Author: AaronStuart

How to view the source of Chrome extensions

You’ve found a great new Chrome extension. Installing it only takes a click, but if you’re not quite sure what it’s doing, whether it’s safe, you might want to take a look at its source code, first. Chrome Extension Source Viewer (CSEV) is a free extension …

Popular password manager 1Password gets WiFi Sync option

Most online password managers require that Internet servers are being used for most of its functionality. Wile that is certainly beneficial at times, to access the password vault from any device and location for instance, it should raise security concerns as well. Considering that the password …

Virtualbox 5.0 review

Nary a day ago, VirtualBox 5.0 was released, the latest edition in what is now an Oracle virtualization product. Reading through the official press release, some big words are used, including Docker and OpenStack, which help emphasize how important the cloud has become, and how all …

10 best smartphones in the US

Number 10: Nexus 6 Update: The LG G4 has entered the Top 10, we’re making room for the newly reviewed Galaxy Note 5 and OnePlus 2 in the next revision. Knowing the best smartphone you can buy right now is more than just a hunch for …

Install Laptop Mode Tools 1.67 To Save Power in Ubuntu

  Laptop Mode Tools, a Linux power-saving package, gets an update recently with many important bug-fixes. All users are recommended to upgrade to the new release. Laptop Mode Tools controls the “laptop mode” feature of the Linux kernel. It saves power by spinning down hard drives, …

Nginx Configuration For MRTG

MRTG means Multi Router Traffic Grapher. This is a tool to graph and analyze the traffic load on networks. MRTG generates static HTML pages with simple graphs in PNG format, so you can have a clear view of what’s happening inside your network. In this tutorial, you …

Data recovery on a crashed RAID-5 array

In 2008 I set up a NAS with 4x750GB drives in a RAID-5 array. Back then such a setup was pretty awesome (and expensive). I used it to store my digital family pictures on. Such an awesome setup with RAID-5 and a cold spare (just in …