Category: Ubuntu

Change Ubuntu Server – DHCP to static IP Via SSH

If the Ubuntu Server installer has set your server to use DHCP, you will want to change it to a static IP address so that people can actually use it. Changing this setting without a GUI will require some text editing via SSH Open up the /etc/network/interfaces file. I’m going to use nano, but you can choose a different editor sudo nano /etc/network/interfaces For the primary interface, which is usually eth0,…

Install SSH On Ubuntu Linux

OpenSSH Server Installation & Config OpenSSH is a FREE version of the SSH connectivity tools that technical users of the Internet rely on. Users of telnet, rlogin, and ftp may not realize that their password is transmitted across the Internet unencrypted, but it is. OpenSSH encrypts all traffic (including passwords) to effectively eliminate eavesdropping, connection hijacking, and other attacks. Additionally, OpenSSH provides secure tunneling capabilities and several authentication methods, and…

Ubuntu 10.10 desktop reaches through the cloud

The next versions of Ubuntu Linux for desktops and Netbooks launched on Sunday with new cloud features, an updated interface, and better links with other operating systems, Canonical has announced. The software, known as Maverick Meerkat, will both be versions 10.10 of the Linux distribution. They will be available for free download from October 10, sidestepping the usual Thursday release window to tie the launch in with the 10/10/10 date stamp. Ubuntu…