Posts tagged 'Linux'

Quick IPTables setup

The Linux kernel has a great firewall built-in commonly referred to as iptables. Actually iptables is only the user-space tool that you as the user interact with, while the kernel module doing all the work is actually called Netfilter. Here are a few tips on how to quickly set up …

Keeping home configuration in git

Having dotfiles from the $HOME directory in git is a great way to keep track of what’s going on with some of our most important config files. However just creating a plain git repo won’t play nice with other repos found further down in the home tree. Chances …