Posted by tony on November 30, 2017

How to Install Docker on Debian 9.1

Just like SSL, Docker has made it way up the ‘nice-to-have’ things list to among the top five ‘must-haves.’ The unprecedented success of lightweight containers is a reflection of just how useful (and not to mentio

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Posted by tony on November 29, 2017

What XRDP is and How to Install XRDP on CentOS 7

For the uninitiated, RDP stands for Remote Desktop Protocol. And just like the expanded form suggests, it’s a protocol for a machine to accept remote desktop connections from other machines. XRDP is a server for CentOS 7 that imple

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Posted by tony on November 23, 2017

How to Change SSH Port in CentOS 7

Why would one want to change the default SSH port? Does it make your server more secure? In a sense, it does. Changing the default port means that attackers get nothing by attacking the default port 22. While that’s not to say that

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Posted by tony on November 22, 2017

How to Change Hostname in Ubuntu 16.04

For those who pay attention to the little details, the default hostname in Ubuntu 16.04 can be a constant source of irritation. Something like ‘dell-laptop-3344’ just won’t do for a hostname when you’re used to mo

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