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 →

Bastion and Octodad giveaway

This time I have a little present for all my readers. Yesterday I started a giveaway on Twitter where you can win a Bastion or Octodad: The Dadliest Catch Steam key. Of course I don't want to withheld this giveaway to my blog reading only people 🙂 How to participate Participating to this giveaway is... Continue Reading →

LPIC-1: A short overview

Just before 2016 ended I participated in the LPIC Level 1 certification. This post is something like a "overview" of my thoughts and experiences. I want to give you some answers which you might have and some recommendations how to prepare yourself and which tools you can use to learn and get yourself ready for... Continue Reading →

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