Access VMware ESXi Console from Ubuntu 14.04

VMware has no native VSphere client for Linux hosts and VMware pushes its users to use the VMware web client. There is a workaround for this but it doesn’t give you the full benefits of using a full pledge VSphere client in Windows, however it gets the job done.

To access VMware ESXi console from […]

The Disk Contains an Unclean File System

I recently decided to use Windows 8.1 and also run Ubuntu 14.04 LTS at the same time (dual boot). The issue that I’m facing most of the times with this setup is when I mounted Windows file system from Ubuntu I always get the following error.

Error mounting /dev/sda6 at /media/rejohn/DATA: Command-line `mount -t "ntfs" […]

FortiClient SSL VPN App Launcher in Ubuntu 14.04

This article guides you how to create a Forticlient SSL VPN app launcher in Ubuntu 14.04.

First of all, download the Forticlient SSL VPN for Linux from Make sure you have a valid contract to be able to download the software. As the time of writing the software version is 4.0.2303.

Once you got […]

Skype 4.3 for Linux

At last Microsoft updated Skype 4.3 for Linux which the Linux community thought it was abandoned. Previous version had issues on sound, the biggest show stopper for all Linux users. I decided to test this new version in my Ubuntu 13.10 64bit and so far all good.

These are the pros and cons of Skype […]

Exclude grep from process list

By default if you grep the word getty in process list (using ps command), shell returns the output below.

rcuares@R007:~$ ps ax | grep getty 1019 tty4 Ss+ 0:00 /sbin/getty -8 38400 tty4 1026 tty5 Ss+ 0:00 /sbin/getty -8 38400 tty5 1031 tty2 Ss+ 0:00 /sbin/getty -8 38400 tty2 1032 tty3 Ss+ 0:00 /sbin/getty -8 […]

Test Internet Speed in Linux CLI

Have you ever wonder how to test Internet speed on Linux command line (CLI)? There is a script that does this which is called speedtest-cli created by sivel.This is very useful tool particularly if you only have access to Linux terminal and would like to test your Internet download and upload speed. Here are the […]