Easier SSH connections from Ubuntu Linux


If you’re a Linux user and you often log in to remote machines or servers, then this tutorial may save you some time. It’s a tip that user Oshunluvr from showed me a few months ago. I’ve been using it ever since.

It will allow you to log into machines with SSH servers on custom ports, with a specified username, by typing:


Instead of:

ssh -p 1234

Raspberry Pi Server Preparation

Raspberry Pi Server

This post is essentially a list of changes to the Pi’s default configuration that I would recommend you make before you start using the Pi as a server. These apply regardless of whether you want to use it as a mail server, an Owncloud machine, or a web server running something like WordPress.

I’ll run you through the steps, starting with burning Raspbian to an SD card.

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