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vvsftpd Setup

28.02.2018 4 Min Read— In Linux

So an FTP server is often one of the first things people want to setup on a new server. I recently setup two, one on my Raspberry Pi for making a 2TB USB Drive available in my home, and another…

BBash Operators

25.02.2018 6 Min Read— In Linux

These are called shell operators and yes, there are more of them. I will give a brief overview of the most common among the two major classes, control operators and redirection operators. A. Control…

TTripwire

24.02.2018 1 Min Read— In Linux

Here’s a great little program to keep an eye on your system files to make sure no one inappropriate is changing them! I like to have this run in cron once a week and send me a report. When your first…

BBash Pipes

22.02.2018 1 Min Read— In Linux

This table will hopefully help me keep the pipe madness in check. Am I overwriting or appending? Am I including StdErr? Etc.. visible in terminal visible in file existing file Syntax StdOut StdErr…

LLogwatch

21.02.2018 1 Min Read— In Linux

Logwatch is a pretty simple, but essential application in my server management arsenal. You can install it from the ubuntu repos directly, so this will do: After it is installed it will automatically…

FFirst 5 things to do with a new Ubuntu Server

17.02.2018 4 Min Read— In Linux

Here’s where one lands directly after the installation of a fresh Ubuntu image. In this case Ubuntu 16.04. SSH into your machine with your favorite client [Win 32/64: putty] So the first thing I like…