Monthly Archive: May 2015

May 31 2015

Link: How to Watch Netflix On Linux

Ever wondered how superb it would be watching Netflix on Linux? Well then, here is the great news: Yes you can watch Netflix on Linux! Amazingly, all you will need is Chrome and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS or 14.04 LTS (the new versions of Network Security Services), then you would be on your way to watching …

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May 30 2015

Link: How to Adjust Volume Settings for Individual Audio Devices and Sound Effects in OS X

If you’ve ever been showing a presentation or a video, you know how embarrassing it can be when system sounds such as alerts, errors, and notifications interrupt your audio, especially when you’re projecting to a PA system or loudspeakers. In OS X, there’s a couple of cool little options that you can apply to your …

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May 29 2015

Link: Hola VPN Sells Users’ Bandwidth, Founder Confirms

The operator of 8chan says the bandwidth of millions of Hola users is being sold for reuse, with some of it even being used to attack his site. Speaking with TorrentFreak, Hola founder Ofer Vilenski says that users’ idle resources are indeed utilized for commercial sale, but that has been the agreement all along. I …

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May 28 2015

Link: How to Kill Linux Processes/Unresponsive Applications Using ‘xkill’ Command

We have already covered a detailed guide on kill, pkill and killall commands. For those who are running X server there is another tool called xkill which can kill a process from its X window without passing process name or its PID. xkill utility forces X server to close communications to its client which results …

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May 27 2015

Link: Get started with Midnight Commander, a Linux file manager

In my previous article, 8 Linux file managers to try, I compared a number of file managers, but there was not enough space to go into detail about any of the several file managers that I mentioned briefly. This article will delve a bit further into Midnight Commander, and I plan to write more to …

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May 26 2015

How to use a custom SIP header to pass the DID (or other data) between two Asterisk servers that jointly handle extensions

If you have multiple Asterisk or FreePBX servers at different locations that pass Intra-Company traffic between each other using SIP trunks, you may have wished for a way to pass the Calling DID number (or some other bit of data stored in an Asterisk variable) from one server to another. For example, let’s suppose that …

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May 25 2015

Link: Creating SD Card Images For Raspberry Pi in Mac

The Raspberry Pi is a new breed of cheap, single use computers that were just made for making projects. People routinely build them into standalone devices or use them to control other devices. They are almost like a disposable computer. In fact, Pi is a small but capable Linux computer, making it an easy transition from …

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May 24 2015

Link: One Way Audio SIP Fix

The Problem When making audio calls using SIP the phone rings but when it is answered there is only one way audio or no way audio. What Cause One Way Audio The cause of one way audio is a combination of NAT and STUN (which we’ll come onto later). Let’s talk about NAT first. Full …

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May 23 2015

Links: 14 Useful Examples of Linux ‘sort’ Command, 7 Interesting Linux ‘sort’ Command Examples

Sort is a Linux program used for printing lines of input text files and concatenation of all files in sorted order. Sort command takes blank space as field separator and entire Input file as sort key. It is important to notice that sort command don’t actually sort the files but only print the sorted output, …

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May 22 2015

Link: 42 of the Most Useful Raspberry Pi Commands

It can be difficult to keep track of all the useful Raspberry Pi commands we use often, so I created a list of some of the most common and important ones that will make using Linux on the Raspberry Pi a lot easier. Full article here: 42 of the Most Useful Raspberry Pi Commands (Circuit Basics)

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