Soon you will see more ads in Start Menu of Microsoft Windows 10

  Microsoft is planning to double the amount of promoted apps in the Start menu with the upcoming Anniversary Update to Windows 10. Therefore soon you will see the more number of ads in Start menu of Microsoft Windows 10.  The software maker revealed at its WinHEC conference last week that the amount will increase from five currently up to 10 in the Anniversary Update that's due to roll … [Read more...]

How to copy iptables rules from one server to another

If you want to copy iptables rules from one linux server to another linux server its really simple 1) Save iptables rules from source server by running [crayon-5ed814352ce52834382618/] 2) Copy that file to target server and run [crayon-5ed814352ce56926332483/]   … [Read more...]

Bash/Shell script to ping range of IPs

I mostly need to ping range of ips and some times more then 100 ips, and pinging them one by one is a time consuming task. Here is the script to do them quickly. [crayon-5ed814352d110315121951/] You can replace 192.168.1 with your ip range, and 241 and 248 with start and end of ip range … [Read more...]

The Glibc GHOST Vulnerability – How to Patch your Linux Server/VPS?

A very serious security problem is just found in GNU C library, Glibc, announced yesterday, Jan 27, 2015. This is a critical vulnerability that almost every linux Machine is going to effect by it. Accoding to qualys What is glibc? The GNU C Library or glibc is an implementation of the standard C library and a core part of the Linux operating system. Without this library a Linux system will … [Read more...]

How to disable Google Search bar from home page of Google Chrome ?

After recent upgrade of Google Chrome, Google Search bar is placed on the home/landing page of Google Chrome along with the recently opened tab.   I felt it quite annoying, and I hope there will be several other people feeling it annoying. To disable this google search from home/landing page of Google Chrome, Open new Tab in Chrome Write “chrome://flags/” in Address bar and it … [Read more...]

Review PhotonVPS – 512MB RAM Cloud VPS

Review PhotonVPS - 512MB RAM Cloud VPS PhotonVPS is one of the lowend Cloud VPS provider, which offer SSD based storage and KVM Virtualization. There are several mix reviews on the WHT about them, some customers are satisfied and some are angry. However here I’m going to write what I found about them within 48 hours of ordering a VM from them. Starting with PhotonVPS I found their PhotonVPS … [Read more...]

Installing, Compiling and Running UnixBench on Debian

Installing, Compiling and Running UnixBench on Debian From UnixBench website : UnixBench is the original BYTE UNIX benchmark suite, updated and revised by many people over the years. The purpose of UnixBench is to provide a basic indicator of the performance of a Unix-like system; hence, multiple tests are used to test various aspects of the system's performance. These test results are then … [Read more...]

Forcing Full Duplex on CentOS/Redhat

Some times network connection in CentOS shows half duplex, there is a way to force it to full duplex. [crayon-5ed814352d9ff893367246/]         To force 100mb full duplex and turn off autonegotiation on network interface 'eth0' [crayon-5ed814352da02465290911/]   The output of the 'ethtool eth0' should now look like … [Read more...]