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How to view login failures on your Linux server (Sysadmin Tips)

So you’re SSHing to your remote server and you noticed there were thousands of failed attempts to get into your server since your last login. What can you do about it? Well, you can use a SSH key and disable password login. You can also use a different port to make it a bit more […]

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Run Alpine Linux on your iPad – iSH

Recently I got my hands on a iPad Air 2 and I wanted to do see how the development is on this little machine. Although the device is aging with it’s iPhone 6s tier CPU, it still runs like a champ and can handle almost every task with ease, while running the latest iPadOS! I […]

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Updating My ThinkPad E480’s BIOS On Linux

It has been almost a year since I last updated my BIOS on my ThinkPad. I recently found out that there were a few improvements to performance and efficiency. I always thought BIOS updates were only possible through Windows but today I found a helpful tutorial on updating the BIOS without booting into Windows. In […]

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Evolution Mail – the Linux Outlook alternative

These days, most people simply use web mail that is supplied by their email provider. That said, there are some of us who like to have more control in how they compose their mails, have multiple accounts, filters, create events and have it all in a single mail client. The most notable one is Microsoft […]

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nostalgia – Having Fun With Windows XP

You know, sometimes you just want to go back in time and relive the fun times you had. Whether it is listening to music you used to love as a youngster or the watch the TV shows. A big part of my childhood was Microsoft Windows, specifically the era of XP. It was a great […]

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How To Convert OVA Image to QCOW2 (QEMU and virt-manager)

For a university subject, I was given a Linux image to use which comes with all the tools ready to go. All I had to do was download Virtual Box and run the VM. However, because I like QEMU, I wanted to see if I could get it to work in Virt Manager (the graphical […]

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How To Stop Git From Asking Username And Password

When I started to use Git, I always found it frustrating that it kept asking me to enter my credentials every time I wanted to push to a remote repository. After some search, I found a way for it to remember my credentials for a period of time. The file you need to edit is […]

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How To Show Feedback While Typing Sudo Password

You’d think it’s trivial that the password feedback would be enabled in the terminal. Recently I found out through this article that I could show the asterisks while when running a command as root. Upon enabling it, I realised how much I actually like the visual feedback, so I decided to make a quick article […]

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Fixing NVME SSD Problems On Linux

Not too long ago, I got myself a nice 500GB PCI-e NVME SSD, for those who don’t know what that is, it’s basically a very fast SSD. The model I got is a Kingston A2000 and I must say, it’s a very good drive for the price. It was fine and all but I ran […]

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Getting More Software on Fedora – RPM Fusion & Flathub

So you decided to use the best Linux distribution out there, good choice. 😉 When setting up Fedora for someone whether it is the vanilla Workstation (GNOME) or a spin (KDE, Cinnamon, XFCE, etc.), there are a bunch of things one can do to improve their overall experience. One thing I do immediately after installing […]