FAQ Updates: June/11/2012

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Download Of The Day: Firefox 13 – Linux / Windows / Mac OS X

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Firefox version 13.0 has been released and available for download. Firefox 13.0 is the fastest and smartest web browser. You will see new tab and home page user interface. The Home Page now includes icons at the bottom of the page to give you easy access to bookmarks, history, settings, add-ons, downloads and sync preferences with one-click shortcuts. This version is a major upgrade and includes features such as updated developer tools, SPDY, and few other updates.

Linux / FreeBSD: PDFCrack A Command Line Password Recovery Tool For PDF Files

last updated in Categories FreeBSD, Linux, Linux desktop, Security

I already written about howto remove a password from all PDF files under Ubuntu or any other Linux distribution in a batch mode. However, many user want a simple command to recover password from pdf files. This is useful if you forgotten your password for pdf file. It is also useful for data-archaeologists, computer forensics professionals, people who want to test their password-strength (pdf files generated by webpass) and many more.

8 Linux Commands: To Find Out Wireless Network Speed, Signal Strength And Other Information

last updated in Categories Linux, Linux desktop, Linux laptop

Linux operating systems come with a various set of tools allowing you to manipulate the Wireless Extensions and monitor wireless networks. Here is a list of Linux tools used for wireless network monitoring tools that can be used from your laptop or desktop system to find out wifi network speed, bit rate, signal quality/strength, and more.

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Linux debugfs Hack: Undelete Files

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Undeletion means restoring files which have been deleted from Linux ext3 file system using rm command. Deleted files can be recovered on ext3 file systems using the debugfs program. This quick tutorial describes how to recover a file that was recently deleted using nothing but standard Linux command line utilities.

Create Custom URL Shortener For WordPress Based Blog In a Five Minutes

last updated in Categories Apache, lighttpd, php

You can create URL redirection service for your blog within five minutes using nothing but web server’s mod_redirect module. For example, when you type or share a url io9.in/t/5159 you will be automatically redirected to http://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/my-10-unix-command-line-mistakes.html. In this quick post I will explain how to create url shortener and integrate your wordpress based blog without installing any new scripts.

FAQ Updates: May/03/2012

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Linus Torvalds Wins Millennium Technology Prize

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The Millennium Technology Prize is the largest technology prize in the world and it is awarded once every two years by Technology Academy Finland. The Awarded is given for life-enhancing technological innovation. Linux kernel creator Linus Torvalds and Dr. Shinya Yamanaka won the Millennium Technology Prize, the prominent award for technological innovation for 2012.