Raspberry Pi NAS for Travelers

Raspberry Pi NAS for Travelers

Say you have some type of home NAS or drive array which houses valuable information. And let’s say you want to go traveling for a while (as I plan to do), but leave the box in storage. What’s the best way to bring your data with you, or just a bunch of...

Bullet-proof Apache: Nikto Security Scanner

If you’ve ever been responsible for maintaining an Apache web server, you know how important security is. Nikto provides an easy way to scan for known (and unknown) vulnerabilities within your Apache server.  Actually, it does a fairly comprehensive scan on over...

Find Linux CPU Temperature

The easiest way to get a CPU temperature readout from Linux is by looking at an ACPI function called temperature: [code] cat /proc/acpi/thermal_zone/THRM/temperature [/code] You could also try sensors-detect and then sensors, but I had some trouble detecting the...

Install Microsoft TrueType Fonts in Fedora and Ubuntu

When it comes to typography, Microsoft TrueType fonts are both visually appealing and aesthetically pleasing. They’re found all over the web, usually specified in stylesheets. Unfortunately for Linux users, the most common TTFs aren’t installed (by...

Upgrade Fedora 8 to Fedora 9 Using PreUpgrade

Fedora 9 was released this past Tuesday. The upgrade process has changed slightly, with the Fedora Project integrating a new tool called PreUpgrade. To upgrade, make sure your system is fully updated with: [code] yum -y update [/code] and reboot when the process has...