How To Install PuTTY In Linux And Use It As An SSH Client?

Earlier I published how to connect to a Linux server using SSH using the command line. This article describes how to install PuTTY which is a UI based free and open-source software (FOSS) application to connect to a PC using SSH, Telnet, rlogin, SCP, etc. Originally this software was written for Microsoft Windows later get … Read more

[How to solve] Could not load host key: /etc/ssh/ssh_host_rsa_key issue in FreeBSD or Linux

Once I was strating the sshd service, I saw the error: Could not load host key: /etc/ssh/ssh_host_rsa_key issue. Sometimes while starting the sshd service you may face some issues like the following: Could not load host key: /etc/ssh/ssh_host_key Could not load host key: /etc/ssh/ssh_host_rsa_key Could not load host key: /etc/ssh/ssh_host_dsa_key Could not load host key: … Read more

Using DD to backup your drive

How to backup your hard drive (the type of format doesn’t matter) using dd. Boot to some rescue mode by using the install media (generally “linux rescue”) otherwise enter rescue mode manually: // Make sure not to be booted to your hard drive, nor to have any of those partitions mounted. Now use any combination … Read more