How to install FreeBSD on a KVM VPS

by Ruchira on January 10, 2013

  If you are bored with Linux and want to dive in to the Unix BSD world,  FreeBSD is the OS you should start with. On this guide I’m going to explain you how to install FreeBSD on your KVM, VPS server. If you got a dedicated server don’t worry you can avoid the first […]

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    If you have a WHM Cpanel server and you are setting up user accounts, keep in mind that every user account owner gets full shell access by default and they can execute all the nasty commands to mess up the whole server. I don’t understand why WHM team made it like this way on default. […]

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How to run Geekbench test on Linux

by Ruchira on January 9, 2013

      Geekbench has become the go-to benchmark method among the tech people because of its availability on almost any platform out there. As the Geekbench official web site says Geekbench provides a comprehensive set of benchmarks engineered to quickly and accurately measure processor and memory performance. Designed to make benchmarks easy to run […]


Got your new VPS/Dedicated server and want to know how to change the default root login password, given to you when your server was setup? This is a simple procedure but most online documentation goes beyond the linux new bies knowledge. This time on Quick Tips I’m going to explain you how to do that […]

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Showing your Apache version and OS info in the server signature is a bad practice. Specially if you are using WHM CPanel on your server, the signature shows nasty amount of information for outsiders. For example here is the signature from my WHM server apache/2.2.23 (Unix) mod_ssl/2.2.23 OpenSSL/0.9.8e-fips-rhel5 mod_auth_passthrough/2.1 mod_bwlimited/1.4 FrontPage/ So how you can stop […]


TOR exit node owner raided in Austria

by Ruchira on November 30, 2012

With the ever increasing rules on Internet copyrights and content sharing rules, running a TOR exit node is like waving hand to hackers and law enforcement agencies. This is what happened to a man who operates multiple TOR exit nodes on Europe. Named William Weber who lives on Austria got his apartment raided by LKA […]


How to change refresh rate on Ubuntu

by Ruchira on November 29, 2012

Setting refresh rate is missing on Ubuntu under appearance settings. But with just simple terminal command, you can set the refresh rate and resolution. Open up Terminal ( Go to dash home and type “Terminal” to find it and click to open ) xrandr -s 1920×1200 -r 75 Command is shown above. On that 1920×1200 […]


How to make your own VPN for less than $2 a month

by Ruchira on November 22, 2012

If you want to access blocked web sites on your country or if you want to get US only services like Hulu,Netflix,Pandora from anywhere in the world, best solution is to get in to a good US based proxy or tunnel your traffic via VPN, I have explained the first option here. Building a proxy […]

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