This is rather handy if you’re not sure of the case of the starting letter of a program you wish to expand to using tab completion.
All that is needed is that the following line is present in either ~/.inputrc or /etc/inputrc... Read More
A few ways to list open ports... Read More
Note on using tar... Read More
A quick reminder to myself on rsync usage... Read More
For a long time I have been using bind as a LAN DNS server. Just for my local server setup, so that I can use hostnames instead of IP addresses. I found the hosts file to be a bit low-tech, and it was a good chance to learn a little about DNS along the way. :-)... Read More
Ever notice how many braindead people try to break into your email server? It’s a daily battle to stay ahead of them. Especially when, like in my case, fail2ban just… well… fails… :-)... Read More
After I bought a new printer I needed to install the printer driver for it. Unfortunately I could not make the package, that already existed in the aur, work on my PC.
Therefor I took my other printer driver PKBUILD and changed it to install my new printer driver.... Read More
Making a backup is a must. And although doing it manually works, it is far from perfect. What if you are busy one week and can’t run your backup?... Read More
For virtual hosts it’s necessary to make a bridged network adapter. At least if you want your hosts to be on the same network as the rest of your machines.... Read More
To set static IP address on debian (or derivative distros) is straight forward. A workstation don’t necessarily need to use static addresses, but it’s unavoidable on a server.... Read More