Enabling the suspend hotkey in KDE4

There are several reports of problems with the suspend hotkey on KDE4 [1] [2]. And there is even a bug report on that issue. Naturally, I wouldn’t write about this if I hadn’t experienced the same problem myself. I solved it by slightly modifiying the approach described at Linux Basement, avoiding the need to create […]

WebDAV on Windows Vista & Windows 7

There are quite a number of tales of woe around that topic. I had to find that out when I experienced some trouble myself today. If you’re in the same situation skip right down to the last two lines of this posting, the stuff in between just details the problem to associate the solution to […]

How-to reduce fail2ban memory usage

This morning, when I did the routinely scan of the server’s resource usage history, I noticed a suspicious network activity between 1 and 5 am. Some reading of the latest log files soon identified the traffic to have been caused by a dictionary attack on my SSH server. I took the opportunity to extend my current […]