How to monitor power usage in Linux

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Saving power is one of the major concerns of the modern world. You see cities observing Earth Hours, studies showing how computers consume excess power when kept running and so on. Even if you would view it from your personal perspective, saving power can make your laptop batteries last longer and provide longer battery backup. […]

Steps to reduce spam


The steps you can follow to minimize the amount of spam you receive to your inbox: 1.You can discard mails to users mailbox that don’t exist i.e.., disable catch-all. You can find the option in your Cpanel->Mail->Default Address. In the to: field – enter: :fail: no such address here 2.Filter your emails. You can find […]

Qmail – An introduction

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Qmail is a mail transfer agent (MTA) for Unix like operating systems. When I say MTA, naturally the question comes – what is an MTA? For that, first we need to know how internet email works. Suppose Robert wants to send a mail to Ann. He opens his email client, enters the from field, types […]

The 4 Best Free Linux Anti-Virus Programs

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Antivirus software for Linux gives you a quick way to check your drives without any risk of infecting yet another Windows machine. It’s also a great tool to have around if you regularly help your Windows-bound friends and family recover from viruses. Remove their hard drive and plug it into your computer, or just use […]