IPTables: Personal Firewall to protect my laptop

Categories: Howto, Linux, Networking

Firewall! What a high sounding word! Means high protection & a safe cocoon for all the newbies. Thats exactly what I did setup in my laptop: A firewall! A personalized firewall. My use cases & reasons were very simple. Every once in a while, I expose my laptop to unsafe open Internet like the cafes, […]

HowTo: Show/Display available network interfaces

Categories: Howto, Linux, Networking, Ubuntu

The biggest problem I found was not identifying all the network interfaces available but the ones that are up. For instance, the 2 quickest way to identify all the available network interfaces are: ip link $> ip link show 1: lo: <LOOPBACK,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 65536 qdisc noqueue state UNKNOWN mode DEFAULT group default link/loopback 00:00:00:00:00:00 brd […]