How to configure a network printer and scanner on Ubuntu desktop

In a previous article, we discussed how to install several kinds of printers (and also a network scanner) in a Linux server. Today we will deal with the other end of the line: how to access the network printer/scanner devices from a desktop client. Network Environment For this setup, our server’s (Debian Wheezy 7.2) IP […]
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How to set up a USB network printer and scanner server on Debian

Suppose you want to set up a Linux print server in your home/office network, but you only have USB printers available (as they are much cheaper than printers that have a built-in Ethernet jack or wireless ones). In addition, what if one of those devices is an AIO (All In One), and you also want […]
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How to conduct security vulnerability assessment of a remote server with OpenVAS

OpenVAS is an open-source framework consisting of a suite of tools for vulnerability scanning and management. OpenVAS is freely available on multiple platforms, and licensed under the GPL. In this article, I present an OpenVAS tutorial where I show how to conduct security vulnerability assessment of a remote server with OpenVAS. You can install OpenVAS […]
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How to scan network with Nmap GUI

Nmap is popular network scanner software that can actively probe a particular host or a network to infer in-depth information about them. Nmap can conduct host discovery, service detection, OS version identification, port scanning, network stack fingerprinting, etc. While Nmap itself is a command-line utility, you can run it along with its GUI front-end called […]
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