How to change a user’s shell to bash is a simple one liner. This is how you can do it in debian or ubuntu.
How to add a swap file to an existing file system is almost trivial. First decide how big you want it. I choose 1GB w/ a 1GB RAM machine. Second create the file. Next make it a swap. Add it as a swap. Edit fstab. Add Save and verify output
I needed to add an elastic block store to a Ubuntu Linux Server. I created the instance from with the AWS admin console. What was missing was how to have the Ubuntu instance recognize it. Turns out it is fairly simple. Format, and mount. Mount SSH into the instance and become root. Find the new Read more about How to mount an additional Elastic Block Store Linux[…]
I was digging around searching on how to install the VirtualBox Guest additions without the GUI using the command line. Most of the tutorials out there were of no help. Either with bad or outdated information. I found one article on xmodulo that worked for me. Here’s the steps I followed for my Ubuntu Server Read more about Install VirtualBox Guest Additions Command Line[…]