Q: How to disable auto-negotiation option of my network interface card and set up half/full duplex mode manually from Linux command line (CLI)? By the way, how to see current settings? A: There are several Linux utilities coming with almost any distribution including Debian, Ubuntu,… Read More »FAQ: How to change Duplex and/or Auto-Negotiation NIC settings in Linux?
There is still no native Linux support of newly unveiled browser Google Chrome but guys from CodeWeavers prepared the port of Chromium (official name of Google Chome for Linux). This staff is already available for downloading as DEB packages for Ubuntu (32-bit and 64-bit), as… Read More »Try Google Chrome in Linux
Question: How can I block traffic coming from specific operating system in Linux? In other words, how can I block traffic from Windows users on my firewall and allows other people? Answer: There is an iptables module named OSF (passive OS Fingerprinting) that was written… Read More »FAQ: How to block/allow packets sent by specific Operating System with iptables?
Checkinstall is extremely useful utility to create .deb packages for Debian, Ubuntu (or .rpm packages for Fedora, RedHat, CentOs) from .tar.gz (or .tgz) source tarball after it’s compiled at your Linux box. In other words you can prepare binary package for later usage without need… Read More »Create .deb or .rpm from .tar.gz with checkinstall
As it was planned Fedora 9 (codename “Sulphur“) is released today. As for me it wasn’t such expected as Ubuntu Hardy Heron but it is still very important event in Open Source world. So, here is the list of new features in this version of… Read More »Download Fedora 9 today and get kernel 2.6.25 and ext4 for FREE! 😉
Static routing is the term used to refer to the manual method used to set up routing. An administrator enters routes into the router using configuration commands. This method has the advantage of being predictable, and simple to set up. It is easy to manage… Read More »FAQ: static routes after restart/reboot in Fedora/RedHat/CentOS
Good news for Dell laptops owners: latest BIOS images can be loaded with Ubuntu, Fedora or CentOS! It was announced at official Direct2Dell blog by Matt Domsch. In a nutshell to get new BIOS installed while you’re running Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty, 7.10 Gutsy, or Hardy… Read More »Update Dell laptop BIOS with Ubuntu
The next version of one of the best Linux distributions ever (Fedora 9) has many ideas that would be implemented into final release. By the way it’s scheduled for 1 May 2008 (first alpha realease should be at 17 Jan 2008). Here are these features:
Adobe Photoshop (or simply Photoshop), is a graphics editor developed and published by Adobe Systems. Currently it’s market leader for commercial bitmap and image manipulation, and is the flagship product of Adobe Systems. Unfortunately it’s available for M$ Windows and Apple OS X users only.… Read More »Run Photoshop with Ubuntu (or any other Linux)
Conky is a light-weight and highly configurable system monitor for X. It can monitor many different aspects of your Linux computer. You choose what to monitor and you choose where the monitor is displayed on your desktop through use of a configuration file .conkyrc. As… Read More »Conky: light-weight Linux system monitor