Category Archives: General

Tcpdump Tutorial – How to Sniff and Analyse Packets from Commandline

By | August 10, 2020

Tcpdump Tcpdump is a commandline network analyzer tool or more technically a packet sniffer. It can be thought of as the commandline version of wireshark (only to a certain extent, since wireshark is much more powerful and capable). As a commandline tool tcpdump is quite powerful for network analysis as filter expressions can be passed… Read More »

Increase adsense earnings by blocking low paying categories

By | September 25, 2012

One common adsense optimisation technique is to block low paying ads. The adsense interface allows users to block whole categories of ads like travel&tourism, real estate, health etc. Although the google adsense does try its best to serve the most relevant ads for a website based on its topic, keyword and content but sometimes when… Read More »

Fix Bsnl broadband frequent disconnection problem

By | November 7, 2012

Bsnl has plenty of high speed (4 MPBS) plans as mentioned here : http://bsnl.co.in/opencms/bsnl/BSNL/services/broadband/new_BB_postpaid.html . These are on the NIB – II Network. Ip addresses begin with 117. One known problem with the high speed internet is that it gets disconnected frequently. So like Yahoo Messenger or Pidgin or Skype could go offline every 5… Read More »

Login into phpmyadmin without username and password

By | June 25, 2013

Phpmyadmin auto login Phpmyadmin is a popular web based mysql database administration tool/frontend. It is used widely by php/mysql developers to manage database locally and remotely. When logging in to phpmyadmin, the user has to provide the mysql login credentials. However when working or developing on localhost , its better to make phpmyadmin login automatically… Read More »

Compile wxwebconnect on Ubuntu 11.04 64 bit

By | February 2, 2012

wxwebconnect is a control for wxwidgets that allows to embed a gecko browser in a wxwidgets application. So lets try to install it on Ubuntu 11.04 wxWidgets can be installed from synaptic. Look for packages called libwxgtk2.8-* 1. Download wxwebconnect source from http://www.kirix.com/labs/wxwebconnect/downloads.html Extract them in home directory. Inside the webconnect directory you would see… Read More »

Easy to use C/C++ IDE for Ubuntu Linux

By | October 19, 2012

Here are some IDEs that work very well on Ubuntu ( and other Linuxes ) and can be used as an alternative to the terminal gcc or g++ thing. Geany Url : http://www.geany.org/ Install with sudo apt-get install geany Open any C/C++/PHP/Html/Python/Perl file and start coding. Compile with F8 , Build with F9 and execute… Read More »