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 →


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 →

Linux Mint: MDM fails to load after login

Image source: Some annoying problem has been occured on one of the client machines I work with. Every time when I tried to login, the MDM has thrown an error which says that it was unable to login due to undefined commands and variables. The client runs Linux Mint 17, but the problem happens with 18... Continue Reading →

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