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Upgrade Cacti on CactiEZ Installation

After installing CactiEZ v0.6 (as a VM on Windows 2008 Hyper-V) which includes Cacti 0.8.7c I wanted to upgrade to the latest version of Cacti (0.8.7e as of this post). However I was not able to locate any good directions. Jimmy Conner who put together CactiEZ said to follow the directions for upgrading Cacti in the Cacti manual, but […]

Bandwidth Monitoring Tools for Ubuntu

bmon – Bandwidth monitor and rate estimator bwm-ng – Bandwidth Monitor NG (Next Generation), a live bandwidthmonitor for network and disk IO cbm – displays the current traffic on all network devices iftop – Real-time bandwidth usage information on a specified interface iperf – Tool for measuring maximum TCP and UDP bandwidth performance ibmonitor – interactive bandwidth monitor pktstat – shows the […]

Download mp3 (music) files with wget

wget -nd -r –no-parent -A.mp3 -A.wma http://www.domain.com/music/ Brief explanation of wget options:-nd – don’t create directories-r – recursively download–no-parent – don’t ascend to the parent directory-A – allows you to specify which types of accepted files should be downloaded. In this case, all files with the .wma and .mp3 file extension will be downloaded. More: Use Google to find FREE […]

Using Remote Desktop for Linux with rdesktop

rdesktop client can be used to connect to Windows Terminal Services for Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) from Linux machines. The rdesktop client supports all version of Microsoft Windows including the latest, Windows Server 2008 and Windows 7 Operating Systems, and it runs on most unix based platforms as well as other ports. Visit http://sourceforge.net/projects/rdesktop/ for more information or to […]

Checking your Linux system for Rootkits

Chkrootkit is a tool to locally check for signs of a rootkit wget ftp://ftp.pangeia.com.br/pub/seg/pac/chkrootkit.tar.gz wget ftp://ftp.pangeia.com.br/pub/seg/pac/chkrootkit.md5 2) Check the md5checksum: md5sum chkrootkit.tar.gz 3) Then extract and install: tar -zxvf chkrootkit.tar.gzcd chkrootkit./configuremake sense 4) You can run it with the following command: ./chkrootkit 5) Now we are going to add it to contrab to schedule daily automatic scans in […]

Keeping Backtrack up-to-date

Updating & Upgrading Backtrack /usr/bin/apt-get -y update/usr/bin/apt-get -y upgrade To download and install all new updates, run apt­-get dist-­upgrade The first time you run the apt-get update, you may get an error “GPG error : http://ppa.launchpad.net intrpid Release: The following signatures couln’t be verified because the public key…” Quick fix : wget http://apt.pearsoncomputing.net/public.gpgsudo apt-key add public.gpgrm public.gpg Run […]