Category Archives: Tip/Trick - Page 2

Installing ntop for ClearOS

Installing ntop for ClearOS is trivial. Here’s what you need to do: Then set a password: Lastly, start the service: If you want to be able to control ntop from the webconfig interface you need to add a line to …

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Installing knockd for ClearOS

Installing knockd for ClearOS is anything but, trivial if you are not familiar with the platform. I use Ubuntu and was having a hard time with getting knockd to work on ClearOS. These are my adventures (actually fairly simple as …

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Recovering a Linksys WRT350Nv1 from soft brick…

If you can still ping your router, I would first recommend you try to TFTP the official firmware back to the device. If that does not work, and you believe your boot loader is still intact,¬†you will need to add …

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Adding DB9 (serial) port to a Linksys WRT350Nv1 router…

First you’ll need to grab the Max232 Adapter from here: http://www.compsys1.com/workbench/On_top_of_the_Bench/Max233_Adapter/max233_adapter.html#A232DBH I believe the one I ordered has part number A232DBH3v (I don’t exactly remember as I already had it lying around but, this looks to be the right one.) …

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Open terminal using ‘F4’ in Nautilus…

You can make Nautilus open the current directory in an external terminal using the ‘F4’ key by modifying the accel key. To do this, simply install ‘dconf’-tools and ‘nautilus-open-in-terminal’: Now that you have dconf installed, open it and then navigate …

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Adding Chromium OS to Grub2’s menu…

Once you have Chromium OS installed you may want to customize the Grub2 menu to have a more friendly name than what the default is. First, open a terminal and cd to the /etc/grub.d/ directory. Next, remove the executable flag …

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Updating Hexxeh’s Chromium OS builds…

I did have Ubuntu and Chromium OS by Hexxeh setup perfectly until I decided to try to update Chromium OS since the built in auto updater wasn’t detecting that there was a new build available. I switched to Crosh using …

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My first tip…

If your DC power adapter for you laptop happens to be loose, you might be able to remedy this by using a small piece of shrink wrap to make the plug fit tighter. Just be sure to use the lowest …

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