How to do backup with tar?
You can mantain a list of files that you with to backup into a file and tar
it when you wish.
tar czvf tarfile.tar.gz -T list_file
where list_file is a simple list of what you want to include into the tar
/etc/ppp (all files into the /etc/ppp directory)
How to keep a computer from answering to ping?(#1Cool
a simple "echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/icmp_echo_ignore_all" will do the
trick... to turn it back on, simply
"echo 0 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/icmp_echo_ignore_all"