Increase Volume Past 100% In Cinnamon

In Cinnamon the volume will only go to 100% using the keyboard volume keys, but will go to 153% using the GUI slider. To use the keyboard keys to go to max volume you will need to change the volume keys to a…

How to Use Rsync to Sync New or Changed/Modified Files in Linux

As a system administrator or Linux power user, you may have probably come across or even on several occasions, used the versatile Linux Rsync tool, which enables users to expeditiously copy or synchronize files locally and remotely. It is as well a great…

How to Mount Remote Linux Filesystem or Directory Using SSHFS Over SSH

The main purpose of writing this article is to provide a step-by-step guide on how to mount remote Linux file system using SSHFS client over SSH. This article is useful for those users and system administrators who want to mount remote file system…

BBC Approved “TARDIS” Blue

The color is Pantone 2955C RGB:  0,56,101 HSL:  207,100,20 HSB:  207,100,40 CMYK:  100,60,10,53 CSS:  rgb(0,56,101) Hex:  #003865 Websafe:  #003366

How to Securely and Anonymously Share Files of Any Size Over the Tor Network with OnionShare

It’s mid-2016 and there are lots of methods to share files online between you and another person 12 timezones away. Some of them are convenient in that they offer a certain amount of disk space for free, and also offer commercial options if…

6 Best Email Clients for Linux Systems

Email is an old way of communication yet, it still remains the basic and most important method out there of sharing information up to date, but the way we access emails has changed over the years. From web applications, a lot of people…

10 Best File Managers for Linux Systems

File management is so important on a computer that users always want to have a simple and easy to use file manager or file browser. But sometimes having a feature rich and highly configurable file manager for performing both simple tasks such as…

How to Scan for Rootkits, backdoors and Exploits Using ‘Rootkit Hunter’ in Linux

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Guys, if you are a regular reader of tecmint.com you will notice that this is our third article on security tools. In our previous two articles we have given you all the guidance in how to secure Apache and Linux Systems from Malware, DOS…

Getting Started with Python Programming and Scripting in Linux – Part 1

It has been said (and often required by recruitment agencies) that system administrators need to be proficient in a scripting language. While most of us may be comfortable using Bash (or other shell of our choice) to run command-line scripts, a powerful language…

Custom hosts file for Linux or Windows

A custom hosts file will block most ads, spam, malware, blacklisted sites, and many other places on the internet you should never browse to. Download the ‘hosts‘ file and in most Linux systems put the file in ‘/etc/hosts’. For Windows put the file…