Some servers run their SSH server on a different port than 22 for a variety of reasons, including security. To specify a custom port when connecting, use the -p flag as in the example below: ssh firstname.lastname@example.org -p 2222 In this example, the client would attempt to connect using port 2222.
If you have files in your SMB networked folders that look like this: TRZB4~J.mp4, there is a very easy fix to get the original file names. Open your smb.conf file (usually at /etc/samba/smb.conf) and add the following line under [global]: mangle case = no mangled names = no Once this is done, enter the following […]
The ping command will usually try pinging a device forever, returning the response time after each pingback. If you want to ping a device once and use the answer to perform an action, use the following snippet: ping -c 1 [your ip or hostname] > /dev/null This command will either return 1 on failure or […]