How-Tos

Use the Built-in Security Features in Your FOSS Distro

When it comes to securing network infrastructure, the trend is to invest in commercial-grade appliances. Sadly, security designers tend to ignore the built-in security features available in FOSS distros. This article explains a…

A Simple guide to building your own Linux Kernel

This article is for all the newbies who want to learn how to build their own Linux kernel. Following the steps mentioned will demonstrate how easy the task is! Please note that the…

Crunchbang Linux Minimalist and Mac-Friendly

For resource-conscious Linux users, Crunchbang Linux is the right flavour. It is a Debian-based GNU/Linux distro that uses the nimble Openbox window manager, with pre-installed apps chosen for minimum load on system resources….

Cyber Attacks Explained: Wireless Attacks

Wireless networks are everywhere, from the home to corporate data centres. They make our lives easier by avoiding bulky cables and related problems. But with these benefits comes a threat: wireless networks are…

Top 7 Linux Tips And Tricks For Beginners

Understanding the wonderful and weird Linux world with the most popular distro of the world is not always the simplest of works, specifically if you are used to clean embrace of the Windows….

Tips and tricks for using two factor Authentication Technology

Single password protection techniques, while a well-used and ancient method of protecting access to information or location, are no longer something that can guarantee a reliable means of protecting what you want to…

Configuring GCC Source in Eclipse IDE

This article is aimed at developers who need to debug or experiment with the GCC source. The open source Eclipse IDE has some interesting features that enable your GCC source to be easily…

Using the Automasonry Python Script in Blender

  The Automasonry Python script extends Blender’s functionality to make creation of buildings easy, comparable to what is done in commercial software like 3DS Max or AutoCAD. Let’s use it to make a…

35 Open Source Apps for Mac Users

Yes, you read that right. No matter what the warlords at Apple may tell you, you can run open source apps even if you are using Mac OS, which itself is closed source….

Sending Emails From Terminal Using Gmail Account

Linux terminal is one of the coolest tools I’ve ever come across. If you are also a fan of the terminal, and are a Gmail user, you should like this article. Note: I’ve…

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