A fresh ubuntu 13.04/12.10/12.04 installation is may not have enough utilities for a normal user. So, we have to install all of those softwares using Ubuntu software Center or terminal. But it take time to install all of them separately. Instead of individual installation, we can do a automated installation of these softwares with the help of Ubuntu After Install.
A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a technology which creates a secure network connection over a public network like Internet. VPN Service can provide anonymous browsing and better security. You can browse anonymously with a UK static ip with a UK VPN. By using VPN, you can browse blocked sites in your country.
There are different types of VPN protocols are available for safe browsing. Each of them are varies slightly in the way that data is kept secure. The protocols like IP security (IPSec), Point-To-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP), and Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP) are popular among them. Configuring VPN on your Ubuntu is not a difficult task. You can follow this tutorial for Ubuntu 10.10 or 11.04 or 11.10 or 12.04 or 12.10.
How to configure Cisco VPN in ubuntu?
To use Cisco VPN on Ubuntu,you don’t need to install any Cisco VPN Client. The default Network Manager in the Ubuntu includes support for Cisco IPSec VPNs. To start using Cisco VPN on your Ubuntu, you have to install Cisco VPN plugin for Network Manager. You can install Cisco VPN plugin by using the following command from terminal.
sudo apt-get install network-manager-vpnc
This will install vpnc, network-manager-vpnc and network-manager-vpnc-gnome on your Ubuntu.
Now you need to open your network manager applet from notification area and choose “Configure VPN…”.
From the window, click on the “Add” button. It will open another window. Choose VPN connection type as “Cisco Compatible VPN (VPNC)” and click on create button.
In next window, Enter your Cisco vpn details. After saving those details you can access that VPN from “VPN Connections”. Now, you can access Internet through VPN.
Desktop widgets and gadgets are eye candy tools which usually help us to improve our productivity. As we used pokki in Windows, we can also find similar apps for Desktop widgets in ubuntu. In ubuntu, we have several apps that help us to customize our desktop. PlexyDesktop and Screenlets are useful application that provides Desktop widgets for ubuntu.. Continue reading
The rise ?f social media ha? unsurprisingly brought with it a number of ?ifferent online scams. Nowadays the scams ?re mu?h m?re sophisticated than the famous Nigerian scams ?n? c?n b? quite hard to detect ?s well. What makes th??? types ?f scams ev?n m?re damaging than the traditional email based techniques is th?t people tend to trust th? links they receive fr?m the?r friends. Additionally, social media makes th? hackers’ job easier b? providing a convenient means t? spread the infection virally, in?tea? ?f h?ving t? rely ?n lists of email addresses. Continue reading
Google Chrome is one of the fastest and reliable web browser which is available on the web. This free web browser can launch and load web pages with in seconds. The clean & simple design of Google chrome can give better Internet experience. The default Google Chrome installation will comes with US English. But You can easily change the Google Chrome to any other local languages like Hindi, Japanese or Arabic with few clicks.
Most of the Linux users are free thinkers who loves freedom. We can customize the all Linux distros as per our requirement. Which is not easy task for beginner in coding. If you build a custom linux distro, you can limits the programs & services a per your requirement. It will hep you to get a faster booting. susestudio.com is a website that allows you to build your own custom Linux distro in online. It provides a wide range of options to build your cutom linux. You can build Gnome or KDE based Linux based on openSUSE 11.4. You can also use SUSE Linux Enterprise 11 SP1 or SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 SP4 to build your 32/64 bit Linux. It allows you to personalize the Logo, Wall paper etc. Continue reading
As we all know Windows os has many limitation, of which one of the main thing that we all notice is its graphics effects. But Linux is much different from this. It gives us the freedom to change the OS to fulfill our needs. In coming posts I will say more about linux tweats. We know that Mac os is one of the best os if we consider the visual effects. But the problem is that its not affordable to common people due to the high cost of the apple hardware. But by using a transformation pack named Macbuntu we can get a Mac osx like appearance to our linux systems
In today’s world where time is money, nothing is more convenient than getting the stuff with a few mouse clicks. OLX (www.olx.in) simplifies buying and selling of goods and services by providing a hassle free and easy to use platform which connects buyers and sellers. Whether sell your old car, buy a camera or rent a flat, we can do it all on OLX. Continue reading
In this modern era, all are engaged with the Social networks along with their Jobs. All are eager to know about the status updates of their friends on facebook, twitter, etc It effects the productivity of all. So most of the companies are blocking these websites on their offices. So what, all are going to try some proxies, VPNs etc for browsing all those websites. So the its also reducing the productivity. If we getting notification for all those intresting social media updates, it will help us to save some time. Continue reading
Most of the windows are experienced the the “windows explorer not responding” Problem. Am also faced the same issue several times. we are normally solve this this problem simply by restarting. It waste a lot of time due to the long booting time of windows. While surfing on the web, i found a simple solution to fix “windows explorer not responding” . Using this software you can fix it with out restarting. Continue reading