Ben McCann

Co-founder at Connectifier.
ex-Googler. CMU alum.

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Security Lockdown for Linux


Automatic updates If you’re using Ubuntu you can do this by editing¬†/etc/apt/apt.conf.d/50unattended-upgrades. Running out of date packages with security holes is a good way to get your machine pwnd. Remove unused software Every piece of software installed on your system provides one more attack point for malicious users. You should inventory your system and remove Read More

Trouble Resuming NX Session


Resume button disabled I was unable to resume my NX session.  While trying to connect, the resume button was greyed out (or grayed out)  This apparently can happen if the two machines are running at a different color depth. The machine I was trying to connect to was running Ubuntu, so I checked the color Read More