Windows

Secure browsing with Firefox and SOCKS v5

This post describes how you can setup secure web browsing using Firefox3 and by setting up a SSH tunnel from your PC/host to a remote PC/host. Your PC will then act as a local SOCKS proxy and all applications that supports SOCKS5 interface to this port. This is a handy solution if you are on […]

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Windows

My custom putty settings

This is a quick note of my custom putty settings in Windows Category: Session Connection type: SSH Category: Window Lines of scrollback: 20000 Category: Window > Appearance Font: Lucida Console, 9-point Font quality: ClearType Gap between text and window edge: 3 Category: Window > Translation Character set: UTF-8 Handling of line drawing characters: Unicode Category: […]

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Linux

Switch off annoying bell/beep in xterm

My colleagues don’t like all the bell/beep sounds I make when I’m working in a xterm through my putty ssh client. To please them I’ve added this line to /etc/inputrc to disable bell on tab-completion. set bell-style none

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