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Command-Line Productivity Hack - ctrl+x+e

Command-Line Productivity Hack - ctrl+x+e

April 21, 2019

There are lots of tips, tricks, and ideas around for hacking your command-line productivity to make you more efficient. However, in this post, I’m not going to show you something that’s super in-depth, ultra-detailed, or talk about an app that you have to install, ctrl+x+e.

Find What's Using a Port With Two Commands

Find What's Using a Port With Two Commands

April 5, 2019

If you’ve ever attempted to bind a process on a port on Linux, BSD, or macOS, only to find that something else is using the port, yet you don’t know what that process is, here’s a quick way to find the process and remove it.

How Do You Start In The Tech Sector?

How Do You Start In The Tech Sector?

April 9, 2018

The tech sector, if you know what you’re doing, is easier than most fields to get started in. However, you do have to know what you’re doing. In this post, I’m going to step through a series of ways to get started, in case you’re not sure.

How To Protect Against Brute Force Logins With Fail2Ban

How To Protect Against Brute Force Logins With Fail2Ban

April 6, 2017

One of the most common attack vectors against servers is bruteforce login attempts. This is where attackers attempt to access your server, by trying endless combinations of usernames and passwords. So how do you defend yourself against this kind of attack?