In this short article, I’m going to show you how to setup SSH Public/Private keys to allow you to SSH into a Linux server without needing to enter your password each time. This is not only a great convenience, but becomes useful for any scripting that utilizes SSH to transfer files from one server to another in an automated way.
Have you ever wanted to access a home computer or server but you didn’t know your IP address? That’s probably because your IP address is dynamic and changes periodically. So how do you find out what your IP address is? If you’re on your home network, then it’s easy by using any number of websites whose sole purpose is to tell you what your IP address is, for example www.whatsmyip.org. But what if you’re away from home and your IP address changes? Again, there are services to help you with this, but in this article, I’m going to show you how to easily setup your own service.
If you want to find what files and directories are taking up space on your system, there is a very short and easy command that can be used on the command line. Keep reading if you want to learn how…
If you’re using PuTTY to connect to a remoter computer, Ubuntu for example, you need to set your “Remote Character Set” correctly. Otherwise, it’s possible that your output will show garbled characters. Let me show you how.