Run Ubuntu Linux Inside Windows

How To : Run Ubuntu Linux on a Microsoft Windows PC

This video will show you how you can load and run the Ubuntu Linux distribution on a Microsoft Windows XP or Vista PC. It's an easy process and this video presents a complete guide. For more information, including a full demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, w ...more

How To : Run Windows from Inside Linux

Something that can shy a user away from making the switch to Linux is not having the option to go back to Windows. Luckily, there are solutions like dual-booting, where you can have both OS's installed right next to each other. However, Windows 8 appears as if it will block du ...more

How To : Install, run and use Ubuntu Linux

Tired of Windows and Mac OS? You might want to try Ubuntu or some other variation of the Linux operating system. The Lab Rats, Andy Walker and Sean Carruthers, teach you how to install and run Ubuntu on your system. They also address several concerns you may want to be aware of.

How To : Install Linux Mint 7 inside Windows Vista

In this tutorial, we learn how to install Linux Mint 7 in Windows Vista. Use Sun Virtual box to download the Linux Mint 7. When finished, open up the program and click the install button, then go through the install process to finish installing the Linux program. You can go th ...more

How To : Use the Wubi installer for Ubuntu

This video describes basics about using Wubi installer for Ubuntu in Windows operating system.Wubi installer is usually used for Ubuntu family distribution installations.You can download Wubi installer from the Internet and then it will install all desired distribution automat ...more

Classic Commodore 64 Reborn : Get a 2011 PC in Retro Skin

Back in 1982, the Commodore 64 home computer was released by Commodore International for $595 (which would now be close to $1,300). It featured an 8-bit microprocessor, 16-color video microchip, awesome sound chip, parallel and serial capabilities, and a whopping 64 kilobytes ...more

How To : Use Pupy, a Linux Remote Access Tool

In one of my previous articles, I discussed ShinoBot, a remote administration tool that makes itself obvious. The goal is to see if the user could detect a remote administration tool or RAT on their system. In this article, I'll be demonstrating the use of Pupy, an actual RAT, ...more

How To : Setup an Asterisk Server

Over the years, I have enjoyed playing with Asterisk. I have found Asterisk to be extremely powerful and fun to play with. There are several books and many scattered how to articles out there, but most are outdated and the information required to build Asterisk from beginning ...more

How To : Install KDE 4.3 Plasma on [k] Ubuntu Linux

New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to install KDE 4.3 Plasma on [k] Ubuntu Linux. After six months of development, the K Desktop Environment 4.3.0 was launch ...more

How To : Install GRUB 2 and apply themes on Ubuntu Linux

New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to install GRUB 2 and apply themes on Ubuntu Linux. GNU GRUB is a multiboot boot loader. It was derived from GRUB, GRand U ...more

How To : Dual-boot Ubuntu 10.10 And Windows 7 Side By Side

Dual booting Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat and Windows 7 is fairly easy. If you don't believe me, just read on! Get Windows 7 First thing's first! Ye can't install Windows 7 without an installation disk, can ya? So if your PC did not come with Windows 7 pre-installed, grab a ...more

How To : Install the latest Wine on Ubuntu Linux

New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to install the latest Wine on Ubuntu Linux. Wine is a translation layer (a program loader) capable of running Windows appl ...more

How to Hack Like a Pro : Getting Started with Metasploit

This is my first contribution in an ongoing series on detailing the best free, open source hacking and penetration tools available. My goal is to show you some of the quality tools that IT security experts are using every day in their jobs as network security and pen-testing p ...more

How To : Create a simple neon glowing text in GIMP

Want a cool text effect? It's easy in GIMP. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to create a simple neon glowing text in GIMP. GIMP runs both on Linux and Windows. Google it if you want to try it. It's a Photoshop alternative. Tru3m0sl3m has all kinds of tutorials, from Wi ...more

How To : Install Ubuntu in Windows with Wubi

If you're interested in trying out Linux but afraid of accidentally formatting your hard drive, take heart. In this tutorial, Linux Journal Gadget Guy, Shawn Powers, takes you through installing Ubuntu on a machine running Windows with the Wubi installer. Install and uninstall ...more

News : Performance Hacks & Tweaks for Linux

If you have made the switch from Windows to Linux, I want to congratulate you in advance. I'm sure you have noticed a huge performance increase when using Linux over other operating systems. This is only half the battle, though! Most users who are new to Linux end up using Ubu ...more

How To : Backup Wii games to SD to play in HD

Hak5 isn't your ordinary tech show. It's hacking in the old-school sense, covering everything from network security, open source and forensics, to DIY modding and the homebrew scene. Damn the warranties, it's time to Trust your Technolust. In this episode, see how to backup Wi ...more

How To : Get 3D Compiz-like effects in Firefox with FoxTab

If you like the way Compiz works, then you'll love this browser-based compositing windows manager for Firefox. It's an add-on you can install in any Firefox web browser, whether on Windows, Mac or Linux computers. If you are into eye-candy and are always looking for ways to i ...more

How To : Install mp3splt on Ubuntu Linux

New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to install mp3splt on Ubuntu Linux. Install the mp3/ogg cutter "mp3splt" with a GUI on Ubuntu Jaunty Jackalope 9.04 (curre ...more

How To : Install Google Chrome when running Ubuntu Linux

This video tutorial from izbyfl shows how install Google Chrome and enable its plugins in Ubuntu. First download application from here: http://www.google.com/chrome/intl/en/eula_dev.html?dl=unstable_i386_deb. Make sure you download Gdebi Package Installer. Install applicati ...more

