Category Archives: Linux


OpenMediaVault Change Admin Password

Everything you want to know about OpenMediaVault change admin password. If anyone in addition to you has access to your OpenMediaVault server you need to change the admin password. It is a good practice to change default passwords anyway, no Read more…


linux mint map network drive

Linux Mint map network drive is a must if you are into Linux and home servers. Connect to network drive from Linux can be a bit more challenging compared to Windows, but a lot more stable. The only thing you Read more…


F10 in Midnight Commander

Because of the default settings in several Linux Distros you will not be able to use F10 to exit Midnight Commander. However the solutions is simple. I use Linux Mint Debian Edition for most of my Linux Desktop usage. And Read more…


How to remove symbolic link

A short tutorial on how to remove symbolic link in Linux, or Softlink. Symbolic links can be removed or deleted in two different ways. One method is to delete the directory the symbolic link is linking to. The other method Read more…


scp compression

Scp compression can speed up SCP file transfer, and sometimes not. To send a file via ssh is practical if you enjoy working inside the terminal window. Scp between Linux servers is my favorite casual file transfer tool when working Read more…


install php ziparchive

PHP ZipArchive is a file archive for zip compression used by many web applications and plugins. How to install PHP ZipArchive for Debian is an easy task. Let’s see how we install it. PHP ZipArchive Library is missing or disabled Read more…


fastest debian mirror

The fastest Debian mirror or repository can be found by using a small tool called netselect apt (or netselect-apt as the package name). Unless you run your own local apt repository, check this article on how to find the fastest Read more…


debian 9 static ip

Setting Debian 9 static IP is not too different from the previous version. You might find the network cards named a bit differently now. Apart from that, it is mostly the same. And we will look at an alternative at Read more…


Debian ifconfig

Debian ifconfig command not found. Can’t find ifconfig on Debian? You have probably installed a minimum installation without installing the standard system utilities. But do you really need ifconfig? If it just for checking the ip addresses, check out a Read more…


can't set locale

Can’t set locale; make sure $LC_* and $LANG are correct! This suddenly appeared on all my servers one day after some updates. All of them were running Debian. And I thought at first there was some bad packages or settings Read more…