Category Archive: Internet

Oct 06 2017

How to Use “ipset” to Block IPs from Country

Previously we learned how we can restrict or allow a particular country using GeoIP but in this article, we’ll cover how we can block large IP ranges using ipset module with iptables. IPset is a command line based utility which is used to administer the framework called IP sets inside the Linux kernel. An IP set may …

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Oct 03 2017

How to Block IPs from Countries using Iptables Geoip Addons

We’ll learn how we can block traffic originated from specific country IPs using GeoIP database and linux iptables. Iptables is a command based utility program for configuring the linux kernel firewall which is implemented within the Netfilter project. Whereas GeoIP is a collection of IPs corresponding with the geographical locations where the geographical location is …

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Oct 01 2017

3 Python web scrapers and crawlers

Check out these great Python tools for crawling and scraping the web, and parsing out the data you need. Source: 3 Python web scrapers and crawlers | Opensource.com

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 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 18 2017

Link: How to Use Wayback Machine to Archive Websites

There are a number of reasons one would want to archive a website. Luckily, The Wayback Machine makes it super easy. Here are the ways in which you can use The Wayback Machine for all your webpage archiving needs. Source: How to Use Wayback Machine to Archive Websites – Make Tech Easier

Jan 01 2017

The Best Tools to Archive Websites for Long-Term Storage

If you want to preserve the contents of a specific website, here’s what you can do to archive websites permanently for long term storage. Source: The Best Tools to Archive Websites for Long-Term Storage – Make Tech Easier

Jul 20 2016

How To Use Chrome Extensions in Firefox and Opera

If you want to install and use Chrome extensions in Firefox and Opera, here is how you can do so with the help of a dedicated extension. Source: How To Use Chrome Extensions in Firefox and Opera (Make Tech Easier)

Apr 28 2016

How to Enable Pasting Text on Sites That Block It

Some companies think they’re increasing security by disabling your ability to paste into form fields, such as the password field. But in reality, all they’re doing is frustrating users–and probably decreasing security by blocking password managers. Here’s how to solve this annoyance in Chrome and Firefox. Source: How to Enable Pasting Text on Sites That …

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Apr 27 2016

Ted Cruz Pushes Bill to Hinder Community Broadband

Ordinarily, this is not a political blog – there are plenty of political blogs out there for those into that sort of thing, and there are also “Faux News” outlets for the racists, religious zealots, and just plain hateful people among us. Assuming you are not a total idiot (hopefully you would not be reading …

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