Privilege escalation is one of the essential skills a hacker can have and often separates the newbies from the pros. With a continually changing landscape and a plethora of exploits out there, it can be a problematic aspect of any attack. Luckily, some tools can help expedite the process. Linux Exploit Suggester is just one of many to help you get root.
In this two-part video tutorial series, you'll learn how to download and install EasyUbuntu, a setup program that helps you install support for common, proprietary audio and video formats as well as the Macromedia Flash plugin for the Firefox web browser. (If you don't own an MP3 device and will be playing your music files only on your computer, then you can use Ubuntu's default music support and audio formats.)
Looking to make your HTC Evo 4G smartphone even better? Unlock your phone's full computational potential by installing Linux on it! This video guide presents a complete, step-by-step walkthrough of the process. For more information, and to get started installing the Ubuntu Linux distribution on your own Android smart phone (without blowing out your phone's Android installation), take a look!
Looking to make your Google Nexus One or HTC Evo smartphone even better? Unlock your phone's full computational potential while following in a tried-and-true geek tradition: Install Linux on it! This video guide presents a complete, step-by-step walkthrough of the process. For more information, and to get started installing the Ubuntu Linux distribution on your own Android smart phone (without blowing out your phone's Android installation), take a look!
The Pogoplug is a great device for accessing your info from anywhere, but did you know that with a little bit of work you can install Apache, Linux, MySQL, and PHP on the Pogoplug and use it as a cheap, functional, Linux-friendly web server.
The author shows how to install Puppu Linux 4.3.1 in Innotek VirtualBox 1.5.2. He shows steps to create a new virtual machine in Innotek VirtualBox, by showing the various configuration settings like the RAM size, hard disk space etc. He shows how to boot the virtual machine with the Puppy Linux installation ISO file. Next, during boot up, he shows how to set the language and regional settings, resolution settings etc. In the next screen he shows how to access the local drive and partition it...
Learn how to install the Xubuntu OS on a Playstation 3. This is an alternative to installing yellow dog Linux.
Puppy Linux is a more user friendly version of the Linux operating system. In this tutorial, learn how to use UNetbootin from Windows to install Puppy Linux on a USB thumbdrive. This will allow you to boot your PC using the thumbdrive so that you can use your new operating system.
You have a brand new Droid Bionic smartphone, but you can only find guides on how to root it with a PC. Never fear, for this guide is here! This will walk you through the process of rooting your Motorola Android smartphone on a Mac or Linux computer.
If you have Ubuntu Linux, if you don't already know, there's something called Advanced Desktop Effects, and once enabled, gives you multiple desktop effects for your Ubuntu system. This video show you how to install Advanced Desktop Effects and shows you all the goodies, and demonstrates the Enhanced Zoom Desktop and the Rotate Cube. Check out all of the other desktop effects.
This video covers the Expo plugin in Ubuntu Linux, which is similar to the Exposé feature in Mac OS X. The Expo feature can be found in the Advanced Desktop Effects Manager. Once you enable it and tweak the options, you'll be able to view multiple workspace areas at once and manipulate your running programs between them. Check out all of the other desktop effects.
In this video, we learn how to activate Linux windows without losing selected text. To avoid losing the texts, you can just click on the title bar so that the highlighted part doesn't remove. If you don't want to do this, there is an alternative. Simply mouse over the text that you have highlighted and scroll with the wheel that's on your mouse. After this, right click on the text and then you can copy what you need to. Now, you can go back to the other window you have open and paste it in, t...
In this tutorial, we learn how to use Linux: Commandline Dependencies with gdebi. First, download a Deb file then use dpackage to install the package on the command line. If this fails, you will be able to use gdebi to install all the dependencies in command mode. This will save you time from trying to figure out how to open your file any other way. When you are finished, you will be able to open you file and enjoy what's inside. If you aren't familiar with how this works, search the internet...
Installing two operating systems and then dual boot your machine. This is to put more than just Windows and Linux and OSX on the same machine. Another option is a virtual desktop option. This video will guide you through the steps of setting your computer up to boot two different operating systems.
This fantastic video series goes right into Linux and holds your hand as he helps you set up and run Linux like a seasoned pro! For those of you who have never used Linux this video is valuable to getting started in Linux without getting completely confused.
Tired of Windows? Want to see what all the buzz is about Linux but you're not a computer expert? In this video, you'll learn how to use a free program called "Wubi" that lets you effortlessly install any flavor of Linux onto your Windows PC, without changing or damaging your existing Windows installation! Wubi handles all the installation and configuration for you, and allows you to dual-boot both Windows and Linux on the same computer.
This 2 part video will show you how to install Linux on the playstation 3 (PS3). Part 1 of 2 - How to Install Linux on the PS3.
Looking for a simple way to update your Linux distribution? This video tutorial demonstrates how to upgrade your Linux distribution via the apt-get command in the terminal. To get started using the apt-get update tool, press play!
Interested in trying out Linux (or simply Ubuntu)? This video clip will show you how to install the Ubuntu Linux distribution from the Ubuntu live CD. Ensure that you back-up and save all of your personal files and data before installation. The installer will format your hard drive as part of the installation process.
