May 15, 2012 · Networking · 5 comments

Dnsmasq is a lightweight server designed to provide DNS (and optionally DHCP and TFTP) services to a small-scale network. It can serve the names of local machines which are not in the global DNS. The DHCP server integrates with the DNS server and allows machines with DHCP-allocated addresses to appear in the DNS with names configured either in each host or in a central configuration file. Dnsmasq supports static and dynamic DHCP leases and BOOTP for network booting of diskless machines.
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May 8, 2012 · Networking · 3 comments
April 11, 2012 · Networking · (No comments)

TrafShow is a simple interactive program that gather the network traffic from all libpcap-capable interfaces to accumulate it in memory cache, and then separately display it on appropriated curses window in line-narrowed manner as a list of network flows sorted by throughput. Display updates occurs nearly in real time, asynchronously from the data collecting. It look like a live show of traffic flows. Any kind of network traffic are mixed together in the one live-show screen, an Ethernet, IP, etc.
Hint: Please press ‘H' key inside a show to get brief help!
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January 2, 2012 · Networking · 16 comments

This tutorial explain how to install Cisco VPN client on ubuntu 11.10.On Ubuntu, you don't need to install the Cisco VPN Client: NetworkManager includes support for Cisco IPSec VPNs.
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December 27, 2011 · Backup, Networking · 16 comments

This post is for all Ubuntu Geeks who got frustrated that their time machine didn't run anymore after intallation of OS-X Lion or for those out there trying to get it running for the first time.

OS-X Lion requires netatalk > 2.2.1, however there seems to be no package for that available on the regular sources, but you can also build it yourself!

That is the strategy we will follow in this post. As with many things once you know the recipe the procedure is straightforward, but I've found many posts our there of people who tried but didn't succeed. Follow the path below and you will become a happy time traveller!

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