Seagate Constellation Hard Drive Review

Seagate Constellation Hard Drive Review

Known for their reliability and industry's firsts, Seagate is once again leading the way in enterprise-class storage solutions with the introduction of two new drive models, the 2.5-inch…

SilverStone 3.5 to 2.5 Bay Converter Review

SilverStone 3.5 to 2.5 Bay Converter Review

As Solid State Drives (SSD) drop down in price each month, more and more consumers are adopting the technology by swapping out their old hard drives. But many end up being disappointed with their…

Linux HowTo Guide

Recover a root password on Linux systems

This HowTo will guide your through successfully recovering (resetting) the root password on most Linux based systems.

Generally all Linux distributions now use GRUB bootloader, but for…

Linux HowTo Guide

SSH public key authentication

This How-To will walk you through setting up public key authentication over SSH. Using key-based authentication instead of passwords means you don't have to give away system passwords. There are…

Linux HowTo Guide

Mount ISO images under Linux without burning to CD/DVD

Have you ever wanted to extract or view the contents of an ISO file without burning it to CD/DVD media?

This Linux How-To will walk you though mounting the ISO file directly under Linux.…

Linux HowTo Guide

Change the default SSH port

In this How-To we're going to walk you though changing the default SSH port on a Linux system.

The Secure Shell (SSH) Protocol by default uses port 22. Accepting this value does not make…

Linux HowTo Guide

Using VI Text Editor

Text editors are programs used to create or edit files. One of the most popular editors on Linux/Unix systems (also available for other platforms) is vi. Though it does take some time getting use…

Linux HowTo Guide

View running processes on a Linux system

Anyone that has used a Windows Operating System should be familiar with Task Manager, the program that allows you to end processes and to view a dynamic display of your computer's performance. For…

Linux HowTo Guide

Killing a process on Linux systems

Have you ever had a stray process eating up all your system resources or just wanted to terminate a program? This HowTo will guide you through the steps of killing any process on your Linux system…

Linux HowTo Guide

Reset a MySQL root password

So you've managed to misplace your root login for a MySQL database? Not to worry, the following procedure will guide you though resetting the root password on a MySQL database in 7 easy steps.…