Albin Sebastian

I am a Technology Blogger, System Administrator by profession and webmaster by passion. Technology blogger, Active in Online and offline tech communities.

Download Windows 7 SP1

Microsoft has released the first service pack (Final release) for Windows 7. It is a collection of all previous updates. It is also includes client side support for RemoteFX and Dynamic Memory for Windows 7 VMs. Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 helps keep your PCs and servers on the latest support level. Both 64 bit and 32 …

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Install Android 2.1 UI on Nokia S60v5 mobile


I was searching for a solution to run android on my Nokia 5230. I found some YouTube videos with tag Android and Nokia. After a long search I found some solution to tweak the user interface of Nokia with an Android. Here are the steps to change Nokia UI to an Android UI on Symbian 60V5. Remember this will change …

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Buddypress – WordPress CMS as Social network

Buddypress is an open source plugin for wordpress. buddyperss can change wordpress as a social networking site. Anyone can create their own social networking sites in 10 minutes. It can be integrated with organizations intranet sites, institutes, small communities etc.  Application is working on PHP platform and MySql database. It support Gravatar as well as manual uploads, so it is …

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PfSense advanced configuration with SquidGuard and Lightsquid

Here i am explaining how to integrate SquidGuard and Lightsquid  in a pfsense Squid Server.  Earlier we have published an article about the how to setup a proxy with pfSense Firewall distribution. as we know SquidGuard is a URL redirector used to use blacklists with the Squid. Squid can perform better with SquidGuard. LightSquid is one of reporting package available …

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Wikileaks Datacenter

Wikileaks is hosted at White Mountain Datacenter in Stockholm (Sweden), Pionen also houses dozens of servers belonging to other companies. These pictures show the Pionen data centre, 100 ft below ground in a former Cold War nuclear bunker.The datacenter is bomb proof . This is one of the most secure Datacenters in the world as it is housed in a …

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pfSense as a proxy server – installation guide

Pfsense is a FreeBSD based Open source security distribution. Pfsense is basically using as a gateway device (firewall and router). But it can be expandable as many Server services like DNS, DHCP, Proxy Servers. Here I is the step by step procedure to install a Pfsense based Proxy server. Download pfSense CD from here Write The ISO file to …

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Parental control using OpenDNS Family Shield


DNS level security system is one of the easiest ways to implement. No need to update the signatures locally. Because all the updates happening in server side itself. And the main advantage I noticed is there is no softwares ( client application ) required. Open DNS is secured DNS service, In addition they launched a new service called Family Shield, …

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Log server performance using Windows performance monitor

Windows performance monitor is a real time performance monitoring tool. It gives result in three different ways, Graphical view Histogram view and plaint text counter view. Some times we need to log the utilization of a server for the future reference. It includes various  services like IIS, SQL, CPU, Disk usage etc.. you can write them to a file and …

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Connectbot SSH client for android


ConnectBot is an open sourse Secure Shell client for the Android platform. Using this SSH client you can manage your SSH enabled servers / devices. You can monitor utilization, restart services, analyze logs etc .It can also use as a secure file transfer application. ConnectBot is must tool for system administrators and webmasters who manage their own VPS. You can …

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