Daily Archives: September 14, 2015

Managing Linux terminals using Screen

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Many of us may have encountered this scenario: You are running some terminal-based scripts on your Linux workstations in the lab/office but its taking too long to complete. You need to call it a day at the office but would like to check up on the progress of your script the moment you get home. You try to ssh into… Read more »

How to securely connect to a remote Linux server

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Public key authentication offers a secure way to remotely connect to a linux machine. Key-based authentication works by creating a pair of keys: a private key and a public key which are either 1024 or 2048-bits in length. Both key-pairs are generated simultaneously and, while the two are related, a private key cannot be computed from a corresponding public key…. Read more »