Archive for the ‘HowTo’ Category

Secure (HTTPS) public access to Synology NAS using Let’s Encrypt (free) SSL certificate

Friday, February 17th, 2017

Secure public access to your Synology? Every time I'm outside of my home network, and I need to get something from my Synology NAS, I'm facing the same dillema. Who's sniffing the network I'm on, and who will I hand over my credentials in plain text using HTTP. Of course, you can ...

anon-hotspot: On demand Debian Linux (Tor) Hotspot setup tool

Sunday, September 18th, 2016

Today it's not easy to anonymize internet traffic and protect our online privacy. From advertisers to various other parties, everyone seems to be interested in what we're doing online, and it's our traffic that allows them to track our behaviour and interests. To make our internet traffic anonymous we could turn to ...

Juniper/Pulse Secure VPN on Linux (2015 edition)

Monday, September 21st, 2015

Prelude Some time ago, Juniper Networks sold their beloved Junos Pulse SSL VPN, and thus new company called Pulse Secure was created. Which resulted in Pulse Secure client, which is used to establish secure authentication to the (VPN) tunnel. Since Juniper never supported Linux, it comes as no surprise that successor company ...

Enable global menu and HUD support in Eclipse IDE

Sunday, January 13th, 2013

As I couldn't retain my curiosity for Ubuntu's "Raring Ringtail" release, I ended up having a dual boot with Ubuntu 13.04 and Debian Sid. Even thought at the moment 13.04 is only 24% complete, it's already a pretty promising release. However, one thing that heavily annoyed me is that global menu and HUD ...

Linux power regression + overheating problem on ThinkPad [fixed?]

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

This post is also available on/was written for OMG! Ubuntu This blog post isn't only directed to ThinkPad owners as most notebook Linux users with Intel Core Duo 1/2 and i3/i5/i7 processors have been affected by this bug if not all. And yes, this problem is present on latest Debian Unstable and ...