How to SSH into your home computer to access media files, documents, processes, or anything else you might need
How to hack a hard drive in almost any OS.
I wanted access to my home machine so I could access any files I want. Dropbox is pretty awesome, but if you’ve forgotten to put something in your Dropbox folder, you’ll be in deep trouble. (1) Run “sudo apt-get install openssh-server” at the command line. (2) Run “sudo cp /etc/ssh/sshd_config /etc/ssh/sshd_config.original”. This copies your original […]
How to batch scan using Xsane
Most of you know that it’s simple to get around the password-protection in almost any OS. I startled the heck out of my brother two days ago when I popped a Meerkat disk into his machine, booted up, mounted his data partition, and pwned his WoW folder, all without breaking a sweat or needing any […]
Triple booting Linux distros with a mix of GRUB2 and GRUB legacy, Part 2
If you’re like me, you can’t throw important documents away, but there’s no easy way to scan old records, tax documents, and all the crap you’re supposed to save for 7 or 10 years…or however long taxes are supposed to stick around. Unfortunately, batch scanning with Xsane using an ADF (auto document feeder) is not […]
Triple booting Linux distros with a mix of GRUB2 and GRUB legacy, Part 1
Instructions on how to multi-boot with a mix of legacy and 2. DISCLAIMER: this method erases your entire hard drive and repartitions it. If you are uncomfortable mucking about with partition tables, go look at some beginner resources and tutorials on fdisk, gparted, and disk partitioning in general. This is not a method or tutorial […]
Why are we always trying to copy Windows?
I’ve been experimenting with other distros. I just got a 2TB internal Western Digital Caviar Black, and there’s just too much room there NOT to create nine partitions and get my distro freak on. I know, Kubuntu baybee, but it’s not you, it’s me. I just can’t stay faithful to one distro, and you KNEW […]
There are skins for each of the OSs that aren’t Windows–to make them LOOK like Windows. http://linux.slashdot.org/story/10/08/26/199228/Making-Ubuntu-Look-Like-Windows-7 There’s the latest; why is everyone trying so hard? There’s the usual answer; the more you make OSS look like proprietary software, the more likely that n00bs will give it a shot–but does this turn you off of […]