Tag Archives: SysAdmin

Running remote graphical Linux programs through Windows Subsystem for Linux

I have recently been using the Windows Subsystem for Linux on my Windows 10 laptop at work, with Ubuntu running as the distribution in the subsystem. I recently had a need to use a graphical (X11) program running on a remote Linux VM. I was able to successfully run the program remotely, with the display on my local laptop by… Read more »

Change SciTE’s default open filter from “All Source” to “All Files”

Posting this mainly to keep it for myself, but making it public to benefit anyone else looking for it as well. By default, SciTE‘s open dialog box is set to “All Source,” which means to show a list of all files it considers “source files” (files that contain program source code.) I wanted my copy of SciTE to display “All… Read more »

OpenSSH internal-sftp chroot logging on Ubuntu

I’m putting this here mainly to store it for myself, so these are going to be rough notes until I have time or inclination to review and edit this post. Note: this solution was formulated on a server running Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS To setup sftp chroot directories for sftp-only users, and yet still log all actions & transfers like… Read more »

Import Xen VM from .xva file via cmd-line or GUI

Importing a Xen VM from a .xva file Import/Restore a Xen VM from a backed-up image file, likely a backup taken of a VM prior to the destruction of said VM for any reason. Import via command line (faster and preferred method) This method took 2:33 (2 minutes 33 seconds) to import a VM that had an 8GB HDD, of… Read more »