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How to setup an ftp server on windows 8

Ftp Ftp servers can be used to transfer files to a web server or download files from a web server. Windows 8 has an inbuilt ftp server that can be used to do this. Setting up the inbuilt ftp server of windows 8 requires more steps than installing a 3rd party ftp server. However we are going to try to do ...

Share tata photon connection across lan in ubuntu

In a previous article we saw how a windows netbook/laptop can be used to share a tata photon connection with other computers on a LAN. Now we shall do the same thing on Ubuntu. The technique is very simple and uses a tool called firestarter. Internet connection sharing can be setup on linux by adding rules to iptables, however it ...

Add a shutdown button to desktop in windows 8

The default process to shutdown windows 8 is quite lengthy. If you are at the desktop then first you need to go to Start screen, then logout and then in the power option is the shutdown option. It is possible to have a quick desktop icon that can do this in a single step. Create a desktop shutdown icon The first thing ...

Install windows 8 in virtualbox

In today's experiment we are going to install windows 8 on virtualbox and see how well it works. Virtualbox is a very powerful and popular virtualisation tool that can be used to run a variety of oses. Our host os is ubuntu. It means that Ubuntu is installed on hard drive as an OS and virtualbox would be running in ...

Install virtualbox 4.2.6 on ubuntu 12.10 precise

Virtualbox Virtualbox is the most popular virtualisation solution for x86 and AMD64/Intel64 platforms. Its featureful yet very easy to use. If you are virtualising then its recommended to have the latest version installed so that all recent operating systems will have best compatibility in the virtual environment. The software repository of Ubuntu 12.10 contains an older version of virtualbox (4.1.18). To install ...

Install Fedora 17 64bit on virtualbox

Fedora can be easily installed on virtualbox if you want to try it out without doing a real install to your hard drive. In this tutorial we are going to do that. Since we shall be using 64bit fedora, virtualbox would need to have the VT-x/AMD-V virtualisation feature in bios. These are the virtualisation extension of the underlying CPU hardware. Here ...

Add wireless router to existing wired network or lan

Wired Network Lets say you have an existing wired network setup at your workstation or home somewhat like this Adsl Modem/Router (192.168.1.1) => Switch => Multiple Pcs (192.168.1.10, 192.168.1.20 ...) Now you want to add a wireless access point to this existing wired network so that you can connect to the internet wirelessly from your laptop, netbook or ipad (ipads are wifi only). ...

Share your tata photon connection across multiple pc on lan

Tata photon is a popular wireless internet connection in India. It uses a plug-play usb modem that can be attached to any laptop or netbook to put it online. The wireless usb device acts like a modem that connects to tata photon towers to provide internet access. Connectivity is good in cities like kolkata, however speed is still very limited ...

How to get max traffic from reddit – tips for bloggers

Bloggers are always looking to share links on social bookmarking websites and reddit is one of the most common. For blogs on software programming and technology reddit can send quite a lot of traffic if there is quality content on a post/page/website. Here is screenshot of a recent traffic spike, that we got from reddit. We post our links on reddit.com ...

Simple tips to increase your google adsense cpc

Cost per click is the amount google pays for a particular click that was generated on an ad on your website. This is not constant and can vary a lot depending on various factors. It can be as low as $0.01 (which is not uncommon) and be as high as $20 (it can be even higher, that is rare). Cpc ...

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