The nmap -A -P0 command line will scan a host and get information about the host and what is running on it. Press j whilst the scan is running to print statistics about the progress of the scan. Press it again to update it. ┌─[[email protected]]─[/home/user] └──╼ #nmap -A -P0 202.146.215.17   Starting Nmap 7.50 ( …

There is a good version of Ubuntu for Chinese customers. Ubuntu Kylin is customized especially for China with custom applications installed that are specifically designed for use in China. Give this a try if you wish to have an alternative to Windows on your desktop or laptop machine. Download Ubuntu Kylin: https://www.ubuntu.com/download/ubuntu-kylin. Ubuntu Kylin website: …

Very nice Linux Mint MATE themes. There are some nice MATE themes in this archive for Ubuntu, that will work with any Linux distribution using the MATE desktop. https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+archive/primary/+files/ubuntu-mate-artwork_16.04.7.tar.xz. This is a very nice theme for your desktop indeed. Just extract the themes in the archive to your ~/.themes directory. Macbuntu theme for Linux Mint …

Listing of current 4chan /g/ threads I have developed a simple PHP script. This one will list all current threads on the 4chan /g/ technology board. I guess this could be interesting to someone who wants to know what current threads are up, but does not have the time to go and browse the whole …

Useful Linux e-books and further reading for Linux users Guide to the Linux command line: http://www.securitronlinux.com/lc/Linux-Command-Line-Guide%20.png. Useful guide to the Linux command line for Linux newcomers. Guide to Linux permissions. How to set the permissions for Linux files with the command line: http://www.securitronlinux.com/lc/112_sysadmin_permissions.pdf. Debian Linux handbook. Useful information and tips for Linux newcomers: http://www.securitronlinux.com/lc/debian-handbook.pdf. Ubuntu …

Interesting Linux oddities Linux has had quite a few odd programs and oddities released for it. One was a process management system that used a modified copy of Xdoom, a Doom source port, to manage processes. The utility used the Doom2 game files and there were Imps in the main outside courtyard. Shooting them and …

The title bars in the Gnome Shell desktop environment by default are much too thick. This simple code sample will make them thinner. Just create this file. ~/.config/gtk-3.0/gtk.css. Then put this code into it. headerbar { min-height: 0px; padding-top: 2px; padding-bottom: 2px; padding-right: 2px; padding-left: 2px; }   headerbar entry, headerbar spinbutton, headerbar button, headerbar …

I just installed the Linux version of the SGI desktop on my Fedora 25 Linux machine. This was not too hard either. Download a copy of the installation script from here: http://www.maxxinteractive.com/site/?page_id=51. Run the script as root to download and install the MaXX desktop tarball. [[email protected] Downloads]# sh MaXX-Indy-1.0.0-Installer.sh   >>> Downloading MaXX Interactive Desktop …