How To : Defeat SSL in Practice with SSL Strip

SSL stands for Secure Socket Layer. It's an encryption standard used on most sites' login pages to avoid their users' passwords being packet sniffed in simple plain-text format. This keeps the users safe by having all of that traffic encrypted over an "https" connection. So, w ...more

How To : Convert webpage HTML to PDF on Ubuntu Linux

There's plenty of reasons why one would want to convert a webpage to a PDF document. And there's numerous ways on how one can convert that web page (HTML) into a PDF file. Check out this video tutorial on how to convert webpage HTML to PDF on Ubuntu Linux. You could just sele ...more

How To : Install the MediaInfo GUI on Ubuntu Linux

New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out this video tutorial on how to install the MediaInfo GUI on Ubuntu Linux. This is a MUST and a real HANDY tool for all those video transcoders out the ...more

How To : Install Linux on a USB With Unetbootin

There are lots of Linux distros out there. Normally, you'll have to download the ISO and then burn the image onto a CD. But nowadays, it's easier and cheap to install it on a USB drive. A multiplatform program called UNetbootin can install a variety of Linux distros on a USB. ...more

How To : Create a screencast in Linux

I spent hours writing a guide on how to record a screencast, or record what is on the desktop, and convert it. I then found out that this is much simpler & faster and doesn't even involve opening the commandline. In order to do this you need VLC and gtk-recordmydesktop. They ...more

How To : Make Your Laptop Theft Proof

The dreaded moment you hope never happens—someone has stolen your laptop. You could have private information, pictures, or even private information belonging to the company you work for, all lost forever. It can cause you pain, money, or even a job. There are paid services th ...more

How To : GPU Accelerate Cracking Passwords with Hashcat

How to Crack Passwords Faster by Putting Your GPU to Work with HashcatSecurity on the internet is always changing. Not too long ago, having a 10 character password meant that you were safe from all forms of hash cracking. Hash cracking is when you take a string of characters t ...more

How To : Boot Ubuntu on a Macbook From USB

For Windows laptops and PCs it's easy to install Linux. However for Macs, it's a different story. There are people installing Ubuntu on Macbooks and so far I've noticed that they are using 9.10. I've remastered my own Ubuntu 10.04 complete with playing flash videos and other a ...more

How To : Get Packet Injection Capable Drivers in Linux

In this Null Byte, we are going to be installing Packet Injection capable drivers in Linux. These are the open-source drivers required to sniff wireless traffic, inject packets to crack a wireless access point, and go into "monitor-mode". These drivers are superior because the ...more

How To : How A Computer Works

Many folks seem to treat their computers as a sort of mysterious alien technology that only the shamans of the IT Department can comprehend. You might have gotten it into your head that you're just not good at computers and will never understand them. On the contrary, getting ...more

How To : Bash (Shell) Scripting for Beginners

Bash (Shell) Scripting for Beginners Intro I am an occasional Linux user currently playing around in CrunchBang and loving it. Prior to this, I used to dual-boot Windows and xfce-buntu (or xubuntu) at work, and due to some unforeseen circumstances, my screen always went fuzz ...more

How To : Restart a crashed program automatically on Windows

There may be a time when you want to run a program for 24 hours straight. If that app happens to quit unexpectedly, you have some options to get it going again without having to manually reopen it. Check out this video on how to restart a crashed program automatically on Windo ...more

How To : Partition and Format a New Hard Disk Using Linux

Just installed a new hard disk on your PC, but Windows was unable to detect it? Download Ubuntu A new hard disk requires that you create a partition table before you can do a format. Download the Ubuntu Desktop CD 10.04LTS 32bit x86 for Intel users. Tips The Live CD won't ...more

How To : Remaster Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx with Remastersys

The Ubuntu CD does not contain much in terms of software applications. So how can we incorporate other programs that would be made available after booting from a live CD? There is a program called Remastersys. This program creates an .ISO image of the Linux system installed ...more

How To : Start Developing Websites

How To Start To start developing website is a hard way to tell people depending on what they are best at. I'd like to describe a few of 'em. I will call them a few names depending on what effect comes out of 'em. And I will describe what developing languages there are out the ...more

How To : Virtual Machine Basics

If you have never heard of a Virtual Machine (VM) before you might think it to be some new kind of gamers virtual reality system, and that would be incorrect. A virtual machine is a Virtually a real computer that exists inside of your own computer. You can run Kali inside of a ...more

How To : Boot Linux from Your Android onto Any Mac or PC

Linux may not be the most popular consumer operating system out there, but what it lacks in consumer app variety, it definitely makes up for in flexibility and security. And if you've ever tinkered with a Linux distro, you know how easy they are to install—most of the time, I ...more

How To : Use Private Encrypted Messaging Over Tor

Tor is an excellent obfuscation network for web traffic, and while instant messaging over the network is very useful, it can be relatively difficult to configure. In this guide, we'll look at two synchronous communications platforms (instant messengers) which can be routed ove ...more

How To : Hide a Virus Inside of a Fake Picture

In my last tutorial, I talked about creating a virus inside of a Word Document in the scenario of a mass-mailer attack. In this post, however, I'm going to be covering creating a fake image or screenshot with a meterpreter backdoor hidden inside to be used in a similar scenari ...more

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