The Mysterious SSH Proxy (and the people who love them.)
Nothing raises eyebrows more than personal security. Setup your own ssh Tunnel and be the curiosity on the block...
Recently the company I work for has decided that I will be traveling. They provide me with a wonderful laptop. (I have named Lappy386 in honor of Strong Bad.) They also provide me with a wonderful VPN connection, that helps protect all of our company data. (A very important thing.) But I don't...
This last week I have been horribly sick. The kind of sick you just want to curl up and wake up when they find the cure. But since I still haven't perfected my krojenic chamber, I curled up with the newest version of Virtualbox and let the Ubuntu juices flow.... While Ubuntu did not cure my cold I did come up with some interesting observations.
A bit of perspective
In the last month I have been "forced" to Mac by my employer. I am not complaining, but having been a...
Connecting Ubuntu 10.04 LTS to a Cisco VPN (UDP)
I recently had to VPN into a network running Cisco VPN using the Cisco UDP protocol. I thought to my self "Great Ubuntu already has support for Cisco/IPSec VPN, I'll just plugin in the settings and run." Very rarely do thoughts like this work when you are running any distro of linux.
I did my homework and discovered "vpnc" the Client that connects to the VPN, and I discovered it had a front end to connect to the...
So you want a web proxy for your home/office?
I have an old computer lying around (I think it is a 233 mhz? with 256 mb ram? and a 15 gig drive? stats are fuzzy sorry...) and decided to see if I could build a nice proxy for my hand held game console. (a nintendo dsi) the browser works (kinda) but it has limited memory and functionality. So I was hoping to cut a lot of the crap out of my browsing AND provide some caching to help speed it up some... (Basically it takes about 2 minutes to log into...
This is a short tutorial, as it is fairly straight forward.
I have a generic video card, so I am not using either the Nvidia or ATI drivers and my 8 year old monitor is dying (slowly getting dimmer). So I needed a way to adjust the "gamma" output of xwindows (specifically gnome) to make things brighter.
After searching for a while, and reading forums, I finally found something that helped. There is a program called "xgamma" this...