udev is slow to start at boot time

09 Jan 2010 at 00:00:00 - 0 comment(s)
You are compiling your kernel yourself or after a kernel update from your distribution, udev takes forever to start but you don't know why. I will give you the solution to this problem in this post.

Create a VPN on Linux with Poptop

06 Jan 2010 at 00:00:00 - 0 comment(s)
You are using Linux and you need to create a VPN where both Windows and Linux users will be able to connect to really easily. This post is done for you. In few lines we will see how to install and configure Poptop, an open source PPTP server for Linux. On top of that we'll see the options you need in the kernel as well as how to configure iptables properly if ever you use it. Then how to connect to it using pptpclient on Linux which is the client for the proprietary Microsoft Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol, PPTP. Finally we'll see how to connect to your VPN on Windows.

Discover, install and try a new Linux distribution: archlinux

25 Dec 2009 at 00:00:00 - 4 comment(s)
You are not using Linux yet or maybe you are but a different linux distribution. Maybe you are using ubuntu? This post is done for you. You are about to discover and learn about the best linux distribution ever. Archlinux might not be the easiest distribution to install but with this complete guide, it will. Archlinux let you have the entire control on every part of your system.