Tcpdump Commands – A Network Sniffer Tool

tcpdump is a common packet analyzer that runs under the command line. It allows the user to intercept and display TCP/IP and other packets being transmitted or received over a network to which the computer is attached. Distributed under the BSD license,[3] tcpdump is free software. Tcpdump works on most Unix-like operating systems: Linux, Solaris, BSD, Mac...

Install iotop on linux

iotop is a very essential tool for system administrator if you are interested to track down an IO bottleneck of your server. Vmstat also provides an optimal report although it is hard to pinpoint the error using vmstat. Vmstat can...

Exclusive: Linux users file EU complaint against Microsoft

(Reuters) – A Spanish association representing open-source software users has filed a complaint against Microsoft Corp to the European Commission, in a new challenge to the Windows developer following a hefty fine earlier this month. The 8,000-member Hispalinux, which represents users and developers of...

ZevenOS-Neptune 3.0 Combines Debian Wheezy and KDE 4.10.1

ZevenOS-Neptune, a Linux operating system based fully upon Debian Testing, except for a newer kernel and some drivers, has just reached version 3.0. ZevenOS-Neptune 3.0 has been dubbed “Brotkasten” and was finally launched after a flurry of development versions. “This...

Linus Torvalds Announces Linux Kernel 3.9 RC4, Download Now

Linus Torvalds announced the immediate availability of the forth release candidate in the 3.9 branch of the Linux kernel. It’s Monday and this means that Linus Torvalds has released a new Linux kernel over the weekend, probably at an impossible...

phpMyAdmin 4.0.0 Beta 3 Is Available for Testing

phpMyAdmin, the popular tool written in PHP intended to handle the administration of MySQL databases, has just reached version 4.0.0 Beta 3. The developers of phpMyAdmin have just released the third development version, in a new branch of the application....

The Puzzling Case of the Chromebook Pixel

“To steal a line from Austin Powers, ‘How about NO ya loonie!’” said Slashdot blogger hairyfeet. “I mean who is THAT stupid, because frankly I’ll be happy to sell them some magic beans to go with their Pixel. It’s a...