wget

XPenguins is a program for animating cute cartoons animals in your root window. By default it will be penguins they drop in from the top of the screen, walk along the tops of your windows, up the side of your windows, levitate, skateboard, and do other similarly exciting things. Now you can send an army of cute little penguins to invade the screen of someone else on your network.

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Firefox 3 Release Candidate 1 has been released and download it while it is hot!

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This test suite creates a BitTorrent-like transfer between your machine and our server, and determines whether or not your ISP is limiting such traffic. This is a first step towards making traffic manipulation by ISPs more transparent to their customers.

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AWStats is a free powerful tool that generates advanced web, streaming, ftp or mail server statistics, graphically. This log analyzer works as a CGI or from command line. This document describes awstats configuration.

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This is a nice shell scripting hack. It allows you to give a progress bar like wget to cp command.

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Here is a quick tip, if you wish to perform an unattended download of large files such as Linux DVD ISO file use the wget command as follows:

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You need to verify that that downloaded Linux DVD or ISO images are intact before you burn and use them. This is security feature. But how do you verify ISO images? Answer is quite simple use md5sum command to compute and check MD5 message digest. Why verify ISO images? a) To protect yourself b) Verify […]

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