Tag Archives: Linux

Create SSH profiles for your frequent connections on Ubuntu 18.04 using ssh_config

This is very useful if you connect to tons of servers via ssh and you need to keep record of them as profiles. Edit/Create a file .ssh/config Add entries in this manner: Host blabla User blablabla # or domain\blablabla if … Continue reading

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How to connect to your MS Exchange Account (Mail, Contacts, Calendar…etc) from Linux

Just go to Online Accounts -> Microsoft Exchange -> Type your e-mail and password! This basically connects using Exchange Web Services (EWS). If this doesn’t work out with you, click on custom and enter your username and server. I had … Continue reading

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Integrating SSH PKI with Active Directory using PBIS-Open on Ubuntu 16.04

Long Article Warning! You can skip all this and go directly to the script at the end. This resolves the dilemma of managing SSH public keys on servers that are integrated with Active Directory using PBIS-Open, it allows you to … Continue reading

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Force PKI and Password authentication simultaneously on Ubuntu

I use AD authentication in my environment (for password-based authentication) Current Scenario A valid AD user logs in to the Ubuntu Linux server via SSH That user adds his public key to ~/.ssh/authorized_keys for passwordless login I disable/lock/delete the AD … Continue reading

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Force expiry of a Linux Account

Just locking the linux account isn’t enough, since the user can use other methods to login, such as PKI. The best solution would be to force expire the account: sudo chage -M 0 username

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MyTechnicalThoughts on Slack!

Hello there! I’ve got some good news! I’ve created a Slack Help Channel that complements this blog, you can get help here.

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Improve Intel Graphics Performance on Ubuntu 16.04 (and variants)

This solved a very annoying problem for me, as the screen was heavily tearing and I didn’t like the video playback performance. All you need to do is the following: If you are using Ubuntu 16.04, then you don’t need … Continue reading

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