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SMB Hack Makes Your Windows Vista and Windows 7 Vulnerable to Blue Screen of Death!

One of the main reasons I don’t use Windows Vista or even Windows 7 is because they simply suck.  I know that people have been telling me that Windows 7 is actually quite better but the latest SMB hack proves that they are all still vulnerable as with any other Windows products.  I don’t blame Bill Gates though, he’s already filthy rich making Windows vulnerable but still, he did make PCs ever more popular than Apple ever was/will be.  I still remember rooti

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Linux DIY – How to Create an SSH Tunnel and Share Internet Through Another Computer!

Well, I am in the process of creating a local tunnel connection between two of my web servers from MediaTemple (thanks Eric for the help btw), I stumbled across this cool Linux DIY that shows you how to create an SSH Tunnel between two linux computers and share the internet via proxy port number 2020.

This might be very useful if you happen to run a bunch of linux machines and run out of ethernet lines. (and you are not using WiFi)

To create a tunnel you need to check that ssh service is running on the computer that you want to connect. For Ubuntu or Debian based distribution

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Download Fedora 11!

I have to tell you, Fedora is still the best Linux out there.  It’s so good, even this blog itself runs on a Fedora server.  I know there’s stuff like Ubuntu but Fedora has always been at the top of my list for Linux.  (Before that, I used to favor RedHat but Fedora is basically the open-source version of RedHat after they went commercial.)

Anyways, download Fedora 11 here and screenshots: (via lifehacke

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Top 5 Geek’s Linux Distros!

Call me old school but I tend to like Fedora and Ubuntu for Linux distro of my choice but here’s a good list and explanation of the Top 5 geek’s linux distros.

Of course, now I might have to try them all out and see which one is actually the best.  My Ubuntu has been failing as of lately on my spare desktop, everything is SLOW!

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OLPC Hack – How to Run OLPC on any Laptop!

OLPC (One Laptop Per Child), can now be run on any computer via a USB flash drive.  If you wanted to get your child one of these OLPCs, you no longer have to buy an OLPC.  Just get a used laptop for 50 bucks then simply stick one of these Sugar on Stick USB flash devices that will run OLPC operating system.

There are two versions of Sugar on a Stick available at the moment. One is based on Fedora 10, whil

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Interview with Inventor of Linux, Linus Torvalds!

I’ve read books of 2 of the most unique creators of operating systems, that is Linus Torvalds, the creator of Linux, and Bill Gates, the creator of Microsoft Windows.

Of course, I did get the feeling that Bill Gates was a money-hungry, arrogant, geek-vampire from his book while I got the feel

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Eee PC Hack – How to Make your Eee PC Boot in just 5 seconds!

Here’s a cool Eee PC Hack that uses a modified Fedora Linux to speed up the boot time of Eee PCs.  I think this shows how great linux operating systems are modification by uses.  I am sure you can do something similar with Windows, but not to the extent this hack does.

How did they do it? Arjan said it starts with the right attitude. “It’s not about booting faster, it’s about booting in 5 seconds.” Instead of saving a second here and there, set a time budget for the whole system, and make each step of the boot finish in

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Linux Server Hack – How to setup a Shell Script to Auto Restart Apache Httpd Server!

Well, I have been struggling with one of my dedicated servers and just found this cool script that will auto-restart the Apache httpd server if it goes out.

Save the following as restart.sh:

#!/bin/bash # Apache Process Monitor # Restart Apache Web Server When It Goes Down # ------------------------------------------------------------------------- # Copyright (c) 2003 nixCraft project <http://cyberciti.biz/fb/> # This script is licensed under GNU GPL version 2.0 or above # ------------------------------------------------------------------------- # This script is par

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DIY WordPress HACK – How to decrease the load on your WordPress blog by 5 factors!

Here’s how to decrease the load on your WordPress blog by 5 factors! (if you are running a dedicated server)I was digging today for some stuff on digg and noticed this post about WordPress performance.

Since Zedomax runs WordPress, I decided to take a look.

Elliott was running only one server yet he claims that

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DIY – VMware HOWTOs

Do you need to learn to install VMware on your new Fedora or Ubuntu? Here’s a cool site that has a massive collection on VMware howtos.

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