The metalx1000 shows how to install Linux the on a phone. He talks about the Openmoko operating system. The first thing he shows is where to download it from and which one to download. The next thing he talks about is a tool that he will be using called "dfu-util" which he states you can download from the Openmoko site. The next thing he do is enter some commands for the dfu-util tool and continue to show you how to install Linux on a phone. By watching this video, you will gain the knowledge...
Do you like the Linux Ubuntu program on your MacIntosh computer? This tutorial allows you to make it possible. Through the usage of VMware Fusion, the video teaches you how to install the Linux Ubuntu program on your MacIntosh. In addition, this video tells you where to get the programs you will need to follow the tutorial. By the end of the video, you will learn how to install Ubuntu on your MacIntosh regardless of the fact that Ubuntu is a program for the Linux operating system.
A Tutorial: Ubuntu Linux is a completely free open-source operating system that has many useful features and abilities, and this guide will show you how to try this new OS without harming your Windows system, and it only takes five minutes to learn! This guide will show you how to: -Download and burn the Ubuntu image to CD -Shrink the Windows installation to make room for Ubuntu -Boot to the Ubuntu live CD and begin the installation process -A step-by-step description of what options to choos...
In this tutorial, we learn how to run the Ubuntu distribution of the GNU/Linux operating system from a USB thumb drive. It's an easy process and this video presents a complete guide. For more information, including a full demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this helpful home-computing how-to.
In this tutorial, we learn how to procure a free copy of Ubuntu GNU/Linux by either Internet download or mail. It's an easy process and this video presents a complete guide. For more information, including a full demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this helpful home-computing how-to.
In this clip, you'll learn how to transfer files to and from Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac OS X & Linux desktop or laptop computers. For more information, including a complete demonstration, and detailed, step-by-step instructions, as well as to get started using this trick yourself, take a look.
In this clip, you'll learn how to create and use a persistent image of the Ubuntu GNU/Linux distribution. It's easy. So easy, in fact, that this home-computing how-to can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in about two minutes. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.
In this clip, you'll learn how to install the Ubuntu GNU/Linux distribution from a self-contained LiveCD (or Live CD) or DVD. You'll find it's easy. For more information, including an abbreviated demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this helpful home-computing how-to.
In this clip, you'll learn how to use the Backtrack Linux distro and the Aircrack-ng WiFi security app to crack a 64-bit WEP key. The process is simple. For more information, including step-by-step instructions, and to get started testing the security of your own WiFi networks, watch this hacker's how-to.
In this clip, you'll learn how to crack a WEP or WPA key on a GNU/Linux computer with GRIM WEPA. The process is simple. For more information, including step-by-step instructions, and to get started testing the security of your own WiFi networks, watch this hacker's how-to.
Need some help figuring out how to install an app in Linux with the terminal? It's an easy process and this home-computing how-to presents a complete demonstration. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.
This video shows you how to get a useful powertoy for your Ubuntu Linux system, called Ubuntu Tweak. This application provides access to many helpful system options and desktop features that can be easily modified.
In this video tutorial, you'll be taught a method for installing software packages within the Ubuntu Linux distribution in the simplest and most painless way available. There will be no web searching, downloading, or running, etc., of anything–just three clicks, and 2 minutes of your time! For a video walkthrough of the process, take a look!
An explanation of how to get access to your Linux desktop from any other computer connected to the Internet.
For Mac OS users who want to try Linux without erasing all of their other data - a step by step tutorial on how to install Ubuntu on a Mac using Parallels.
Shawn Powers teaches us how to install Truetype fonts on your Linux systems. First, log onto your web browser and go to Halloween Fonts. Once on this site, browse through the different types of fonts until you find one that you like. After this, save the file for the font onto your desktop. Now, install this font on your command line by first unzipping it. Go to the user share Truetype folder, then make a new custom folder. Move the file into the folder, then make sure the font and the folder...
This video tutorial in Computers & Programming category will show you how to delete temporary files in Ubuntu, Linux Mint or Debian. For this you will need the program called bleachbit. You could get it from Bleachbit Sourceforge/ or from Synaptic package manager. For synaptic manager, click on ‘package manager’ in the ‘start’ menu and log into the program by typing your password. Then search for ‘bleachbit’, download and install it. Go to ‘terminal’, type in ‘su’ and enter, then type in your...
No other operating system can create this awesome effect. Sure, not many people will want to use this fire effect, but this is just one of the many perks of owning a Ubuntu system. This video will show you how to use this fire paint effect via an eye candy plugin that enables you to draw on the screen with animated fire particles. You can also paint water all over your screen. Click here for more information.
Interested in running Linux but are afraid of accidentally formatting your primary hard drive? One solution is to bypass your hard drive altogether and run your Linux distribution live from a CD. This three-part video tutorial series will show you how to do just that using Ubuntu.
In this video the author shows how to install any version of Linux from a USB thumb drive. He gives the requirements, which are a USB drive, the ISO of the Linux OS and a program called UNetbootin. He shows how to download the program from Sourgeforge.net. After installing it he shows how to set the version of Linux in the program. Later he shows how to format the USB drive quickly and he goes on to set the USB drive option in the UNetbootin program. Now all the Linux OS will be copied to the...
In this video tutorial, we learn how to install and run the Ubuntu GNU/Linux distribution on a USB flash drive. For more information, including a complete demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this how-to from the folks at CNET TV.