Linux Terminal: sshfs, Remote directory over ssh

Often one wants a shared access to files across machines. Traditionally one uses the network file system (nfs). The network file server works as follows: There is an nfs server that exports some directories in its filesystem hiearchy to various nfs clients that mount these directory over the network into their file system hierarchy. As [...]

How to Chroot SFTP Users on Linux for maximum security

Article by Rahul Panwar first posted on http://linuxexplore.com/ A chroot on Unix operating systems is an operation that changes the apparent root directory for the current running process and its children. A program that is run in such a modified environment cannot name (and therefore normally not access) files outside the designated directory tree. The term [...]

Stupid ssh tricks

I use ssh everyday and it’s my main tool to connect and manage servers, so I’m always interested in articles about ssh. Today I present an interesting article on this subject, written by Corey Quinn and posted on the sysadvent blog Every year or two, I like to look back over my client’s SSH configuration file [...]

APT 4 Newbies

An interesting and detailed howto on apt, first posted on linux mint community tutorials Intro by Wikipedia: The Advanced Packaging Tool, or APT, is a free user interface that works with core libraries to handle the installation and removal of software on the Debian GNU/Linux distribution and its variants. APT simplifies the process of managing [...]

How to Download Youtube Video or Audio Tracks from the Linux Terminal

In the past I’ve published some articles regarding how to download music from youtube with the program YouTube to MP3, or videos with the programs xVideoServiceThief and flareget, they all accomplish the work with graphical interfaces, and this can be a great plus for many users, but others could prefer a simple command line program [...]