SSH and passwordless access

SSH is a wonderful program. It allows for secure, encrypted communication between two machines, something that is absolutely necessary when communicating over the internet. There are two packages that are required, the first is the client, which is required in order to initiate a connection to a remote machine, the … Continue reading

Editing the FSTAB file

If you want to have drives auto mounted upon boot, the way to do that is by configuring the /etc/fstab file. By doing this, you don’t have to issue the mount command every time you want access to your drive. The basics of editing this file is pretty straightforward, though some … Continue reading

More Static IP Stuff

I previously detailed how to setup a static ip address on your computer. A quick summary is below. Backup the config file vi /etc/network/interfaces{,.orig} Setup the static entry by changing the file from: auto lo iface lo inet loopback or auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp to auto eth0 iface … Continue reading