Resume Broken or Disconnected SSH Session

Thats a common phenomenon that you break or disconnect your existing ssh connection to your host.  It could be painful if you were editing a script and didnt save it. By all means you would like to reconnect and start or resume  from the same place where your ssh session broke or disconnected. Linux has a software called screen which lets us resume our broken or disconnected SSH session.

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How To Make Linux More Secure Using Firewall – The Firestarter Firewall

linux logoThe Linux operating system is gaining more and more popularity day by day. The popularity of its stability and security. Linux systems are considered more secure and actually they are. Security is provided at each and every level. The security level but still can be breached. To make it more secure a firewall is required.

A firewall can help you to stop incoming attacks, allow only certain type of traffic to pass through or even block some websites.
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Secure VNC Connection Using SSH Tunneling In Linux

vnc logoWith the increase in malware and viruses the data sent over the network can be read quite easily. To make the connections more secure ssh was introduced (SSH- Secure Shell). The data sent over an ssh connection is encrypted and cant be read by any malicious script or a hacker.

VNC is a remote desktop tool which allows quick and easy sharing of screens across networks. The initial phase of connection establishment in VNC is secure, but when the connection is established the all data sent is unencrypted.
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Mounting a Samba Share in Ubuntu Linux Automatically

Samba shares allow users to stores file on a network. Storing files on a network reduces redundancy as the data stored can be accessed from multiple computers. Samba is an open source software that provide linux users to access windows directory and even connect to active directory components.

Samba can be installed on linux systems and can be used as to share folders, drives over the network.

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How To Backup Ubuntu Linux With Sbackup

Ubuntu is constantly becoming a popular linux distribution. Linux means stability and security. It does not mean that linux system will not crash ever. The linux system can also crash, due to file corruption, hardware failure etc etc. It becomes necessary to backup the linux so in case there is a system failure.

Sbackup is a backup utility which backs up you data without any hassle. You can select the number of directories you want to back up. It can automatically backup daily or you can do it manually also.
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