Files list file missing final newline?

Just today I've encountered a strange problem while performing apt-get upgrade on my Raspberry Pi. Everything went fine, until the package manager made me stop for a while, staring at the screen with: dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, aborting: files list file for package 'autotools-dev' is missing final newline E: Sub-process

Easy Wireless Configuration with wicd

There are a few ways to get wireless working on your RPi, but as far as I can work out, this is the easiest. This tutorial is prepared for Raspbian distro, but will also work on most Linux distributions. The tool works in desktop environment as well as on a

Setting up Raspberry Pi to display on PC (serial connection)

After three hours of cursing, I've finally managed to connect to my RPi via serial port. The problem was a confusing description on my TTL adapter I've bought on eBay. It is a USB To RS232 TTL PL2303HX Converter Module that was cheap, compared to similar items sold on eBay

Mosh: the mobile shell

Just recently, browsing for enhancing ssh security solutions, I've come across an interesting tool. Mosh is a remote terminal application that allows roaming, supports intermittent connectivity, and provides intelligent local echo and line editing of user keystrokes. Mosh is a replacement for SSH. It's more robust and responsive, especially over

Raspberry Pi: fail2ban (Security - Part III)

As I have mentioned before, fail2ban is a daemon that scans defined log files and bans IPs that show the malicious signs "” too many password failures, seeking for exploits, etc. It is a must tool, especially if you would want to allow ssh access from outside your local network.


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