Hey, hackers! Now that you've hacked/owned your first "box" in my last article, let's look a little closer at another great feature of Metasploit, the Meterpreter, and then let’s move on to hacking a Linux system and using the Meterpreter to control and own it. Why Meterprete ...more
Windows has always been pretty customizable, and there are a ton of ways to change up the way your PC looks—though, it hasn't always been easy. In the past, changing anything other than wallpapers, titlebars, and fonts involved long hours of switching out system files with mod ...more
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 200+ screensavers on Ubuntu Linux. As you well know, there are only a limited number of screensavers on Ubuntu, ...more
If you've ever wiped your computer without having a proper backup of your operating system, or just wanted to cause some havoc online, chances are you've had to rely on Linux to help you out, specifically the Ubuntu distro. Ubuntu doesn't get a lot of love compared to powerho ...more
This video tutorial in Computers & Programming category will show you how to delete temporary files in Ubuntu, Linux Mint or Debian. For this you will need the program called bleachbit. You could get it from Bleachbit Sourceforge/ or from Synaptic package manager. For synaptic ...more
There's over 20 million people out there who use Ubuntu as their main operating system, and the number is steadily increasing due to its thriving community. While it's easy enough to download Ubuntu on your PC, the process to get it on your mobile devices can be fairly more di ...more
With a simple social engineering trick, sudo passwords can be captured in seconds without the target's knowledge. The passwords can then be saved to a file or exfiltrated to another computer on the network. After exploiting a system, penetration tester's and hackers will ofte ...more
Oh how we love open source software. If it wasn't for Open Office, we never would have been able to write that seven-page English paper while on our friend's Microsoft Office-lacking laptop during an impromptu road trip to Mexico. And Ubuntu, an open source secure operating sy ...more
Ubuntu isn't just a cool sounding name, but pegs itself as the world's favorite free operating system. It gained its popularity for being lightweight, fast, and visually appealing, and now that great look and speed can be placed right on the lock screen of your Samsung Galaxy ...more
Windows 10 and macOS have poor reputations when it comes to customer privacy and user policies. Our hacking Windows 10 and hacking macOS articles might make it seem like a reasonably secure operating system doesn't exist. But I'm here to tell you that there is a viable alterna ...more
lubuntu is a is a lightweight Linux/Ubuntu that makes it suitable to virtual environments, that you run with VirtualBox to add a secondary machine to your computer or laptop. With this program you can run a number of operating systems upon the same platform. But as we are all ...more
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
Create a bootable USB flash drive to keep an extra OS of Windows or Ubuntu. You always want to have a copy of your Linux or Windows operating system on a separate device other than your computer. Because even if your computer or laptop is relatively new, it's very easy for so ...more
After installing Ubuntu as your primary OS, you should have protected against USB Rubber Ducky payloads, defended against hard drive forensics, and reduced the overall attack surface against physical strikes. When defending against network-based attacks, you'll want to minimiz ...more
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
Containers are isolated software instances representing applications, servers, and even operating systems—complete with all of their dependencies, libraries configuration files, etc.—and they're taking over the corporate world. The ephemeral, portable nature of containers help ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to mount ISO files without burning DVD. This task is very fast, easy and simple to do. The first way is to simply right-click on the ISO file, go to Open With and select Open with "Archive Mounter". The second way is to open the Termin ...more
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
If you are interested in installing Ubuntu on your Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 Android tablet. You can download Ubuntu and ADB here. Root Ubuntu Linux on top of your Android OS with Ubuntu running like a virtual machine.
In this "how to" I will show you how to install every backtrack tools in ubuntu. Video: . Link for backtrack.gpg Official gpg page
Once you've installed Ubuntu with security in mind and reduced the possibility of network attacks on your system, you can start thinking about security on an application level. If a malicious file is opened on your system, will an attacker be able to access every file on the c ...more
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 create an animated desktop (GUI) on Ubuntu Linux. This is a modified version of A-Desk v.14.1 that includes more videos ...more
No other operating system can create this awesome effect. Sure, not many people will want to use this fire effect, but this is just one of the many perks of owning a Ubuntu system. This video will show you how to use this fire paint effect via an eye candy plugin that enables ...more
The Ubuntu Linux distribution will automatically recognize most brands of USB memory sticks. In most cases, you will not need to install any additional drivers. This video clip will show you how to copy files from and to a USB memory stick using Ubuntu. Remember to right-click ...more
This video shows the method to recover deleted files in Ubuntu using Testdisk. The demonstration is done by deleting a set of pictures and recovering them later. The test disk is installed at first. Then we click on the terminal icon and go to the list options available. These ...more
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 create fake HD from low quality vids in Avidemux on Ubuntu. Note: Upscaling is never a good idea. The lower the resolut ...more
You've protected your Ubuntu system from physical attacks, annoyed network hackers, and sandboxed potentially malicious applications. Great! Now, the next logical steps to locking down your OS include thoroughly auditing Ubuntu for weak points, using antivirus software that re ...more
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 GnoMenu on Ubuntu Linux. GnoMenu is a consolidated menu for gnome that brings eye candy to the world of the Gno ...more
Need to transfer video from your Handycam to your Ubuntu computer? This clip will show you how it's done. It's simple! So simple, in fact, that this home-computing how-to can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in just over three minutes. For more informat ...more
In this video tutorial, you'll learn how to use the WiFi Radar application to find wireless networks while running the Ubuntu Linux distribution. For more, and to get started finding and using wireless networks in Ubuntu for yourself, take a look!
