Oct 24 2012

Count and Visualize Traffic Sources (by IP) using shell commands in Linux.

While suspecting to be victim of a DoS or DDoS Attack, could be useful to identify TOP Source of Connections.
This information can be retreived “On-The-Fly” by using some shell commands.
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Oct 14 2012

USB device over IP Network in Ubuntu: USBIP.

The USB/IP Project aims to develop a general USB device sharing system over IP network.
To share USB devices between computers with their full functionality, USB/IP encapsulates “USB I/O messages” into TCP/IP payloads and transmits them between computers.

Original USB device drivers and applications can be also used for remote USB devices without any modification of them.
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Oct 4 2012

UNetbootin: simple way to create bootable Live USB drives.

UNetbootin allows to create bootable Live USB drives for Ubuntu, Fedora, and other Linux distributions without burning a CD.
It runs on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X.

UNetbootin can download one of the many distributions supported out-of-the-box directly, or a specific distribution that isn’t on the list or has been already downloaded.

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Apr 30 2012

Ubuntu: Let’s mount a ‘NFS Share’.

NFS (Network File System) allows you to access shared directory from Linux preserving Files and Directories Ownerships and Permissions.

The computer sharing the directory is called the ‘NFS Server’ (it can be NAS server, for example) and the computers or devices connecting to that server are called ‘NFS clients’. Clients need to use the mount command to access the shared directory.
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Mar 24 2012

Home or SoHo NAS? Give a chance to OpenMediaVault!


As the developer says, OpenMediaVault is:

“The next generation network attached storage (NAS) solution based on Debian Linux.
It contains services like SSH, (S)FTP, SMB/CIFS, DAAP media server, RSync, BitTorrent client and many more.”

“Thanks to the modular design of the framework it can be enhanced via plugins. OpenMediaVault is primarily designed to be used in home environments or small home offices, but is not limited to those scenarios. It is a simple and easy to use out-of-the-box solution that will allow everyone to install and administrate a Network Attached Storage without deeper knowledge.”

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