Split tunnelling with vpnc the easy way

I recently switched to running a clean Ubuntu Server with i3 as my window manager – this meant no more network connect, and thus I couldn’t simply use the checkbox “Use this connection only for resources on its network”.

So running a barebone vpnc, I finally figured out a simple way to split the traffic, so only traffic intended for the remote network runs through the VPN.

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My journey to Linux – Part 4

In part 4 I go over configuring my keyboard shortcuts to mimick those I commonly used on Windows.

I also configure automatic trim of my SSD, so I don’t have to worry about degraded performance over time.

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My journey to Linux – Part 2

In part 2 I’ll go over the installation process as well as getting hardware accelerated full disk encryption running, using my Samsung EVO 850’s SED (Self Encrypting Drive) feature.

I ran into the common “grub-efi-amd64-signed failed to install into /target/” error message, as well as “Not authorized” when trying to encrypt my drives. Both of which I finally solved.

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My journey to Linux – Part 1

Having used Windows since version 3.0 back in the DOS days, I’ve recently decided it’s time to move my workstation to Linux.

This will be the first post in a series, where I go over how the journey starts, what problems arise and (hopefully) how I solve them.

For this first post I’ll go over why, and what considerations I’ve taken before I even begin installing Linux.

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