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Check OS version (Debian/Ubuntu/Raspbian)

There are several ways to check which version of Debian, Ubuntu or Raspbian you are running. Advertisements

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Enable root Logins

By default the root password is locked to prevent you from being able to login as root on Debian/Raspbian, and for good reason.

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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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