Bash is a powerful command-line shell that can be used to perform a wide range of tasks, from managing files and directories to automating system administration. By learning a few simple tips and tricks, you can significantly boost your productivity and efficiency when using Bash.
I have some server-only users for things like CI or media streaming that I have removed shell access from for security. sometimes however I need to login to them to test something or fix something. well here’s a very easy way to su over to them without setting their shell to something else and then setting it… Continue reading Linux su with custom shell
An introduction to the CLI (Command Line Interface) and Bash on Ubuntu Linux aka a bash tutorial The default shell that is installed on Ubuntu Linux is bash. Alternatives exist, but they’re beyond the scope of this tutorial (check our post here for more info on how to isntall a better alternative to bash called Zshell… Continue reading Ubuntu & Bash tutorial & basic utilities
Why use ZShell It has some amazing features, but right out of the gate in no particular order: Context based tab completion that puts most others out there to shame. Shared history among tabs. Dynamic Load modules Spelling correction that out performs most others out there. Globbing that works on magic. I am positive of… Continue reading Why you should switch to ZShell ( zsh )
I couldn’t find the silly volume control in the system settings one day so I figured there had to be something I could use to control volume settings like mic boost without needing a GUI or remembering names and numbers for the CLI. well there is and it’s so easy a caveman could do it… Continue reading Alsa CLI Volume control
I needed to set up a mumble server for a friends minecraft community. The Mumble software uses a client–server architecture which allows users to talk to each other via the same server. It has a very simple administrative interface and features high sound quality and low latency where possible. All communication is encrypted to make sure… Continue reading Letsencrypt ssl cert for mumble