Reading time: 3 – 4 minutes It’s no secret that on the UNIX world, dotfiles play a very important part when it comes to making your terminal look good. Be it on Linux, be it on a Mac. Dotfiles are there so you can configure your favourite software to look just the way you like it. I especially use dotfiles [...]
Reading time: 1 – 2 minutes Photo by: lilit I’ve recently been “forced” to move my desktop from Windows to Linux again. Basically my current desktop “decided” it won’t support Windows anymore, and any attempt to start it ends up in a BSOD, and I just got fed-up of trying to get it to work. [...]
I’ve been following the recent news about CrunchPad, and for all of our disappointment, it’s been discontinued due to a “misunderstanding” between the guys from TechCrunch and Fusion Garage, who were developing this together.
I have been doing some housekeeping on my VPS, and decided there’s a few ports that should only be accessed by certain IP addresses for security purposes.
My VPS uses Linux, so I had to find a way to somehow changing my iptables settings to block the specific ports to every IP address, except for the ones I specified.
It’s pretty straight forward, and here how you can block a specific port to everyone except for some IP addresses (the instructions are for Centos 5.5, but should work for other distros without problems):
Open our iptables settings file: