How Pipelining Improves CPU Performance

Pipelining is a technique used to improve the execution throughput of a CPU by using the processor resources in a more efficient manner.

Change Windows Network Configuration from the Command Line

Do you frequently find yourself switching between different IP addresses in your Windows laptop when plugging onto different networks?

This is quite common for field engineers who need to connect to various customer networks. It is quite frustrating to click a dozen times before you can make a single IP address change.

Search for Files Bigger Than Certain Size

When the disk partition is filling up quickly, it’s quite an hassle for the system administrator to find out the location of the files taking up the most space.

User Agent Spoofing with Firefox

The User Agent, well the HTTP User Agent, is a string of data identifying the browser, browser version, the underlying Operating System and contains other miscellaneous information.

Access Root Shell in Ubuntu

On a typical Fedora installation, you are asked for a root password and you will given an option to create accounts for normal users.

On the other hand, Ubuntu only allows account creation for normal users, root logins are disabled by default.

Java Singleton Design Pattern

The Singleton Pattern is one of the most commonly used design patterns in Java. This design pattern is used to restrict the instantiation of a class to a single object.

Run Your Own CGI Proxy

A CGI proxy is a HTTP/FTP proxy that allows a user to access a different site through it. It is most commonly used when a user is not able to access the site directly or just that the user wants to access the site anonymously.

Enable Windows NTLM Authentication in Firefox

Windows NTLM (NT Lan Manager) is a Microsoft authentication protocol used with the SMB (Server Message Block) protocol.

A lot of the protocol was reverse engineered by the Samba team – the people behind the Samba server that allow UNIX machines to share files and printers with a Windows client.