Adding desktop shortcuts in Ubuntu 18.04

I like having my desktop filled with shortcuts to programs that I regularly use. In Ubuntu 18.04, there is a lack of a “right click > add shortcut to desktop” option. If you are missing this option too, don’t fret! There is another way to do just that. In the Terminal, navigate to: /usr/share/applications/ If… Continue reading Adding desktop shortcuts in Ubuntu 18.04

Coloured SSH terminal – Ubuntu host

If you SSH into a remote Ubuntu terminal and do not see coloured text, here might be a solution. The problem is on the remote host, where bash is missing the profile and configuration for coloured commands. I will help fix this. Connect via SSH to the remote host. You need to look for 2… Continue reading Coloured SSH terminal – Ubuntu host

Ubuntu : Desktop Shortcuts

If you have ever wondered how to add desktop shortcuts to Ubuntu, fret no more! Whenever I use Ubuntu, it is normally through command line. But recently, I have been using Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop in a VirtualBox container, almost solely as a C IDE. I’ve never really understood the workings of the GUI (properly) and… Continue reading Ubuntu : Desktop Shortcuts

f2b-nuke | a fail2ban shell script

You will find the project on GitHub: f2b-nuke – GitHub f2b-nuke is a gnu/linux shell script designed to easily and efficiently manipulate any given fail2ban jail, en masse. It is a fully interactive, CLI tool built to fulfill 2 tasks: unbanning the contents of an entire jail whilst creating a backup list of all items New:… Continue reading f2b-nuke | a fail2ban shell script

Slow Ubuntu Server Restarts – SOLVED

Good Friday! I’m in a pretty good mood today; not only because it is Friday, but because I have figured out what is causing the server to reboot R-E-A-L-L-Y SLOOOOOOOWLY. So.. according to alot of old posts scattered across the internet, most people had issues upon boot that “Starting System V RunLevel Compatibility” be be… Continue reading Slow Ubuntu Server Restarts – SOLVED