What if you can convert the $999 Nvidia GTX 690 in to a $3000 Tesla K10 ? or $1750 Quadro K5000? Yes you can. hacker community is blown up today thanks to a Australian hacker who found out a very easy way to do that. Engineering and manufacturing any kind of processor is really expensive and hardware […]


Ever heard about Ksplice? Its a great addon to install Linux kernel updates and patches without rebooting the system. Ksplice is a gem for people who run servers because they can install critical updates without rebooting the host. Well if you are used to run latest kernels from the sources, thanks to recent security issues and rapid […]


Best ROM for Galaxy SIII

by Ruchira on March 2, 2013

    I have owned Galaxy SIII for about 8 months now. And as a advanced user I like to change my Rom periodically not just because things get boring quickly for me but also to try out different and exciting things which can be done on my device. Speaking of my previous devices I had Galaxy […]


I made the switch to Ubuntu

by Ruchira on February 20, 2013

    Managing servers and messing with Unix like environments is my day job. However I have been using Windows on my desktop since the Windows 98 era. I have got a free Ubuntu 4.10 (Warty Warthog) way back in 2006 but it wasn’t exciting to me on those times. Those were the days people were rocking […]


How to install Packet Tracer on Ubuntu

by Ruchira on February 12, 2013

  Cisco Packet tracer is a nice way to emulate cisco networks if you are studying for any of cisco certifications. But did you knew that its also available for Linux ? Installing Packet Tracer on Ubuntu or any linux platform is very easy.  Packet Tracer is available to download on Cisco Academy Connection web […]


VNC client for Ubuntu

by Ruchira on January 11, 2013

    If you got a shiny new KVM VPS or if you are experimenting VNC on your Android mobile phone you definitely need a good VNC client application to connect to the VNC server. There are several VNC client apps for Ubuntu and linux but most of those isn’t much newbie friendly and got boatload of […]

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How to install LNMP on Ubuntu,Debian,Centos

by Ruchira on January 10, 2013

  Linux,Nginx,Mysql and PHP is the best way to go if you are considering to give your site a speed boost by switching away from Apache. However setting up LNMP stack is little bit hard if you are newbie on linux. To automate things there is lnmp auto installer from and I was featuring […]


  On this episode of Quick Tips I’m going to write about how you can use the simple terminal program called “Vnstat” to monitor the bandwidth usage of your Ubuntu,Debian,Centos or any other Linux server or pc. To install Vnstat Log in to your termnial and execute below command