Cygwin – Linux Distribution on windows

Open Source tools which provide functionality similar to a Linux distribution on Windows. It is a Windows command line on steroids which runs useful Linux Unix commands. The core part is the Cygwin library which provides the POSIX system calls and environment these programs expect. Cygwin allows easy porting of many Unix/Linux programs without the […]
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secure ssh server attacks – DenyHosts

DenyHosts is a Python script that analyzes the sshd server log messages to determine what hosts are attempting to hack into your system. It also determines what user accounts are being targeted. It keeps track of the frequency of attempts from each host. Additionally, upon discovering a repeated attack host, the /etc/hosts.deny file is updated […]
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Trickle – Bandwidth controller in linux

trickle is a portable lightweight userspace bandwidth shaper. It can run in collaborative mode (together with trickled) or in stand alone mode. Limit the bandwidth for your particular service. trickle is a userspace bandwidth manager. Currently, trickle supports the shaping of any SOCK_STREAM (see socket(2)) connection established via the socket(2) interface. Furthermore, trickle will not […]
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