How to use the Snort IDS – Part 1

how to use snort

When the defense of your device against attack is at stake, the name of antiviruses and IDSs must come up. And IDS, or an intrusion detection system, tries to detect malicious activity on your computer andinforms you about it. Snort is one of the most well-known IDSs today. In this tutorial,  I will show you how to use it to protect your system against intrusion. Let’s forgo the disclaimer, because this is constructive. Step 1: Snort is a Linux application. If you use Ubuntu,  the repositories for installing Snort should…

Clear recently accessed files in Linux Nautilus / GNOME File Manager

clear recently accessed files in linux

Hi, on this little guide, you will learn how to clear recently accessed files in Linux Nautilus. Nautilus is the file manager built for GNOME. There are a lot of reasons why you will need this command. Maybe you’re accessing sensitive data or maybe you don’t want your grandma to see your nasty little videos? Anyway, just fire up your terminal and write or copy paste the following command as root or using a sudoer. sudo rm ~/.local/share/recently-used.xbel And that is all you need to do for clearing that list.…

Create bootable USB on Linux terminal

create bootable usb on linux terminal

On this tutorial we will create bootable USB on Linux terminal. Distribution I will be using is Debian 9, but this method should work on almost any distro. Stick in your USB drive and make sure it has enough space to extract your .iso file whatever it is. I’m going to use debian.iso as example. Then you will need to find the path to your .iso file. In my case it’s /home/h/Downloads/debian.iso Then find your USB device path by executing the following command in your terminal as root or sudo…

Hiring authors, write for us, get paid in bitcoins!

Hello everyone! As you see in the post title, we are hiring authors! You can start writing for us if you fill the following terms. Requirements You’re interested in IT. Your english grammar is as good as mine or better. Computer Bitcoin address(You can make one for free at blockchain.info) You know how to use WordPress or willing to self-learn Working internet connection What you’re not required Any experience at all To even tell your personal information, just nickname and bitcoin address I think that’s about it. Sounds good right?…

Things to do after installing Debian 9 “Stretch” on your desktop or laptop

things to do after installing debian

Hello my fellow readers, here some things to do after installing Debian on your desktop or laptop computer. All steps are optional and you’re not required to do anything of them. These are the ones that I personally do after a fresh installation. I did the installation with Debian NETINST iso image and usb stick, laptop plugged in to my router, you will soon get to know why I had to plug it in and not use WLAN. I selected Gnome desktop in the installation process, you can choose your…

25 Reasons to use Linux

Reasons to use Linux

Reasons to use Linux | Why choose Linux? | Windows vs Linux? MacOS vs Linux? You can find a ton of articles about reasons to use Linux. Now let us list a ton of those reasons, they are not in any kind of order. 1. Load of different distributions to choose from There is no other OS that has so many distributions like Linux. You can find hundreds of Linux distributions from Distrowatch.com Top ten distributions in the last twelve months, at the time writing this post: Linux Mint Debian…

Customize your GNOME 3 desktop looks

customize your gnome 3 desktop

Customize your GNOME 3 desktop to look fabulous Hello everybody! In this article, I am going to show to many ways ways to customize your GNOME 3 desktop. You are able to modify any Linux operating system desktop looks with Gnome 3 desktop environment. How ever in this tutorial I will be using Debian 9 Strecth. This doesn’t mean that you have to be using the exact same distribution, but some modifications in commands may have to be made for our customizations to work, or certain files may be in…

Upgrading Debian 8 “Jessie ” to Debian 9 “Stretch”

Upgrading Debian 8 "Jessie " to Debian 9 "Stretch"

Upgrading Debian 8 “Jessie ” to Debian 9 “Stretch” In this article, we will be upgrading Debian 8 “Jessie ” to Debian 9 “Stretch” by Linux command line. Method will work both, desktop and server systems. You might also want to read Debians “Whats new on Debian 9” article to make sure you really wanna do it. For example, in the update, Debian 9 will replace MySQL with MariaDB, there is more details about that and other stuff in this article. Now we should get to work and go for…

Configure sudo and add user to sudoers group on Debian

Configure sudo and add user to sudoers group on Debian

Configure sudo and add user to sudoers group on Debian In this article you will learn how to configure sudo and add user to sudoers group on Debian. This method will work both desktop and server versions of Debian. About sudo sudo is a program for Unix-like computer operating systems that allows users to run programs with the security privileges of another user, by default the superuser. It originally stood for “superuser do” as the older versions of sudo were designed to run commands only as the superuser. Source: Wikipedia…

Remove all games from GNOME 3, Debian GNU/Linux

remove all games from gnome 3

Remove all games from GNOME 3 Hello everyone, just installed Debian Strecth with GNOME 3 and noticed that I could not find anything (for Debian) Gnome 3 game removal. So what I did, I manually removed them with their package names. Just run these two commands as root and you get rid of them. (I’m just using sudo, if you don’t have sudo, just type su on terminal) sudo apt-get purge gnome-2048 aisleriot atomix gnome-chess five-or-more hitori iagno gnome-klotski lightsoff gnome-mahjongg gnome-mines gnome-nibbles quadrapassel four-in-a-row gnome-robots gnome-sudoku swell-foop tali gnome-taquin…