Now, arguably, the art of auto login and automated access may be frowned upon if not done securely but the concept of doing so is in itself something of a could-it-be done question that can simply be too tempting not to answer. Long time ago I decided if beyond the easy approach to this using [...]
VNC or the Linux equivalent of Remote Desktop Connection in Windows, allows us to establish a GUI connection to our remote Linux machines as if we were sitting at the machine itself. Here, we'll undertake the task of configuring this sort of connection to allow us to remotely interact with the Gnome Desktop.
Just happened to have forgotten a password for one of my user accounts on my workstation and remembered a handy little thing one can do to reset a pass. If you have root access, one can simply regenerate the MD5 hash with:
PROBLEM You get this when trying to SSH to a host from some IP (Let's assume it's 220.127.116.11 for the scope of this problem): ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host What to do?
Since around Fedora 8 and KDE 4.0, the default DESKTOPMANAGER that greets you before you login to your GUI is set to GNOME (Even now with Fedora 13 out, the same is still true). Now I was an avid KDE user and though I started on Gnome, KDE just grew on me up until about Fedora 12. After [...]
PROBLEM In Fedora 10, the root login was disabled into the GUI, giving you a unable to authenticate user message. You may have noticed that you got a warning about this in Fedora 9 but it wasn't yet disabled then. Not so in Fedora 10 so this might be something you would want to do [...]
One of the things you definitely want to take a backup of on a regular basis, especially if you are a WebAdmin/WebMaster is that of your MySQL database for things such as a forum, blog or anything else you have that may use MySQL on your site. For this you'll need telnet/ssh login to allow [...]
Working remotely from various places, I needed to have access to my Linux machine at home. Unfortunately for me, my DSL IP was dynamic and at the time my ISP would change this IP several times a day. That was good for maybe only a few hours and then it would change to something completely [...]