtube videos from command line terminal here using youtube downloader called youtube-dl . Now, here’s an alternative that download’s video from many video websites like Google Video, Metacafe, Sevenload including YouTube and saved it as MP4 video file. Introducing Clive Video Downloader Clive is a linux video extraction terminal(…)

How To Show Expiration Date of Linux User Account

A basic thing to do on flat file linux user account authentication is to identify its account expiration date. Most conventional linux setup makes use of flat file system authentication. This type of authentication makes use of /etc/passwd, and /etc/shadow files mainly, including the user group file /etc/group . Here’s a real quick on how(…)

How To Find Volume Name From Terminal

ISO-9660 file system usually carries a volume name identifier called volume name. One typical ISO-9660 file system is CD-ROM. CD-ROM normally carries this CD volume name embedded from the disk. These volume name can easily be retrieved in linux via terminal. Here’s a quick post on how to find the volume name of ISO-9660 file(…)

How To Monitor and Be Informed of IP Address Changes From Your Network

An IT client enters your company, your boss ordered you to provide a browsing local IP address for that client’s laptop for one week. Your boss gave emphasis to also monitor his IP address changes if any and let him be informed immediately for such IP address changes. But you don’t have access to your(…)

How To Install Adobe Flash Player 10 into Firefox 3 under Fedora 9

The latest release for Adobe Flash Player reaches version 10, code-named Astro. As seen from Adobe’s site Adobe® Flash® Player 10, code-named “Astro,” introduces new expressive features and visual performance improvements that allow interactive designers and developers to build the richest and most immersive Web experiences.  These new capabilities also empower the community to extend(…)

How To Install Python Module for Google Data API Services on Fedora

Recent repetitive job for the past several days triggers my subtle and sleeping mind from doing another playful hobby. Just a thought, I have convinced myself, to do some boring but interesting play, atleast give Google API a try.That is, manage and administer Google data like Blogger posts via Google Data API connecting locally using(…)

How To Bypass DNS Log Monitoring By Your ISP

Resolving domains into human-readable IP addresses requires DNS IP addresses from your ISP. The DNS nature of resolving domain names into its equivalent IP addresses provides a lot of things to you and your ISP provider. DNS Nature One major thing that this DNS nature setup provides you is browsing convenience. Since DNS resolves domains(…)

How To Install and Configure Caching DNS on Fedora

BIND DNS are nameservers responsible basically for resolving domain names or hostnames into their equivalent IP addresses. Websites or domain names have their own equivalent IP addresses that are usually managed and provided by the same website firms. If somebody is browsing a website from his browser, this website is being resolved, looked up and(…)

How To Scan DNS BIND Conf File For Errors On Fedora

What is BIND? BIND (Berkeley Internet Name Domain) is an implementation of the DNS (Domain Name System) protocols. BIND includes a DNS server (named), which resolves host names to IP addresses; a resolver library (routines for applications to use when interfacing with DNS); and tools for verifying that the DNS server is operating properly. When(…)

How To Selectively Archive and Backup MBox/IMAP Mails Using ArchiveMail

Maybe some of your mailboxes are quite large (eg, over 10,000 messages) and they are taking a while to load in your mail reader. Perhaps they are taking up too much space on your disk. Archiving old messages to a separate, compressed mailbox is possible. Here’s a quick post on managing your mbox/imap mailboxes directly.(…)

How to configure SSH to the PIX Firewall for remote management

Complete these steps to configure Secure Shell (SSH) to the PIX Firewall: 1.Before a connection to the PIX is made through SSH, these prerequisites must be met: *The PIX must run version 5.2 or later. *The PIX must have a VPN Data Encryption Standard (DES) license, as indicated in the output of the show version(…)

Can the PIX/ASA Firewall block IP spoof attacks?

Yes. To enable the antispoofing feature on the PIX Firewall, issue the ip verify reverse-path interface int_name command. Note: This feature requires that all internal networks have routes to them on the PIX, and that a default route is also set. An example is shown below. ip verify reverse-path interface outside