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Gow an Awesome Alternative to Cygwin

If you are a power user and use both Linux and Windows, you might have Cygwin installed. Cygwin is a set of tools that allow you to run Linux only programs on Windows. Cygwin however has it's own fair share of annoyances, it's actually a POSIX (Portable Operating System Interface) thereby you do not have shell integration [...]

2018-03-11T20:15:44-07:00April 29th, 2013|Categories: Freeware, Ubuntu, Windows7, Windows8|Tags: , , , , , , , |

How to Prevent Brute Force Attacks on Your Server with Fail2Ban

Having your own server means that you will have to protect it against network attacks which can come from bots and/or other infected servers. Fail2Ban is an service than bans IP's that try to crack your ssh/ftp server passwords by either the brute forcing or dictionary attack techniques. Fail2ban does this by scanning the logs [...]

2018-03-11T20:16:15-07:00June 13th, 2012|Categories: Internet, Ubuntu|Tags: , , , , |

Ubuntu Tip for Establishing Permanent Mount Points for Windows Partitions

When using the Ubuntu operation system to mount Windows partitions, it mounts the windows partitions on your computer automatically but it assigns a different path to the the disks every time they are remounted. This is particularly irritating because it breaks my wallpaper and music libraries in Ubuntu. Establishing a permanent mount point is possible by using [...]

2012-03-15T15:54:54-07:00March 21st, 2012|Categories: Ubuntu|Tags: , , , |

Downloading YouTube Video’s to your iPOD Nano

I was asked by a friend on how to get youtube and other downloaded video's ported over to their iPOD Nano so they can be watched.  In addition, since mostly Music Video's were downloaded my friend wanted to them to categorize to be placed in the "Music Video's" category that comes standard with iPod Nano.  [...]

Ubuntu YouTube to IPOD Part 1 – Downloading and converting YouTube Video’s to iPOD MP4 Format

I have spent more than three days gathering and finding the best and most efficient way to download YouTube video's and convert them from FLV to MP4 format so that they can be transferred to an iPOD.  I have finally found what I think is the easiest method, though it takes some work to setup [...]

2008-09-17T19:59:51-07:00September 15th, 2008|Categories: Internet, Technology, Ubuntu|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |
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