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Get to Know Robocopy for More Powerful File Management

Dragging files between folders with Windows Explorer is fine for some tasks, but when it comes to heavy-duty file management you need a better tool. …

dnsmasq

Related articles<p>dnsmasq provides a local DNS server, a DHCP server with support for DHCPv6 and PXE, and a TFTP server. It is designed to be …

Manage Log Messages Under Systemd Using Journalctl [Comprehensive Guide]

Systemd is a cutting-edge system and service manager for Linux systems: an init daemon replacement intended to start processes in parallel at system …

Linux

Petiti – An Open Source Log Analysis Tool for Linux SysAdmins

Petit is a free and open source command line based log analysis tool for Unix-like as well as Cygwin systems, designed to rapidly analyze log files …

Linux

Nmap 7.50 released: New NSE scripts, 300+ fingerprints, new Npcap

Nmap 7.50 is the first big release since last December and has hundreds of improvements.<p>One of the things the developers have worked on recently is …

Forensics

How to Determine and Fix Boot Issues in Linux

The Linux system boots so fast that most of the output scrolls by too quickly to read the text (showing services being started) sent to the console. …

Linux

Photoshop Blend Modes: Color vs Luminosity

Photoshop puts a vast arsenal at our disposal to fine tune our images. It seems that the better acquainted we become with it, the more we seek out …

Systemd Cheat Sheet

Share<p><b>Viewing Systemd Information</b> <br>systemctl list-dependencies : Show a unit’s dependencies <br>systemctl list-sockets : List sockets and what activates …

9 Photoshop Retouching Techniques That Every Serious Photographer Should Know (VIDEO)

Image-editing expert Nathan Dodsen doesn’t mess around when it comes to Photoshop, and in the detailed video below he provides a comprehensive …

Everything You Need to Know About Using ND Filters for Dramatic Long Exposure Photographs (VIDEO)

Many of the most dramatic outdoor images are made by experienced photographers using neutral density (ND) filters in conjunction with long exposures. …

Here’s How to Use Exposure Blending in Photoshop to Make Your Landscape Photographs Pop (VIDEO)

We’re all familiar with the common dilemma when shooting landscape photos where a compromise has to be made between a blown-out sky and an overly …

Tutorials

10 Easy Lighting Set-ups that Create 10 Different Looks for Portrait Photography (VIDEO)

Now this is pretty awesome. The folks at The Lighting Channel have a great new video (below) that demonstrates 10 “super simple lighting setups to …

The ultimate guide to sharpening your images in Adobe Photoshop

Sharpening and the various techniques available to apply it are hotly debated topics. Everybody has their own favourite way of doing it, and they …

How to Build a Security Operations Center (on a Budget)

• Home<br>• Security<p>by AlienVault<p>Mar 31, 2017<p>This eBook provides an in-depth look at how organizations with limited resources can set up a successful …

Mobile Devices

3 Levels of Sharpening You Should Be Applying in Photoshop

My name is Jake Hicks, and I’m an editorial and fashion photographer based in the UK. In this article, I’ll share a look at some of the sharpening …

Turn a “Bad” Raw File into an Awesome Image with These Simple Lightroom Tips (VIDEO)

The Swiss photographer known as “Yuri Fineart” specializes in shooting landscapes and he offers weekly tutorials on using Lightroom to improve all …

How to Color Your Photos Using the HSL Tool in Lightroom

Today, it’s becoming increasingly harder for your style as a photographer to become recognized. Of course, there are prolific photographers such as …

How to Edit Landscape Skies in Lightroom

Have you ever wondered how to bring out the detail in your overexposed sky without ruining the whole image? A problem you may run into taking …

Lightroom

Moving from BIOS to UEFI with MDT 8443

If you watched the Microsoft Mechanics video on MBR2GPT, the new tool for converting disks from MBR layout to GPT layout as part of the BIOS to UEFI …

Watch These Simple Tips for Beginning Portrait Photographers on How to Pose Models (VIDEO)

Manny Ortiz is a Chicago-based photographer known for capturing the personality of his subjects. He’s also a good instructor, and in the four-minute …

Probably the Most Useful Photo Editing Skills You'll Ever Need

Photo Editing Skills to Propel Your Photography Once and for All<p>Are there many photographers out there who showcase their straight out of camera …

A to Z Kali Linux Commands With Their Functions

All Kali Linux Commands With Their Functions<p>Mati Aharoni, Devon Kearns and Raphaël Hertzog have developed a new version of linux specifically …

Photoshop Tutorial: The 5 Best Ways to Clean and Heal Skin Blemishes

If you are troubled by blemishes big or small in your portrait work, this 16-minute tutorial by Nathaniel Dodson over at Tutvid will teach you how to …

Dragging the Shutter Part One: The Step-by-Step Guide to Balancing Flash and Ambient Light

Dragging the shutter is a technique that balances the exposure of strobe and ambient light sources in one photo. For example: taking a photo of …

Portrait Photography: 5 Free E-Books to Make You a Better Portrait Photographer

Portrait photography is more than just taking snapshots of people. It involves the understanding of people, light, and the surroundings to create a …

HDR Tips: Getting the Dynamic Range in Your Shots!

Believe me, no one wants their photos to look just…weird. Which unfortunately is what many HDR images look like, but not all, thankfully.<p>Before …

Use Photoshop to Give Your Landscape Images the Glowing “Orton Effect” with This Video Tutorial

Have you ever wondered how some photographers add a dreamy, ethereal look to their landscapes photos? More often than not, this soft glow is a result …

How to Add a New Disk to an Existing Linux Server

As system administrators, we would have got requirements wherein we need to configure raw hard disks to the existing servers as part of upgrading …

Linux

How to create users and groups in Linux from the command line

Here's a quick guide to adding users and groups, and then how to add users to groups, all from the command line on the Linux platform.<p>If you …

Here Are 10 Great Tips & Tricks for Making Precise Selections & Masks in Photoshop (VIDEO)

Cutting out objects in Photoshop can be a difficult and time-consuming process, especially if you want to do it right. But the detailed video below …