Macrium Reflect is a windows imaging software like Acronis. http://www.macrium.com/
Pretty good especially that it has a FREE version too that serves basic needs very well
Infrarecorder – free cd/dvd burning software – works great.
Neat simple tool that lets you check your disk performance from ‘Crystal Dew World‘.
There are couple of other tools on the site – not tried them though. All distributed under modified BSD license.
CrystalDiskMark – http://crystalmark.info/software/CrystalDiskMark/index-e.html
(Note: install also prompts to install PC Matic – PC Pitstop free scan which is another 3rd party program to test overall performance and is not from CrystalDiskMark)
shows the services under each process
netstat can be used to list all open ports on a machine Linux
$ netstat -an | grep -i listen Command options will be different in diff version of linux
> netstat -a | find /i "listening" > netstat -b //will show the process names > netstat -?
Powershell with netstat, netsh
Powershell also makes it easy to use and process the output from netstat, netsh or any other commands.
C:\> $n = netstat C:\> $n | select-string "listening"
(See links below for related articles. Powershell allows getting net statistics via cmdlets like Get-NetIPAddress, the .net classes in System.Net.Networkinformation etc.)
Links on the web used for info:
Ubuntu and windows file sharing is covered on so many web sites in great detail – searching for ubuntu Samba file sharing mount windows share etc will get many links
All I want to do is mount a windows shared folder on my ubuntu box and access the files; I am not worried about mounting during boot up and not sharing any files from ubuntu.
$sudo apt-get install smbfs
$sudo mount -t smbfs -o username=myusername //192.168.0.10/sharename /media/test
$sudo -vbefore doing the sudo mount
$sudo umount /media/test