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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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bc: A command-line calculator for Ubuntu

It’s simple, but effective for command line addicts If it’s not already installed, install it by using: sudo apt install bc then run bc and type any calculations you want. I wrote for example $ bc bc 1.07.1 Copyright 1991-1994, … Continue reading

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Set fractional display scaling on Ubuntu 18.10 (XORG)

I am using an LG 5K monitor, and the display scaling options are very limited in gnome-shell, only increments of 100%. To have fractional scaling, I tried this script: #!/bin/bash gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface scaling-factor 2gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.xsettings overrides “{‘Gdk/WindowScalingFactor’: <2>}” … Continue reading

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Using gzip to compress a file without overriding it

gzip < source_file > compressed_file.gz Source: https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/46786/how-to-tell-gzip-to-keep-original-file

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Resize root filesystem on Ubuntu 18.04 with LVM

Ubuntu 18.04 default lvm layout comes with only a 4 GB root partition. Here we will extend it to occupy the full free space in the volume group: sudo lvextend -l 100%FREE –resizefs /dev/ubuntu-vg/ubuntu-lv That’s it, Enjoy! Sources: https://access.redhat.com/solutions/44089 https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-use-lvm-to-manage-storage-devices-on-ubuntu-18-04

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How to scan for devices in your network in Ubuntu

sudo apt install arp-scan sudo arp-scan -l –interface=wlp2s0 Replace wlp2s0 with your NIC’s name, works for both wireless and wired Source: https://askubuntu.com/questions/82480/how-to-see-all-computers-connected-to-a-network

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