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ntop in openSUSE to probe & monitor Network Traffic

Post date: April 10, 2009, 07:04 Category: Network Views: 5953 Comments
Tutorial quote: ntop is a free opensource network traffic probe that shows the network usage. ntop is based on libpcap and can run on Linux/Unix and Windows operating system. ntop provides a very easy to use a web access to navigate through ntop traffic information and get a dump of the network status.

Elisa - open Media center, multimedia player for openSUSE Linux

Post date: September 11, 2008, 22:09 Category: Multimedia Views: 4656 Comments
Tutorial quote: Elisa is an open source cross-platform media center connecting the Internet to an all-in-one media player. While primary development and deployment platform is GNU/Linux and Unix operating systems, elisa also currently support Microsoft Windows. Elisa runs on top of the GStreamer multimedia framework. In addition to personal video recorder functionality (PVR) and Music Jukebox support, Elisa will also interoperate with devices following the DLNA standard like Intel’s ViiV systems.

Pytube - Best YouTube,Google manager, downloader and video converter for Ubuntu Linux

Post date: September 15, 2008, 18:09 Category: Software Views: 4286 Comments
Tutorial quote: PyTube is a GUI for various command-line tools such as:youtube-dl, sox, mplayer, mencoder, ffmpeg and others.It allows you to resize, rotate, apply an external mp3 into a video, generate a 10 to 30 seconds mp3 ring tone.


DarkStat - Network traffic & bandwidth monitoring in openSUSE

Post date: October 16, 2008, 21:10 Category: Network Views: 5050 Comments
Tutorial quote: DarkStat is a simple Packet Sniffing Network Traffic/Bandwidth monitoring utility for Linux and UNIX. DarkStat presents simple webinterface with nice graphs and stats auto-refreshed. Darkstat uses a very low footprint and the memory, CPU usage and is used in pfSense, redWall opensource firewalls.

Monitor Network data transfer using Vnstat

Post date: October 28, 2008, 05:10 Category: Network Views: 4324 Comments
Tutorial quote: If you want to monitor and manage your Internet bandwidth, perhaps to make sure your ISP is not overbilling you, try vnStat, an open source, Linux-based application that gives you a clear picture of your bandwidth usage. This utility got the command-line options and also got the UI part which give the output in form of a graph and is simple to install and easy to use.

Fast and Secure FTP Server with Vsftpd in Debian

Post date: February 22, 2007, 20:02 Category: Network Views: 4285 Comments
Tutorial quote: vsftpd is a GPL licensed FTP server for UNIX systems, including Linux. It is secure and extremely fast. It is stable.Don’t take my word for it, though. Below, we will see evidence supporting all three assertions. We will also see a list of a few important sites which are happily using vsftpd. This demonstrates vsftpd is a mature and trusted solution.vsftpd is an FTP server, or daemon. The “vs” stands for Very Secure.

Avoiding slow package updates with package diffs

Post date: September 18, 2006, 13:09 Category: Network Views: 2953 Comments
Tutorial quote: If you're using the unstable or testing distribution of Debian GNU/Linux you will almost certainly have noticed that apt-get uses daily-diffs for its package updates. In many common situtations this is more bandwidth efficient, however it isn't always appropriate.

apt-get is a standard command which is used by many Debian users to manage package installation, and upgrades. (Although there are also other package managers such as synaptic, or aptitude.)

NFS over CIPE-VPN tunnels

Post date: May 23, 2005, 16:05 Category: Network Views: 2870 Comments
Tutorial quote: The Network File System (NFS) is a standard protocol for sharing file services with Linux and Unix computers. It is a distributed file system that enables local access to remote disks and file systems and is based on the client\server architecture. Although easy to configure, it is typically used only to transfer data over an intranet or LAN because of its transparency and security potholes when exposed to the risks of the Internet. However, it still can be employed -- without compromising security -- to share files over the Internet by configuring it to run on a Virtual Private Network (VPN) connection. This article will show you how to set up NFS to run over a CIPE-VPN connection between two Linux systems.

UNIX Shell Programming QuickStart

Post date: April 13, 2005, 02:04 Category: Programming Views: 3302 Comments
Tutorial quote: If you read, write, or maintain programs, the following samples will give you a quick overview of the construction and style of a shell script and introduce you to some of the constructs and syntax found in these programs.

Tune and Tweak NFS for Top Performance

Post date: June 26, 2005, 00:06 Category: Optimizing Views: 3395 Comments
Tutorial quote: As promised in our previous NFS article, we will now explore mount options in a bit more detail. We will also talk about differences between NFS implementations among various UNIX flavors, and the wonderful capability automatic mounting provides.
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