Essential OS Basics 2: Deleting files & folders in Linux

This series of posts will contain a list of some very useful Linux commands that you might need every now and then. This one is  a small tutorial on how to delete files in linux.  First post on Linux networking here 1. Delete files and directories rm command Let us assume you want to delete […]

NoDoFollow for Firefox 4, 5 and above

NoDoFollow is a Mozilla Firefox addon which Highlights links in a document and color codes them according to follow / nofollow.  It’s used quite a bit in my office but the author hasn’t released updated version compatible with Firefox 4 or Firefox 5. So when I installed latest Firefox version 5.0.1, there were quite a few […]

Essential OS basics 1: Linux Networking

This article is for people trying to get their Linux PC connect to internet or just the local network. Most linux distributions come with automatic DHCP clients and thus need minimal tinkering with configuration. But if you are in a situation where having a simple DHCP client is not working, read on. In this part […]

Autopwn Automation of FastTrack Bug

Seems like there’ve been some minor changes in the MetaSploit Framework 3. One of the effects is that the the Autopwn Automation of FastTrack is not working. Running the script gives the following error: . . msf > load db_sqlite3 [-] [-] The functionality previously provided by this plugin has been [-] integrated into the […]

Using ProxyChains

There are probably dozens of programs on any OS that don’t have any option for using proxies. Many common command line tools like ping, traceroute don’t work if the network you are on, forces you to use a proxy. Finally found a way to specify a proxy for these programs . ProxyChains  is one very […]