networking

Add a second ip to Linux / Ubuntu /etc/network/interfaces

There are situations when you want or need a second IP on your box, for example when you are installing a firewall (In this case is always better to have two NICs but you can do it with only one)

SSH Server With Dynamic IP Address [How-to]

A few days ago, I wrote an article on how to use your home computer to get past internet restrictions with SSH but I didn't cover the aspect of the computer running the SSH sever not having a static IP. So here is how to use DynDNS hostname for your dynamic IP.

Faster Internet Browsing In Linux with Ziproxy

Ziproxy is forwarding, non-caching, compressing HTTP proxy server coming to the rescue of Linux (bot 32 and 64 bit) users with slow internet connections. Basically it squeezes images by converting them to lower quality JPEGs or JPEG 2000 and compresses (gzip) HTML and other text-like data.

Setup a Software Firewall in Linux using Firestarter

From Techthrob.com:

One of the great features included in Linux is the IPtables firewall. Unfortunately, its command-line use is rather complex, and it can be intimidating for even experienced Linux users to configure it. Firestarter is a friendly graphical interface that allows you to configure a software firewall in Linux using the built-in IPtables/IPchains utilities.

Ubuntu Linux Synergy/QuickSynergy Mini-HOWTO

Do you have multiple computers on your desktop? If you’re anything like me this happens from time to time. Alongside my main computer for example, I occasionally need to have my laptop on my desk. If you’re a computer-nut in any way, shape or form then the odds are in favor that you know what I’m talking about.

Multiple computers, each with their own (or several) screens. Each requiring you to switch between confusing sets of keyboards and mice. If this is the case with you, then you need Synergy.

How To Enable Wireless Networking on the Macbook : Ubuntu 7.10

With the new release of Ubuntu 7.10 I figured I should go back and revisit some of my macbook specific tutorials.  Today I’ll touch on configuring / enabling wireless on the macbook (second-gen) in Ubuntu 7.10.

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