Framebuffer Resolution Codes (Linux Console)

If you’re used to running Framebuffer for higher resolution consoles within Linux console, then you’ll be used to the vga=xxx switch on your bootloader.  As this takes a three letter code for various resolutions, some may use vga=791 for example – but what if you want a different resolution?  You need a different code, which …

Vim Text Editor: Guides on how to use it

New users to Linux or BSD, will have no doubt come across Vim (or at least Vi). Vim is “Vi IMproved” – it’s simply an extended Vi. You’ll have probably had times when you need to do something very simple, such as Cut and Paste, and not been able to, just because you don’t know …

Basic Steps to Securing OpenSSH from Random Attacks

If you run an SSH server, and have left it on the default port, you’ll probably notice in time lots of login attempts. These login attempts will be from random IP addresses, and usually try lots of different username/password combinations, and hopefully failing. This article will focus on OpenSSH – I’m not sure if all …