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Fedora 19 Linux OS: Time And Date Synchronization with NTP

Fedora 19 Linux based operating system distribution can be network-synchronized for time and date over Internet by using NTP (Network Time Protocol) protocol. For more information about NTP, one may read over here: http://www.ntp.org/ . However, I found that the … Continue reading

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Resizing a Virtual (or Guest) Machine on Linux-based Fedora Distribution

Fedora operating system includes several tools for managing KVM, QEMU, and Xen based virtual machines (VMs), also called guest machines/systems. In this article, I will discuss one such tool called “virt-resize” that can be used to resize (expand or shrink) … Continue reading

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Software Source Code Browsing Using Doxygen

Frequently, software developers need to walk through software source codes, they are working on, for various reasons, such as for understanding the code flow or for debugging a particular problem. There are several tools available for this purpose though. However, … Continue reading

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How to Enable Creation of Core Dump Files Due to Crashed Applications in Fedora Linux Distribution

It is needed frequently to analyze the cause of a crashed application. One way to do it is through the creating of core dump files that can be later analyzed to debug the issue. Core dump files are a snapshot … Continue reading

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Mozilla Firefox Does Not Connect To Internet When Network Connection Is Up

This issue may happen, if you stop managing your network connections through NetworkManager. However, your Mozilla FireFox setting may be dependent upon NetworkManager service. Just to give more insight, first I will describe why this issue was happening on my … Continue reading

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Openswan Software As A VPN Client For Connecting To Cisco VPN Servers

I have been using “vpnc” software as a VPN client for connecting to my company’s VPN servers for quite some time. However, “vpnc” is very limited in features as it only supports IPsec aggressive mode, pre shared key (PSK) authentication, … Continue reading

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How To Connect Securely With Your Company's VPN server (Cisco VPN servers) Using "vpnc" Client

Now days, several software companies provide their employees with the flexibility of working from home as and when there is a need. This way, employees can maintain a better balance between their work life and personal life. However, while working … Continue reading

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