In this tutorial, we learn how to remove noise from audio files in Ubuntu with Audacity. To do this, you will first open up Audacity and then open up your audio file. To get rid of the noise, you will highlight the area with just the noise, not anything else. Now, go to 'effec ...more
This video clip shows you how to use the chmod (change file modes) command to set and modify the read, write, and execute permissions for files and directories. Without administrator privileges, you can change permissions only on files and directories for which you are the own ...more
Drag and drop doesn't work automatically in the Ubuntu Linux distribution. You'll need to make some settings changes to enable it. For a step-by-step look at the process to enabling drag and drop file management in Ubuntu, watch this Ubuntu tutorial.
A walk through on installing a flash player on an Ubuntu system. Also, a tutorial on downloading and installing the Opera browsing software.
Are you the type of person who gets bored easily? Then you probably tire of your PC's wallpaper after just a few days. Rather than switching it by yourself, though, you can activate a program that changes it for you. This particular operating systems tutorial teaches you how ...more
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 cool themes on Ubuntu Linux. Follow this tutorial to install new and fresh themes, boot screen, gdm, and icon s ...more
There are various methods that flash videos can be copied from the web. Mostly, it requires installing software, like one of the many YouTube downloaders available. But in Ubuntu, you can directly copy and store them on your hard drive. Whenever you watch flash-based videos o ...more
The Ubuntu experience has improved greatly with version 10.04, providing an easy-to-use interface. Especially when it comes to installing programs. However, it still relies on an online internet connection for installing additional software. Well, not anymore. You can collect ...more
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 update Nokia firmware via VirtualBox on Ubuntu Linux. 1. Install the Nokia PCSuite and Nokia Update Software on Windows ...more
Are you a film buff whose looking to become the next Quentin Tarantino? Well, other than having a big dream, a big vision, and a camera, you need an EXCELLENT film editing program. It really make the difference between creating a crappy, home video-esque shot and creating a "L ...more
Want to try out a Linux installation without deleting Windows? This is a brief tutorial on how to install Ubuntu linux as a dual boot with Windows. This should work with Windows 3.1, Windows 95, Windows 98, WIndows 2000, Windows ME, Windows XP, Windows 2003, and Vista.
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 download files from FTP with Terminal on Ubuntu Linux. Download several files in one simple command using Terminal. Tr ...more
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
RAID, or Redundant Array of Independent Disks, lets you divide and replicate data among multiple hard disk drives for information storage security. This video tutorial demonstrates how to install Ubuntu in a RAID 0 array. Before starting, you'll need at least 2 hard drives and ...more
Broken AVI video files are your worst nightmare. Nobody wants to watch a video and find out it's corrupted and not working anymore. But there could be a solution on Linux. This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not, help is here. Check out ...more
Learn a quick fix that'll patch up your slow Internet connection on Ubuntu Linux 7.10
The Ubuntu Linux distribution will automatically recognize most brands of MP3 players. In most cases, you will not need to install any additional drivers. This video clip will show you how to copy your MP3 music files to your MP3 player using Ubuntu. Remember, right-click on y ...more
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 share files between Ubuntu (Host) & XP (Guest). VirtualBox is a family of powerful x86 virtualization products for ente ...more
Having trouble reading text under Ubuntu Linux? Take heart; this video clip will show you how to increase the font size for your Ubuntu desktop and applications. To change the default Ubuntu font and font size go to System->Preferences->Font.
Looking to make your Google Nexus One or HTC Evo smartphone even better? Unlock your phone's full computational potential while following in a tried-and-true geek tradition: Install Linux on it! This video guide presents a complete, step-by-step walkthrough of the process. For ...more
A how-to on how to share files and folders from Ubuntu to Windows XP and XP to Ubuntu.
Systm is the Do It Yourself show designed for the common geek who wants to quickly and easily learn how to dive into the latest and hottest tech projects. We will help you avoid pitfalls and get your project up and running fast. Search Systm on WonderHowTo for more DIY episod ...more
Hello everyone today I am going to be going over installing Minecraft on Linux (Ubuntu) as if it is any regular program a game. This method makes it super easy and clean in that you will not need to run a .jar every time you want to play this game. This is very simple to do an ...more
Linux is a fully functioning free operating system that you can download online. Just because you are using Linux Ubuntu doesn't mean your projects have to suffer or look less professional that those made on traditional operating systems like Windows or Mac OS X. In this tutor ...more
Permanent access to the internet might not always be possible for you and your Linux system, and 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 offline package install and update on Ubuntu ...more
This is a easier way to install Ubuntu with out having to partition your hard drive. Wubi (www.wubi-installer.org) allows you to boot into Ubuntu by saving a file to the boot folder in Windows Vista or Windows XP. You can always uninstall Ubuntu easily without any complication ...more
This video tutorial takes a look at using gconf-editor in the Ubuntu Linux distribution. In particular this video addresses what gconf-editor is, how to use it, and what it offers. While this tutorial is Ubuntu-oriented, its lessons will work on other systems such as Fedora an ...more
This video clip shows you how to use the ls command (to list the contents of a directory) with additional options in the Ubuntu Terminal. It also introduces you to file and directory ownership and permissions. (To list file ownership and permission details, type ls -l. To list ...more
Gloobus Coverflow is a new program on Linux that lets you view all of your files without actually opening them! It's very similar to Apple's Quicklook, but is made for Linux. New to Ubuntu Linux? This computer operating system could be a bit tricky for beginners, but fret not ...more
New to the Linux operating system? In this video, Daniel Holbach takes you through the process of patching a package in Ubuntu Linux. Watch this tutorial to learn for yourself this necessary skill for Ubuntu packaging.