• Encrypted Linux Dedicated Server or VPS

    A month ago I have discovered new world of cheap dedicated servers. If you hear a term "Dedicated Server" you probably imagine powerful machine located in a data-center and with price around $60/month or more. But nowadays you can rent something less expensive, from $6 to $15, with 0.5-1TB drive and unlimited traffic. It is ideal solution for personal data warehouse, own e-mail server f course nowadays (especially after Snowden affair) security of stored data is important. Secured lines and encryption is now essential. But because you do not have a physical access to the server encryption can be difficult because you have to "unlock" encrypted container during boot and it is usually done by typing password on the server physical console or by a dongle inserted to the server. Nothing from that is possible with remote access only.. But several days ago I found great idea how to solve this problem on the Internet. The Encrypted Linux Dedicated Server with drive unlocked remotely by SSH temporary login. I tried to configure my server and it works flawlessly!

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  • HowTo Remove Executable Flag from Files in Virtual Box Shared Folder on Linux Guest

    If you are using Virtual Box virtualization technology then you know that is possible to share some folders between the host OS and guest OS. The problem is when you share files between Windows host and Linux guest. In this case, files on Linux get executable flag by default, what is in most cases annoying and unwanted behavior – for example file names coloring will stop working, because all archives, sources etc. now looks like executable. I cannot imagine regular computer user scenario when he need to get shared windows file as executable in Linux. Here you can find how to disable this behavior and share files as normal data (not executable files).

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  • Broadcom WiFi adapter WPA access fix on Ubuntu II

    In my previous post related to the Broadcom WiFi adapters, I have explained a way how to fix the WPA on Ubuntu Lucid Lynx. In reaction to the post I have received many responses from users, many positive, but also negative. I have tried to explore the issue deeply and then I found more pieces of information. This post will summarize new info about the problem and maybe offer more general solution.

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  • HowTo Split WordPress Post To Several Pages

    If you have long post on your WordPress blog, then present i to reader on one long page is not comfortable for reading and it also consumes more server resources to render this long page. The solution for this is to split post to several smallest pages. WordPress has support for this functionality, but on many themes it is not enabled. In this post I'll show to you how to enable this feature if your theme doesn't  support this by default and how to beautify Pages navigation bar.

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