Brute Force Protection On Ubuntu 12.04

Overview Protection from spammers and slowing down brute force attacks should always be used especially with cheap VPS / cloud computing as well as the botnets. Whilst there are no 100% way of preventing the issue there are software to … Continue reading



Installing VirtualBox Guest Additions On Ubuntu Server 12.04

Overview Trying to install the VirtualBox guest additions in a non desktop system I encounter errors. Luckily the solution wasn’t too difficult to fix. Install Use the Virtualbox menu to install the guest additions CD image Mount the Guest Additions … Continue reading



Using VirtualBox Shared Folders With Ubuntu 12.04

VirtualBox includes an easy to user shared folder option in the settings. It allows anyone to add a folder from the host computer and share it with the guest. All that is required is for the guest OS, in this … Continue reading



Enable Grub Menu On Boot In Ubuntu 12.04

Edit the file /etc/default/grub and comment out the following lines by adding a # at the beginning: GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT=10 GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT_QUIET=true Update grub config by running: sudo update-grub The above will generate a new grub menu based on the configuration file. Missing … Continue reading