Monthly Archives: August 2016

How to allow non-root user to capture packets with Wireshark on Ubuntu 16.04

Only two steps you need to do: “sudo dpkg-reconfigure wireshark-common” (choose yes to allow Dumpcap to make the wireshark group members able to capture packets) “sudo adduser USERNAME wireshark” to add your user to the wireshark group Then you just need … Continue reading

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How to change default desktop environment in Debian

sudo update-alternatives –config x-session-manager There are 2 choices for the alternative x-session-manager (providing /usr/bin/x-session-manager). Selection    Path                    Priority   Status ———————————————————— * 0            /usr/bin/gnome-session   50        auto mode 1            /usr/bin/gnome-session   50        manual mode 2            /usr/bin/mate-session    30        manual mode Press <enter> to keep the … Continue reading

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Compile & Install virt-manager 1.4 on Ubuntu 16.04 and Linux Mint 18

The latest virt-manager supports configuring VMs for OpenGL passthrough for 3D acceleration in virtual machines plus a SPICE console that can make good use of that, which I have been waiting A LOOONG TIME for! Unfortunately, the default package on … Continue reading

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Multi-hop SSH Connection

The case is as follows: You have a server, let’s name it “server2” that you need to SSH to, but unfortunately this server is not directly accessible, as you can SSH to it only through another server, let’s call it … Continue reading

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