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Optimizing the filesystem when using a solid state disk

Though modern solid state drives can now store a large amount of data they differ from conventional disks in a number of ways.

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Finding your Raspberry Pi using nmap

There have been a number of times when having got my Raspberry Pi all set up and ready to take time-lapse photographs, or just when I think I have finished configuring it as a music player, the moment I tuck … Continue reading

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Setting up a secure FTP server

I can’t believe I haven’t written this up before as I’ve been using an ftp server long enough! There are several different FTP servers available, including ProFTPD, WU-FTPD, Pure-FTPd, and vsftpd.

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How to obtain a core dump when a process Segfaults

I recently encountered a problem with a program that simply crashed when I tried to run it after it had been updated, unfortunately it didn’t give any indication what caused the crash other than the error message ‘Segmentation Fault‘

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How to not install recommended packages

One of the reasons I really like linux is that generally you can choose what you want to install, the granularity available isn’t as much as it once was but it is still relatively easy to keep the number of … Continue reading

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