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How to Extremely Powerful Linux Password Sniffer

Password Sniffer on Linux? Yep, we all need to be informed of passwords being sniffed out! I would not entail those details and cover specific issues of identifying your network securities as that would be large enough to be covered here and case to case basis. However, those two words are being mentioned here and(…)

How to Install Ioncube PHP Encoder/Decoder

Are you a PHP geek coder by profession or by hobby? Do you ever wish to hide your PHP source codes but still sell it to the market without even buyers having to view your PHP source codes? If your intention is to hide PHP codes of your work and still distribute it, read on.(…)

How to Prevent Non-Root From Rebooting/Shutting Down The System

Have you experienced a scenario where your users make use of reboot or halt command? Did somebody user just reboot your own server? Do you want to prevent your users from shutting down your linux box or even rebooting it? Here’s a quick entry on how to prevent users from rebooting or shutting down your(…)

How to Install FFMpeg on Fedora Linux

FFMpeg is a complete and free Internet live audio and video broadcasting solution for Linux/Unix. It also includes a digital VCR. FFMpeg can encode in real time in many formats including MPEG1 audio and video, MPEG4, h263, ac3, asf, avi, real, mjpeg, and flash. FFmpeg can generate a lot of different types of multimedia files(…)

HowTo: Prevent Non-Root From Rebooting/Shutting Down The System

Have you experienced a scenario where your users make use of reboot or halt command? Did somebody user just reboot your own server? Do you want to prevent your users from shutting down your linux box or even rebooting it? Here’s a quick entry on how to prevent users from rebooting or shutting down your(…)

How to uninstall Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1)

Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) is an important update for Windows Vista. Windows Vista SP1 contains many reliability and usability updates for Windows Vista. After you install Windows Vista SP1, you may notice that a hardware device or an installed program works differently. Therefore, you may want to uninstall Windows Vista SP1 as a(…)

Rsyslog – Most Advanced Log Server

Rsyslog is an enhanced syslogd supporting, among others, MySQL, PostgreSQL, failover log destinations, syslog/tcp, fine grain output format control, high precision timestamps, queued operations and the ability to filter on any message part. It is quite compatible to stock sysklogd and can be used as a drop-in replacement. Its advanced features make it suitable for(…)

Fedora 9: Adobe Reader Installation

There are several Adobe file readers from Fedora repo. Most of them have earned their credits on reading Adobe Reader files. However, Adobe Reader programs, as most any other application does, updates itself for enhancements and improvements to provide more features and convenience. For this reason, here’s a quick post on how to install Adobe(…)

Fedora 9: Real Player 11 Installation

If you are a fanatic fan for Real Player multimedia player, here’s a quick post on how to install the latest Real Player on Fedora 9. Real player keeps on improving its major features and interface -it is evolving. Real player gets better and better on every released version. Currently on release version 11, Read(…)

How to Execute Script When Network Interface Goes down

Both on Linux and Windows world, we get used to a lot of things. This attitude of getting used to the world around us at times, shower us some attitude of just-accept-that and do-not-complain. Getting down to network connectivity, at times, we are just used to plug the cable and wait for it network card(…)

How To Setup and Install Robusts and Highly Configurable BackupPC

Considering the high-end rising PCs and storage capacity nowadays, it is now practical and cost effective to do backup management and administration to server’s local or network storage disk, not like decades ago where you would buy a very costly tape backup drive to backup small enteprise scaled data. This is where we cover BackupPC.(…)

How To Make Use of UMask

Changing file permission is a file security thing. Any file owned by another user with improper file permissions could grant file access for free to any system users. This could also lead to super user access to the whole operating system in the case of improper default umask value with shadow and password files. Introducing(…)