How to remove TLSv1.0 / 1.1 and enable TLS 1.3 in Nginx …

… on Ubuntu 18.04 or 20.04 In January 2020, SSL Labs started to downgrade ratings for websites still using TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 Protocols. In this tutorial we will: Disable TLSv1.0 and TLSv1.1 and enable TLSv1.3, Enable HTTP/2 if it still isn’t, Improve Nginx security. These changes should not affect servers using Let’s Encrypt […]

How to Sync Fonts Between Linux Devices

This small guide is about syncing fonts between two or more Linux devices, for example one laptop and one desktop computer, both running any Linux distribution. More specifically, I use this method to sync fonts I downloaded via the Google Fonts library. Is it possible to sync fonts on any Linux distribution? The method chosen […]

How to change the default application for a type of file on Linux

This howto explains how to change the default program to open all files with a given extension on Linux Mint, Ubuntu, Debian, and most Linux distributions. It also details how to change the default application for a batch of filetypes, for example all audio files or all video files. Set the default program for a […]

Install Flash Player directly from Adobe on Linux Mint, Ubuntu, …

Adobe Flash Player freezes constantly on my Ubuntu installation, sometimes crashing Firefox. Most of the time though, Firefox freezes for about a minute (the window gets darker) and “recovers”, but is still not playing Flash content or Youtube videos. Flash installation through Ubuntu Software Center fails Installing and uninstalling flashplugin-installer from the Software Centre didn’t […]