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CentOS - Community Powered Operating System 0

Save Bandwidth Using Delta RPM

“What are Delta RPMs anyway?”. Linux OS providers have come up of a way to save bandwidth when installing or updating your Linux packages/programs. One of the answers are Delta RPMs. A Delta RPM basically collects the difference from the old RPM (packages on your computer) from the one available on the repository and only downloads the correct RPM stripped down to the exact changes.

Amazon Server Boast Security but what Happen when AWS Instances Attacks You 0

When Amazon Cloud Servers Attack

Amazon boast a secured server layer with elastic IP support. They also claims that your AWS clouds are being actively protected from network intrusions from outside sources. While this sounds good, they do lack one simple thing.. Fast actions when when Amazon cloud servers attack you on your doorstep. For 4 months I was constantly being attacked from Amazon but reporting an incident requires a lot of wait time, filling up forms, sending emails which will request you to fill up a form again. The countless time of doing this over and over again slowly becomes frustrating. On one instance I...

Extend my28/my28s battery life 7

Extend My28’s Battery Life

My28 and the exclusive to Smart My28S are decent phones with a fast quadcore CPU but with small RAM of 512MB which causes slowdowns when the phone needs more memory for the running apps, the slow down happen when the phone automatically kill running apps to get memory space. The big draw back of the phone is not the small RAM but the small battery capacity. Here are some tips to extend My28’s battery life.

Basic initial steps in building a working webserver 4

Basic Initial Steps on Building a Server

Establish an SSH connection to your remote server using putty for Windows, Linux and Unix. I normally use Windows when setting up my *nix servers and I prefer kitty portable SSH client from 9bis. Kitty portable SSH client is a fork of Putty and a very good client.

For first time connections, a certificate will be presented to you which you can either accept and download or deny which will cause a termination of the current SSH session. In order to continue, you should “accept”, this prompt will also reappear if your server have done a massive change on it’s private certificate.

Virtual Machines 0

How to Install Virtual Box

VirtualBox allows you to create virtual computers within your physical computer, enabling you to run multiple operating systems without dealing with dual booting or hardware configurations. Setting up VirtualBox is very straightforward, and most of your time will be spent performing the standard operating system installation. Download Virtual Box Visit https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads and select the correct version for your computer.  If you are using Windows (which is probably the case), click “VirtualBox for windows x86/amd64”. If you worry that you are using Intel 64 bit and the choice is for amd 64 bit, fear not, amd 64 bit is for both Intel and...