Monthly Archive: January 2014

Jan 31 2014

Link: Weekend Project: Set Up An IPv6 Tunnel

Don’t have IPv6 connectivity to your home or office network? Have you asked your ISP about getting IPv6 and they can’t give you a timeframe? Don’t despair! One way you can get IPv6 connectivity for your home office is to set up an “IPv6 tunnel” from your network out over your IPv4 Internet connection to …

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Jan 30 2014

Links: Turn a Raspberry Pi into a Web Radio Receiver

Along with their conventional RF transmitters, nearly all major radio stations now broadcast their programs through the Internet (Streaming Media). Also, many web-radios are exclusively Internet-based. Being cheap and small, transforming the Raspberry PI into an Internet radio player was really tempting. Adding a wireless adapter, plus a handful of cheap components, the RPI may easily …

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Jan 29 2014

Link: 29 Practical Examples of Nmap Commands for Linux System/Network Administrators

The Nmap aka Network Mapper is an open source and a very versatile tool for Linux system/network administrators. Nmap is used for exploring networks, perform security scans, network audit and finding open ports on remote machine. It scans for Live hosts, Operating systems, packet filters and open ports running on remote hosts. Full article here: …

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Jan 28 2014

Link: How to Use Btrfs On Newly Installed Disks (+ additional Btrfs links)

Btrfs (pronounced ‘Butter F S’) is an advanced filesystem for Linux which can work across multiple hard disks and supports different fault tolerance models like RAID 0, RAID 1 and RAID 10. Btrfs has been in development since 2008 and it is what is known as a “copy on write” filesystem which means that when …

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Jan 27 2014

Link: Asterisk Hangup Handlers

Overview Hangup handlers are subroutines attached to a channel that will execute when that channel hangs up. Unlike the traditional h extension, hangup handlers follow the channel. Thus hangup handlers are always run when a channel is hung up, regardless of where in the dialplan a channel is executing. Multiple hangup handlers can be attached …

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Jan 26 2014

Link: Raspberry Pi Remote For Free! (How you may be able to control your Raspberry Pi using your TV’s remote)

For my first ible I just wanted to give everyone a quick tutorial on how to use the HDMI-CEC protocol to control your Pi with your Tv’s remote control. This is very useful because is saves you from having to buy a remote just for your Pi and also leaves you with an open usb …

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Jan 25 2014

Link: PiRadio

There are a few Raspberry Pi internet radio projects out there. Here’s one I made pretty much from scratch – I think it’s probably the simplest functional bare-bones internet radio you can make. It starts up when you turn your Pi on and has a single push button for changing the station – no display, …

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Jan 24 2014

Link: 20 Linux YUM (Yellowdog Updater, Modified) Commands for Package Management

In this article, we will learn how to install, update, remove, find packages, manage packages and repositories on Linux systems using YUM (Yellowdog Updater Modified) tool developed by RedHat. The example commands shown in this article are practically tested on our CentOS 6.3 server, you can use these material for study purpose, certifications or just …

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Jan 23 2014

Link: Linux: Keep An Eye On Your System With Glances Monitor

Is there is a tool that can provide me a maximum of information (such as cpu, disk I/O, network, nfsd, memory and more) about my Linux/Unix server in a minimum of space in a terminal? ….. Say hello to Glances From the project home page: Glances is a free (LGPL) cross-platform curses-based monitoring tool which …

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Jan 22 2014

Link: SSH from a web browser tutorial

There are times when you are stuck using a locked-down machine. As long as you have a browser, though, you can still connect to your remote machines. Here’s how… Full article here: SSH from a web browser tutorial (Linux User & Developer)

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