IP Traffic Spy is an open source software which displays the incoming and outgoing data from your wireless and wired network connection to help you identify traffic coming from malicious sources and to see if your outgoing information is encrypted. You can also add IPs to monitor for security reasons. For example, you might be interested in checking incoming information from an IP for security reasons.
Network throughput is a measure taken as the average rate of successful message delivery over a channel of communication. Such data may be transferred over a link, or may pass through a certain network node and is usually measured in bits per or data packets per second,as well as data packets per time slot. TamoSoft Throughput Test is a software designed to perform this test. It runs as a client Continue Reading →
Recently the Pre-Unity Launcher has re-emerged with stylish dual pane interface. You can download and install the DEB package (thanks to Martin Owens) for Ubuntu 10.10 and 11.04 Natty Narwhal. It has quite a stylish interface and can be a good inclusion to to your Ubuntu desktop. One more advantage of using this pre-Unity interface is it’s ability to run on systems which are incompatible with Unity. It is also Continue Reading →
Unity has no doubt added style to the Ubuntu desktop, however, it has also made it slower, particularly for legacy hardware users. A more lightweight alternative can be to use the Mac Style Cairo Dock (aka GLX Dock). It is fully compatible with the Ubuntu 11.04 and Ubuntu 10.10. I found it much quicker and lightweight than the Unity launcher. And most of all, it’s fun to use. Interestingly, you Continue Reading →