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How To Hide Your Shell Passwords with sshpass on Linux

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Shell scripts are an integral part of Linux but can often require passwords that shouldn't be hard-coded for security reasons. Instead, sshpass is a non-interactive tool specifically created for password automation in shell scripts. Here's how to install and use sshpass on Ubuntu-based and Fedora-based distributions to put a password in your Bash script.

How To Create Encrypted Tunnels with SSH Port Forwarding on Linux

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Secure Shell (SSH) is a powerful tool with many cool tricks to help make your life a bit easier. Today, we will discuss port forwarding, which can be used to: Access a server you may not have otherwise been able to. Access a remote computer with more security. Allow a temporary encrypted tunnel to be created from your local computer to a remote device. 

The Best Linux Software for Windows Switchers

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As many in the infosec and sysadmin communities know, migrating from a closed-source Windows environment to the open ecosystem of Linux can be daunting. We aim to ease the transition by highlighting key categories where Linux alternatives to familiar Windows software exist.

Channeling Traffic with Nginx as a Reverse Proxy Server on Debian

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In the bustling digital landscape, managing web traffic efficiently is akin to directing a riveting orchestra, with each request hitting the right note at the desired tempo. Central to this symphony is the conductor, the reverse proxy server, ensuring each request reaches its designated section, be it the strings, brass, or percussion, represented by the different servers in a network.

How To Setup A Linux Server For Remote Accessing IoT Devices

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Setting up a Linux server for remote accessing IoT devices is essential for managing and controlling these devices efficiently. Whether you are a system administrator or an IoT enthusiast, having remote access to your devices allows you to monitor and control them from anywhere in the world. By utilizing a Linux server, you can establish secure connections and ensure seamless communication with your IoT devices.

How to Use SSH in Linux

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In today’s interconnected landscape, the ability to manage computers from different geographical locations has grown from luxury to necessity. There are several ways to do this, depending on the operating system in use. For Linux-based systems, the most common and most secure way to manage your PC remotely is to use SSH (or Secure Shell).

How To Download From Unknown Sources

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Downloading applications, files, or software from unknown sources can be both exciting and risky. While the official app stores like Google Play Store and Apple App Store offer a plethora of trusted and vetted apps, there may be instances where you need to source software or files from other online platforms.

How To Install Alpine Linux

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Alpine Linux is a lightweight, security-based Linux operating system. It doesn’t use the GNU C Library and instead uses Musl Libc. As a result, it is lightning-fast and perfect for headless servers, embedded systems, and desktop/laptop workstations that require a low footprint. Here’s how to install Alpine Linux on your system.

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