Accessing a linux PC via SSH is a very common practice, but I decided to spice things up by adding 2 Factor Authentication(2FA) to the login process. By using Pluggable Authentication Module(PAM). PAM is interesting in that it opens the Continue reading add 2FA to SSH on a Ubuntu 18.04
Over the many years of building, upgrading, and using my PC, I’ve noticed that my usage of the PC has changed. Nowadays, my PC is set up to boot up VMWare player with a couple of VMs every time it Continue reading a new system for 2018 : coming soon!
This is going to be a write-up for a very specific use case. See if the below applies to you: There is a local server in your house(e.g. 192.168.1.100) I installed Ubuntu(ubuntu-server) with the hostname, “HomeGitLab“ I installed GitLab onto 192.168.1.100 Continue reading Getting a local LAN installation of GitLab to send an e-mail to the outside world
Here is something to file under, “it’s only useful if you need it” category. Due to many reasons I don’t care to go into right now, I’ve decided to install Ubuntu 10.10 on a system with software raid(created it using Continue reading booting Ubuntu alternate iso from USB drive
DISCLAIMER: The following saga is a recollection of events from 2/26/11 to 3/2/11. There are no specific time codes, and each moment felt like an eternity. Almost immediately getting started into the software part, I find out that I need Continue reading setting up a home file server : the saga
I can’t set the baud rate in Mac OS X to send download the Axon MCU firmware. It worked when I installed Ubuntu in VMWare and ran the command there. Today, however, it fails me.