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How to install and use Waartaa IRC client as a local standalone application

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 19:00
Waartaa is an open source communication and collaboration tool. It is an IRC client focussed to overcome the subtle disadvantages of existing clients. It is a web based IRC client as a service, facilitating some extremely useful services such as: centralised logging, unique Identity, global access, notifications, responsiveness to devices and displays across multiple clients.
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Installing Network Simulator 2 (NS2) on Ubuntu 14.04

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 19:00
Network simulators are tools used to simulate discrete events in a network and which helps to predict the behaviours of a computer network. Generally the simulated networks have entities like links, switches, hubs, applications, etc. Once the simulation model is complete, it is executed to analyse the performance. Administrators can then customize the simulator to suit their needs. Network simulators typically come with support for the most popular protocols and networks in use today, such as WLAN,UDP,TCP,IP, WAN, etc.
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Web Server Load-Balancing with HAProxy on Ubuntu 14.04

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 19:00
HAProxy(High Availability Proxy) is an open-source load-balancer which can load balance any TCP service. HAProxy is a free, very fast and reliable solution that offers load-balancing, high-availability, and proxying for TCP and HTTP-based applications. It is particularly well suited for very high traffic web sites and powers many of the world's most visited ones.
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Ubuntu Remote Desktop with X2Go

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 19:00
This tutorial explains the installation and usage of X2Go on Ubuntu. X2Go is a remote desktop application to access X-Desktop enviroments over a network connection, it is well suited for low bandwidth connections, has support for sound with PulseAudio and allows desktop sharing. The application has two parts, the x2goclient for the client side and x2goserver (which has to be installed on the desktop system that shall be accessed). The X2Go client software is available for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.
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Installing and using vnStat and vnStati for monitoring network traffic in Ubuntu

Sun, 03/22/2015 - 19:00
Monitoring Network Traffic or Bandwidth Usage is an important task in an organisational structure or even for developers. It is sometimes required to monitor traffic on various systems which share the internet bandwidth. There might be situations where network statistics are required for decision making in the networking areas or use the logged information on the network traffic for analysis tasks.
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