September 19, 2018

Tutorials Section Index

Stumbling and Sniffing Wireless Networks in Linux, Part 2

In Part 1 we learned some basic network sniffing and stumbling with SWScanner on Linux. Today Eric Geier shows us some more excellent network discovery and probing utilities: KwifiManager, tcpdump, and Wireshark.

Building Your Own Linux Kernel: Tricky kernel options (part 3)

In the first two parts of this series we learned how to build a custom Linux kernel. But there are so many options it's easy to get lost. Today we'll clarify some of the more important places where it's easy to go wrong.

More Linux Remote Networking Tips and Tricks (part 2)

In part 1 we learned some neat tricks using OpenSSH and SSHFS for fast remote logins and file sharing. Today in Part 2 we learn how easy it is to configure OpenSSH to use secure public key authentication instead of a password login.

Stumbling and Sniffing Wireless Networks in Linux, Part 1

Discovering and analyzing wireless networks requires a lot of sniffing and stumbling. Eric Geier shows how to stumble and sniff with Linux.

Build a High-Powered Ubuntu Linux Workstation (part 3)

In this final installment of Paul Ferrill's series on building your own high-powered Linux workstation, it is time to install the operating system. Or actually several operating systems, putting a whole computer lab in a box.

Install DD-WRT On a Linux PC

DD-WRT not only converts those little consumer broadband routers into mighty Linux networking powerhouses, it also runs on any old PC. Eric Geier shows how.

Linux Remote Networking Tips and Tricks

Linux has all kinds of great networking abilities built-in; Carla Schroder shares some tips and tricks for navigating multiple computers at home or in an office, and keeping your files where they belong.

Building Your Own Linux Kernel, part 2

Customizing and building your own Linux kernel, rather than sticking with the kitchen-sink distribution kernels, means you can add new experimental drivers, get rid of drivers you don't need, fix mistakes created by your chosen distro, and make a lean, mean and fast kernel. Akkana Peck continues her series on kernel building.

Upgrading a Motherboard in Linux: Kernel Panic

Replacing a motherboard on a Linux system is usually a 30-minute chore, but sometimes things go haywire. Carla Schroder tells a tale of kernel panics and kernel transplants.

Advanced Tips for Search-and-Replace in Linux

With regular expressions you can perform some mighty fine-tuned search-and-replace in text files, such as changing all the US-style date references (09/22/09) to UK style,(22.09.2009). Juliet Kemp open her vast tips and tricks toolbag to share a number of useful and excellent examples.

eyeOS: Your Own Private Linux Cloud that You Control (part 2)

Last week Eric Geier introduced us to the open source Web OS project, eyeOS. We installed eyeOS, and today we'll continue by configuring our network and setting up the office file support. Plus we'll learn how to get our files onto eyeOS, create users, and configure other system settings.

Building Your Own Linux Kernel, part 1

There are a lot of reasons to customize your own Linux kernel: better performance, bugfixes, try out new features, and earn valuable geekcreds. In this new series Akkana Peck introduces us to the fundamental steps of building a Linux kernel.

More Tips and Tricks for GNU Screen

Juliet Kemps shows us more cool things to love about Screen. Cutting and pasting, monitor a window for output, mirror another session, lock the screen and more.

eyeOS: Your Own Private Linux Cloud that You Control (part 1)

Cloud computing is a relativity new computing concept where resources are provided via the Internet instead of on the local computer or network. It's virtualization over the Internet. Eric Geier introduces eyeOS, the do-it-yourself cloud that keeps control in your hands.

Build Your Own PBX With Asterisk and Linux

Building your own corporate phone system using the Asterisk open source telephony suite could result in massive cost savings for your company, and setting up a test box to hone your Asterisk skills costs nothing but time. Paul Rubens gets you started on this sophisticated open source iPBX.

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