How To Mount Remote File Systems Over SSH

I have a remote storage server in a colocation with 100s of TB of space. Yes, I know I have data-hoarding issues, no I am not going to get psychiatric help for it. But if you are like me and often find yourself accessing your data remotely there better ways to browse your data unlike GUI based SFTP client. You can mount your remote drive/folder using SSHFS and it will work similar to browsing your local hard drive.

How to Recover Deleted Files in Linux

There is a difference between deleting files using a windows manager GUI and deleting files using CLI. When deleting files using windows manager you are simply moving files from one directory to trash directory. The only thing that gets updated is your filesystem inode metadata information (timestamps, block maps, extended attributes) for that specific file.

5 youtube-dl tips you might not know about

youtube-dl is a python based command line video downloader that just works. Despite its name would suggest, youtube-dl downloads more than just youtube videos, it currently supports more than 800 online video and audio sites. If you are using a desktop app or web app to download videos now, chances are it’s using youtube-dl in […]

Remote Desktop with SSH Tunneling

One of my client’s requirement is to have a Ubuntu server with a Desktop Environment. Once in a while, he will call me up to look at some problems he is having with one of his GUI based applications. It’s not always possible for me to physically be there to see what the problem is, […]

5 Reasons Why I Think Ubuntu Edge is a Brilliant Move

As of this writing, Ubuntu Edge funding have reached $5.6M out of their audacious $32M goal. If they reach their funding goal, it will be the single largest crowdfunded product yet. Its been a little over 2 days since Ubuntu launched their funding campaign and it still too early to tell if they can reach […]

HowTo Setup a VPN in Under 5 Minutes

I don’t like the idea of relying on VPN specific services for your VPN needs. I think if you do care about your privacy you should self-host it; considering how cheap VPN servers are these day and how easy setting up a VPN server is. LowEndServers have many options and so many locations that you […]

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