Learn how to connect Microsoft application such as Excel and other to MySQL and PostgreSQL database server running on Linux. This is an excellent information / howto. In cases where business applications have been built on open source databases, it may be necessary to connect other Windows applications, such as Microsoft Access or Excel, to […]
Ophcrack is a Windows password cracker based on rainbow tables. It is a very efficient implementation of rainbow tables done by the inventors of the method. It comes with a GTK+ Graphical User Interface and runs on Windows, Mac OS X (Intel CPU) as well as on Linux. There is also article and more screen […]
FreeBSD has chflags utility or command which modifies the file flags of the listed files as specified by the flags operand. See tutorial on how to Setup file immutable bit which is just like Linux chatter command. Following are flags arch: set the archived flag nodump: set the nodump flag sappnd: set the system append-only […]
There is news of a worm which uses a vulnerability in the PHPXMLRPC libraries to spread a computer virus. It is called as Linux/Lupper.worm. This is not just Linux or BSD specific it would affect anything that use the PHP. McAfee reports that This worm spreads by exploiting web servers hosting vulnerable PHP/CGI scripts. It […]
The resolv.conf file is the resolver configuration file. It is use to configure client side access to the Internet Domain Name System (DNS). This file defines which name servers to use. The resolver is a set of routines in the C library that provide access to the Internet Domain Name System (DNS). The resolver configuration […]
First visit Sun java site and download latest JRE for Linux. You can download RPM or self-extracting file. All the information to install JRE is on same page, just follow it. Once you downloaded and installed the JRE, you need to restart FireFox and Test your JRE installation.