Switching from Windows to Linux help resource

Here is a nice web site that may be useful for users who are going to switch to Linux from Windows.

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Silent and unattended large file download with wget

If you would like to download large file like HD Video or Linux ISO image while you’re working at your Linux PC or laptop I recommend to use the following command: wget -c -b “http://file/you/wish/to/download.ext” –limit-rate=100k Where, -c will continue getting partially-downloaded file (if connection was dropped or smth else), -b will put wget downloading into background, –limit-rate=100k will limit downloading speed at 100 KBytes per second (KB/s). P.S. man […]

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Can’t find usable shell script encryption solution…

It sounds a bit cheesy but I can’t find any usable solution on how to encrypt Linux/Unix shell script in order to protect it’s source code when it’s still executable. There was a post here about how to protect shell scripts, but I found SHC bug. Just run script that is encrypted with shc and execute command ps ax and you’ll see full source code at ps‘s output (newline characters […]

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Feed spamassassin with spam or ham

The easiest way to feed spamassassin with spam is: spamassassin -r < message.txt

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Vmware Server at Ubuntu Feisty 7.04

This step-by-step manual provides instructions on how to install freely available VMWare Server at Ubuntu Feisty Fawn Linux (7.04). First of all download installation package here and get free serial code. To get VMWare Server working at Ubuntu 7.04 I recommend to download this patch. To make sure there are all necessary tools installed to get VMWare Server running, execute: sudo aptitude install linux-headers-`uname -r` build-essentia xinetd After it’s done […]

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