Hacking is something that a lot of us think in a negative way, but the truth of the matter is, there are a lot of positives that can come out of it as well. In this article, we’re going to take a look at 10 cool tricks that you can use if you’re thinking about …

The console font in Ubuntu 15.04 can be quite garbled when a console application is loaded that requires ncurses characters to draw an interface. There as easy fix for this. Run this command in a virtual terminal or a terminal emulator window. sudo dpkg-reconfigure console-setupsudo dpkg-reconfigure console-setup Now choose UTF-8 from this list. On this …

This image is a photograph of an ATM machine that has Windows 7 installed, this machine requires Windows 7 activation… This is an Ethernet connection that is over 231 meters long. Far too long for a standard Ethernet connection. The maximum range of a cable is 100 meters according to Cisco CCNA for 100Base-TX cable. …

Firstly, install youtube-dl. jason@darkstar:~/Music$ sudo apt-get install youtube-dljason@darkstar:~/Music$ sudo apt-get install youtube-dl Then run this command with the Youtube video URL. jason@darkstar:~/Music$ youtube-dl -f bestaudio -x –audio-format mp3 –prefer-ffmpeg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWFm2LIYNjg [youtube] UWFm2LIYNjg: Downloading webpage [youtube] UWFm2LIYNjg: Extracting video information [youtube] UWFm2LIYNjg: Downloading DASH manifest [download] Destination: Dune (1983) OST – Dune Prophecy (Long Version)-UWFm2LIYNjg.m4a [download] …

This useful command will display a count of all installed packages on your Debian Linux machine. jason@ubuntu:~$ dpkg-query -l | wc -l 2027jason@ubuntu:~$ dpkg-query -l | wc -l 2027 Grepping the output to find certain packages. jason@ubuntu:~$ dpkg-query -l | grep vim ii vim-common 2:7.4.052-1ubuntu3 amd64 Vi IMproved – Common files ii vim-tiny 2:7.4.052-1ubuntu3 amd64 …

List all network interfaces on your Linux machine that are up. [jason@localhost ~]$ ip addr | grep UP 1: lo: <LOOPBACK,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 65536 qdisc noqueue state UNKNOWN 2: eno16777736: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 1500 qdisc fq_codel state UP qlen 1000 3: virbr0: <NO-CARRIER,BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP> mtu 1500 qdisc noqueue state DOWN[jason@localhost ~]$ ip addr | grep UP 1: lo: …

Some very old computer advertisements and images. This is an advertisement against piracy. 50,000 dollar 5 megabyte hard disk drive being loaded onto a truck. Windows 3.1 disk space indicator. This was the very old days of computing. You can certainly tell that disk space was far more restricted than on modern computers. IBM 5100 …

While running Linux, if you want to list the contents of a folder in a vertical list format, just use the ls command with these switches. jason@ubuntu:~$ ls -luh –color=yes total 48K drwxr-xr-x 2 jason jason 4.0K Dec 15 03:03 Desktop drwxr-xr-x 2 jason jason 4.0K Nov 29 17:00 Documents drwxr-xr-x 2 jason jason 4.0K …

There are three ways to try Linux, you can: 1) Install a Linux OS on a VM (Virtual Machine/VirtualBox/VMWare) for “safety purposes” 2) Use the Live ISO directly without installing anything, that way, you can get a “full Linux experience”. 3) Go all the way and overwrite everything with Linux (not recommended) If you are …

The logsave command will print the output of a command to a file. This will also add a timestamp to the logfile telling the system administrator when the command was run. logsave /var/log/partsize df –hlogsave /var/log/partsize df –h This is an example, the output of the command is also printed to STDOUT. jason@ubuntu:~$ logsave partsize …

The weapon sway in Arma 3 is out of control right now. With the 1.54 Nexus update, the weapon sway is like a drunken Irishman. But you can remove this. player setCustomAimCoef 0.1; player addMPEventhandler ["MPRespawn", {player setCustomAimCoef 0.1}];   player setUnitRecoilCoefficient 0.1; player addEventHandler ["Respawn", {player setUnitRecoilCoefficient 0.1}];   player enablestamina false player addEventHandler …