How To PFSense Configure Network Interface As A Bridge / Network Switch

pfSense is an open source firewall/router computer software distribution based on FreeBSD. FreeBSD supports the bridge device. A bridge interface device can be created using pfSense. A bridge interface creates a logical link between two or more Ethernet interfaces or encapsulation interfaces. This link between the interfaces selectively forwards frames from each interface on the

How to build your own cloud for you and your friends on Debian Wheezy

Get back your privacy and control over your data in just a few hours: build your own cloud for you and your friends Some of the most personal pieces of your identity are stored on servers around the world beyond your control Let’s say you’ve been a Gmail user between 2006 and 2013 like me,

How to set up an Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) desktop

This tutorial shows how you can set up an Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do thethings they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works

How to install ProFTPd with TLS on OpenSuse 13.2

This document describes how to install a ProFTPd server with OpenSuse 13.2. I will include TLS connections.  TLS provides endpoint authentication and communications confidentiality over the Internet using cryptography. TLS provides RSA security with 1024 and 2048 bit strengths. ProFTPD is a FTP server, it uses only one configuration file “/etc/proftpd/proftpd.conf”. The ProFTPD config file

How to install Pydio on CentOS 7.0

This guide explains the installation and configuration of the Pydio web ftp client in CentOS 7.0. Pydio (formerly AjaXplorer) is a mature open source software solution for file sharing and synchronization. With intuitive user interfaces (web / mobile / desktop), Pydio provides enterprise-grade features to gain back control and privacy of your data: user directory connectors,

GRUB 2 boot menu basics and how to add a custom splash image

GRUB 2 is the boot loader that is used by all current Linux Distributions. In this guide I will explain how to modify the GRUB boot loader menu on your server or desktop, how to add menu entries and add a custom splash screen image. GRUB 2 overview. One of the important features in GRUB

How to execute PHP scripts automatically using Cron + Curl

There are times when you need to schedule some daily or weekly task to be executed on the server side, like mass mailing, heavy mysql queries or generate content for your webpage, in those cases the best thing you could do is use Linux cronjobs. So, on this post I will show you how to

Upgrade Fedora 20 to Fedora 21 using Fedup

One of the best things I love from Linux, is the fact that I don’t need to reinstall the system once a new version is out, in my case the chosen distribution is Fedora Linux. I’ve been using Fedora since it was ‘Fedora Core 3′, that was released about 9 / 10 years ago. The

Lazy Load using Lazy Sizes on all your web designs

I’m not a web developer, however, sometimes I find very interesting and useful tools for websites. And yesterday I found a ‘lazy load’ library called Lazy Sizes. Its written in VarnillaJS and is very performant for any Lazy Load process, it can be applied to normal images, responsive images, iframes and/or scripts. How does Lazy

Complete MySQL Backup from Linux command line

Backups are an essential part of any online system, if you don’t have any backups then you will end losing all your information, which will make you lose time, money and even customers. Today I will show you how to backup your databases using MySQLDump utility so you can backup and restore your databases one

How to configure delete confirmation dialog in Windows 8

In Windows 8 files and folders are deleted directly go right into the Recycle Bin without asking confirmation. In previous Windows versions, whenever you delete a file or folder, Windows asks for your confirmation before moving it to Recycle Bin.   1. Right click on Recycle Bin and select Properties. 2. In Recycle Bin properties option, select

How to refresh or reset your Windows 8 PC

When your system has such a problem e.g slowing down and generates error messages, there’s only one solution to refresh windows 8 or start from scratch. A full installation is a time-consuming job, because you have to copy all your data somewhere, and then restore your data. Windows 8, for the first time in Windows

How to configure windows 8 firewall

Windows 8 Firewall is a barrier between your computer and the outside world. When a remote computer attempts to access a computer that is protected by a firewall, it is not able to connect and the data that was sent is ignored and discarded and it prevents the outside world from being able to access

How to create advance firewall rules in Windows 8

When the Windows Firewall advanced settings loads, you will see the complexity and the power of the new firewall. More advanced firewall settings to be configured in Windows with Advanced Security. 1. Go to Control PanelSystem and SecurityWindows Firewall and click the Advanced Settings. 2. In Windows 8 firewall with advanced security option includes three panes

How to delete apps usage history in Windows 8

If you are working with a computer on which a large number of Windows 8 apps have been installed, and something is malfunctioning and you don’t know what to do. Windows 8 Task Manager includes the App History tab. This tab lists all the apps that you’ve used on this computer since a given time.