TCP Ping: Turns out you can ping websites using TCP!

Ping a great tool in monitoring a host status in real-time. It is available on all (not sure) operating systems such as Windows, Linux, Mac and even Android. I commonly use ping whenever I wanted to see whether or a host is alive or dead. However, sometimes  firewalls do block generic ping packets which utilizes Internet Control Message... Continue Reading →

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Elementary OS: Editing the Grub Bootloader

The one single factor why I did not want to move from Linux Mint XFCE to Elementary OS is the fact that I could not edit its default bootloader. I have tried adding the PPA from Daniel Richter for Grub-Customizer but for some reason it did not work (because I could not fetch the file... Continue Reading →

Steam on Linux (Debian, Ubuntu, Linux Mint)? Yep. Possible.

This might not be new to you but just in case you don't know yet, the ever famous "Steam" gaming platform works on Linux! No emulation / virtualization required! So if its the one thing that is holding you back to move into the Linux world, maybe you should think again!

Microsoft Lync 2010 on Linux (Linux Mint / Kali Linux / Debian)? Yes it’s possible!

I am wondering if someone already did install Microsoft Lync 2010 on their Linux box. Since its one of the most commonly used internal messengers of companies out there, why not give it a shot on Linux?

Ubuntu to Debian: The Switch Decision

A year before, I have read a post that said "Debian is old.". Today as I Kali Liux (Backtrack based on Debian) more often, I think I want to switch to Debian. So I searched over the Internet to see whether or not Debian is a good OS (I know Ubuntu is based on it... Continue Reading →

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