Microsoft’s ‘Spartan’ browser screenshot leaked

Many online resources earlier reported that Microsoft is working on a new browser code-named Spartan for its new operating system Windows 10. Now an alleged screenshot of Spartan has leaked at online site bgr. The screenshot above shows a slightly older beta version of the Spartan browser loading a Facebook page. The browser appears to have… Continue reading Microsoft’s ‘Spartan’ browser screenshot leaked

Redstar OS 3.0, North Korea’s own Operating system

North Korea is known for their strict internet restrictions in the country. Almost all the countries internet is run as a private network called Kwangmyong with, selected few getting privilege to access global internet through a collection of proxies. They were using English versions of pirated Microsoft Windows to access the network till 2002 when they developed… Continue reading Redstar OS 3.0, North Korea’s own Operating system

Lizard Stresser service is powered by hacked home routers

Latest investigation by Brian krebs reveals that Lizard Stresser [ lizardstresser[dot]su ], a DDOS service launched late last year by a group called Lizard Squad is powered by hacked home routers. Lizard Stresser allows anybody to purchase a DDOS attack for a time period and the amount of time varies between the plan they are subscribing to.… Continue reading Lizard Stresser service is powered by hacked home routers

Intel compute stick will turn your HDMI TV/Monitor in to a Windows/Linux desktop

Intel has announced compute stick in this weeks Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nev. It's a HDMI dongle which looks like Google's Chromecast but instead of streaming Videos it will convert HDMI TV or monitor in to full-fledged Linux or Windows desktop. Intel says a version for the device running Windows 8.1 will cost… Continue reading Intel compute stick will turn your HDMI TV/Monitor in to a Windows/Linux desktop

Charlie Hebdo attack: Anonymous vows cyber-war on terrorists

Anonymous, the online hacktivist group today announced that they will initiate the cyber-war rendering websites and online accounts of attacker group behind Charlie Hebdo Paris incident inaccessible. Anonymous has published a video through their Belgique Youtube channel as well as a statement in french posted at pastebin. The message calls all cyber citizens to join their campaign against… Continue reading Charlie Hebdo attack: Anonymous vows cyber-war on terrorists

Rust programming language alpha 1.0 released

Rust Core Team today announced availability of alpha version of Rust language 1.0. Language and its core libraries are now feature complete for version 1.0, which means there won't be any breaking changes to currently implemented features. Rust is a general purpose, multi-paradigm, compiled programming language developed by Mozilla research. It is designed to be… Continue reading Rust programming language alpha 1.0 released

DVD Screeners of oscar movies hit torrent sites

Reportedly DVD screener copies of thirteen Oscar movies hit torrent sites and getting popular among torrent users. Interestingly this happened more than one month before the official oscar nomination announcement. As per download stats from various torrent site latest Hobbit instalment is proving most popular with over 500K downloads. DVD screeners are advance copies of… Continue reading DVD Screeners of oscar movies hit torrent sites

No method to auto repair package system – easyapache

Cpanel easyapache will throw "No method to auto repair package system" when it can't fix yum package installation issues in the server. Most cases this can be fixed by repairing rpm database. Let see how to do that. Backup current rpm DBs

Rebuild rpm databases

That should fix the easyapache package manager issue.

build-locale-archive: cannot read archive header

If you are getting following error when trying to build locale archive in CentOS or RedHat 6 machines,

Then check if proper locale-archive.tmpl file present in /usr/lib/locale/

If you can't find proper files under /usr/lib/locale/ , then download and extract it from glibc-common

Copy the file to actual location.

Make sure that it copied… Continue reading build-locale-archive: cannot read archive header

Beginner’s guide to Linux commands – grep

grep is a great tool that all nix administrators use in their day to day work. Let see some interesting options available to it. Searching a string That is the basic usage of this tool.

Case insensitive search grep has -i option for case insensitive search.

Search full word, not substring If you… Continue reading Beginner’s guide to Linux commands – grep