Prevent packages from being updated under Ubuntu / Debian

You may know this problem. You have a lot of packages installed on your Ubuntu / Debian system and (for whatever reason) you want that a specific packages isn't getting updated whenever you do a system upgrade. This short article is going to show you how to prevent packages from being updated. APT or Aptitude?... Continue Reading →


Happy new year 2018

Header Image Source:   The year 2017 is coming to an end. We have seen a lot of development in the Linux world. 2018 will be as successful as 2017. That's what I'm hoping and wishing at least 🙂 In 2018 I plan to do at least one post every two weeks on this... Continue Reading →

Proxy over SSH on Windows, Mac or Linux

You can do a lot of things with SSH besides working securely remote on machines. I've already covered at another article how to tunnel (port forwarding) through SSH. This time we're looking at a way to use SSH as a Proxy Server. SSH: A tool not only to do remote work SSH (Secure Shell) is... Continue Reading →

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