Wireshark No Interfaces

How to fix the issue with Wireshark not showing any interface in linux?

If when you start Wireshark complains that you don’t have any interfaces just execute the following commands

Automatic SVN incremental backup

How to create a simple incremental backup system, that you can restore at any time at a later time?

There are a lot of ways to create automatic incremental backups.

The simplest way is to use a post-commit hook that will automatically generate a backup every time we commit something to the repository.

And then we can always backup those files anywhere we want and we can recreate the SVN repository from those files.

Buliding lftp from source with OpenSSL libraries

How to build the best ftp client for linux?

This is one of the best FTP client available, but it will take a little using to it as it’s command line and there is no GUI for it.

I’ve needed to connect to SSL sites but the lftp that comes with Ubuntu 10.04 doesn’t have SSL support compiled into it.

Getting the IP address of a running VirtualBox VM

To get the IP address of a running virtual machine we just need to do the following: VBoxManage guestproperty get <UUID|Machine Name> "/VirtualBox/GuestInfo/Net/0/V4/IP" This will give you the IP4 address of the Virtual Machine if it’s set.

Upgrade libssl on Ubuntu Lucid 10.04

If you ever needed to upgrade the libssl library on your system this is how you can do it.

First add the Precise source repository to your apt sources.

Creating your own local compiled packages repository

I’ve had the problem, I needed to create a local repository that will contain all my packages pre compiled so I can just use the apt utility that comes with Debian based systems.