SSH Socks Proxy for Web Browsing Private Network

We were configuring OpenStack on a private 192.168 network and needed to use a web browser to browse to the OpenStack dashboard. The quickest easiest way to do that is by: From the ssh manpage: -D Specifies a local “dynamic” application-level... » More

SSH config for SSH Proxy Hopping

I regularly need to connect to SSH hosts behind a firewall via a single SSH host with SSH access enabled. Since I am connecting to many hosts through this proxy SSH host I can make my life a little easier by adding some entries to my ~/.ssh/config... » More

MySQL: Give a User Grant Permissions

I needed to create a new MySQL user that would be able to create new users itself and grant permissions to the accounts that it creates. To do so I used the following:    

Linux Mint 64-bit and Steam

I had the following error message on Linux Mint when trying to play a new game: Solved by installing the 32-bit libtxc as follows:  

Linux GPS Logging Data

I took part in a swim this weekend - The Battle of Carlingford Lough. My friend Cormac gave his Panasonic Lumix camera to Mary in the kayak and set the camera to log GPS data. He sent me the GPS log file and I opened the log file with BT747 - a Java... » More