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About SoCRaT

Research Support and Infrastructure Engineer, OSS & Linux Geek

How to fix Ubuntu dock still visible while screen is locked on 18.04 and 18.10

A very stupid bug that has been there for quite a while! Luckilly the fix has been released recently into the proposed repository for both Bionic & Cosmic (Disco as well). Just enable the proposed updates from Software & Updates … Continue reading

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Fix QT Apps scaling issue on hidpi screens on Ubuntu

On my 5k screen, all QT apps look very tiny, such as keepassxc and Virtualbox. The best solution I found was adding the following to your .profile to autoscale at a ratio of 2 (you can change it to your … Continue reading

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How to kill all processes accessing a filesystem on Ubuntu

This is not really safe, ok 😀 ? Do it on your own risk lsof | grep /filesystem_name | awk ‘{print $2}’ | xargs kill -9 That’s it, Enjoy!

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How to use hydra to test/crack ssh credentials for a list of servers

To install hydra on Ubuntu: sudo apt install hydra Simply, to start our test/attack, we have a list of usernames, list of passwords and list of servers: hydra -L users.txt -P passes.txt -u -M hosts.txt ssh -o Report.txt Where: users.txt … Continue reading

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How to resolve suspend/wake issues on Dell XPS with Ubuntu

Just append this to your kernel boot params: mem_sleep_default=deep Reboot, Enjoy! Source: https://gist.github.com/greigdp/bb70fbc331a0aaf447c2d38eacb85b8f

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Create an alias for microk8s.kubectl as kubectl on Ubuntu

sudo snap alias microk8s.kubectl kubectl Sources: https://github.com/ubuntu/microk8s/issues/20

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