How To Encrypt Home Folder From Terminal In Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot

Drive encryption is meant to secure your data and sensitive personal information, in case your computer is stolen or attacked to gain access by a third party source such as a hacker o malware. In such a case, it is necessary to have your data encrypted to secure your bank account credentials, credit card information, social security number, etc, which may be saved on your hard drive. During the installation Continue Reading →

Optimize PDF & DJVU Files For Kindle & Mobile Devices With K2pdfopt

When it comes to optimizing PDF files for handheld devices such as Amazon’s Kindle Reader or a smartphone, the task isn’t very easy. This is due to the various adjustments required to make the document easily readable on 6 inch screens. K2pdfopt (Kindle 2 PDF Optimizer) is a free software that optimizes PDF or DJVU files for hand held devices such as the Kindle Reader or a smartphone. It has Continue Reading →

How To Get Rid Of APIPA And Renew IP Address From The DHCP Server

Any disruption in connection with the DHCP (Dynamic Host configuration Protocol) Server with the client computer can result in a failure to acquire an IP address. This results in what is known as APIPA (Automatic Private IP Addressing). In such a case it is necessary to renew the IP address from the DHCP Server, to make the internet connect work again. In this post I will tell you how to Continue Reading →

Perform Reverse DNS Lookup With Resolver

Nslookup is a network administration command-line tool used widely by system and network administrators for querying the Domain Name System(DNS) to obtain domain name or IP address mapping for a specific DNS record. Resolver is an open source application designed to help you perform a reverse DNS Lookup for a single IP address and for an IP range. You can also import IPs from a text file and the clipboard. Continue Reading →

Get Tutorials For Any Apt-Get Command In Chrome With Apt-Linker

Apt commands are an important way of obtaining software from the Terminal via command lines used in Linux based operating systems like Ubuntu and Debian. Apt URLs are installer packages, which use a protocol handler to read a set of files to be installed. Apt-Linker is a Chrome extension that transforms “apt-get install” commands on the web into URL links for online guides and tutorials. Hence, clicking on any “apt-get Continue Reading →

Download YouTube Videos From Command Line In Ubuntu Linux, Unix And Mac

There are a number of browser add-ons and applications that offers a graphical user interface for downloading YouTube videos in Linux based operating systems. However, downloading a YouTube video from the command line can also be quite beneficial. For example, some servers do not have aGUI interface, whereas some up coming cloud based Linux OS may not allow installing applications. If for any reason you require or wish to download Continue Reading →