How to bypass WiFi captive portal and gain permanent access to Internet, especially when you are checked in at a hotel.
Recently I needed to reinstall Windows on a system and, unfortunately, I had lost the serial number. Using two simple Linux bash commands, I managed to find the serial number embedded into the computer’s BIOS. This is easy to accomplish on any computer and/or laptop that comes with Windows OS preinstalled. Below I have censored […]
You may already know rsync – the powerful tool which you use to synchronize files from one location to another. I am using it on every Linux server that needs scheduled backups, but this time I had to not only backup some files, but also to keep track of previous versions, due to users being sloppy with […]
I have been searching for a way to make my personal blog more user friendly. In fact, this is what I keep doing, searching for better ways to tweak my WordPress blog. The first tweak was related to search results: I have noticed that the sorting is by date, in reverse order – from older to […]
Sometimes Google is just not enough. Especially when you’ve clicked hundreds of results, hoping you will find the right answer to your problem. My problem was the Matrox G550 video card and its missing drivers for the modern, nowadays versions of Linux. In my case, the distro is Ubuntu. I have tried to do everything I found […]