How to prepare CD-RW and DVD±RW media (formatting, creation of UDF structure) and mount them for use as large floppy diskettes.
This article describes how to become your own Certificate Authority (CA) and issue your own server certificates. Be advised that noone else, apart from you, your internal network’s people or your friends, will or should trust this kind of certificates (self-signed). These are intended only for providing secure communication with your own services or for testing purposes.
This article describes in brief how to configure VNC server instances for one or multiple users on a remote machine, how to use VNC to start graphical applications on boot and finally how to enhance security by connecting to the server through encrypted SSH tunnels.
In this article I describe how to configure the SSH server, so that users authenticate using keys, how to generate DSA keys using ssh-keygen, how to configure ssh-agent and finally how to use ssh-add to manage cached passphrases.
The original Red Hat RPM Guide, which had been released under the Open Publication Licence is no longer available under fedora.redhat.com. However, a more recent revision of this document, named the RPM Guide, is available as part of the Fedora Project Documentation and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution–Share Alike 3.0 Unported license (CC-BY-SA).…
This Nautilus script was written because gnome-print does not list the user-defined or system-wide CUPS printer instances in the printers list. "Printer instances" are just sets of settings, so that a user does not have to type them for every print. Check the CUPS documentation for more info. So, in order to use your defined…
I’ve written this script so that I can download multiple files of the same type from a web page. The file extension can be defined in a dialog box that appears as soon as the script is run. It uses Lynx to parse the web page for links and Zenity for the dialogs. The desired…
This Nautilus script is used to add multimedia files to the Totem playing list. What files are considered as multimedia is user-defined.
This Nautilus BASH script uses clamav to scan the selected files for viruses. It also uses Zenity to display a progress bar and an information dialog with the scan results. It works with multiple files and directories.
I am aware that there are numerous guides about file permissions in linux out there. This post is not intended to be another tutorial. I just wanted to emphasize the use of uppercase X when modifying regular file or directory permissions. This info seems to be missing from most of those guides.