Initialize Ubuntu Droplet in DigitalOcean

This is a simple instruction on how to initialize Ubuntu Droplet in DigitalOcean. We will use Ubuntu 16.04 32 bit in this case. We have to use a normal user instead of the root account. Normally the root account should be disabled. First, we have to add a user by executing the following command. Let’s assume the intended username is john. adduser john Then we need to add the above user account into sudo group by executing the following command. gpasswd -a john sudo Option 2: Manually Install the Key Assuming you generated an SSH key pair using the previous step, use the following command at the terminal of your local machine to print your public key (id_rsa.pub): cat ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub This […]

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Configure Linux Static IP Network Interface

Static IP configuration can be found in file /etc/network/interfaces. This applies to Debian or any derivatives such as Ubuntu. Edit the file /etc/network/interfaces using sudo command sudo pico /etc/network/interfaces Change the file content to be similar like below. Please ensure to look closely on iface eth0 section. You can change the IP address based on your preferred address. In case if you want to configure static IP in any virtual machine such as VirtualBox, you may need to adjust dns-nameservers manually

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How to Disable Root Login in Ubuntu

It is better to disable root user login since allowing root user login is a major security concern in Linux system. You can use root login after logging in as another user. 1. Edit sshd_config file. sudo pico /etc/ssh/sshd_config 2. Search PermitRootLogin directive in that file and change PermitRootLogin to no. Example: # Authentication: LoginGraceTime 120 PermitRootLogin no StrictModes yes

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How to Install Security Updates in Ubuntu

You should install all available security updates in order to protect against unauthorised access to your Linux/Ubuntu box. The commands can be found in the following. sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade –show-upgraded Please ensure to enter your root password since you are using sudo command that gains super access to your Linux system.

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Padang lovely city in the west coast of Sumatra Indonesia

Padang is a beautiful city as a capital city of West Sumatra Province, located at the west coast of Sumatra facing directly to Indonesian Ocean (Hindia Ocean), the ocean view is magnificent especially during the sunset. Padang has a hot climate, the temperature a bit high about 32 degrees C during the day and a bit cool in the early morning because of a cool wind from the ocean. Padang is easy to reach, you could fly from Singapore for one hour only, or you could fly from Jakarta the National Capital of Indonesia for 1 hour and 45 minutes, the International Airport of Padang is Minangkabau International Airport or Bandara International Minangkabau (B.I.M). The distance from BIM to downtown […]

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From Mount Titlis Switzerland to Loreley Germany

We just visited Mount Titlis the extra ordinary beautiful mountain in Switzerland, we wanted to continue our journey to Frankfurt via the Romantic Road along to the Rhine River in Germany. Rhine River become as a main water transportation mode to move cargo or oil from the hinterland to the upper end, so this transportation mode become most economical. On our way we stopped at Loreley-also written as Lorelei, where I heard a Germany Folklore from the native of Loreley|Lorelei, that once upon the time there was a beautiful young maiden who jumped from the rock formation to the Rhine River and killed herself. The beautiful young maiden was in love with somebody but this is a faithless love, she […]

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Do you like to sail around Horseshoe Bay Vancouver British Columbia?

Horseshoe Bay is a well known for its Beautiful British Columbia Ferry Terminal serving Sunny Cove at Bowen Island, Longdale on the Sunshine Coast and Departure Bay in Nanaimo on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Horseshoe Bay was a traditionally meeting point, used both as seasonal fishing and place to spent a night when traveling between villages on the Squamish river and Burrard Inlet. The pleasant waterfront of Horseshoe Bay a place of variety restaurants, cafes, shops, boutiques. Recreation in and around Horseshoe Bay including sea kayaking, scuba diving, boating, hiking, skiing. Boats rental, sea safaris are available at Sewell’s Marina in Horseshoe Bay, the family operated marina has operated since 1930’s. I like sailing around the Horseshoe Bay, watching […]

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I visited John F Kennedy’s gravesite at Arlington National Cemetery

Photo: Myself in front of John F Kennedy’s gravesite-JFK “And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you – ask what you can do for your country. My fellow citizens of the world: ask not what America will do for you, but what together we can do for the freedom of man.” When I visited Washington, D.C. some years ago, I have a chanced visited President John Fitzgerald “Jack” Kennedy’s gravesite or popular with JFK at Arlington National Cemetery, where his brother Robert Kennedy former Attorney General of USA and JFK’s wife Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis was buried also adjacent to John F Kennedy’s gravesite. John F Kennedy’s gravesite is famous with it’s The Eternal […]

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Musee du Louvre and Paris Zero Point

This time we are going to visit Musee du Louvre the famous Museum in Paris, Musee du Louvre located at Palais Royal Musee du Louvre, 75001 Paris, France. Musee du Louvre lies between the Seine River and the Rue Rivoli on the Right Bank neighboring 1er arrondisement is home of the destroyed Palais des Tuileries and the Tuiliries Garden. Musee du Louvre has a huge of floor space, part of the museum located at underground. You could enter Musee du Louvre from a building glass of pyramid, you may pass the Carrousel and Tuileries garden. The Jardins du Carrousel and the Jardins du Tuileries the major stage in the history of French sculpture. Musee du Louvre offers a range of […]

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Have you ever eat Soto Kudus?

Photo:Typical Soto Kudus cart The City of Kudus is a capital of Kudus Regency, where Soto of Kudus originated. The city of Kudus located in Central Java Province, in the State of Indonesia. You could find Soto Kudus anywhere in Indonesia with it special Soto Kudus cart as shown on the photo above, Soto Kudus contents are meat, potato, sprout, white noddles, eggs, yummy..yummy. The City of Kudus is famous early center of Islam spreading in Indonesia, you could find a mosque with a special minaret in Kudus as build by early Islamic spreaders. The Regency of Kudus has an area about 425 sq meters, bordered with Pati at east 25 km, Demak at west 25 km, Jepara at north […]

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Volendam the fisherman village in North Holland the Netherlands

Volendam the fisherman village is really nice, the view is beautiful, when you look into the sea you will see a lot of white sails just like you see the cotton in the swimming pool. Actually Volendam is a small town in North Holland in the Netherlands, in the municipality of Edam-Volendam. Volendam is a good recreation place and is popular tourist attraction fishing boat, where you could go sailing, swimming, surfing or discover the beautiful view surrounding, and also popular with the traditional clothing still worn by some residents. FC Volendam is a football club based in Volendam. Volendam has a nice smell different with the other fisherman village where you smell fish aroma, in Volendam you will see […]

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Indonesia Independence Day Gate

In Indonesia Independence Day commonly known as Sevententh of August is peoples holiday commemorating the adoption of Decralation of Independence on 17th August 1945. Indonesia Independence was proclaimed by Messrs. Sukarno, Hatta on behalf of the peoples of Indonesia, freedom from the colonialism. The Independence day usually marked by patriotic display, where the community erected a special patriotic gate in front of their residence complex. Every houses are erected full staff White and Red Indonesia official flag, and sing the Indonesia National Anthem Indonesia Raya (The Great Indonesia). Please find below the map of Indonesia. View Larger Map

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