Admin

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Name: Admin
Date registered: March 22, 2013

Latest posts

  1. Do you hate Firefox 57, or more specifically the loss of the Classic Theme Restorer and/or Tab Mix Plus extensions? — November 18, 2017
  2. 15 Linux Screen Command for Dealing Terminal Sessions — November 10, 2017
  3. What Is GREP and How Do You Use It? – Make Tech Easier — November 9, 2017
  4. How to Take Linux System Snapshots with Timeshift — November 2, 2017
  5. Example syntax for Secure Copy (scp) — October 31, 2017

Most commented posts

  1. How it used to be done: How to use Google Voice for free outgoing calls on an Asterisk/FreePBX system (the no-XMPP way) — 51 comments
  2. How to install Midnight Commander under Mac OS X (the easy way, using Rudix) — 37 comments
  3. A Perl script to rewrite the "static" IP address in the FreePBX Asterisk SIP Settings when it is changed by your ISP — 28 comments
  4. I no longer recommend using Asterisk’s Google Voice support — try these methods instead! — 26 comments
  5. Setting up an OpenVPN tunnel using a CentOS-based system as the server and a router flashed with Tomato firmware as the client – Part 1 — 24 comments

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Sep 27 2017

Understanding Linux Permissions

Linux is a multiuser operating system. In a multiuser environment, it is necessary to ensure that a user cannot access or modify files or directories that they arent supposed to. File permissions provide a protection mechanism for controlling access to files and directories. Linux’s file security model is based on that of Unix. Each file …

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Sep 26 2017

How to Clear the Google Chrome DNS Cache

Flushing your DNS cache can help to fix host connection problems you may experience when accessing some web pages. To get a better Internet access performance, Google built a caching system, not only for site content but DNS as well. So yes, Google Chrome does have a built-in internal DNS caching system – a hidden …

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Sep 25 2017

freezetab: A powerful alternative to bookmarks in the Chrome browser

Freezetab helps you save your tabs and keep them organized. Features: ★ Tab Groups Every time you save a bookmark the browser forces you to pick a folder to put the bookmark in. You often don’t have a folder name in mind, so all of your tabs end up in one giant unorganized folder. Freezetab …

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Sep 13 2017

OpenSnitch: The Little Snitch application like firewall tool for Linux – nixCraft

Little Snitch is a traditional software firewall for macOS. You can use it to monitor applications, preventing or permitting them to connect to attached networks through advanced rules. OpenSnitch is a GNU/Linux port of the Little Snitch application firewall written in Python. Source: OpenSnitch: The Little Snitch application like firewall tool for Linux (nixCraft)

Sep 11 2017

Enpass Is The Free Cross-Platform Password Manager

Previously we covered KeePassXC password manager which is also free application. Here comes another password manager called Enpass, it is free and cross-platform available for Linux, Windows, Mac, Android, Blackberry, Windows Phone and iOS. Source: Enpass Is The Free Cross-Platform Password Manager (NoobsLab)

Aug 31 2017

The Ultimate Firefox Privacy & Security Guide – Make Tech Easier

Online privacy and security are constantly under assault. It seems like every day there’s a new threat to your personal information. Choosing and configuring the right web browser goes a long way in protecting yourself. Right now Firefox is the best option for that. It’s open source, gives you tons of options for control, and …

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Aug 29 2017

Raspberry Pi Pushbutton Shutdown/Startup

This is extracted from a single post by user RonR in a thread about FreePBX for the Raspberry Pi on DSLReports. I though it might be useful to many Raspberry Pi users: Raspberry Pi Pushbutton Shutdown/Startup The attached script will install shutdown and startup capability using a SPST NO momentary pushbutton switch connected to GPIO …

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Aug 27 2017

How to Pass Arguments to a Bash-Script

You can write a bash script such that it receives arguments specified when the script is called from the command line. This method is used when a script has to perform a slightly different function depending on the values of input parameters (the arguments). For example, you may have a script called “stats.sh” that performs …

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Aug 23 2017

Advanced Video Search on YouTube with Simple Commands

YouTube is the second largest search engine on the Internet after Google. This guide discusses advanced search operators that you can use with your YouTube search queries for more accurate video searches. Source: Advanced Video Search on YouTube with Simple Commands (Digital Inspiration)

Aug 22 2017

What Is ‘ADB’ On Android And What Is Its True Purpose?

Short Bytes: ADB or Android Debug Bridge is a term that you’ve come across quite often. Every time you connect your device to your computer via cable, or if you browse around the ‘Developer Options,’ you will come across the term Android Debug Bridge or ADB for short, but what does it mean? And what …

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