10 Great Gnome shell extensions to try | Gnome extensions

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This post is all about making your desktop look fancy and that’s why I will recommend you some great Gnome shell extensions. I have also posted earlier about Gnome 3 desktop customization, be sure to check it out too. All these extensions are in Gnome extensions site. You can install them by one click with Firefox. Directly from the website. I’m using Debian 9 with highly customized setup, so you might run into some issues with some of these extensions. If you do, you can ask for help by commenting…

Install Hydra on Linux | Debian | Mint | Ubuntu | Latest version

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Today I am going to show how to install Hydra on Linux. Hydra is a powerful penetration testing tool. It allows you to brute force almost anything. Please note that all of the tutorials here regarded on penetration testing and ethical hacking are only meant for testing and/or educational purposes. Do not harm anyone’s devices without their permission. Do not break the law. All the credits from this tool goes to van Hauser / THC on GitHub. You will learn how to install Hydra on Linux, Debian based systems, like…

How to install Nvidia drivers Debian 9 | Detect GPU for correct driver

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This is a tutorial “How to install Nvidia drivers Debian 9”. You will learn how to install correct drivers for your Nvidia GPU on Debian 9/GNU Linux. Also I will be showing you how you can detect the the current GPU with nvidia-detect. How to install Nvidia drivers Debian 9 First, make sure your system is up to date. Run the following commands on your terminal. You need to use sudo or be root to do these commands. sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade After your system and packages…

Software alternatives for Linux & Windows – Open Source

software alternatives for linux

You’re probably looking for common Windows software alternatives for Linux. Or perhaps just open source alternatives for Windows software? Now you might be asking yourself: Why can’t I just pirate everything and use the paid programs? If you did, ask yourself this question: Why wouldn’t I help the open source developers by using their software and donating them like one dollar? Well if you’re really broke and can’t afford that, don’t pay anything, even using their software supports them. The paid and expensive software might be better than the open…

Common Linux problems with their fixes – Submit yours

common linux problems

Common Linux problems with their fixes. Not a usual post, but I thought that this might help some people. Yes, I know that Stack Overflow, Ask Ubuntu and bunch of other websites are made for this, but why not? I promise that I will post here every problem that I will face with its fix. Comment below if you have a problem and I will try to help you and other people can also do that. If you have arrived here from Google or any other search engine, press CTRL+F…

Best Linux distributions 2018 – Beginners to experts

Best Linux distributions

Best Linux distributions at the year 2018 I decided to list the best Linux distributions of the year 2018 based on my opinions and also facts. What should you try, what should you skip? Choosing the best Linux distribution for yourself can be very frustrating, that’s why I’m here to help. There is hundreds of Linux distributions listed at Distrowatch, and most of them are based on Debian and Arch Linux. If you are just a beginner in the Linux world, and haven’t even decided to use Linux as your…

Things to do after installing Linux Mint 18.3 – Easiest ways

Things to do after installing Linux Mint 18.3

Hello to you reading my article “Things to do after installing Linux Mint 18.3”. In this article, I will show you suggested things to do after installing Linux Mint. These are the things that I would personally do and have done after installing Linux Mint. All the “things” in this article are optional, you don’t need to do any of these if you don’t want to, these are just recommendations. Linux Mint is a community-driven Linux distribution based on Debian and Ubuntu that strives to be a “modern, elegant and…

Hide Files Inside Images

Hiding in plain sight is sometimes the best tactic.   For instance, this lovely young lady   Rather unassuming, right? Well, read on and you’ll learn how to extract a hidden message from that picture!   Steganography is “the practice of concealing a file, message, image, or video within another file, message, image, or video.” (Source: Wikipedia) In Linux, the ever-so-handy Steghide allows us to do just that. I know that you and your imagination will come up with all sorts of creative ways to utilize this awesome little program.…

Cracking Passwords With Hashcat

Cracking Passwords With Hashcat

Hashcat is praised as one of the most advanced, thorough, and powerful password cracking programs available today. It’s also a personal favorite of mine, and we will be going over the basics so you can get started. By the end of this guide, you will attempt to crack as many passwords as you can from a list of many, many hashes created for this tutorial. When you’re done, post a comment below to tell us how many you got, and see how many passwords other people were able to find!…

Why you need to secure your Linux Servers

Do you need security for a linux server?

Whats the problem? In the current day and age anyone can build a Linux server. A Google search and a YouTube tutorial and suddenly you have a device that hosts a webpage. It is honestly amazing and it is wonderful to live in a time where anyone can learn about Linux and host a server within minutes. Do any of these tutorials tell you how to secure your server?   Very few of the tutorials I found ¬†warned of the risk of not securing your device. Therefore I set out…