The cockpit service for Linux enables remote administration of a Linux PC from a client machine running any web browser. Installing this on Linux Mint is very easy. I am using Linux Mint 18.1 Firstly, run this command to install the PPA. [email protected] ~ $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cockpit-project/[email protected] ~ $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cockpit-project/cockpit Then update …

To get just the IP address of your Internet facing Linux machine, use this command. [email protected]:~/Documents/ipinfo/src$ curl [email protected]:~/Documents/ipinfo/src$ curl icanhazip.com This will return just your IP address. This is another way to get this information. [email protected]:~/Documents$ curl ipinfo.io/[email protected]:~/Documents$ curl ipinfo.io/ip To get information about a DNS server, use the dig command. [email protected]:~/Documents/ipinfo/src$ dig 8.8.8.8   …

To install NTP on Linux and update the system time automatically from the Internet, firstly install the NTP client. [email protected]:~$ sudo apt-get install [email protected]:~$ sudo apt-get install ntp Then install the ntpdate utility. sudo apt-get install ntpdatesudo apt-get install ntpdate Then you may synchronize the time on your machine with the Internet time server. [email protected]:~$ …

I installed Ubuntu server 14.03 in a Virtual Machine and after installation the Internet connection was not working. To fix this I added the nameservers to the /etc/resolv.conf file like this. nameserver 8.8.8.8 nameserver 8.8.4.4nameserver 8.8.8.8 nameserver 8.8.4.4 After saving this file, I ran this command. sudo service resolveconf restartsudo service resolveconf restart This fixed …

This Powershell command will install a Windows feature on your Windows 8.1 or server 2012 machine. I am only using the telnet server as an example. PS C:\Users\Administrator> Install-WindowsFeature telnet-server Success Restart Needed Exit Code Feature Result ——- ————– ——— ————– True No Success {Telnet Server} This is how easy it is to install a …

This simple command allows the user to print the contents of a variable. [email protected]:~ % echo "$LOGNAME" [email protected]:~ % echo "$LOGNAME" homer Use the netstat command to get information about all network connections to and from your machine. [email protected]:~ % netstat Active Internet connections Proto Recv-Q Send-Q Local Address Foreign Address (state) tcp4 0 0 …

HyperV Server is a standalone hypervisor that allows a machine to host server instances without the overhead of a server operating system like Server 2012 R2. Firstly, download the ISO image here: http://care.dlservice.microsoft.com/dl/download/3/4/7/347A95F0-A63C-492F-BE43-F376AE30C9FE/9200.16384.WIN8_RTM.120725-1247_X64FRE_SERVERHYPERCORE_EN-US-HRM_SHV_X64FRE_EN-US_DV5.ISO. 1.6 Gigabytes. Then burn this at a slow speed to a suitable DVDR disk. Boot from the disk and choose to install …

Windows Server 2012 R2 supports quite a few cmdlets that allow the user to gain quite a bit of information about the networking configuration of the server machine. Here are a few examples with output. This command: Get-NetAdapterHardwareInfo gets hardware information about your wireless adapters. PS C:\Users\Administrator> Get-NetAdapterHardwareInfo   Name Segment Bus Device Function Slot …

The route PRINT command shows the routing table. This gives some insight into your network connections. C:\Users\Administrator>route PRINT =========================================================================== Interface List 18…1e 0f 6e 5d e1 25 ……Microsoft Wi-Fi Direct Virtual Adapter 13…4c 0f 6e 5d e1 25 ……Qualcomm Atheros AR5B97 Wireless Network Adapter 12…88 ae 1d 6d 09 bc ……Broadcom NetLink (TM) Gigabit Ethernet …

Using tightvnc to connect to a remote Linux machine is a good way to access a graphical desktop on a remote Linux box. Firstly; install the tightvnc server on the target machine to be accessed. [email protected] ~ $ sudo apt-get install tightvncserver [sudo] password for homer: Reading package lists… Done Building dependency tree Reading state …

This is a relatively painless process if you follow this tutorial. Note that I am using a 64bit operating system. First off; download the µtorrent client here: http://www.utorrent.com/downloads/linux. If it is in the ~/Downloads folder then type: tar -xvf utorrent-server-3.0-ubuntu-10.10-27079.tar.gztar -xvf utorrent-server-3.0-ubuntu-10.10-27079.tar.gz Install the required libssl component. sudo apt-get install libssl0.9.8sudo apt-get install libssl0.9.8 to …