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Media Sniffer displays video and audio stream urls to you

When you watch videos on the Internet or listen to audio streams on websites or in applications like Spotify, you are not really exposed to what is going on behind the scenes. […]

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NetTraffic: display network traffic information on the Windows desktop

NetTraffic is a free software program for Microsoft Windows devices to monitor the network traffic of selected network interfaces. If you want to find out how fast you are downloading or uploading […]

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Bittorrent Sync review: synchronize files locally or on the Internet

Bittorrent Sync is a new file synchronization software for local area networks and remote servers based on the popular Bittorrent protocol that was announced a week ago. The program is not publicly […]

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Cubby introduces Locks, Cloud off switch

The file hosting and synchronization service Cubby recently entered open beta. It is a file synchronization and hosting service much like Dropbox, SkyDrive or Google Drive, but with a couple of extras […]

Three Quarters of EU Firms Not Ready to Recover from IT Failures

Almost three quarters of companies and public-sector organisations across nine European countries might not recover all of their data if they suffer an IT failure according to a new report released by […]

zInstall launch new Type-0 Hypervisor

Virtualisation specialist zInstall have previously impressed with their products that include utilities to capture an existing Windows XP, Vista or any other operating system installation and allowing you to boot from it […]

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How To Calculate a TCP-IP Subnet Mask

If you’re a network administrator, chances are at some point you may need to set up a number of different networks on your IP range. In order to do this, you will […]

Type-0 Hypervisors, the way forward

Virtualisation is the way forward, there's absolutely no doubt about this.  It all began as a way of saving money, and saving the planet, by running two or more operating systems, each […]

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Network Troubleshooting Basics: Some Simple Steps

This article is the fourth and final part of a series on the basics of network troubleshooting. The tools covered in the previous articles (ping, ipconfig, tracert and pathping) will be combined […]

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Network Troubleshooting Basics: Tracert & Pathping

This article is the third in a series of the basics of network troubleshooting. So far ping and ipconfig have been covered. Now tracert and pathping, which are similar commands, will be […]

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Manage Your Cloud Application Through VMware Horizon App Manager

We presently use application managers such as the Active Directory for the verification process while using the access credentials for various Windows Applications and other local network web applications. But as the […]

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Network Troubleshooting Basics: The Ipconfig Command

This article is the second in a series of the basics of network troubleshooting. Last time, the ping command was demonstrated. Now the ipconfig command will be covered (the Linux/Mac ifconfig & […]

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Network Troubleshooting Basics: The Ping Command

This article is the first in a series delving into the basics of network troubleshooting. It covers what tools to use and how to use them. While this is a basic tutorial, […]

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Why Your Home Router is 192.168.1.1

These days, there is one piece of networking equipment that has become much more common: the router. Many of them actually have the same IP (Internet Protocol) number, 192.168.1.1, and for an […]

Set up a Linux VPN Server with Gadmin-VPN-Server

There are so many reasons why a VPN Server makes perfect sense. For one, anyone with the credentials and the address can then gain access to the internal network from an external […]

Setup Ubuntu to browse Windows network by hostname

By default, a Ubuntu desktop with Samba installed will be a member of the Windows workgroup named WORKGROUP. Because that machine is a member of WORKGROUP, you would think you could browse […]

Configure Samba shares in CentOS

Server OSes, such as CentOS, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and SUSE Linux Enterprise do not enjoy the same simplicity as does the modern Linux desktop when it comes to issues like sharing […]

Add SSL to CentOS web server

CentOS might well be one of the finest Linux distributions for a server environment. It is basically a mimic of Red Hat Enterprise Linux without the proprietary software and the price attached […]