How to: Encrypt your files in Windows with Gpg4win

Being able to encrypt your files that contain sensitive information is crucial. In Linux, you can do this with relative ease by using the built-in gpg program to encrypt by using a password or having them signed with a private/public key. Luckily for Windows users, you can do the same with a gpg variant called Gpg4win. Here’s how you can use it.

How to: Encrypt your files in Linux with GPG

Maybe you need to send an email to someone with an attachment. That attachment may contain something very important or sensitive, and the risk of sending it over email may send chills down your spine. The last thing that you would want is somebody potentially peeking at your bank account information. Luckily, there is a solution to protecting critical files. Enter the GPG tool.

How to: run a speed test every hour and log it into a file on Linux

Automating speed test to diagnose any potential networking issues such as congestion or capacity has never been easier. Nowadays, there are many solutions available that can be utilized whether on your internal LAN or through the internet. The easiest way of gauging your internet connection speed would be from Here’s how you can set it up over on a Linux machine.

How to: download entire repositories and check for updates daily CentOS/RHEL/Fedora

For those of you who deploy many systems running on Linux, especially the CentOS/RHEL/Fedora variety, you may want to speed up the process. Especially when it comes to installing packages and updates without having to wait for your internet connection. Luckily, you can download an entire repository and serve it straight from the server. Here’s how you can do so by using a bash script.