Category Archives: Applications

Facebook planning to take Instagram to the web?

  Web profiles may be coming to mobile-centric photo-sharing site Instagram after one web designer spotted a link that would allow users to view profiles online. As of now, there’s little you can do with Instagram’s website, aside from download the iPhone and Android apps or change account details. The company’s core experience comes though […]

How to install VSFTPD with CentOS

Install VSFTPD with CentOS $yum install vsftpd Turn on vsftpd auto start with $chkconfig –level 235 vsftpd on Open vsftpd.conf $nano /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf Now Add all this lines below the vsftpd.conf anonymous_enable=NO chroot_local_user=YES listen_port=XXXXX ( Port should be above 1024 ) Restart vsftpd with service vsftpd restart. $service vsftpd restart  

Twitter lets advertisers better target tweets

  Twitter  on Thursday began letting businesses more easily turn  tweets  into advertising that targets users of the globally popular one-to-many text messaging service. Advertisers  can aim terse missives of 140 characters or less to Twitter users based on their geographic location or whether they access the service using  mobile devices  or personal computers, according […]

How to install the Windows Media Audio Voice Codec Desktop Experience component ?

To install the Windows Media Audio Voice Codec Desktop Experience component by using the Windows command line   Click Start, Run, type cmd and then click OK. At the system command prompt, run the following command: ServerManagerCmd -install Desktop-Experience   3.Type Exit to close the Windows command prompt. 4. The server must be restarted for […]

Microsoft‘s Windows 8 to hit release target

  Microsoft Corp said on Wednesday its new, touch-friendly Windows 8 operating system will be on sale October 26, almost exactly three years after the launch of Windows 7. That means customers will be able to upgrade old PCs to the new system on that date, or buy new hardware with the software already installed […]

Microsoft reveals Office 2013 for Windows Phone 8

Microsoft detailed how Office 2013 was taken and connected to the cloud in a blog post on it’s Office Next blog. Microsoft’s Partner Group Manager, John Jendrezak detailed the features along with Office 2013 features for Windows Phone, this is the first time Microsoft posted about upcoming Office for Windows Phone 8. Yesterday Microsoft released […]

Microsoft Office 2013 Consumer Preview

Microsoft has announced it’s next version of productivity suite Microsoft Office 2013, code named Microsoft Office 15. Microsoft Office 2013 Consumer Preview is released for public to get their hands on with the software. Microsoft touts that this version of the software works with touch, stylus, mouse or keyboard across devices including tablets. Office 2013 […]

How to Stop ssh attacks with fail2ban in CentOS

Stop ssh attacks with fail2ban in CentOS   Every server on the web is subject to frequent breaking attempts, and when there are services running on default ports like 22 for ssh it becomes even more common. However, using a simple tool freely available called fail2ban we can easily keep those intruders out of our […]

Dropbox doubling the size of its pro plans with the same Price

  If you’ve been finding the search for the right online storage option a little daunting, Dropbox is hoping to make things easier with an announcement it made today. The popular cloud service is doubling the amount of storage offered on all of its paid plans without upping its prices. Dropbox’s pro accounts will now […]