While this guide applies to Linux distributions in general, the commands and package names shown here are specifically for Debian/Ubuntu servers and desktops. In most cases, you’ll just have to adapt the apt command and package name for your distribution… Read More »How to M$ RDP (Remote Desktop) to your Ubuntu Server THE RIGHT WAY!
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If you’re on a first generation Raspberry Pi you don’t have much RAM, so it makes sense to increase the swapfile size to be able to do more with your Pi. I’ll show you how! First, edit the file /etc/dphys-swapfile… Read More »Increase the swapfile of your Raspberry Pi
In the previous post I told you about the different modes a Huawei USB “internet stick” may have and what for. And since we want to make an SMS-Email gateway, we’ll want to put our USB stick into modem mode… Read More »Putting the Huawei E3531 in modem mode on Linux [SMS-Email Gateway Part 2]
I just wanted to share an interesting detail about those Huawei USB “internet sticks” you can buy to surf with your laptop on the go. They’re quite versatile! You probably know the old school USB modems, that you plug in… Read More »Huawei USB “Internet Sticks” are interesting… [SMS-Email gateway part 1]
As you might know, Raspberry Pi 3/3+/4 all have a 64bit CPU but Raspbian (the official and default system for the Raspberry Pi) is 32-bit. In this guide I will show you how to switch the kernel to 64-bit, however… Read More »Switch your Raspberry Pi to 64-bit kernel (Raspbian)
Today we’ll set up a DoH forwarder which will act as DNS server that will accept queries and forward them to a DNS over HTTPS provider of your choosing. This is useful when you want to run a local forwarder… Read More »How to set up DoH (DNS over HTTPS) forwarder
We can do this easily using curl, Gotify and a crontab one-liner (cronjob)! I’ll show you how! This assumes you already have Gotify installed and set up, you can get the server and app for free on gotify.net (yes it’s… Read More »Get notified on your Android phone when your server starts up
This is just a quick one, as I always find it annoying to not have numlock enable automatically on Linux desktops. Overview (all distros) You will want to install the application numlockx, and then add it to your startup applications… Read More »Linux Desktop: Enable NUMLOCK on login
The Tor Browser for Linux comes as compressed tarball (.tar.xz) which you extract somewhere, however it does not add itself to the start menu. I’ll show you how to add it yourself! So let’s say you just downloaded tor-browser-linux64-9.0.10_en-US.tar.xz and… Read More »Add Tor Browser to start menu on Linux
The Nextcloud client does add itself to autostart on Linux, however I don’t see a tray icon by default. I’ll show you how to fix it. After the installation, Nextcloud creates a bad entry to the “autostart”, which needs to… Read More »Fix Nextcloud Client Autostart on Linux