Here’s a list of Network tools for the Linux admin whose only resources are a keyboard, a terminal and whatever brains they can muster. No GUI’s here people. These are all tools I’ve found invaluable or at the very least, super cool to play with. Who hasn’t watched movies like The Net or Live Free or Die Hard and thought, “That’s awesome. I wanna do that.” Pwn with the terminal I mean, not ...
Isn’t this supposed to be easy?
Are you crazy like me and love to fit as many Operating Systems on one machine as possible in the rare case you need to test something out in Windows, OS X and Linux all at the same time? Well, if you’re not, then this article is probably not for you. For the 5 people in the world who can relate, this read will solve a problem that’s bee ...
If you’re the average user who’s happy with your basic wireless router or is possibly looking to upgrade your aging N-router or…*gasp*…G-router with a shiny new AC-router, building your own router is probably not the road you want to venture down. If, however, you have the need for multiple network segments, want the added functionality of enterprise-class routers without the high cost of comm ...
Google “Family Computer”
and everyone looks like this
I recently built a computer for my sister to replace an aging HP Pavilion she bought from a chain store around 6 years ago. Her old computer had become bogged down with viruses/adware/spyware and every other kind of ware imaginable. I was able to clean out most of the crap that had accumulated on her machine, but afte ...
“Another victim of budget cuts”
A few weeks ago, I had a customer who was having some issues with their Time Warner phone service and their fax machine. Yes folks, fax machines are still alive and well and have outlasted the likes of the Beeper and Floppy Disk. Anyway, while on the phone with one of their customer support reps, I was told about new Internet packages they were offer ...