Monthly Archives: December 2010

Web Proxies – The Dark Side

More and more web proxies are going online and many people (especially students) do not realize the dangers behind these sites.  Paul Lubic, Jr. (Paul’s Home Computing Blog) has an excellent article describing these dangers…more

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January 2011 Register Personal Computers/Phones To Use the School’s Network | News – Top Stories | Tennessee Technology Center @ Shelbyville

12-27-10 – January 2011 Register Personal Computers/Phones To Use the School’s Network | News – Top Stories | Tennessee Technology Center @ Shelbyville.

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1,000-Core Chip Could Make PCs 20 Times Faster

1,000-Core Chip Could Make PCs 20 Times Faster. To give you some perspective, the fastest consumer processors such as Intel’s Core i7 top out at six cores. According to the Daily Mail, the 1,000-core processor processes 5 gigabytes data per second, and … Continue reading

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Want to control who gets on your network?

Want to control who gets on your network?  Callout DLL can still be downloaded from Microsoft and now with Windows Server 2008 you can control with an Allow/Deny. With portable computing (netbooks, laptops, droids, blackberries, iPads, iPods, iPhones and other … Continue reading

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Lavasoft Ad-Aware Pro Free

Subscribe to CNet and receive Lavasoft’s Ad-Aware Pro Free for one year.  You can login using your Facebook account. One day only ends 12/28 Thanks Pat! Link

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Test Internet speed

Numion offers several ways to test your internet speed.  Link ~D. Babian

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How to breakdown and repair your laptop

Here’s a link that shows how to break down your laptop – Link

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DNS and Mail Server Information

DNS Trouble offers several online tools- WHOIS Lookup DNS Lookup Host Ping Network Trace Route DNS Traversal Reverse DNS Check MX Record Check GeoIP Location Mail Server Validation Spam Blacklist Check Link ~D. Babian

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Germany plans new cyber-warfare defence centre

Germany plans new cyber-warfare defence centre.

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Air Traffic Control Simulator

An air traffic control simulator can be found at ATC-SIM. AirBus a400m simulator

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The Open Racing Car Simulator – TORCS

The Open Racing Car Simulator – TORCS is a fun racing game that is freeware.  For MAC, Windows and Linux.  Link to Website. Downloads for MAC, Linux and Windows.

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VirtualBox 4

Oracle’s VirtualBox 4 offers more changes than ever.  With rework done on drivers, the VirtualBox Manager and dozens of other changes; VirtualBox is a great tool to run other operating systems in almost any environment.  VirtulBox now offers a live … Continue reading

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Free FPS Game for your Computer

Want a free FPS game with great graphics? Alien Arena is an excellent game that provides challenges in small to massive arenas.

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500 Linux Commands

If you want to know about the commands in Linux; this website alphabetizes them and gives examples.

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Tweak Ubuntu

Want to Tweak Ubuntu and find those settings that are hidden or hard to find?  Ubuntu Tweak is an excellent little debian package you can download and install in seconds.  This little program offers dozens of tweaks to your Ubuntu … Continue reading

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Clone your virtual machine

Here’s how to clone your virtual machine in VirtualBox Shutdown the Virtual Computer (machine) Release the .vdi file File Virtual Media Manager Select the correct virtual computer disk you want to copy Click Release Navigate to the directory of VirtualBox … Continue reading

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Check the File System in Ubuntu

Everyone tries to keep their servers and workstations up as long as possible.  However, you do need to reboot your computer to check the file system thoroughly and to clear any cache or temporary files that are in a hung … Continue reading

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FCC Posts Net Neutrality Rules

FCC Posts Net Neutrality Rules | News & Opinion | PCMag.com. Thanks Richie!

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Password Protect a Folder

Need to password protect a folder?  Here’s a solution in Beta Format that works great. IOBit’s Password Folder Beta lets you protect sensitive documents, pictures or other information.  If you have a family computer and need to protect your data, … Continue reading

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Reset Windows 7 Firewall

Do you need to reset your Windows 7 Firewall? 1. Open a command prompt window as an administrator (hold Crl-Shift then hit enter). 2. On the command prompt type netsh advfirewall reset . C:\>netsh advfirewall reset Press Enter     … Continue reading

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