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pfSense – configuring Windows Active directory authentication

March 3, 2014



pfSense, one of the most powerful open-source firewall router (software based) which is completely based on FreeBSD OS family. Now you may assume, that you will need to know about terminal commands to control and manage this. Well, part of it is true as you will need to know about commands for any advancing purpose […]

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4 Implementable tools you will need to your day-to-day functions

November 5, 2013



In our day to day life we need applications & programs (tools) to get our duties done. We use anonymous application programs for different type of purposes. There are commercial and non-commercial tools that we use to fulfill our needed tasks. And there are complex software suits to do specific tasks such like editing graphics, […]

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Installing OpenVPN with Shorewall in Ubuntu – Part 2

September 16, 2013



If you haven’t go through the OpenVPN installation part, you can check in Part 1. Now we have a client connected to the server with IP address First we need to tell server to route incoming packets destined to internet through server’s public IP. Which we call NAT. I’m using Shorewall to do the […]

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Prolink PHS300 Dongle on Ubuntu

February 22, 2013


First of all, I must admit that I’m not a geek. I started to use FOSS in 2009 just because I didn’t wanted to use pirated softwares since that would be breaching the second precept of Buddhist Five Precepts. However, recently I bought a mobile internet connection with a dongle from Etisalat. Before buying the […]

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ownCloud | An Open Source Dropbox Alternative

January 8, 2013



Your own data, your own cloud. ownCloud is a full featured Dropbox alternative server application run on your own server. Owncloud can be setup and running with minimal configuration. The basic requirement is a working LAMP server. Like Dropbox and Google Drive Images music files can be accessible from web interface without need to download. Also […]

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Hide & Password Protect uTorrent with Boss-Key

October 5, 2012


uTorrent GeekLK

We always wanted this, just to hide uTorrent from appearing on windows taskbar and avoid others from accessing it. Without using any other softwares to hide icons in taskbar now we have hiding feature built-in to uTorrent along with password protected access called ‘boss key’. Here’s how to do configure it. And I wouldn’t recommend […]

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Setup a Headless Transmission Client in Ubuntu 12.04

August 10, 2012


Transmission headless

After searching for a solution to run Transmission BitTorrent client as a service (daemon) instead of opening manually and keep the running icon on the desktop and found ‘transmission-daemon’ package which will let us to run Transmission in a headless server or in our own NAS. Transmission daemon can be accessed by its’ web interface […]

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Broadcast Audio Online with Icecast Darkice and ezstream

July 19, 2012



If you ever wanted to broadcast your own voice or a mp3 playlist, here’s the solution for that. When I was exploring about online broadcasting, I found two popular audio broadcasting applications those are Shoutcast (Windows) and Icecast (Linux). In this guide I’ll setup an Icecast server in Ubuntu. The reason why I choose to Linux based […]

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Keep SSH Session Alive After Disconnecting

July 1, 2012



When I use SSH to remotely manage my Ubuntu servers specifically when installing applications and editing config files sometimes I get disconnected due to internet connectivity issues. Most of the time I use Hamachi VPN to connect to the servers. If it get disconnected in middle of setting up something, there is no way to […]

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Smart Screen ON (LITE) :: Android App

June 13, 2012



Smart Screen ON (LITE) is an android based application designed to unlock/lock your phone screen using the inbuilt proximity sensor which comes with the smartphone itself. The app is quiet handy & designed based Galaxy Nexus as they’ve mentioned in their discrption; This app is designed to work on Galaxy Nexus, please don’t give a […]

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