[Video] How to set up a Linux Virtual Machine using Virtual box

A virtual machine is a program that acts as a virtual computer. They allow you to run other operating systems within your current operating system – the operating systems will run as if they are just another program on your computer. Virtual machines are ideal for testing out other operating systems – like the new […]

The Best Data and Voice Deal For Any Mobile Network In Nigeria

You can only enjoy this cost saving tip if you are subscribed to the Globacom Mobile Network. If you are not, after reading this tip, you may consider if it is worth your while to join the network. HACK ALERT! This article contains a reference to a mild hacking technique. You will need to change […]

How To Set A Password To Protect Your External Drive

Want to stop prying eyes from snooping into the content of your external drive? Or in the event of the loss of your flash drive (a very probable eventuality), you want to be assured that the information contained in it remains secured. Information that can be taken advantage of or used against you. Then secure it […]

How To Move Your Blog To A New Hosting Company

So you finally decided to move your WordPress blog or site to arthurwales.net but you have no clue how to go about it. Or maybe you do but you find all this database thingy a bit tricky. And perhaps, that has been the only reason you have stayed on with your present hosting company even […]

Securing wireless networks at home and at work

Not securing your wireless network is pretty dangerous these days. As an IT professional you really have a responsibility to not only secure your own wireless LAN, but also those of the people close to you. I mean, if you were a doctor and stopped by y…

Network Your Homes Wirelessly – Final Words

We would be using the hardware listed below for our networking project. Of course, yours would most likely vary from this.With this set-up in place, any device can be connected to the network wirelessly to share its resources. – Samsung N110 netbook (referred to as the Host PC) – Starcomms USB internet modem – Samsung […]

Network Your Homes Wirelessly

Notwithstanding the fact that wired networks are usually more reliable and faster, there is a preference for wireless networks in most homes and small offices. Understandably so, because wired networks can be very unsightly and manually intensive to set up. Most wired networks nowadays can guarantee a “through-put” of as much as 100Mbps (Mega Bits […]

Peer to Peer Networking (Wired) – Part 3

In our last write-up, we were able to confirm that the two PCs were communicating with each other. We initially used the IP addresses 192.168.10.11 for PC1 and 192.168.10.12 for PC2. But with the introduction of the Starcomms USB modem to the network, we had to change the IP addresses of the PCs so that […]

Peer to Peer Networking (Wired) – Part 2

After setting up the network, you need to confirm that the two computers are “seeing” each other or, better put, are able to communicate with each other. One important thing i failed to mention in my first post is that both PCs must have the user account passworded. Do that if you have not. Remember […]

Peer to Peer Networking (Wired)

Peer to Peer (P2P) Networking is probably the simplest form of computer networking available. Wikipaedia defines the word PEER as a group of people who share a similar or equal status. Likewise, for computers in a peer to peer formation, each computer is equally privileged and are equipotent participants The option of whether to use […]