June 10, 2009 · Networking, Server · 3 comments

Proftp  is an opensource ftp server that is used to download files remotely using a ftp client such as filezilla or ftp from command line either with windows or linux. Proftp can be used from the command line or GUI. This tutorial will cover some of both but mainly using the GUI front-end. So lets get started with the installation and set-up of Proftp!

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May 28, 2008 · General, Networking, Server · 17 comments

If you are using zoneedit.com or dyndns.org for your DNS service so that you can access your server using a URL, then you might have to update your DNS record at the service periodically whenever the IP address of your computer changes.Now here is simple solution for this ddclient.

Update IP addresses at dynamic DNS services.A perl based client to update your dynamic IP address at DynDNS.com (or other dynamic DNS services such as Hammernode, Zoneedit or EasyDNS), thus allowing you and others to use a fixed hostname (myhost.dyndns.org) to access your machine. This client supports both the dynamic and (near) static services, MX setting, and alternative host. It caches the address, and only attempts the update if the address actually changes.

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April 29, 2008 · Networking · 144 comments
April 28, 2008 · Networking · 36 comments

Wicd is an open source wired and wireless network manager for Linux which aims to provide a simple interface to connect to networks with a wide variety of settings.

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April 22, 2008 · Networking · 20 comments

This tutorial will explain how to Connect to Windows VPN server (PPTP) with Ubuntu Gutsy.Ubuntu makes it simple to connect to a Microsoft Windows VPN server at your workplace with NetworkManager and the pptp plugin.

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