Starting and Stopping Services at Boot on Ubuntu with Upstart | With Ubuntu pushing ahead to using Upstart, there is a new /etc/init/ directory of the config files. Here is a quick how-to for controlling services with Upstart.
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How to Compile TrueCrypt from Source on Debian Linux | For the paranoid, it is possible to compile TrueCrypt from source on Debian Linux. Here is how to do it!
Fix Wireless Disconnects in Linux | If your Linux wireless constantly disconnects, it could be from repeated attempts related to something called CRDA. Trying the following below may help fix this for you!
Faster apt-get on Debian Linux | There is no need for apt-fast or other wrappers. apt.conf has a feature to enable parallel downloads and make your apt-get work much faster. Here is the tip!
Ubuntu 13.10 Disable Dash Online Searching Advertisements | With Ubuntu 13.10, a single preference option will disable online searching and just allow searching of local files and apps.
How to Encrypt a File with OpenSSL | For sensitive files or to securely send someone else a file, use OpenSSL to encrypt the file. Here’s how it works!
How to Create a Tor .onion Site | Tor hidden services use .onion domain names. I’ll show you how to create a hidden service .onion site configured securely to prevent information leakage.
lame mp3 Settings for K3b | K3b is great for ripping CDs into various formats. For mp3 ripping via lame, here are optimal settings to use.
AWS Send Server Logs to S3 Bucket | For your Linux cloud in AWS, try sending your server logs to an S3 bucket. I’ll show you how!